Former Mayor Archer Gives Himself Credit for Comeback's 'Rock-Solid Foundation'
The 1994-2002 mayor takes credit, perhaps not fully deserved, for "laying a rock-solid foundation to transform Detroit into the comeback city of the millennium."
2 Fed Judges in Detroit Bankruptcy Case to Create Arbitration/Mediation Service
U.S. District Judge Gerald Rosen and retired U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes will be colleagues again.
Nathan Bomey's New Book Is a 'Valuable' Look at Detroit Bankruptcy, NY Times Says
"Detroit Resurrected" is the most thoroughly reported account of the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history," says an urban scholar's review Sunday.
Not All Is Well in Detroit 1 Year After Bankruptcy, Public Radio Documentary Shows
Politicians and boosters talk about Detroit's comeback, but many residents say they're being left out, Michigan Radio reports.
Stephen Henderson vs. Everybody Angry: 'This Is Not Detroit Behavior'
Detroit journalists Stephen Henderson and Christy McDonald are shown on stage at the start of a year-after-bankruptcy forum. It soon got too raucous to go on.
Bridge Magazine: It's Impossible to Measure Changes In DPD Responses
There's also no evidence to support the highly touted 58-minute average time -- the most provocative stat to emerge from Detroit's bankruptcy, according to reporter Mike Wilkinson.
Post-Bankruptcy After a Year: The Good News and the Big Concerns Ahead
A year after a federal judge approved Detroit's bankruptcy exit plan, the Free Press examines the upside and the lingering issues.
The Slash Detroit Podcast: Speaking of Murder
This week's Slash Detroit Podcast takes on body cameras on cops, Wayne State's inside and out smoking ban, and whether Detroit should bid on the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.
Slash Detroit: Baphomet for Ombudsman - With Guests M.L. Elrick & Nancy Kaffer
M.L. Elrick and Nancy Kaffer talk Satan, Wayne County financials, and the new ombudsman on the Slash Detroit Podcast.
Another Post-Bankruptcy Success: Detroit's Parks Are Improving
The Duggan administration hasn't touted the improving parks like new street lights and the demolition of abandoned houses, but many of the city's 307 parks are looking better.
Puerto Rican Debt Crisis 'Just Like Detroit' -- Ex-Judge Steven Rhodes
Retired Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes, who oversaw Detroit's case, is hired to advise Puerto Rico.
A Neighborhood On The Brink: Can Mike Duggan Save MorningSide?
The neighborhood bordering Grosse Pointe Park has philanthropists, residents and the Duggan administration fighting for it, Bill McGraw reports. Is that enough?
Detroit Sues Churches, Schools and Organizations to Collect Electric Bills
Lawsuits have been filed by Detroit's Public Lighting Department to collect hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid electric bills.
Judge Rhodes: Detroit Should Have Filed For Bankruptcy Years Before It Did
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes talked to WDET about a host of issues facing the city during the bankruptcy proceedings, including water shutoffs.