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View Diary: Detroit Emergency Manager Approves Go-Ahead on New $450 Million Sports Arena (247 comments)

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  •  If everyone is broke (0+ / 0-)

    who will come to fill the the arena?

    •  The same people who fill it now. (1+ / 0-)
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      Paul Ferguson

      The folks going to Wings games at the Joe tend not to be residents of the City of Detroit.

      They drive in from the 'burbs, enjoy the game, and then get the hell back out of town as quickly as possible, having spent neither a penny nor a leisurely moment in the surrounding neighborhood.

      "When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist." --Dom Helder Camara, archbishop of Recife

      by JamesGG on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 03:53:19 PM PDT

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