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Transit Summit Connects… Communities and more (video)

November 24th 2014

Transit Summit Connects Business, Faith, Education Communities and More (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 22, 2014)   Who cares about public transportation? Judging from the diverse crowd at the Build Business Build Transit summit on Nov. 18 at Ford Field in Detroit, it’s pretty much everybody. The summit brought together people in the faith community, […]

Bill Grogan’s Goat to Play at Magic Bag Dec 5

November 23rd 2014

Bill Grogan’s Goat to Play at Magic Bag Dec 5 Green up December! Celtic Rock and Roll with the Goat, Stone Clover and the TossPints. It’ll be a disastrously fun evening with Bagpipes, Fiddles, Mandolins, Accordions, oh yeah! Bill Grogan’s Goat is a collective of five Detroit musicians who have played on and off together […]

Ferndale Pastor Jim Pool: Seeking the Success of our City

November 23rd 2014

Ferndale Pastor Jim Pool: Seeking the Success of our City (Guest Column by Jim Pool, orig. Ferndale Michigan Works, Nov. 23, 2014) “Wherever I am, I try to support the community, love people, encouraging all that is good that is happening in the city.” When we opened our doors as the Renaissance Vineyard Church nearly […]

Guest Column: Hands are Tied in Stories of Public Schools in the Mitten State

November 23rd 2014

Guest Column: Hands are Tied in Stories of Public Schools in the Mitten State (Steve Norton, Michigan Parents for Schools, Nov. 23, 2014) Let me tell you a little story about the Mitten. Some twenty years ago, the people of the Mitten were convinced to try an experiment: to see if they could make their […]

Berkley Free Community Holiday Concert Dec. 17

November 23rd 2014

Berkley Free Community Holiday Concert Dec. 17 (Berkley Rotary, Nov. 23, 2014) Delighted to share that we’ll be holding this year’s holiday concert at Berkley High School on Monday, December 17 at 7:00 p.m. with the support of two other great Berkley organizations: the Berkley Area Chamber of Commerce and the Berkley Lions Club.  Let’s […]

Winter’s Tale Comes to Michigan Actors Studio Dec. 7-31

November 22nd 2014

Winter’s Tale Comes to Michigan Actors Studio Dec. 7-31 (Press Release, Nov. 22, 2014) Slipstream Theatre Initiative proudly presents the debut of the first show in their inaugural season! This made in Detroit company kicks off a season of 8 shows with Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale. Slipstream pairs with the Ruth Ellis Center in Detroit […]

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted…

November 21st 2014

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted of Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme (US Department of Justice Press Release, Nov. 21, 2014) On November 19, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, a federal jury after deliberating 4.5 hours convicted the president and founder of Happy’s Pizza of conspiracy to defraud the United States […]

End of Prohibition Party to Support Ferndale Goodfellows Dec. 6

November 21st 2014

End of Prohibition Party to Support Ferndale Goodfellows Dec. 6 (Press Release, Nov. 21, 2014) Saturday, December 6 at 5:00pm – 2:00am at several locations in Downtown Ferndale, including: Danny’s Irish Pub, Dino’s, Howe’s Bayou, New Way Bar, Sneakers Pub, Soho, Tony’s Sports Bar, The Twisted Tavern Patrons and venue staff dressed as 1930’s gangsters, […]

Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Parade and Art Festival Dec. 6

November 21st 2014

Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Parade and Art Festival Dec. 6 (Compiled, Nov. 21, 2014) December 6, 2014 is a day full of fun holiday activities in Downtown Pontiac for the annual Holiday Extravaganza Parade & Children’s WinterART Festival. Activities are listed below. The Holiday Extravaganza’s mission is to bring together Oakland County’s cities and townships to […]

Southfield Burgh Historical Park Tree Lighting Dec. 1

November 21st 2014

Southfield Burgh Historical Park Tree Lighting Dec. 1 (compiled, Nov. 21, 2014) Burgh Historical Park Tree Lighting Ceremony set for December 1 at 6:30 p.m. The city of Southfield Burgh Historical Park Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place on Monday, December 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the Burgh Historical Park, located at 26080 Berg Road […]