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Detroit Police Chief: I Wouldn’t Gas Up in the City Late at Night Unless I Had To. No Shit, Baghdad is Safer than Detroit.

Detroit Police Chief James Craig told reporters Tuesday he wouldn’t gas up in Detroit late at night unless he had to.
Deadline Detroit reported:

No getting around it: Filling up your gas tank at certain stations in Detroit can be hazardous to your health.


Soooo, what've we been up to in here??

Why, helloooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo little neglected corner of the internet! Want to know what’s been hip-hop-happening for me? Well…SURE. I can fill you in. I can tell you about my life. 615 more words


Event: State of Detroit - Detroit's Food Landscape

The team at the Chicago Design Museum approached me to contribute some maps and data visualizations to their upcoming “State of Detroit” exhibit. It grew into a collaboration that built off of my research focus on food access in Detroit while also addressing some of the “Detroit is Empty” misconceptions. 24 more words



Today’s post is about Lisa D’amour’s Detroit! This play has depictions of alcohol use, mentions of alcohol and drug abuse, and pyromania. Seriously. My first impression of the cover was aww what a cute grill and now that I’ve finished the play, I can’t look at the grill in the same way. 986 more words



I am SO proud to announce that Leni was 1 of 6 other kids to win the cover of Parent Magazine! There were thousands of entries so I feel very fortunate that they saw that special something in her! 23 more words