Houses cheaper than cars in Detroit
“At least 16 Detroit houses up for sale on Sunday sold for $30,000 or less.
A boarded-up bungalow on the city’s west side brought $1,300. A four-bedroom house near the original Motown recording studio sold for $7,000.”
Even better is the MetaFilter discussion about that link (and others): Will The Last Person To Leave Detroit Please Turn Out The Lights?
Congressman: Parts Of Iraq Are As Safe As Detroit
What’s great about this is that the analogy is arguing that 80% of Iraq and Detroit are “reasonably under control” which means the guy is using Detroit as a point somewhere on the line between IEDs and Broadway musicals. I think he meant it as a sign of progress in Iraq but the Detroiters aren’t too happy with where they are on that line.
Man Accused Of Drunken Driving On Golf Cart
The golf cart had a winch and plow secured to the front, bicycle lights used as headlights and brake lights, and plastic curtains that hung on the sides and the front as a windscreen, Local 4 reported.
A butane heater and CD player were turned on inside the golf cart.
Top 10 Best / Worst Cities For Software Developer Pay
When you adjust for cost of living expenses, software developers in Detroit (I assume the metro area) make better money than those in Silicon Valley or New York:
According to the police report, Vanbuskirk replied to a question about who can legally drive a golf cart on the road, saying, “Gov. Granholm.”
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