Tag Archives: Heidelberg Project

“Who’s that tourist?” …Madonna joins the ranks of celebrities investing an afternoon to save Detroit

A terrifying relic from the ’80s was spotted making its way through Detroit today, and I’m not talking about RoboCop, who threw out the first pitch at tonight’s Tigers game in celebration of the recently proclaimed RoboCop Day. No, I’m talking about former pop star turned irrelevant fairground stripper Madonna Ciccone. (Those are Elton John’s […]

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“Design is the reason you buy crap that you don’t need to live”

In conjunction with the Detroit Design Festival this last weekend, the Detroit chapter of the AIGA announced a poster competition. Here’s their call for submissions. …What is design? A universal language? A problem solving tool? Your obsession? This is your opportunity to show the Detroit design community what design means to you. All you have […]

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Ypsi Immigration Interview: Lee Azus

To make up for yesterday’s Ypsi Exit Interview, which seems to have upset a few folks, here’s another in my series of Ypsi Immigration Interviews. I hope you enjoy it. MARK: What’s your name, and what is it that you do? LEE: My name is Lee Azus. I owned a bookstore for 15 years in […]

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Hummer burial in Detroit

Today, as progressive groups from around the nation were massing in Detroit in preparation for tomorrow’s much anticipated U.S. Social Forum, the folks from Code Pink, together with Tyree Guyton and volunteers from the Heidelberg Project, came together to bury a burned-out Hummer. Here, from a May post on the Code Pink website, written on […]

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