Detroit Public Square: Readers' Choice
Best Local Website
THREE-WAY TIE: deadlinedetroit.com, hipindetroit.com, metrotimes.com
Published: April 9, 2014
We were saddened to hear Deadline Detroit had fallen on hard times recently, announcing layoffs of the entire staff unless new investors came along. A project of former Detroit Free Press veteran Bill McGraw and Detroit News alum Allan Lengel, Deadline Detroit offered solid original reporting and commentary and served as a wonderful launch pad to the most important local news of the day. Hip in Detroit offers a sound-positive dosage of upbeat city happenings from music, bars, restaurants, and daily events. And, well, we can only say so much about ourselves now.