It can't be possible. I refuse to believe it. But there are reports circling that the Batmobile has been stolen from the set of Batman Vs. Superman in Detroit.
This needs to be renovated as a GARAGE.
I've still got my arm in a cast, so while my wife was busy setting up my display every morning I'd sneak away to grab some pics.
The following is excerpted from a feature running in Next City's weekly Forefront series on urban issues.
Look for my truck and you should find me nearby, stop by and say wassup! Hopefully I'll have a big Brown Dog Welding banner up. I'll have a booth in the basement where all the derelicts hang out. Still in a cast so only a couple of sculptures, but I'll have shirts, hats, stickers, prints, and a book for sale. The
One recurring thing of Detroit's trip through bankruptcy court has been the local eye-rolls over coastal writers diagnosing the city's decline — the Detroit Free Press offers an occasional feature called "The truth about Detroit," battles have raged over Anthony Bourdain's portrayal in his CNN show, and even we've…
How does this happen? Seriously, how does this happen?
I worked a late shift Monday and woke up late, so, in the spirit of embracing a morning full of nothing, I popped Richard Linklater's 1991 classic "Slacker" into my roommates' Blu-ray player and diligently went about my morning routine of sitting on my couch.
With zero precincts reporting, two hours before polls are set to close, Governing magazine declared Detroit mayoral candidate Mike Duggan the winner of Tuesday's contest. The article prematurely commences a guaranteed, painful stream of incoming media coverage on The White Guy winning Detroit's mayorship for the…
The Detroit News reports that the Packard Plant site is going to be auctioned off by Wayne County as a potential investor scrambles to secure funding for his wide-scale idea to redevelop the ruins.
When Patrick posted a 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee video from Regular Car Reviews, I saw a video clip I hadn't seen in years: The reveal of the original 1993 ZJ at the 1992 North American International Auto Show.
Painting bold statements across vacant Detroit structures is a growing trend to get a controversial point across, and this new display on the city's west side isn't any different.
Everyone asks this every year, but maybe it's time to have a serious conversation about it: Why hasn't the Woodward Dream Cruise been extended to the Motor City?
Earlier this month, in an effort to showcase previously failed "good-intention" initiatives for Detroit, all pegged as game-changers for the city, The Washington Post mentioned The People Mover, an elevated 2.9-mile *rail line that circles the downtown business district "that hardly anyone rides today."
Gawker's Hamilton Nolan rightly slams New York City for becoming an exclusive playground for the boring rich instead of the great gritty city of yesteryear, bubbling with cool and creativity. Then he jokes: "See you guys in Detroit." Actually, that's not a bad idea at all!
It's almost safe to say that barring any legal challenges or any other sudden opposition, Mike Duggan, a former county prosecutor and hospital-system CEO, is going to be Detroit's next mayor come January, a feat we all saw coming.
A couple weeks after a state-appointed emergency manager filed a bankruptcy claim on behalf of Detroit, the world-famous Christie's auction house has been called in to begin appraising some of the Detroit Institute of Arts' permanent collection. But lest you should assume this is the sign of vultures coming in to…