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Explore: A Stroll Through Hazel Park

September 16th 2020

Hazel Park, MI –  Hazel Park is a place with plenty to see, and it was a joy to get some steps in along John R., 10 Mile, and 9 Mile and some of the neighborhoods in between.

Explore: 4,461 Acres of Nature and Fun at Stony Creek Metropark

August 23rd 2020

Even after several visits there is still much to explore in this 4,461 acre oasis. 

Explore: A Stroll Through Downtown Rochester

April 21st 2020

Downtown Rochester has the best of two worlds – a thriving shopping district with eclectic locally owned shops and restaurants, plus a serene bit of nature with the Rochester River Walk and the Paint Creek Trail.

Things to See: A Stroll Through Downtown Birmingham

April 13th 2020

Spotting details on walks is a great way to give your brain and your body a temporary break from the worries of contemporary life.

Things to See: A Stroll Through Downtown Ferndale

April 7th 2020

But there is plenty to be seen, including the Downtown Development Authority’s investment in public art…

Jonathan Schechter: Nature Writer, ER Paramedic, Adventurer

April 2nd 2020

Other topics have included coyotes and the massasauga rattlesnake, which is the only venomous snake in Oakland County.

Places to EXPLORE in Oakland County

March 13th 2020

Social distancing doesn’t necessarily mean staying inside.

Deputies Learn of Hatred, Propaganda, & Complacency in Holocaust…

March 4th 2020

One example is the way propaganda and stereotypes are used not only to insult people, but to dehumanize them and to simplify a narrative. 

Explore: Franklin Cider Mill

October 12th 2019

Of course there were traditional items like cider, donuts, and applesauce. But there were also other Michigan-made and Franklin Cider Mill-made products…

Pet Cemetery in Ortonville Gives “Your Best Friend” a Place to be Remembered 

June 23rd 2019

Pet Cemetery in Ortonville Gives “Your Best Friend” a Place to be Remembered (Lara Mossa, Crystal A. Proxmire, June 23, 2019) Ortonville, MI –“A bundle of happiness with four paws and a tail has quietly left you behind. But sweetness stays close in memories shared with the best friend a person could find.” The poem […]