Monday Links: Turning Lights on in Detroit

Entrepreneurs are trying to revive parts of Detroit, including a small theater that got the city to turn the lights back on on an abandoned street, Susan Saulny reports in the NY Times.

How to prevent fraud, by Denise O’Berry at Small Business Trends.

The Washington Post’s Tom Heath sits in on a VC pitch meeting. (H/t VC Dispatch)

Five economic indicators small business owners should watch, by Diana Ransom at the WSJ.

Have trouble keeping track of your mileage for tax deductions or reimbursements? Let your iPhone do it. Taxgirl has the details.