How much is that doggie outside the window?
And here he is outside with my mom, just before she decided to make my visit more interesting by falling down and breaking her wrist and her tooth.
The scene of the crime. Old Main, centerpiece of Wayne State University, one of the few decent areas left in Detroit.
Detroit's main public library, built back when the city had money and prestige.
But now Detroit is this
Detroit Police Department's SWAT unit and other units used to operate out of this building.
Going back to nature. Once-stately homes are now gutted wrecks that are slowly being demolished to create whole blocks with nothing left standing but weeds and trees.
Failed public housing on display. The Brewster-Douglass Projects, once one of America's largest (and most crime-ridden) housing projects and home to generations of Democrat voters.
Proof that the city government still makes stupid choices: Money spent to name a street after another crook who robbed it blind.
But there's still food to be found at iconic establishments like these:
I would have taken pictures of plates filled with coney dogs and fries like Brigid does with her delicacies, but we ate them too fast.