Top Detroit news: Cigarette triggers house explosion; car insurance rates are highest in US; more

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Cigarette triggers house explosion after bullet pierces gas pipe

A series of events led to a home explosion that blew two doors into the street and sent several people to the hospital. The house, with six people inside, exploded on the west side the night of Jan. 4.

Read the full story on Boston 25 News.

Detroit most expensive city for car insurance 

Michigan continues to lead the nation with the highest auto insurance rates in the nation, and Detroit is by far the most expensive city for car insurance.

Read the full story on Detroit Metro Times.

Detroit won't be getting an Alamo Drafthouse movie theater after all

The deal reportedly fell through after developer Detroit Rising Development could not secure 300 parking spots, according to Crain's Detroit Business.

Read the full story on Detroit Metro Times.

Ivy Kitchen and Cocktails brings fine dining to long-abandoned block on east side

For nearly 30 years, the two buildings on the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Belvidere Street in East Village stood vacant. 

Read the full story on Detroit Metro Times.

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