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Why was there a Tiger in the old Packard plant today? Because Detroit.

Guess what? I made the Metro Times list of The 7 Top Social Media Jokes About The Packard Plant’s Tiger Shoot with my witty Gallery 555 comment. For those of you who don’t know the context, our friend Andy Didorosi was called to the Packard plant this morning to help a buddy of his capture […]

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Two Frenchies on what they love about Detroit’s “Do It Ourselves” culture, and why they’re making a film about it

A few months ago, I received a nice note from two French filmmakers, who, for some reason, had stumbled across my site and liked it. Their names were Nora Mandray and Hélène Bienvenu, and, as I’d come to learn over the course of subsequent emails, they had been living in the the area for some […]

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Stealing a Banksy in Detroit

Anonymous British graffiti artist and provocateur, Banksy, recently passed through Detroit, leaving at least three pieces scattered throughout the city. And, one of those pieces, entitled “I remember when all this was trees,” is in the news today… It appears as though our friends at Gallery 555 stole it. This photo, taken by Jason Matthews […]

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