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Reporter Food: Smoked Yard Bird Au Gratin Soup at Dino’s in Ferndale

September 14th 2016

Reporter Food: Smoked Yard Bird Au Gratin Soup at Dino’s in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept 14, 2016) Ferndale, MI – My biggest wish after having the Smoked Yard Bird Au Gratin Soup at Dino’s Lounge in Downtown Ferndale, is that the owner keeps this item on the menu year round, or at least though […]

Reporter Food: Pesto Chicken & Kettle Chips at Northern Oak Brewery in Holly

September 3rd 2016

Reporter Food: Pesto Chicken & Kettle Chips at Northern Oak Brewery in Holly (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 3, 2016) Holly, MI – By now it is no secret that Holly is my place to get away from the city and escape to.  What a pleasant surprise it was to learn that a fellow business owner […]

Michigan Pet Fund Alliance Conference Sept. 15-16 in Flint

September 3rd 2016

Michigan Pet Fund Alliance Conference Sept. 15-16 in Flint (Event Page) Companion animal advocates, shelter workers and rescue volunteers, policy makers and community members will gather at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre in Flint on Thursday and Friday, Sept.  15 and 16, for the Michigan Pet Fund Alliance (MPFA) biennial Getting to the Goal No […]

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15 – Sept. 1st edition

September 1st 2016

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15th – Sept. 1st edition Welcome to this edition’s Job Listing. This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works. There are several Michigan Works Office through Oakland County that provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out the Ferndale Michigan Works […]

Drain Commissioner & Drag Star Lady T Warn Against Flushing…

August 31st 2016

Drain Commissioner and Drag Star Lady T Warn Against Flushing Inappropriate Items (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept.1, 2016) Pontiac, MI – “Oh Shhhhhhh……..” says the cigarette-smoking drag queen matriarch just before a house explodes on screen in a PSA about toilet-flushing made by the folks at the Oakland County Water Resources Commission. Though your house will […]

Reporter Food: GreenSpace Cafe’s American Beauty & Quinoa Lentil Burger

August 31st 2016

Reporter Food: GreenSpace Cafe’s American Beauty & Quinoa Lentil Burger (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 31, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  GreenSpace Cafe in Downtown Ferndale is now open for lunch, so that’s where I picked for today’s meeting with a local development expert who’d not eaten there before.  I’d had Greenspace just once before and both […]

Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo Sept. 16-17

August 28th 2016

Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo Sept. 16-17 (Event Page) ROYAL OAK, MI. – The Detroit Zoological Society and Michigan Humane Society, in collaboration with more than 30 local animal welfare organizations, will host the fall 2016 Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo Friday, Sept. 16, 1 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. […]

Baby the Pleasant Ridge Deer Enjoying Bloomfield Hills Life

August 25th 2016

Baby the Pleasant Ridge Deer Enjoying Bloomfield Hills Life (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 25, 2016) Bloomfield Hills, MI – Baby the Deer may be living large in the safety of her posh wire-fenced enclosure at the E. L. Johnson Nature Center after her fifteen seconds of national news fame, but the 2-year-old White Tail does […]

Help Control Rats in your Neighborhood

August 24th 2016

Help Control Rats in your Neighborhood (City of Oak Park, orig. Aug. 31, 2104, republished Aug. 24, 2016) The City of Oak Park sent out the following guidelines to help residents control rats and rodents in the community. The tips are useful for any community: Here are seven actions you can take to control the […]

Butterflies make Heart-Fluttering First Flights at Springfield Monarch Festival

August 21st 2016

Butterflies make Heart-Fluttering First Flights at Springfield Monarch Festival (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2016) Davisburg, MI –  When he was just 11 years old, Christian Kopicko started volunteering with Monarch Watch and raising butterflies at home to set free in the wild. “Only 2% survive from egg to butterfly in the wild,” Kopicko said.  […]