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One Night of Revvin’ Bikes, Bites & Brews July 10

June 26th 2014

One Night of Revvin’ Bikes, Bites & Brews July 10 (Bill Lonskey, June 26, 2014) A One Night Celebration of All Things Motorcycle Thursday, July 10, 2014 6 pm to 11 pm Royal Oak Farmers Market 316 E. 11 Mile Road • Royal Oak, Michigan 48067 Exhibits from area dealerships New and used bikes on […]

Songbirds Festival June 27 & 28

June 26th 2014

Female Musicians Support Music for Kids in Foster Care with Songbirds Festival June 27 & 28 (Press release, June 26, 2014)   PJ’s Lager House in Corktown, Detroit, will be hosting the 2nd Annual Motor City Songbirds Festival on June 27th and June 28th, 2014. A part of the proceeds will be donated to Play […]

Clear Skies and Good Times at the Rochester Hills Fireworks

June 25th 2014

Clear Skies and Good Times at the Rochester Hills Fireworks (Eric Folkmire, Additional photos from Chris Hughes and Bryan Barnett, June 25, 2014) On June 25 Rochester Hills had their annual fireworks display at Borden Park. Here are pictures! There are still plenty of places to enjoy fireworks this year. Here’s the list: http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/06/24/fireworks-events-in-oakland-county/ Thanks […]

Pleasant Ridge Adopts Resolution Supporting Proposal 1

June 25th 2014

Pleasant Ridge Adopts Resolution Supporting Proposal 1 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 25, 2014) EDITORS NOTE: For balance we ran a guest column on opposition to Proposal 14-1.  Read that opinion at http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/08/04/guest-column-no-on-proposal-14-1/. At their most recent City Commission meeting, Pleasant Ridge officials passed a resolution in support of Proposal 1, which will be on the […]

Shahida Nurullah Jazz and Blues at Southfield Library July 16

June 25th 2014

Shahida Nurullah Jazz and Blues at Southfield Library July 16 (Southfield Public Library press release, June 25, 2014) The Southfield Public Library will feature Shahida Nurullah on Wednesday, July 16 as a part of our Jazz & Blues @ Your Library series. The performance will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room.  General admission […]

Jan Parisi Sworn in as Hazel Park Mayor (video)

June 24th 2014

Jan Parisi Sworn in as Hazel Park Mayor (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 24, 2014) After a decade of service on the City Council, Jan Parisi was sworn in on June 24 as Mayor of Hazel Park. Parisi had been serving as Mayor Pro Tem until Jack Lloyd resigned due to health problems earlier this […]

Berkley Rotary Announces July Speakers

June 24th 2014

Berkley Rotary Announces July Speakers (Berkley Rotary Press Release, June 24, 2014)   The Rotary Club of Berkley is pleased to announce its upcoming list of speakers.  The Club meets at O’Mara’s Restaurant in downtown Berkley at the intersection of 12 Mile Road and Coolidge Highway.  Guests, prospective members and anyone interested in sharing a […]

Birmingham Raises Parking Rates

June 24th 2014

Birmingham Raises Parking Rates (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 24, 2014) The cost of parking in Downtown Birmingham’s structures will go up beginning Aug. 1 after a vote by the City Commission on Monday to increase the cost of permits. The rates will also go up from there on July 1, 2015. “[Parking rates] have not […]

Ferndale’s E. 9 Mile Project to Continue in Segments

June 24th 2014

Ferndale’s E. 9 Mile Project to Continue in Segments (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 24, 2014) After bids came back higher than anticipated for construction work on E. 9 Mile Road, Ferndale City Council members voted Monday to divide the project into two distinct segments in order to move forward. The project involves a water main […]

Initiative Seeks Public Space Projects for Crowdfunding and Grants

June 24th 2014

Initiative Seeks Public Space Projects for Crowdfunding and Grants (MEDC press release, June 24, 2014) The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) today announced a groundbreaking crowdfunding and matching grant initiative to help drive public space projects in Michigan communities. “Innovative placemaking efforts help create thriving, sustainable and unique places where workers, entrepreneurs, and businesses want […]