If someone had told me years ago while I was in J-School that in order to sustain a career in telling stories about my hometown, I'd have to copy and paste before-and-after photos of a few buildings, I'd have called you crazy. Oh, what a mistake I would have made back then.
Detroit is bankrupt. Does it hurt to write those words? Honestly, it doesn't. It hurts as much as ripping a Band-Aid off. Detroit is bankrupt. Detroit is bankrupt. Detroit is bankrupt. I can say it a million times, but the emotional effects are minimal. Call it being jaded, or maybe just putting your head in the sand.…
Somewhat overlooked in the 24-hour Hoffa news cycle, Duggan-gate, Aiyana Jones-gate and Chrysler-gate was another controversial tidbit in the Detroitosphere: the widening of I-94.