Ferndale

Ferndale Blues Festival Seeking Volunteers

January 5th 2014

Ferndale Blues Festival Seeking Volunteers (Monica Mills, Ferndale Blues Festival Volunteer Coordinator, Jan. 5, 2014) Venues are checking in, we are gathering info about gigs for the program and the poster is in the works. We can’t wait to connect with our Blues Volunteer Friends again.  Our 9 day event will be Jan. 24 – Feb. […]

Twenty Notable Michigan Books for 2014 Announced

January 3rd 2014

Twenty Notable Michigan Books for 2014 Announced (Library of Michigan Press Release, Jan. 3, 2014) The Library of Michigan today announced the 2014 Michigan Notable Books – 20 books celebrating Michigan people, places and events. “Michigan is rich in talented writers, history, and resources,” said State Superintendent Mike Flanagan. “Our Notable Books for 2014 express […]

School Closings and Snow Emergencies

January 2nd 2014

School Closings and Snow Emergencies (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 2, 2014) There has been a lot of snow in SE Michigan, prompting many districts to cancel school and cities to declare snow emergencies.  In snow emergencies people must keep their vehicles off the street until the street is plowed, or they could face ticketing or […]

The Rose Bowl and Parade, Through the Eyes of a Spartan

January 1st 2014

The Rose Bowl and Parade, Through the Eyes of a Loyal Spartan (Crystal Proxmire, Jan. 1, 2014) Dedicated Spartan fan and former Michigan State student John Taylor was able to go to Pasadena, California for the 100th Rose Bowl on New Year’s Day.  There he watched his green-and-white-clad favorite team beat the Stanford Cardinals with […]

Ferndale in 2013: The Good, the Bad, the Sad and the Wonderful

December 30th 2013

Ferndale in 2013:  The Good, the Bad, the Sad and the Wonderful (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 30, 2013) The year 2013 was a busy one in Ferndale, and for The 115.  Here are the stories that touched us most as we grew from The Ferndale One-Fifteen News, to our exciting new venture The Oakland County […]

George Morris and the Gypsy Chorus… New Year’s Eve (video)

December 30th 2013

George Morris and the Gypsy Chorus at The New Way Bar New Year’s Eve (video) (Jeff Milo, Dec. 30, 2013) It’s got a ring to it, doesn’t it? New Year at the New Way? The modest-sized bar just north of Cambourne, with new management taking over last May, has since been regularly hosting a revolving […]

The Submission Opens at The Ringwald Jan. 10

December 30th 2013

The Submission Opens at The Ringwald Jan. 10 (Ringwald Press Release, Dec. 30, 2013) F The new year at The Ringwald brings a new play to Michigan audiences! Opening January 10th for an exclusive four week engagement is Jeff Talbott’s new play, The Submission, a fiercely funny and intelligent new comic drama about the words we use to […]

What’s a Garden Without Bees? Presentation Jan 9

December 30th 2013

What’s a Garden Without Bees? Presentation Jan 9 (Ferndale Garden Club, Dec. 30, 2013) The Ferndale Garden Club is kicking off the new year, and their monthly speakers series, with a talk on Jan. 9 called “What’s a garden without bees?”  The talk begins at 7pm. Mike Siarkowski fo the Southeastern Michigan Bee Keepers Association […]

Radon Test Kits Half Price Through January

December 30th 2013

Radon Test Kits Half Price Through January (Oakland County Health Division Press Release, Dec. 30, 2013) Oakland County Health Division will offer radon test kits for just $5 during National Radon Action Month this January. County Executive L. Brooks Patterson encourages residents to take advantage of this half-off price to test their homes for the […]

A Year of i3 Detroit Awesomeness

December 28th 2013

A Year of i3 Detroit Awesomeness (Guest Column by i3 President Matt Oehrlein, orig. at i3Detroit.org, republished with permission) Makers, Hackers, and Creators, We achieved so much in the last year. As 2013 comes to a close, I wanted to highlight a few things this extraordinary organization has accomplished. We had an incredible amount of […]