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Regional Water Issues Discussion May 22

May 10th 2014

Regional Water Issues Discussion May 22 (Press Release, May 10, 2014) On Thursday, May 22 at 6:30 p.m. the People’s Water Board Coalition will partner with Wayne State University’s Office of Sustainability to host a special discussion on regional water issues with Maude Barlow. Barlow is the national chairperson of the Council of Canadians and […]

DIY Festival Takes a Year Off

May 9th 2014

DIY Festival Takes a Year Off (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 9, 2014)   To the sadness of thousands of art, music and community lovers, the annual DIY Festival will not be taking place this summer. Chris and Krista Johnson made the difficult decision after learning that there would be construction on E. 9 Mile Road […]

Royal Oak’s New Bike Racks Arrive

May 9th 2014

Royal Oak’s New Bike Racks Arrive (City of Royal Oak Press Release, May 9, 2014) Parking your bike in Royal Oak just got easier. The Royal Oak Department of Public Service installed galvanized circle-frame bike racks onto 10 parking meters poles throughout the downtown area on Tuesday afternoon. Each frame, which includes a handsome bicycle […]

Pleasant Ridge Plant Exchange May 31

May 9th 2014

Pleasant Ridge Plant Exchange May 31 (Press Release, May 9, 2014) Pleasant Ridge Plant Exchange takes places Saturday, May 31 from 9am to 11am in the Gainsboro Park Shelter.  Bring a plant, take a plant.  For experienced gardeners it’s a great place to share your over-gown irises, lilies, cone flowers, hostas, etc.  New gardeners will […]

Police Report: Machete Used in Robbery

May 9th 2014

Police Report: Machete Used in Robbery (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept. Press Release, May 9, 2014) INCIDENT: 22:19 hrs. May 7- City of Pontiac-  Armed Robbery    #14-066618 SUMMARY:  Two victims walked into the Pontiac Substation and stated they had been robbed. One of the victim’s stated they picked up a female acquaintance that called him […]

Macaroni Kid Free Newsletter for Families Comes to Royal Oak

May 9th 2014

Macaroni Kid Free Newsletter for Families Comes to Royal Oak (Press Release, May 9, 2014) After her first child was born, local mom Karen Evans felt the way most new moms do: she wanted to do the best things for her new little boy. She started looking for local events and soon realized that, although […]

Affirmations Hosts LGBT Health and Wellness Fair May 17

May 9th 2014

Affirmations Hosts LGBT Health and Wellness Fair May 17 (press release, May 9, 2014) Saturday, May 17th 1-5 PM Affirmations Community Center Featuring Project Healthy Living This one-day event offers educational workshops and free and low-cost services, including screenings for height, weight, vision, dental, blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol and more: ~Free and low cost health […]

Elderly Mobility Conference Comes to Detroit May 11-14

May 9th 2014

Elderly Mobility Conference Comes to Detroit May 11-14 (MDOT Press Release, May 9, 2014) Senior mobility, safety and transportation professionals from three countries and 26 states will gather in downtown Detroit this month for the North American Conference on Elderly Mobility. The conference is focused on preserving mobility options for an aging population and is […]

Forum on Teen Drug Addiction in Troy May 14

May 9th 2014

Forum on Teen Drug Addiction in Troy May 14 (press release, May 9, 2014) Troy & Clawson Community Coalitions with 52/4 District Court Judge Kirsten Hartig, will host a forum on Wednesday, May 14 at 7 pm in the Troy Council Chambers (500 W. Big Beaver). The Forum will explain how prescription drugs may lead […]

Bloomfield Boosters Golf Outing May 18

May 9th 2014

Bloomfield Boosters  Golf Outing May 18 (Press Release, May 9, 2014) The Golf Outing is on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at the Shenandoah Country Club. The event includes 18 holes of golf with cart, course beverages, afterglow, awards & prizes. Registration begins at noon with a 1 pm shotgun start. Afterglow and awards begin at […]