We had an eventful Labor Day Weekend in the Gilbert family. This is newsworthy because we rarely have eventful anythings. Saturday, we attended a football game in Clemson, South Carolina. Sunday morning, we flew to Detroit, Michigan to see a U2 concert. Clay loves U2. I love Detroit. It was perfect. (Only the first part of that is true.) But Detroit was the only show we could fit into our schedule, and Greenville has a direct flight to Detroit Metropolitan/Wayne County Airport.
In the 1950s, Detroit was one of the great cities of the world. Today, it’s a city built for 2 million people, but with only around 700,000 people living there now. While huge buildings still stand vacant, Detroit is making a comeback. Here’s an article describing this rebirth.
The only thing more fascinating than a crumpled city rising from the ashes is a timeline of events from a great Labor Day Weekend.