• 04.02.20170
    This weekend was the Detroit Free Press Film Festival, an annual event that screens a variety of documentaries in venues across the city. I was…
  • 03.14.20170
    The legendary urban planner, Daniel Burnham, famously said “Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood”. This “dream big” sentiment rings…
  • 01.29.20170
      [caption id="attachment_19002" align="alignleft" width="310"] Heidelberg Project, 2012[/caption] About five years ago, I spent a Saturday in Detroit with a few high school friends. One…
  • 12.31.20160
    It’s difficult to talk about disasters in part because we can’t control them. But it’s crazy to think in a moment, a city that millions…
  • 11.30.20160
    Over the Thanksgiving holiday, I had the chance to catch up with friends and family who were curious about Challenge Detroit. When I explained my…