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Annual White Lake Pet Supplies Plus Block Party June 20

June 13th 2015

Annual White Lake Pet Supplies Plus Block Party June 20 (event listing) Caricature artist, hissing cockroaches, dunk tank and free hotdogs highlight annual White Lake Pet Supplies Plus Block Party 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 20, 2015 Part of proceeds to go to D.A.R.E. and Open Door Outreach Center in Waterford Caricature artist […]

Music in the Park in Ferndale: 1592 feat. Eric Abbey July 17

June 12th 2015

Music in the Park in Ferndale: 1592 feat. Eric Abbey July 17 (event listing) On Fridays come to Gerry Kulick Center in Ferndale for Music in the Park presented by Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission. July 17 – 1592 featuring Eric Abbey (reggae) Aug 7 – PanaMo with Obed Succari (World Latin Jazz) Aug 21 […]

Cristina Sheppard-Decius: Moving On After 15 Years of Transforming Downtown Ferndale

June 12th 2015

Cristina Sheppard-Decius: Moving On After 15 Years of Transforming Downtown Ferndale (Guest View by Cristina Sheppard-Decius, former Executive Director Downtown Ferndale, June 12, 2015) Cristina Sheppard-Decius recently left her position as Executive Director for the Ferndale DDA.  This is her letter to the Ferndale community: I have had the privilege and honor to serve my […]

Music in the Park in Ferndale June 26 – Modern Cap Band

June 12th 2015

Music in the Park in Ferndale June 26 – Modern Cap Band   (event listing)   On Fridays come to Gerry Kulick Center in Ferndale for Music in the Park presented by Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission.   June 26 – Modern Cap Band (jazz)   July 17 – 1592 featuring Eric Abbey (reggae)   […]

Hazel Park Trunk Sale Aug 1st

June 12th 2015

Hazel Park Trunk Sale Aug 1st (event listing) City Wide Trunk Sale August 1st- Trunk sale will be held 8/1/2015 in the Viking Arena Parking Lot. The cost per space will be $10. Items may be sold out of your trunk or bring a table! (Tables will NOT be provided-you MUST bring your own table.) […]

Commerce Township Approves Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facilities Ordinance

June 12th 2015

Commerce Township Approves Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facilities Ordinance (compiled, June 12, 2015) Westend, a news magazine serving NW Oakland County, reports the Commerce Township Board of Trustees voted to approve a zoning ordinance to regulate medical marijuana cultivation facilities.  The unanimous vote happened June 9.  Twelve or more pants in one building equals a “cultivation […]

Disturbing Findings in Ferndale Housing Commission’s HUD Report

June 11th 2015

Disturbing Findings in Ferndale Housing Commission’s HUD Report (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 11, 2015) The mess left by the former Ferndale Housing Director and the Ferndale Housing Commission has become even more clear as a June 10 report by HUD shows several major problems, and imposes a list of corrective actions expected to cost the […]

The Rides are on For New Oak Park Slow Roll Riders Group

June 11th 2015

The Rides are on For New Oak Park Slow Roll Riders Group (Adapted from Oak Park Slow Roll Riders Press Release, Photos: Bill Berlin,  June 11, 2015) A new group of bicycle riders has started a weekly ride in Oak Park. The group is called “Oak Park Slow Roll Riders”. Founded by Aaron Tobin, he […]

Jay Leno to Give Benefit Performance July 25 at Freedom Hill w/Car Show

June 11th 2015

Jay Leno to Give Benefit Performance July 25 at Freedom Hill w/Car Show (event listing) “The Jay Leno Show,” a one-night, benefit performance by stand-up comedian, acclaimed TV late night show host and car buff Jay Leno, will take place on July 25 at the Freedom Hill Amphitheatre in Sterling Heights. Amphitheatre doors open for […]

Snyder Signs Bill Allowing Agencies to Deny Adoption for LGBT People, and Single Individuals

June 11th 2015

Snyder Signs Bill Allowing Agencies to Deny Adoption for LGBT People, and Single Individuals (C. Proxmire, June 11, 2015) HB 4188, 4189 and 4190 have been signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder. The bills allow adoption agencies to refuse placing children in homes with LGBT parents, even if that agency receives state funding. According […]