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Record Number of Cities Get Main Street Accreditation (video)

July 10th 2013

The event gave Main Street participants a chance to celebrate and network. Though downtowns have similar features, such as walkability, diversity of small businesses, and a sense of history and place, there are differences that make each downtown unique.

Flood Destroys Donations for Massive School Supply Nonprofit

July 10th 2013

Insurance will only cover furniture and fixtures, not donations, he said. In addition to figuring out how to clean up the space, he’s setting his sights on how to replace the supplies that are needed for the quickly-approaching school year.

Flood Destroys Donations for Massive School Supply Nonprofit

July 10th 2013

Flood Destroys Donations for Massive School Supply Nonprofit (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 10, 2013) When volunteers arrived at the Operation Kid Equip. headquarters in Clinton Township on Wednesday, they expected to begin sorting the massive amounts of items for their various statewide programs that equip low income students with pens, paper, crayons, backpacks, books and […]

Rainbow Run Raised $6600 for Charities (video)

July 9th 2013

When over a thousand runners filled the streets of Ferndale last month for the Rainbow Run, it wasn’t just about a test of endurance and getting covered with multicolored cornstarch paints. The event also raised $6,600 that got divided among three charities.

Pig & Whiskey Festival Coming ~ July 19-21

July 9th 2013

Back for the third year, Pig & Whiskey returns to downtown Ferndale for a full weekend of BBQ, whiskey sampling, beer guzzling and outdoor entertainment! Metro Times is partnering with Woodward Avenue Brewers…

Teen Hospitalized After Car-Bike Accident on Woodward

July 9th 2013

Teen Hospitalized After Car-Bike Accident on Woodward (Crystal Proxmire, July 9, 2013) A 17-year-old male from Huntington Woods was struck by an SUV on Woodward Tuesday afternoon around 3:15pm near Sylvan in Pleasant Ridge while riding his bike. According to those who know him, the teen is hospitalized with serious injuries, including a head injury. […]

Teen Hospitalized After Car-Bike Accident on Woodward

July 9th 2013

A 17-year-old male from Huntington Woods was struck by an SUV on Woodward Tuesday afternoon around 3:15pm near Sylvan in Pleasant Ridge while riding his bike.

Ferndale Sets Fees, Holds Off on Credit Card Fees, for Now

July 9th 2013

Ferndale Sets Fees, Holds Off on Credit Card Fees for Now (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 9, 2013) Every two years Ferndale City Council votes on how much to charge for various city services, and the most recent round happened at Monday’s council meeting. Many of the changes in fees happened because of state-mandated fees, and […]

Ferndale Sets Fees, Holds Off on Credit Card Fees, for Now

July 9th 2013

Every two years Ferndale City Council votes on how much to charge for various city services, and the most recent round happened at Monday’s council meeting. Many of the changes in fees happened because of state-mandated fees, and a few fees were simply eliminated. Increases in gas prices also played a role.

Go Comedy Brings Kevin McDonald for Workshop & Show – July 21

July 9th 2013

Go Comedy Brings Kevin McDonald for Workshop and Show – July 21 (Go Comedy Press Release, July 9, 2013) Go Comedy!, Detroit’s award winning improv theater, will welcome Kids In The Hall co-founder Kevin McDonald to Detroit July 20 & 21 for a 2-day comedy workshop intensive and a special performance. Improvisers, comedians and writers […]