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Art: The Body Eclectic Exhibit Opening Reception Feb. 6

February 2nd 2015

Art: The Body Eclectic Exhibit Opening Reception Feb. 6 The Body Eclectic is a show that welcomes artists’ interpretations of the human form, whether it is in drawings, paintings, sculptures, or photographs. Senghor Reid, juror for the show, has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Michigan, a Masters in Art Education from […]

Police Respond to Man Wearing Only Cowboy Hat on I-75 (video)

February 2nd 2015

Auburn Hills Police Respond to Man Wearing Only Cowboy Hat on I-75  (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2015)   A man was stopped by police wearing only a cowboy hat on Feb. 1 on I-75 in the midst of the snowstorm. A driver got video of the incident, which is quickly gaining views on […]

Ferndale Library’s Latest Finds: New Fiction for Kids

February 2nd 2015

Ferndale Library’s Latest Finds: New Fiction for Kids (Jeff Milo – Circulation Specialist, Feb. 2, 2015) Last month, with help from The Friends Of The Ferndale Library, Ashley Lehman cut the ribbon on an all new Early Learning Play area in the Kids Corner. Lehman is Ferndale’s Head Librarian in Youth Services; your little one’s […]

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway UPDATED

February 2nd 2015

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway (County Road Association, Nov. 17, 2014) While the official start of winter is still a month away, many parts of the state are feeling the full effects of winter weather. The County Road Association of Michigan released an infographic to help Michigan residents avoid the […]

Trees, Poles and Rust Belt Railing Places to Give Free Scarves in Ferndale

February 1st 2015

Trees, Poles and Rust Belt Railing Places to Give Free Scarves in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2015) Ferndale has joined in the trend of leaving free scarves around town for people who may be cold. Whether it’s picked up by an under-dressed teenager, a homeless person, or someone walking who lost theirs –  […]

2015 Rib Burn Out Rocks Ferndale

February 1st 2015

2015 Rib Burn Out Rocks Ferndale (C. Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2015) The 8th Annual Rib Burn Out left hundreds of Ferndalians and visitors with full bellies and barbecue-sauce lined smiles, while making the coffers of Michigan AIDS Coalition and Ferndale Youth Assistance more full as well. The tradition happens each year towards the end of […]

Oak Park Sparkles with Winterfest

February 1st 2015

Oak Park Sparkles with Winterfest (C.Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2015) The freezing January temperatures did not deter the people of Oak Park from putting on a Winterfest event that warmed the hearts of the families that attended. Outside the ice sculptures held their form, and animals in the petting zoo got plenty of love to keep […]

Jazz at Southfield Library: Kathy Kosins Feb.18

February 1st 2015

Jazz at Southfield Library: Kathy Kosins Feb.18 (SPL Press Release, Feb.1, 2015) “One of the most alluring voices in Jazz,” according to the Chicago Tribune, the Southfield Public Library welcomes award-winning vocalist Kathy Kosins back home to Southfield for a performance on Wednesday, February 18 at 6:30 p.m.  General admission is $5.00 or $3.00 admission […]

Shrine Circus Returns to Hazel Park March 20-22

February 1st 2015

Shrine Circus Returns to Hazel Park March 20-22 (Shrine Circus Press Release, Feb. 1, 2015) Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages, this is your hometown circus, your glimpse of the majesty of the wild, your thrills of the high wire, your taste of the popcorn and hot dogs, your touch of […]

Dog Park Plans in Progress for Ferndale

February 1st 2015

Dog Park Plans in Progress for Ferndale (C. Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2015) Due to popular demand, Ferndale is getting a dog park. City Council established a Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee nine months ago to specifically look for ways to improve parks – and to seek creative ways of funding those improvements. Apart from wanting […]