Tag: economy

Michigan Entrepreneur: Buy my Death Ray?

I don’t know about the rest of you, but the economy is seriously freaking me out. Michigan leads the US with the highest unemployment rate (over 10%), and just about everyone I know has at […]

News I really didn’t need.

Well, POOP. “There are 18 listings in Flint, Mich., for under $3,000, according to Realtor.com. There are 22 in Indianapolis, 46 in Cleveland and a whopping 709 in Detroit. All of these communities have been […]

Michigan home prices: still in the dumper

I’m still trying to sell my house so I can skip my 150 mile commute to the new job–and not having much luck, despite dropping the price on the house over 20K since January 1. […]

Detroit in photos

Via Boing Boing, I found these amazing photos of the abandoned Detroit Public Schoolbook Depository. For someone like me who’s obsessed with books (and education), this is especially painful to look at. There is still […]

Michigan: economy still sucking

In case you missed it, NPR had a bit on All Things Considered tonight about just how bad Michigan’s economy is: 1 in 9 citizens receives food aid or other assistance We’re now tied with […]