An effort to turn neglected spaces into pleasant zones for taking a load off.
Comparing the Motor City's manufacturing woes to the rest of the region.
An emergency manager wants to sell a beloved community garden to the highest bidder. Can organizers win their land?
It's a waste of space and money to imprison the former Detroit mayor for that long when he's unlikely to commit his crimes again.
Photographer Philip Jarmain has spent years slipping into Detroit's historically significant abandoned spaces, now prey to scrap thieves, fire bombers, and municipal bulldozers.
A short documentary follows the Highland Park fire department as it does some amazing work with incredibly limited resources.
And only three animal shelters.
The department says its traffic unit will evolve its mission "toward the prevention of crimes."
A victory for the city's lawyers, a defeat for public-employee unions.
In October 1975, only the whims of a union leader separated the city from default.
The city's fiscal crisis is an opportunity to harness the region's economic promise.
Stories of plucky urban homesteaders and community gardens may have distracted us from reality.
Mark Aesch brings a private-sector mindset to public transportation — and so far it's working.
An innovative program aimed at getting more fruits and veggies to the poor is set to debut this summer in Detroit.
The final installment of our series exploring the economic divides across America's largest cities and metros.
Kevyn Orr has a background in business restructuring, and worked on Chrysler's 2009 bankruptcy.
Snyder has "top candidate" for Emergency Manager in mind; consolidation of power will likely lead to cuts and asset sales that the mayor and city council sought to avoid.
An unusual map shows the city's still struggling with a foreclosure rate of epic proportions.
In Highland Park, Michigan, a fireman records his work.
A perfect representation of density.