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Hazel Park Couple’s Big Win Means Marriage Equality Across the Country

June 26th 2015

Hazel Park Couple’s Big Win Means Marriage Equality Across the Country (C. Proxmire, June 26, 2015) The United States Supreme Court has ruled in favor of marriage equality. In a 5-4 decision it said same sex couples have a fundamental right to marry. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote in the majority opinion “No union is more […]

Ferndale: Music in the Park Aug 7 – PanaMo with Obed Succari

June 26th 2015

Ferndale: Music in the Park Aug 7 – PanaMo with Obed Succari (World Latin Jazz) (event listing) On Fridays come to Gerry Kulick Center in Ferndale for Music in the Park presented by Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission. Aug 7 – PanaMo with Obed Succari (World Latin Jazz) Aug 21 – Jill Jack (Americana) Concerts […]

Birmingham: Wreck It Ralph Movie Night at Booth Park Aug 7

June 26th 2015

Birmingham: Wreck It Ralph Movie Night at Booth Park Aug 7 (event listing, June 26, 2015) Movies under the stars and family-friendly entertainment is coming soon to Booth Park. The crowd-drawing events begin with free pre-show activities at 7:30 p.m., followed by popular family movies at dusk. Attendees will have an opportunity to win prizes […]

Berkley Schools Community Mourns Loss of Trustee Paul Ellison

June 25th 2015

Berkley Schools Community Mourns Loss of Trustee Paul Ellison (Berkley Schools, June 25, 2015) The following letter was sent out from Dennis McDavid, Superintendent of Berkley Schools today: Dear Berkley Schools Community, It is with an incredibly heavy heart that I write to you. I received news today that current Board of Education Trustee Paul […]

Birmingham: Tangled to be Shown at Booth Park Movie Night July 17

June 25th 2015

Birmingham: Tangled to be Shown at Booth Park Movie Night July 17 (event listing, June 25, 2015) Movies under the stars and family-friendly entertainment is coming soon to Booth Park. The crowd-drawing events begin with free pre-show activities at 7:30 p.m., followed by popular family movies at dusk. Attendees will have an opportunity to win […]

Hazel Park Annual St. Filbert’s Day Race Aug. 22

June 25th 2015

Hazel Park Annual St. Filbert’s Day Race Aug. 22 (Hazel Park Neighborhood Enrichment Group, June 25, 2015) Saturday August 22, 2015 Dinner at 6 pm, racing begins at 7 pm Hazel Park Raceway 1650 E. 10 Mile Rd. Hazel Park 248-398-1000 info@hazelparkraceway.com Hazel Park Neighborhood Enrichment Group welcomes you to join us in celebrating our […]

Embrace the Barrels Giveaways and Deals in Downtown Royal Oak

June 25th 2015

Embrace the Barrels Giveaways and Deals in Downtown Royal Oak (Downtown Royal Oak, June 25, 2015) The construction on Washington isn’t stopping us!  Enjoy GIVEAWAYS from top Washington Street businesses on Tuesdays and Thursdays and FREE PARKING on Wednesdays in the Center Street and 6th & Lafayette Parking Structures when you make a purchase at a participating […]

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Fair Housing

June 25th 2015

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Fair Housing (ACLU press release, June 25, 2015) In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that the 1968 Fair Housing Act continues to protect victims of discrimination, even where they cannot prove intent to discriminate. The ACLU filed an amicus brief in this case, Texas Department of […]

Scout Finch and the Selective Memory of Autobiography Lecture July 14

June 25th 2015

Scout Finch and the Selective Memory of Autobiography Lecture July 14 Lecture by Dr. Michael Barry of the University of Detroit Mercy In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout Finch is drawn to misunderstood characters, ostracized or isolated. This may be as much true of her younger self as it is of her older […]

Ferndale Community Concert Band has Grand Debut

June 24th 2015

Ferndale Community Concert Band has Grand Debut (Crystal A. Proxmire and Sam Gurwin, Urban Gadfly, June 24, 2015) Let’s start a band. The idea grew from something once thrown around casually between the busy adults with musical talent that crossed paths around town, to the full-fledged Ferndale Community Concert Band that debuted Tuesday night. The […]