Most people associate Detroit with the car industry and Motown. Or to put it differently, the former car industry, urban decay and black culture. Read up on the city of Detroit and it's tale of riches-to-rags. There is more general information at the City of Detroit website or go to Detroit.com for more practical travel info. For more of a cultural news update, check out some of the stories and images on Detroit Splash or Hour Detroit, a popular local magazine.