Ferndale

Ferndale Art of the Cocktail to Raise Money for Public Art June 21

June 9th 2018

Ferndale Art of the Cocktail to Raise Money for Public Art June 21 Ferndale, MI – Continuing its efforts to raise funds for public art in the district, the Ferndale DDA is excited to announce the return of The Art of the Cocktail, a fundraiser with a decidedly Ferndale twist. For the fifth straight year, […]

Rules of the Road for Bicyclists

June 8th 2018

Rules of the Road for Bicyclists (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 8, 2018) Michigan – With more and more people taking to the streets with pedal power, it’s important that bicyclists and drivers be aware of the rules of the road.  Below is a list of key rules put together by the State of Michigan specifically […]

Bicycling Lecture’s Advice on Safety, Law, Clothing, Maintenance and More

June 8th 2018

Bicycling Lecture’s Advice on Safety, Law, Clothing, Maintenance and More (Sam Gurwin, June 8, 2018) Ferndale, MI – “Tiger Lily”, a vintage road bicycle from the 80’s, sat against the wall at the Ferndale Area District Library, ready to be displayed during local bicycling expert Meredith Begin’s class on Bicycling Education. This “Bicycling 101” class […]

Ferndale Pride Chalks Up Another Year of Love, Diversity and Activism

June 6th 2018

Ferndale Pride Chalks Up Another Year of Love, Diversity and Activism (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2018) Ferndale, MI- As the nation continues to wrestle with acceptance in areas of race, gender, sexual orientation, politics and other areas of difference, there are communities making it clear that they are welcoming of all.  Ferndale Pride is […]

New Owners to Keep Como’s Name and Pizza Theme

June 6th 2018

New Owners to Keep Como’s Name and Pizza Theme (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2018) Ferndale, MI – When Como’s Restaurant on the corner of 9 Mile and Woodward in Downtown Ferndale closed down due to repeated Health Department violations last year, they weren’t able to sell their iconic neon sign in the auction. Perhaps […]

Plants, Tips and Smiles Exchanged in Ferndale

June 5th 2018

Plants, Tips and Smiles Exchanged in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 5, 2018) Ferndale, MI- Jenna Nelson had too many spider plants, and a desire to start working on her yard.  Thankfully each year the Ferndale Beautification Commission hosts a Perennial Exchange to help people like Nelson find homes for unwanted plants while picking out […]

Police Release New Info on 696 Motorcycle Crash – UPDATED

June 5th 2018

Police Release New Info on 696 Motorcycle Crash – UPDATED (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 5, 2018) Ferndale, Royal Oak, Hazel Park, MI -A motorcyclist was critically injured after colliding with a semi-truck on EB I-696 just before the I-75 interchange Tuesday evening. The accident occurred at around 6:15pm.  Emergency responders from Ferndale and Royal Oak […]

Want to Connect to Your Community? Here are Facebook Groups through Oakland County

June 4th 2018

Want to Connect to Your Community? Here are Facebook Groups through Oakland County (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 4, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Many communities have online forums where people can learn what is going on in their community as well as connect with neighbors. These are actually a very effective way of finding out […]

Rainbow Run Celebrates Diversity

June 4th 2018

Rainbow Run Celebrates Diversity (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 4, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Over 250 runners donned Michigan-made high rainbow socks and ran through the streets of Ferndale Saturday morning for the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce Rainbow Run.  Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter welcomed everyone to the event and the crowed warmed up with stretches […]

Turtles are on the Move, Here’s How to Help Protect Them

June 4th 2018

Turtles are on the Move, Here’s How to Help Protect Them (North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy, June 4, 2018) Clarkston, MI – Across the state of Michigan, female turtles have begun their annual nesting trek from their home wetlands to open areas. Every year, thousands of female turtles are killed on our roadways in pursuit […]