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Friday Fuzzy: Could Rexx be your next pet?

August 9th 2013

This week’s featured fuzzy is Rexx, a friendly, fun-loving shepherd dog who is currently staying at the Oakland Pet Adoption Center, but needs a good fur-ever home.

Ferndale Brings in the Troupes for Detroit Improv Festival Aug 7-11

August 8th 2013

The Troupes have descended on Ferndale! Over 200 improv comedians are in town for the annual Detroit Improv Festival, which takes place throughout Ferndale from Aug. 7-11. Locations include Go Comedy, The Ringwald, Como’s, and the Rust Belt Market. And the entertainment includes both improv shows and workshops.

i3 Detroit Makes a Splash at Maker Faire, Again (video)

August 6th 2013

Maker Faire is “like a show-and-tell science fair that encourages DIY (do-it-yourself) innovation and creativity,” said Matt Oehrlein, one of the founders of the i3 Detroit maker-space. Located in Ferndale, i3 Detroit is …

Open House at Invest Schools in Hazel Park Aug. 9, 16, and 23

August 5th 2013

International Network for Vocational Educational Skills Training, Inc. (INVEST) invites the community to an open house on Friday, August 9th and 23rd at Grace Elementary & Middle School and on August 16th at Roosevelt High School from 2-8 p.m.

Beware of $125 Corporation Filing Scam

August 5th 2013

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) Director Steve Arwood warns Michigan corporations of a non-governmental entity called “Corporate Records Service” trying to collect a $125 fee to prepare corporate records. The misleading compliance solicitation…

Ferndale Jam Lady’s Got A Smile for Every Day

August 5th 2013

The smiles are adding up naturally as Moore works to build her business. Her strawberry and basil blended jam, called “Straw King” is a sweet local favorite, and Jampocalypse Now is an interesting blend of mango and sriracha.

Vespas Converge on Downtown Ferndale (video)

August 4th 2013

The group was given a police escort out of town, and then headed north to the White Lake Inn and back. They ended their ride at One-Eyed Betty’s in Ferndale.

TRU Executive Director Talks About Public Transit (video)

August 2nd 2013

And with all the changes and discussions taking place, the nonprofit transportation advocacy group has been keeping very busy.

Megan Owens, Executive Director for TRU, says…

Green Cruise is Aug. 10 (video)

August 2nd 2013

The Green Cruise’s purpose is to draw awareness to ecofriendly alternatives to automobiles and motorized vehicles. This year’s event features 3 bike rides, a parade, walk, children’s area, and vendor booths.

Summer Mead Fest is Saturday

August 2nd 2013

The event will feature the release of The Zombies Take Manhattan, a rye whiskey cask aged imperial Zombie Killer. Also available is the new Black Fang, blackberry clove mead and the return of Cherry Chipotle.