Daytrip to Holly

Reporter Food: Queen Anne Tea Lunch at the Holly Hotel

December 25th 2016

Reporter Food: Queen Anne Tea Lunch at the Holly Hotel (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 25, 2016) Holly, MI – The Queen Anne Tea at the Holly Hotel was both beautiful and remarkably affordable, especially given the quality of the food.  The fresh baked pastries, the menu options prepared with professionalism and care, and the enthusiasm […]

Reporter Food: Rocky Mountain Way Smoothie at Jacq & Diane’s

December 23rd 2016

Reporter Food: Rocky Mountain Way Smoothie at Jacq & Diane’s Juice Box (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 23, 2016) Holly, MI – A chocolate smoothie that is good for you.  That’s how Jacq & Diane’s Juice Box co-owner Diane describes her newest creation the “Rocky Mountain Way Smoothie.”  This yummy blend of bananas, pecans, dates, cacao […]

Wreaths Across America Honors Soldiers at Great Lakes National Cemetery

December 21st 2016

Wreaths Across America Honors Soldiers at Great Lakes National Cemetery (Scott Blaska, Dec. 21, 2016) Holly, MI – Volunteers placed over 15,000 wreaths on graves Saturday at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly as part of the Wreaths Across America Program.  The wreaths are a tradition that began eleven years ago in Holly and has […]

Largest “O” Scale Railroad Wows Visitors in Holly

December 17th 2016

Largest “O” Scale Railroad Wows Visitors in Holly (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 17, 2016) Holly, MI – The boys from Cub Scout Pack 18 at Holly Family Catholic School in Grand Blanc needed to learn about a hobby to earn a merit badge, so they decided to check out The Detroit Model Railroad Club.   And […]

Oakland County Shares Holiday Mental Health Tips

December 15th 2016

Oakland County Shares Holiday Mental Health Tips (OCCMHA, Dec. 15, 2016) The holiday season can be filled with excitement, joy, and hope. However, the holidays can also bring added stress, anxiety, or depression into our lives. The intense demands, unrealistic expectations or even memories of lost loved ones that accompany the season can overwhelm us […]

Holly Residents Discuss Dog Park Options

December 11th 2016

Holly Residents Discuss Dog Park Options (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 11, 2016) Holly, MI – Two dozen residents came to a town hall meeting Saturday in Holly to discuss potential plans for turning Cyclone Park into a dog park.  Most of the residents were upset about the plans, though the meeting led to several new […]

One More Weekend For Holly Dickens Festival Fun

December 6th 2016

One More Weekend For Holly Dickens Festival Fun (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2016) Holly, MI – Do you know of Ebenezer Scrooge?   The beloved author Charles Dickens wrote of his infamous character that “External heat and cold had little influence on Scrooge. No warmth could warm, no wintry weather chill him. No wind that […]

Reporter Food: Holly Dogman Brat at Andy’s Place

November 25th 2016

Reporter Food: Holly Dogman Brat at Andy’s Place (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 25, 2016) Holly, MI – Andy’s Place located at 208 S. Broad Street in Downtown Holly,  is known for their burgers and beer. But something else they have is Holly Dogman Brautwurst.  I had mine served “traditional” style, with sauerkraut, sautéed onion on pretzel […]

As Holly Dickens Festival Approaches, Things to Know about the Author

November 24th 2016

As Dickens Festival Approaches, Things to Know about the Author (Crystal A. Proxmire, orig. Nov. 7, 2016) Holly, MI – Did you know that in all his life, Charles Dickens never missed a deadline except once? That he had an unusual fondness for prostitutes? Or that his family pet helped launch the career of a […]

Holly Dickens Festival, Weekends Nov. 25-Dec. 11

November 14th 2016

Holly Dickens Festival, Weekends Nov. 25-Dec. 11 Holly,  MI – This year – 2016 – marks the 43nd  year of the Holly Dickens Festival. Following a remarkably strong 2014 revival season, and an even more spectacular 2015,  we’re well on our way and continue as the  official oldest, longest running Dickens themed event in the […]

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