Ferndale

Humbly Bad-ass: The Gangstagrass Experience (video)

March 30th 2014

Humbly Bad-ass: The Gangstagrass Experience (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 30, 2014) After the show Sunday night, a fan asked the doorman at the Magic Bag if he could have the Gangstagrass poster out of the glass case on the wall.  “Man that’d be neat to have to remember this night, I’m a huge fan,” […]

Federal Government Recognizes Michigan Same-Sex Marriages

March 28th 2014

Federal Government Recognizes Michigan Same-Sex Marriages (DOJ Press Release, March 28, 2014) Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, March 28, 2014 Statement by Attorney General Eric Holder on Federal Recognition of Same-Sex Marriages in Michigan Attorney General Eric Holder issued the following statement today on the status of same-sex marriages […]

Local Districts Named 2014 Best Communities for Music Education

March 27th 2014

Local Districts Named 2014 Best Communities for Music Education (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 27, 2014) The NAMM Foundation rates school  districts across the county in music programs, and this year they have named 376 districts to their 2014 Best Communities for Music Education List.  In Oakland County, Berkley, Bloomfield Hills, Ferndale, Oxford and Rochester Schools […]

Super Heroes Warm Up for Relay for Life Ferndale, June 14

March 27th 2014

Super Heroes Warm Up for Relay for Life Ferndale, June 14 (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 27, 2014) What makes a Super Hero?  This is the question asked by Relay for Life this year as events around the country will focus on a Super Hero theme for their gigantic fundraisers that raise money to fight cancer. […]

FPL Will Waive Fines for Food Donations Through April 5

March 27th 2014

Ferndale Public Library Will Waive Fines for Food Donations Through April 5 (FPL Press Release, March 27, 2014) Ferndale Public Library makes paying fines feel doubly good next week by participating in the Food For Fines program Mar. 24 through Apr. 5. Each donated food item can be used to remove $1.00 in overdue fines […]

Ferndale Website Now Responsive

March 27th 2014

Ferndale Website Now Responsive (City of Ferndale Press Release, March 27, 2014) The City of Ferndale has re-launched www.ferndalemi.gov as a responsive website, giving residents and visitors a more user-oriented experience. Responsive web design deploys a technique that adjusts the website’s content to fit the screen size of the device it is being viewed on, […]

State Won’t Recognize Same Sex Marriages Made Over Weekend

March 26th 2014

State Won’t Recognize Same Sex Marriages Made Over Weekend (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 26, 2014) Governor Rick Snyder announced today that over 300 same-sex marriages performed on Saturday, during the window of time when they were legal, will not be recognized until after a stay on Friday’s District Court decision has been lifted. Judge Bernard […]

Affirmations Gets Ready for Silver Jubilee April 5

March 26th 2014

Affirmations Gets Ready for Silver Jubilee April 5 (Crystal Proxmire, orig. Between the Lines, March 26, 2014) What started as a helpline in a Detroit basement back in 1989, is now the largest LGBT community center in Michigan. Affirmations is getting ready to celebrate its 25th anniversary, kicking off a year of events with their […]

Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter’s 2014 State of the City Address (video)

March 25th 2014

Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter’s 2014 State of the City Address (video) (Dave Coulter, March 25, 2014) Thanks Jennifer for that introduction and for hosting us here at the Rust Belt Market, a true Ferndale original and certainly worthy of the all attention they have received. Chris Best and his wife Tiffany have created something very […]

“Dial-a-Prayer” Being filmed today in Downtown Ferndale

March 25th 2014

“Dial-a-Prayer” Being filmed today in Downtown Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 25, 2014) W. 9 Mile Road is blocked today due to filming taking place.  Producers for the film “Dial-a-Prayer” chose Downtown Ferndale for parts of their film, which stars William H. Macy and Brittney Snow.  The story is about a woman who has lost […]