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Allen Road Tapering to be Done by July 4

June 22nd 2012

The goals of the Streetscape Improvement are economic growth, quality environment, consistency and connectivity, adhering with Complete Streets (multi-modal transportation being a priority), pedestrian safety, walk-ability, accessibility, making it ADA Compliant, bike-ability, and to improve traffic flow and safety for cars and trucks.

Police Report: Burglar Goes in Through Window, Takes Computer

June 21st 2012

On 06/20/12 Ferndale Police investigated a report of an apartment that was burglarized on the 400 Block of W. Marshall. The point of entry on the burglary appeared to have been through a window that faced a porch area common to multiple apartments.

Two in One Day: Fire Department Keeping Busy

June 21st 2012

June 20 was a busy day for Ferndale Firefighters as they responded to two different minor fires that “could have been worse,” had residents not called 911 quickly.

2012 Dyke March

June 20th 2012

Events like Ferndale Pride and the SE Michigan Dyke March give young people a chance to be around other LGBT people in a safe and affirming environment. Without stable families, and often without stable job opportunities due to discrimination, knowing there is a broader community of support can make a huge difference in the lives of individuals.

Break In at Mae’s

June 20th 2012

Just before 2:30 am Sunday someone kicked in the front door to Mae’s at 24060 Woodward Pleasant Ridge, just north of Ferndale. The thief took the cash register, which was later found

Light the Night Against Hate

June 20th 2012

Representatives from Common Ground, Transgender Michigan, The Vincent Chinn Society, Michigan AIDS Coalition and other organizations took part and the stroll ended with No H8 photos taken at Affirmations.

Puppy love

June 20th 2012

At first it was a strong two-name race, between Charlie and Walter. They duked it out. Then, out of nowhere, Maxwell entered the race as a dark horse. They remained basically in a three-way tie almost to the end.

Affirmations to host first in Michigan: LGBT Job Expo June 21

June 19th 2012

But even though the legislature has a long way to go, Affirmations Community Center wants people to know that LGBT workers are valued and sought after by companies that do work in the state. Up to twenty such employers are coming together for Michigan’s first LGBT Job Expo at Affirmations on June 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Women leaders in the Detroit bicycle movement

June 19th 2012

Detroit’s ever-growing bicycle scene is largely due to women leadership.

The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, SDBA, Midtown Detroit, Wheelhouse Detroit, Fender Bender, DECC, MTGA, Criterium Detroit City, etc.

And that influence continues to grow.

Clinton Snider: Painter Among the Ruins of Modernity

June 19th 2012

The exhibition of Clinton Snider’s new paintings runs through June 30, at Susanne Hilberry Gallery, 700 Livernois, north of 8 Mile, in Ferndale. Visit or call 248-541-4700 for information.