Play the music while reading the article.
I have always thought that the best way to save Detroit and Buffalo would be to allow them to simply erase the international border between them and Canada. Make one giant mega-city. Sadly, it would be like carrying your drunken friend home when you are less drunk - either you end up helping him, or he ends up basically bringing you down to his level.
As a Buffalo-area native, I am sad for Detroit, but happy Buffalo didn't beat them to the punch of bankruptcy.