DETROIT

Detroit Made A Local Boy Police Chief For The Day In A Story That May Restore Your Faith In Humanity

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Detroit made local boy Jayvon Felton the Police Chief for the day. It's every bit as wonderful as you can imagine. Plus, helicopters!

#Documentaries

Watch Detroit’s Old Buildings Become Urban Ski Slopes In ‘Tracing Skylines’

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The documentary 'Tracing Skylines' features three pro skiers using some of Detroit's run down buildings as their own urban ski slopes.

NELSON MANDELA

Watch A Detroit TV Station Mistake Alex Rodriguez For Nelson Mandela

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Nelson Mandela passed away. A-Rod did not. Wishful thinking, Detroit?

Real Estate

Eminem’s Childhood Home In Detroit Can Be Yours For Just One Dollar

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Eminem's childhood home near Detroit's 8 Mile is currently for sale in an auction with a minimum bid of $1.

SMOKE BREAK

A J Dilla-Themed Donut Shop Will Open In Detroit This Fall

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Of all the posthumous tributes to J Dilla, Dilla's Uncle Herm's <a href="http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130827/ENT09/308270105/New-Detroit-doughnut-shop-honor-producer-J-Dilla-s-legacy?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE">new Detroit donut shop</a> might be the most appropriate.

j dilla

J-Dilla’s Uncle Is Going To Open Up A Detroit Donut Shop Called ‘Dilla’s Delights’

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The highly influential and Detroit born hip-hop producer, who died in 2006, is going to have a gourmet donut store named in his honor. It's going to become a destination for both music and food lovers.

Spotlight

Detroit Is Going To The Dogs. Packs Of Wild, Postal-Worker-Attacking Abandoned Dogs.

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Before we get any further: Detroit's slow trickle down the drain really is sad.

ROBBERIES

A Guy On Crutches Tried To Break Into Kid Rock’s House. No, Seriously

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A Detroit man was arrested for trying to break into Kid Rock's house using a van and a pair of crutches. Because he was ON CRUTCHES.

#COVER SONGS

Video: Justin Bieber Covered Eminem's 'Lose Yourself' At His Detroit Show

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At his show in Detroit last night, Justin Bieber performed a lacluster cover of Eminem's "Lose Yourself."

#kickstarter

RoboCop’s Kickstarter to Save Detroit

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The city of Detroit is in a lot of trouble.

#ROBOCOP

Attention Citizens Of Detroit: Your Giant Robocop Statue Is Almost Done

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Remember that whole Detroit Robocop statue thing that happened a couple years ago? Well, the statue has actually been built...

#kickstarter

Detroit’s Robocop Statue is Coming Together

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Before there was a Veronica Mars movie and Zach Braff, Kickstarter had <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/02/robocop-statue-first-look" target="_blank">Detroit's Robocop statue</a>.

NEWS BLOOPERS

Detroit Woman Erupts on News Reporter

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<a href="http://clipnation.com/tag/melinda-brown-duncan/">Melinda Brown Duncan</a> has a few ideas about how the city of Detroit should be run.

WOLVERINE

Hugh Jackman Meets Wolverines, Chilean Dragon Ball, And Afternoon Links

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Today's afternoon links, featuring Hugh Jackman meeting wolverines at the Detroit Zoo, a LOTR weapon's amazing household uses, and Dragon Ball in Chili.

Ro Spit

C.O.I.N. Handlers Present New Music From Ro Spit, Dusty McFly & More

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/c-o-i-n-handlers.jpeg"></a>Photo By: <a href="http://gallery.ajphoto313.com/Events/Special-Events/Work-that-listening-party/28723373_ChR3BF#!i=2437711086&k=jQRv8wr">AJ Photography</a> For years, many of Detroit's biggest radio rappers have gotten almost zero love outside the metro area.

T BABY

It’s Still Cold In The D: Detroit Named 2013’s ‘Most Miserable City’ By Forbes Magazine

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Five years ago, YouTube sensation T-Baby told us just how cold it <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2008/08/a-nominee-for-smh-2008">was in the D</a>.

Woodward Avenue

Big Sean – “Guap” Video

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With all those tropical keys jangling around Big Sean's "Guap," listeners would expect Sean's visuals for the track to take place in Barbados or something.


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