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July programs at the Berkley Public Library

July 5th 2014

July programs at the Berkley Public Library (BPL Press Release, July 5, 2014) The following will take place at the Berkley Public Library in July. Princess and the Pea Puppet Show Thursday, July 10 at 2:30 p.m. Once Upon a Puppet presents an original show based on the Princess and the Pea. A “Real Princess” […]

Candidate Forum for 13th District State Senate Seat July 8

July 5th 2014

Candidate Forum for 13th District State Senate Seat July 8 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 24, 2014) The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum for the 13th District State Senate Seat on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 7pm. The forum will take place at Walsh College, 3838 Livernois Road in Troy. The 13th […]

Host an Exchange Student: Informational Meetings July 9

July 4th 2014

Host an Exchange Student: Informational Meetings July 9 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2014) During the last school year, the Twomey family of Pleasant Ridge had an extra teenager with them on their day-to-day adventures. Giuseppe Ciccone came all the way from Italy, an experience he described “Being an exchange student doesn’t mean going on vacation. […]

Thoroughbreds Off and Running at Hazel Park Raceway

July 4th 2014

Thoroughbreds Off and Running at Hazel Park Raceway (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2014) The Hazel Park Raceway opened last weekend with thousands turning out to see the return of live thoroughbred racing. It’s been thirty years since they last had it, instead trying to survive on simulcast betting and live harness races. The […]

Royal Oak Summer Concerts “Art Explored Live” in July and August

July 4th 2014

Royal Oak Summer Concerts “Art Explored Live” in July and August (Royal Oak Press Release, July 4, 2014) The Royal Oak Commission for the Arts brings its summer concert series – Art Explored “Live” – to the heart of downtown Royal Oak with weekly performances by some of the area’s top bands on Thursdays in July […]

Cork Brunch Fundraiser for Kristi Fulkner Dance – July 12

July 4th 2014

Cork Brunch Fundraiser for Kristi Fulkner Dance – July 12 (KFD press release, July 4, 2014)   Kristi Faulkner Dance Fundraiser Saturday July 12, 2014 12:00-4:00pm Cork Wine Pub 23810 Woodward Ave, Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069 Brunch for a cause with KFD! We all love brunch and Cork Wine Pub has one of the best […]

Oh Deer! Pleasant Ridge and Hazel Park Get Unusual Visitors

July 4th 2014

Oh Deer! Pleasant Ridge and Hazel Park Get Unusual Visitors (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2014)   Residents in Peasant Ridge and Hazel Park have reported unexpected guests: white tail deer. A doe and her fawn have been spotted in Hazel Park on the west side of the city, including on Mapledale. Hazel Park Animal […]

Orchard Lake Road Under Phoenix Center Now Re-opened

July 4th 2014

Orchard Lake Road Under Phoenix Center Now Re-opened in Pontiac (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2014)   The City of Pontiac re-opened Orchard Lake Road going under the Phoenix Center on Thursday morning. The stretch of road going under the defunct Phoenix Center had been closed since fall of 2012 due to vandalism. Pontiac struggled […]

Fighting Cancer w/Unusual Fundraiser: Pole Dancing With a Purpose

July 4th 2014

Fighting Cancer with Unusual Fundraiser: Pole Dancing With a Purpose (Guest Column by Lori Glaza, July 4, 2014) Fifteen months ago breast cancer touched my family. Five days after my loved one was diagnosed, I signed up to participate in the Susan G. Komen 3 Day. I felt it was the best way to show […]

Pedestrian Dead after being hit by Garbage Truck in Berkley

July 3rd 2014

Pedestrian Dead after being hit by Garbage Truck in Berkley (compiled report, July 3, 2014) A 61 year old woman is dead after being struck by a garbage truck in Berkley Wednesday night. The accident happened at about 8:30pm at 11 Mile and Woodward. According to various reports, the woman had been crossing 11 Mile […]