Just how transformative can greenspace be in revitalizing a blighted urban area? The Onion offers its take:

Notorious for its abandoned buildings, industrial warehouses, and gray, dilapidated roads, Detroit's Warrendale neighborhood was miraculously revitalized this week by the installation of a single, three-by-four-foot plot of green space.

It's funny and worth a read.  (What else are you gonna do this morning, work?)