Stories about Detroit

There’s going to be a 28-hour party this weekend. And yes, it’s legal.

Great local dance label Icee Hot hosts an epic farewell party, starting Saturday, Jan. 24. By Marke B. PARTY RADAR The Bay Area hardly lacks for...

ALL EARS: 15 great DJ mixes for the new year

Brazilian psychedelia, Taiwanese disco, Israeli "emotive techno," lost new wave …. DJ mixes from the last year or so that deserve to be heard. By...

Comedowns are for losers: New Year’s Day parties 2015

BY MARKE B. PARTY RADAR Look, there are basically one million hundred thousand New Year's Eve shindigs vying for your champers-spattered coke dollars. But it...

Could there be a Grand Bargain solution to the housing crisis?

By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 1, 2014 -- You talk about housing in this city, you get lots of response. And when you suggest something as...

Finally, the myth of the poor landlord is exposed

By Tim Redmond JULY 7, 2014 – Finally, a local landlord (my neighbor, on my very same street, no less) has said what so desperately...

Privatization and displacement, from Detroit to the Bay Area

By Tiny (aka Lisa Gray-Garcia) "We are hiding out in our own house with no water," Shelah, a 15-year-youth and poverty skola, whispered on the...

Privatization, Hollywood, and Robocop

(In which we take a break from local politics for a moment to reflect on popular culture and the politics of a Hollywood failure) By...

How SF Weekly and C.W. Nevius got the tech protests all wrong

Actually, protests are good. And they work. By Tim Redmond FEB. 24, 2014 -- I don’t have any bad feelings for SF Weekly these days. The...

The big real-estate money in SF politics

  By Darwin Bond Graham The tech boom has made San Francisco's real estate the most expensive in the nation. Tech companies, from startups to Fortune...

FIVE THINGS for a different New Year’s Eve

By Caitlin Donohue  Bell ringing ceremony Swing hard at the 2,100-pound 16th-century Japanese bell in this Civic Center museum – ringing its mass is...