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    More than a little hyperbole in that Casa Balcona...

    More than a little hyperbole in that Casa Balcona ad. Showing a markedly different building sited right on the river, instead of the smaller building with a view of parking lots, E. Jefferson, and...
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    The 1955 Lions season was an anomaly in the time...

    The 1955 Lions season was an anomaly in the time of their greatest success. They had gone to the championship game the previous 3 years, winning in '52 & '53, losing in '54. In '56 they would miss...
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    It's official, Detroit's sports suckage is at...

    It's official, Detroit's sports suckage is at all-time epic levels:

    Detroit had worst calendar year in the history of American sports
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    "Wolverine Raceway" was DRC under another name...

    "Wolverine Raceway" was DRC under another name that was used for harness racing, correct?
  5. District maps for that era are hard to come by,...

    District maps for that era are hard to come by, but I believe it was the far west side. In the years I'm aware of, that district, the 17th, included sections of northwest Detroit. In the 1952...
  6. All discussion of current-day politics aside, I...

    All discussion of current-day politics aside, I wouldn't be at all surprised if the Reagan won some Detroit precincts in the '84 landslide election, or even Bush in '88. It seems somewhat unlikely...
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    It did look sexy, particularly that front end. ...

    It did look sexy, particularly that front end. The ones from a couple years later looked even more so, but by that time Chrysler had toned down the performance a bit.

    I bought mine a few years...
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    My badass 1971 Dodge station wagon with a 383 and...

    My badass 1971 Dodge station wagon with a 383 and 4 barrel.

    Like this one, but with the funky faux-wood:

    https://barnfinds.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/s-l500-5-e1473282694933.jpg
  9. Not sure what this has to do with Detroit, but...

    Not sure what this has to do with Detroit, but turntables have come back with a vengeance over the past several years. Just check the prices for really good vintage turntables and newer more hi-tech...
  10. It appears that it was torn down in 1978. Here...

    It appears that it was torn down in 1978. Here is a link to a very brief Twitter message about the school, and the photo from that posting:
    ...
  11. I think you mean Beaubien and Horton. Palmer...

    I think you mean Beaubien and Horton. Palmer School was at 545 Horton (a block north of E. Grand Blvd.) between Beaubien and St. Antoine. I believe it was torn down several years ago.
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    The neighborhood long predates the TV show, with...

    The neighborhood long predates the TV show, with houses dating back into the 1920s. I think the name Green Acres was chosen by the developers, probably because it just sounded like an attractive...
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    It has to do with a lot of things, including just...

    It has to do with a lot of things, including just wanting some new scenery or to move to a different place where the job market may be better or maybe it's just warmer or something. But a lot of it...
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    Nice sign, but that's the University Motel in Ann...

    Nice sign, but that's the University Motel in Ann Arbor, per the caption.

    Here is a picture of the Detroit University Motel from the 1976 buildings survey (featuring not one, but two, VW Beetles):...
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    This is what annoys me about the 2nd half of this...

    This is what annoys me about the 2nd half of this season. I never had any hopes that the Lions were going to be any better than the low side of mediocre. But not being able to win any game, against...
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    It's something that has become quite popular with...

    It's something that has become quite popular with African-Americans in recent years. Last time I was in NYC, my old neighborhood in Queens (the northern part of Astoria), which has a sizable Middle...
  17. Not really a big surprise. There's been a fair...

    Not really a big surprise. There's been a fair amount of over-exuberance (and over-pricing) around the Villages/E Jefferson/Belle Isle area. The momentum around here definitely seems to be slowing...
  18. That's a very nice photo. My mother's uncle, in...

    That's a very nice photo. My mother's uncle, in who's house she grew up (they rented the second floor flat), worked at Cadillac for many years. He was a foreman in final assembly towards the end...
  19. Many decades ago, in a world far far away, when I...

    Many decades ago, in a world far far away, when I 'stayed' on Willis, the Tomboy and the Rayis Boys were 2 poles of my life.
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    A lot of the Lions inability to close out games...

    A lot of the Lions inability to close out games has to go back to the GM & coaching staff. For one thing, a team that can't run the ball consistently is going to have difficulties running down the...
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    Nah, no doubts. But it was nice to see one of...

    Nah, no doubts. But it was nice to see one of them say it (or write it) out loud for once.
  22. Well, yes and no. It was used at the battle flag...

    Well, yes and no. It was used at the battle flag of Confederate forces in the east and as the Confederate naval ensign. A variant of it, with the battle flag as the canton (below), was used as...
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    Glad you finally made your agenda clear.

    Glad you finally made your agenda clear.
  24. Resurrection of old Central Market building at Greenfield Village

    A fascinating piece of Detroit history that I never realized was sitting right in plain site. I never realized that the stables building on Belle Isle started its life before the Civil War as the...
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    Yes, that's why they targeted only Indian...

    Yes, that's why they targeted only Indian students and arrested even people who transferred out of the scam program to a legitimate program once they discovered that there were no classes. And...
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