Quality of Life

  • Wayne County joins Welcoming Michigan reaffirms commitment to diversity; recognizes immigrants

    “When you look across all 43 communities, Wayne County is really the face of America and we are very proud…

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  • Detroit’s urban farms: engines of growth, omens of change

    a factory, a boarded-up warehouse, and a handful of homes surrounded by…

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  • Don’t Be a Dumb Criminal

    Don’t Be a Dumb Criminal simplifies the court system for everyone.

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  • SMART offers free rides on new FAST bus service to Metro

    SMART is offering FREE RIDES exclusively on the FAST routes for the first two weeks of January.

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  • Detroit leaders: We’re “making progress” on violent crime

    Detroit’s own preliminary data show the city logged 267 criminal homicides in 2017.

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  • Getting away with arson just got easier in Michigan, fire officials fear

    …a decades-old nonprofit that paid rewards for information leading to arrests in arsons is defunct.

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  • What gentrification? Much of Detroit is getting worse.

    I will cautiously say it’s limited. There are far more neighborhoods that are declining than are gentrifying.

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  • Good News Wrap-up from Flashpoint with Christy McDonald

    Good News Wrap-up

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  • Conventional wisdom on the battle between Detroit and Silicon Valley may have it wrong

    Two things: a record of profitability, bolstered by hard decisions…

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  • Raped and left on the road, she said #MeToo. Jurors said ‘No, not you.’

    For every A-list actress or Olympic gold medalist who has bravely come forward to say “Me, too,” there are many…

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