HAPPY NEW YEAR DETROIT!

And I mean that in the most literal sense; the Motor City looks to be brimming with activity in the New Year! Advertisements

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THE D: THE PLACE TO BE

Hey, guess what? The hip young kids are moving to…Detroit! The other day I stopped in at my favorite pet care shop, Pet Cabaret, to avoid the wrath of hungry cats. I was wearing my “Someone in Detroit Loves Me” shirt. It caught the eye of the clerk, who commented that one of his colleagues […]

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Yes to this from Thrillist!

Yes Detroit has problems, but there is a lot of good happening there too! Per #7–Detroit has stunning architecture (shout out to my Guardian Building)…so check it out! 10 Reasons Every American Should Visit Detroit

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DETROIT RADIO

Whenever I come home to Detroit, I marvel at how much “better” the radio stations are than in Boston. But over the past three and a half years I haven’t been able to put my finger on why.

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OPENING DAY!

Welcome! It’s Opening Day for Motor City Expat which coincides nicely with the start of the Major League Baseball season…well, close enough anyway.

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WHAT IS HOME?

A bitter wind relieves me of exhaust fumes as I wait for my ride, shivering with my fellow Holiday travelers. I’m looking for a black Ford Fusion…and they are everywhere! I approach one to find a woman, not my mother, looking anxiously out the window. I used to live here, how can it feel like being in a strange land? And how can American cars seem foreign to me? …

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