a terrible blight on our fine country
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|9 weeks 4 days ago||New Orlean's BBQ shrimp at||
New Orlean's BBQ shrimp at Mr. B's Bistro in New Orleans. Sweet holy God.
|42 weeks 6 days ago||I logged in, despite rarely||
I logged in, despite rarely ever logging in ever, to tell you how much I like this post.
|45 weeks 5 days ago||You are terrible at writing||
You are terrible at writing in the English language.
|1 year 17 weeks ago||Every time||
I fall for this!
|1 year 30 weeks ago||Uniform System||
I know this has been said already, but "Uniform system?" Eat a bag of dicks, Adidas.
|1 year 41 weeks ago||Brilliant Trolling||
Hard to do anything other than tip one's hat.
|1 year 42 weeks ago||Gene Parmesan?||
|1 year 42 weeks ago||(No subject)||
|1 year 46 weeks ago||3 & 1 power||
Loses yards? Anyone not see that coming?
|2 years 3 weeks ago||You Guys||
I'm at a bar in Chicago and these ladies offered to share their rice crispy treat fondu desert with me! There are dipping sauces and a skewer I can use to poke my eyes out!
|2 years 6 weeks ago||UGH||
Man, I know you think you sound brilliant right now, but you sound SUPER lame.
Not to say you are super lame. I'm sure you're a perfectly nice person in the real world. But pretty much everything you've said on this thread has come off as really pretentious and critical.
Maybe next time, instead of "you're trying too hard" and making everyone guess what it is you mean, you say something like "Really? Anothing Nick Saban joke? Can we get some fresh jokes around here?"
Or, like, whatever that would be in Latin.
|2 years 16 weeks ago||I hadn't heard of using urban||
I hadn't heard of using urban farming as a solution to blight, which is actually pretty intriguing to me.
You guys are right, though. We're essentially talking about regrowing a city, and no city starts out at 140 square miles. For services to operate properly, the population needs to be consolidated and there's not really an easy way to do that.
What they need - which has been said earlier - are people and jobs, which provides revenue which means they can start paying for things again. The nice thing is there have been signs of progress made there in midtown, downtown and a couple of other places. To me, what inspires the most optimism are things like the Riverfront projects or the Marche du Nain Rouge (which is a lot of fun if you've never been. I was in town this year for the Marche, stayed in a hotel on the riverfront, walked everywhere I needed to go and had a great time while I was at it.)
If Detroit can get the city government to a point where it can function and stay out of the way, I think the city has a good chance of attracting more people and becoming something unique. I don't think it will ever be Chicago or New York, but hopefully it can at least be Detroit.
|2 years 16 weeks ago||Detroit: A Biography...||
...is also a pretty good read. By Scott Martelle.
|2 years 18 weeks ago||Interrogative||
You didn't do it this time!
|2 years 18 weeks ago||Where||
|2 years 18 weeks ago||How||
do you sleep at night?!?!
|2 years 18 weeks ago||Why||
do you title your posts like you do, and...
|2 years 18 weeks ago||Who||
|2 years 20 weeks ago||STRIKE MR ANDO||
STRIKE MR ANDO
|2 years 22 weeks ago||Both||
I recite my posts in verse to my daughter, who then transcribes them.
|2 years 23 weeks ago||Tampa Tom||
"Tampa Tom" Gholston. Has a certain ring to it.
|2 years 48 weeks ago||Guys:||
We're playing a redshirt freshman on the road at night. Just calm down and enjoy the chaos.
|2 years 48 weeks ago||Seconded||
Jesus, guys. Give the kid a break. That goes for everyone; Borges included.
|3 years 1 week ago||I just spent 40 seconds||
I just spent 40 seconds trying to kill the bug on my screen. Thanks, OP.
|3 years 1 week ago||YOU'RE not a very good||
YOU'RE not a very good POSTER!
|3 years 1 week ago||Bourbon||
On rocks, chased with sorrow. Also I'm watching Stephen Ranklin's BBQ U on PBS. Somebody check on me tomorrow.
|3 years 1 week ago||Tl;dnr||
Also, you suck. You are the 7 interceptions and 8 fumbles of the Internet.
|3 years 3 weeks ago||On an tenuously related note...||
...I'm going to be in Grand Rapids on Saturday. Anyone have a sports bar they love or recommend there for UM/Mass watching purposes?
Oh, also, BWW over Skeeps. I second the Arena though.
|3 years 4 weeks ago||Yes||
With a chilled glass of Chardonnay
|3 years 4 weeks ago||Thank you for this. I||
Thank you for this. I enjoyed it, even if it was terrible.