It has the festivals, museums and many murals to prove it.
Kevyn Orr asked Christie's auction house to come in and appraise the city-owned collection at the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Cross that demon child from The Ring with a 16-bit Super Mario, and you might get this uncanny optical illusion.
The hammocks, made from old fire hoses, also double as playground swings.
See how world cities stack up to each other -- in terms of the amount of books written about them.
See the first-ever map of the city, and how it evolved over a century.
They will travel at 40 mph.
Bad news for brews: Among the youngest Americans, beer preference is collapsing.
Travel back in time to Buffalo, 1979.
Turning the East Village into a puzzle of art and exploration.
A luxury real estate developer in Hangzhou thought it could cash in on China's love for all things French. It hasn't worked out that way.
If you've ever spotted street art involving pin-up models with kitty heads or screaming flowers, it's probably the work of Chile's Macarena "Macay" Yañez.
The breaking of a world record, in time-lapse.
Electrical lighting has allowed our bodies to move away from our natural clock.
Berlin's 1936 Olympic Village once housed Nazis and Soviets. Today, there's an effort to convert the neglected site into a museum.
A new book documents the tradition, commerce and politics of colorful bardas de baile.
What do you do, for instance, when you can't get a visa to pedal through Pakistan?
New Haven's once sketchy Chatham Square is now safe, with annual festivals that draw visitors from around the city.
A video captures the dizzying pace of building in the country.