Is Detroit the new Brooklyn?

Well, they're finally getting it. While we think Detroit's laid-back vibe puts it in a class of its own, the rest of the country is finally getting hip to our scene. The question at PBS Need to Know: Is Detroit the new Brooklyn? We'd say we've got our own identity to keep building, but thanks for the compliment.


There are restaurateurs and entrepreneurs of all stripes living alongside environmentalists and urban farmers.  The city, according to the Times, seems like "a giant candy store for young college graduates wanting to be their own bosses." One woman said that there's a cool party just about every evening.

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