Houses for $ 500 in Detroit, but no takers

They’re auctioning houses in Detroit for $ 500 and still have no takers.  It’s almost as if something like Katrina has hit Detroit.  This article is from Reuters. Detroit house auction flops for urban wasteland By Kevin Krolicki DETROIT (Reuters) – In a crowded ballroom next to a bankrupt casino, what remains of the Detroit … Continue reading

Detroiters are having a problem burying their dead

This article was suggested to me by one of my blog’s readers (Fabian Moriah).  It speaks volumes about the impact of the recession/depression through a different lens; that being how the dead are being handled. As I mentioned in a previous post, the fallout from our economic malaise has been particularly difficult for Michigan and … Continue reading