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  • See Detroit in a different light from a bicycle, by foot or funky bus

    See Detroit in a different light from a bicycle, by foot or funky bus
    DETROIT When some people see Detroit, they see bankruptcy and doom. When Kelli Kavanaugh sees Detroit, she sees a fun town to tour by bicycle. "If anything, we have more tour ideas than we can handle," says the co-owner of Wheelhouse Detroit, a...
  • Sale of Detroit Institute art debated in light of city's bankruptcy

    The Detroit Institute of Arts is back in the national spotlight after city leaders said Thursday that the city had filed for bankruptcy. At the heart of the museum-world debate is whether the city should sell valuable works of art in the DIA's...
  • A bankrupt Detroit, maybe down but never out

    Last week, with a massive $18-billion debt, Detroit became the largest American city to seek bankruptcy protection, and once again we are reading obituaries of the late, great Motor City. I don’t pretend to be an expert on Detroit, where I once...
  • New Yorker art critic Peter Schjeldahl waffles on Detroit debate

    It's not often that a high-profile critic publicly issues a mea culpa and reverses an opinion. But that's what happened last week when Peter Schjeldahl, the longtime art critic of the New Yorker magazine, backtracked on his stance on the Detroit Institute...
  • Fiat to Build Small Jeep in Italy

     
    Fiat confirmed expected plans to build a Jeep in Europe, where low car sales have many factories running well under capacity. The Detroit Free Press reports the Italian automaker, which owns 58.5% of Chrysler, plans to build a small Jeep......
  • Michigan governor vetoes guns-in-schools bill

     
    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder this afternoon vetoed a bill which would have allowed concealed weapons in schools, day care centers, churches and stadiums, the Detroit Free Press is reporting. Snyder's decision comes on the heels of the murder of 20  school...
  • For Michigan football fans only

     
    When is the athletic department going to stop scheduling these supposed creampuff schools for ostensible early-season scrimmage victories when the downside risk is being the "victim" of one of the greatest upsets in college football history? Michigan...
  • 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Missed Super Bowl Halftime Show

     
    If the cameo reunion of Destiny's Child didn't surprise you enough, Super Bowl XLVII's halftime show was supposed to have another stunner: the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette. The Detroit News reports producers approached GM about including the seventh-generation...
  • EPA Estimates Your Share of Cost for Fuel-Economy Mandate

     
    If you could double your new car's gas mileage, how much would that be worth to you? If you're thinking of a number somewhere in the neighborhood of $2,600, you'll at least be spared the sticker shock. The EPA projects......
  • Fine line

     
    I’m pleased to report (Detroit Free Press columnist and author) Mitch Albom had the day off Sunday and did not write anything about Elmore Leonard, which is a very good thing. They’d still be cleaning the brain explosion from the......
  • Chrysler Delays 2014 Jeep Cherokee One Month

     
    Fans of the 2014 Jeep Cherokee will have to wait until the kids start summer vacation to buy one. Chrysler told The Detroit Free Press on Thursday that its midsize SUV, slated to hit dealers right about now, won't arrive......