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Hazel Park’s Hidden Artist Paradise: Phoenix510

May 14th 2019

Hazel Park’s Hidden Artist Paradise: Phoenix510 (Sam Gurwin, May 14, 2019) Hazel Park, MI -In a business-oriented section of Hazel Park, well known for machine shops and blue collar warehouses, one may be surprised that a yellow, otherwise non-descript, building houses a gathering space for artists and musicians. This building houses The Phoenix 510, an […]

Virgo Room Psychic Loves Historic Holly Location

May 13th 2019

Virgo Room Psychic Loves Historic Holly Location (Lara Mossa, May 13, 2019) Holly, MI – Alicia Schneider was 7 years old when she saw her first spirit. She remembers being in her childhood home standing in the hallway outside her bedroom when she saw a man. She saw him for a few seconds before he […]

Ten Communities Win Main Street Oakland County Awards

May 13th 2019

Ten Communities Win Main Street Oakland County Awards (Main Street Oakland County, May 13, 2019) ​Pontiac, Michigan – Lake Orion’s Downtown Development Authority captured the Spirit of Main Street award for the second time as 10 downtowns were honored Thursday during the gala celebration at the Flagstar Strand Theatre for the Performing Arts in Pontiac. […]

Districts’ Collaborative Approach Yields 35 Years of…

May 12th 2019

Districts’ Collaborative Approach Yields 35 Years of Student Success at CASA (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 12, 2019) Oak Park, MI – A model of shared services and focused learning, the Center for Advanced Studies and the Arts in Oak Park has been helping students from multiple school districts connect, grow, and succeed for 35 years.  […]

Oak Park CASA Student Jaylon Johnson Explores…

May 12th 2019

Oak Park CASA Student Jaylon Johnson Explores Benefits of Video Games (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 12, 2019) Oak Park, MI – Jaylon Johnson, a senior at Oak Park High and a student at Center for Advanced Studies and the Arts, likes playing video games. So much so that one day he hopes to design them.  […]

Ferndale CASA Student Grace Rost Presents Project on…

May 12th 2019

Ferndale CASA Student Grace Rost Presents Project on Stress and Support in Schools (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 12, 2019) Oak Park, Ferndale, MI – Students from several school districts spend their afternoons taking classes at the Center for Advanced Studies and the Arts in Oak Park, including a Ferndale High School Senior who spent a […]

Clawson CASA Student Justina Bissett Uses Senior Project to…

May 12th 2019

Clawson CASA Student Justina Bissett Uses Senior Project to Explore Plastic Bag Reduction (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 12, 2019) Oak Park, Clawson, MI- Justina Bissett dreams of one day using chemistry to rid the world of unwanted pollution, including the millions of plastic bags that litter the plant.  She is a senior at Clawson High […]

Capoeira: A Monthly Ritual of African-Brazilian Music and Martial Arts

May 12th 2019

Capoeira: A Monthly Ritual of African-Brazilian Music and Martial Arts (Holly Fishman-Matthews, May 12, 2019) Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message editor@oc115.com with your idea. Farmington Hills, […]

Reporter Food: Amici’s Smoked Salmon Pizza

May 12th 2019

Reporter Food: Amici’s Smoked Salmon Pizza (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 13, 2019) Berkley, MI- Oakland County has some wonderful gourmet pizza choices, and Amici’s in Downtown Berkley is one place that’s been doing it for over 25 years! One of my favorites is the Smoked Salmon Pizza, which comes with smoked salmon, sour cream, scallions, […]

Ferndale HS Senior Learns from STEM Field Trip to Central America

May 11th 2019

Ferndale HS Senior Learns from STEM Field Trip to Central America (Lara Mossa, May 11, 2019) Oak Park, MI – This spring 18-year-old Ryann Reese of Oak Park had the chance to see exotic animals, hike up a volcano, and go kayaking for the first time. You would think she was on a great family […]