Ferndale

2015 Ferndale Pride Pictures

May 31st 2015

2015 Ferndale Pride Pictures (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 31, 2015) In spite of some off and on rain, Ferndale Pride launched the community into festival season with a celebration of love, welcoming, diversity and equality.  Volunteers and elected officials gathered for the opening ceremony, where special balloons made to quickly biodegrade were launched into the […]

Sunflowers on Woodward …June 10

May 31st 2015

Sunflowers on Woodward Hosting Donor Party at Frank Lloyd Wright Home June 10 (event listing, June 1, 2015) Wednesday, June 10th from 6-8pm, be a part of the Sunflower Gardens on Woodward donor party, at the Turkel House in Palmer Woods. It’s the only Frank Lloyd Wright home in Detroit! Make a donation of $75 […]

2015 Rainbow Run Pictures

May 30th 2015

2015 Rainbow Run Pictures (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 30, 2015) Multi-colored cornstarch paints brightly covered over 800 walkers and runners for the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Rainbow Run.  The 2k and 5k walk/runs raise money for local charities that support diversity.  This year’s proceeds will go to Affirmations, Ruth Ellis Center, Ferndale Pride […]

Guest View: “Sundown Towns” Inspires Thoughts…

May 29th 2015

Guest View: “Sundown Towns” Inspires Thoughts on “Keep Out” Signs People Share (Kathleen LaTosch, orig at “White Voices on Race,” May 29, 2015) I’m reading “Sundown Towns” by James Loewen.  It’s a fascinating deep dive into the circumstances that resulted in today’s suburbia being nearly all white and inner cities being nearly all black.  A […]

June Business Workshops Offered by Oakland County

May 29th 2015

June Business Workshops Offered by Oakland County (Oakland County press release, May 29, 20150 Are you just starting your business or in need some understanding of the legal considerations? One of these classes may be just for you.​ Business owners and entrepreneurs can greatly benefit from one of the many seminars offered by the Oakland […]

Ferndale Library Superhero-Themed Summer Reading: Kick Off June 20

May 29th 2015

Ferndale Library Superhero-Themed Summer Reading: Kick Off June 20 (Ferndale Area District Library, May 29, 2015 Be a hero this summer at the Ferndale Area District Library! FADL’s annual Summer Reading Program takes off on June 20 with a spectacular kickoff party at Garbutt Park. Kids and adults, teens and tweens, library patrons of ALL ages are […]

Charity… Yoga Camp

May 28th 2015

Charity Seeks to Send At Risk Girls from Ferndale, OP and Berkley to Yoga Camp (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 28, 2015) For Carla Krzysiak, being able to attend summer camp for underprivileged youth helped her grow into the kind of person she is today. Sending kids to yoga camp is one of the reasons she […]

Growing Good Karma in The Rust Belt’s New Garden

May 28th 2015

Growing Good Karma in The Rust Belt’s New Garden (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 28, 2015) What used to be concrete, wood chips, bushes and landscaping grass is now a rich organic gardening space alongside the Rust Belt Market at the corner of 9 Mile and Woodward in Ferndale. Several weeks were spent tearing out the […]

New Concept Coming to Ferndale: Pops for Italian and Alley Dogs

May 26th 2015

New Concept Coming to Ferndale: Pops for Italian and Alley Dogs (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 26, 2015) If all goes as planned, Ferndale will have a two-part restaurant opening in the fall on W. 9 Mile near Allen, in the former locations of Buffalo Wild Wings and Twisted Shamrock. Brian Kramer, who currently owns Rosie […]

Ferndale Pride Questions Answered! Event is May 30

May 26th 2015

Ferndale Pride Questions Answered! Event is May 30 (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 26, 2015) Julia Music is the Event Chair for Ferndale Pride, which takes place on Saturday, May 30 in Downtown Ferndale. The official event is from 1pm to 10pm. There are several tie-in events as well, with all the info to be found […]

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