Open City Keeps Serving Community


Fifth Estate # 82, June 26-July 9, 1969

A gala fund raising party for Open City’s summer campaign will be held on Friday, July 11 at Alvin’s Finer Deli on Cass at Palmer. // Share this on…

Open City Free Clinic


Fifth Estate # 80, May 29-June 11, 1969

Free medical attention for Detroit’s Free Community is now available at the Open City office, 4726 Third, every Monday evening from 6 until 8 pm. // Share this on…

Love-in collage


Fifth Estate # 30, May 15-31, 1967

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City Ablaze


Fifth Estate # 35, August 1-15, 1967

On Sunday, July 23, at 3 o’clock in the morning, The Doors’ “Baby Light My Fire” was the number one song in Detroit. It couldn’t have been more appropriate. // Share this on…



Fifth Estate # 1, November 19-December 2, 1965

There are four estates, the fourth of which is journalism. We are the fifth because we are something different than Detroit’s other newspapers. We hope to fill a void in that fourth estate a void created by party-controlled newspapers and …

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