The Morouns Tore Down A Warehouse For More Truck Parking. Really. [EDITED]

Walking from home to Corktown last night in search of food and drink with some out-of-town visitors who were eager

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A Common-Sense Rezoning Hits Billionaire Resistance

The billionaire Moroun family’s trucking empire, which also owns the Ambassador Bridge, is pushing for a controversial zoning measure that would allow them to develop a trucking depot in Southwest Detroit. Residents do not favor the effort, and the city has declined to enforce its own ordinances to stop them from starting development. (Guest piece by Dion Thompson-Davoli).

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Why Is Detroit Giving Industrial Slumlords Like Moroun A Free Pass?

The owners of the Ambassador Bridge, their trucking empire, and a plethora of shell corporations own many acres of prime real estate close to Detroit’s downtown. Why have they avoided regulatory scrutiny?

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Email Your 2020 Into A Literal Dumpster Fire

2020’s apt description as a dumpster fire has manifested itself in, well, a literal dumpster fire, which Nat will be manning for a few days.

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Handbuilt: Gratitude and Resilience In The Strangest Year On Record

LAST NIGHT, MY PARTNER AND I SAT AT THE DINING TABLE THAT CAME INCLUDED WITH OUR 1895 HOUSE in Southwest

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An Evening Stroll Down Bagley’s New Streetscape

Bagley St., between I-75 and 24th St., has undergone a charming streetscape renovation. It is now modeled in 3D for your viewing pleasure!

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Alleys: The Back Road To Sustainable Development

Alleys, an oft-forgotten component of the urban fabric, have transformative potential for infrastructure and real estate.

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Burgerbanism: The Twelve Dishes Of Detroit Christmas

At the risk of seeming like all I do is think about parking lots and protected bike lanes (which, admittedly,

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Detroit Park City #3: Dog Walks In Morounville

The other day (awhile ago, sorry about the delay), I deviated from my morning routine and took the hound down

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