Despite Performance Concerns, Mark Fields Got 19% Hike in Pay and Benefits in 2016
The board of directors and investors had concerns about Mark Fields' performance, but that didn't prevent him from getting a pretty healthy raise.
WSU Farmers Market Takes 2017 Break After Declining Sales
“Construction on Woodward and Cass kept many customers away,” says Kami Pothukuchi of WSU. “The market also had to move to a location with fewer pedestrians."
Windsor Columnist Envies Detroit and QLine; Says His City Should Take Note
A QLine ride up resurgent Woodward Avenue "is enough to send an envious Windsorite off in search of a nice cup of hemlock juice," writes columnist Gord Henderson.
Did the Detroit Lions Screw 'Megatron' on the Way Out?
"I just didn't feel like I was treated the way I should have been treated on the way out," Calvin Johnson tells the Freep.
Despite Nagging Concerns, Poll Shows Duggan with Big Lead
Support for Duggan tracks with Detroit voters’ perceptions of whether the city government has increased money, staffing and time in their neighborhood, The Detroit News reports.
Shake-Up Ousts Ford CEO Mark Fields
Board members and investors criticized Fields for falling short in key areas.
Gallery: Wizards, Witches and Muggles Gather for Pottercon in Detroit
Masonic Temple was the setting for Pottercon, a touring convention dedicated for Harry Potter fans.
Two Tracks: Some Salute QLine, Others Say (Yet Again) it 'Can't Save a City'
"It's just completely unrealistic to expect that if we’re in a depressed urban environment, just adding an expensive piece of transit infrastructure is the solution." -- Urban planner
Soundgarden Frontman Chris Cornell 'Loved Detroit'
"The whole performance you could tell something wasn't right," Kevin Morris tells People magazine.
State Concerned About Asbestos Issues Involving Detroit Demolitions
The state is frustrated with the city of Detroit's "lack of oversight" of its demolition contractors, the Free Press reports.
Miguel Cabrera's Next Act Includes 'Miggy's Bitbits'
Miguel Cabrera can rest comfortably on his big salary, but is determined to try a second act.
A Growing Employer Will Teach Detroiters to Code This Summer So it Can Hire Them
Meridian, a growing health insurer that needs software developers, will cover three months of full-time coding "boot camp" at the Grand Circus training center downtown.
Stash Your Cash, QLine Riders: Free Streetcar Trips Roll Through June
And on the seventh day, QLine rested its fare policy for another six weeks.