Stories tagged: "detroit"


Column: Linking the Past and Future of My City (and Yours, Too) Through Cycling Spaces

With so much space in our city centers, what do we do with it all?

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‘Remarkable’ Story of Recovery: Otters Reclaim the Detroit River

River otters are back in the Detroit River for the first time in a century. That means clean-up efforts are working.

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Cruisin’ for a Reunion: High-End Great Lakes Cruises Return After Pandemic Break

Cruise lines are back on the Great Lakes. If you want to go, get ready to pay a lot, and get in line.

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Michigan’s New Major Deal Turns Water, Recreation Possibilities Into Realities

A state park in Flint. Clean water for Benton Harbor. A ski jump in the UP. Overnight, Michigan politicians agreed to game-changing legislation.

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Daughters of Motown: 5 Michigan Women Who Shaped Music History

These five ladies didn’t need Los Angeles to make it big—all they needed was the Motor City. Relive Motown’s glory days with the stories of these Detroit divas.

Protestors gather in front of the Joe Louis "Fist" statue in Detroit. Louis famously took down Max Schmeling, striking a blow to the idea of Aryan supremacy.
‘We’re Not Going to Lose The Ukrainian People’: Michiganders Stand Up Against New War 

Many Michigan neighbors woke up to war waged on their family. Now, they’re fighting back from afar.

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‘A Sad Night for Democracy’: What Michiganders Need to Know About Russia’s Attack on Ukraine

“If we don’t answer this challenge, everybody like Putin... is going to take that as carte blanche to do what they would like,” said one Michigan professor.