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Ferndale Adopts Requirement for Affordable Housing in New Developments

December 19th 2017

Ferndale Adopts Requirement for Affordable Housing in New Developments Ferndale, MI – The City of Ferndale adopted an inclusive housing policy Monday night that requires developers building with 25 or more units to reserve 25% of the units for affordable housing.  The requirement applies to future projects, not ones currently under construction.  It also applies […]

Fire Damages Sam’s Ferndale Grill

December 19th 2017

Fire Damages Sam’s Ferndale Grill (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 19, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Firefighters from Ferndale, Royal Oak, Madison Heights and Hazel Park were called to Sam’s Ferndale Grill Monday at around 10:30 pm for a fire inside the building.  Smoke filled the air as firefighters worked to put the fire out at the 21468 […]

Reporter Food: Lemon Chicken Cream Chop at Sahara

December 19th 2017

Reporter Food: Lemon Chicken Cream Chop at Sahara Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 19, 207) Oak Park, MI – If you are looking for a feast – a lot of delicious food for a low cost – then Sahara in Oak Park is a great choice.  My favorite is the Lemon Chicken Cream Chop, […]

Detroit Together Men’s Chorus Sings of Holiday Love (video)

December 18th 2017

Detroit Together Men’s Chorus Sings of Holiday Love (video) Ferndale, MI – Since 1982 the Detroit Together Men’s Chorus has has brought together men of all singing abilities and sexual orientations for a four-part chorus that is “committed to strengthening community and providing social change” through music.  The choir has members from all around SE […]

Boys & Girls Club Prepares Boxes of Food for Needy Families

December 18th 2017

Boys & Girls Club Prepares Boxes of Food for Needy Families (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 18, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – Over 40 volunteers at the Boys and Girls Club of Oakland and Macomb Counties came together Sunday to box up care packages for local families and senior citizens. Youth in the program gathered food […]

Ice Sculptures Remain Through Downtown Ferndale

December 16th 2017

Ice Sculptures Remain Through Downtown Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 16, 2017) Ferndale, MI – While the Downtown Ferndale Holiday Ice Festival has passed, the spirit – and the sculptures – remain.  In years past warm weather melted the temporary artworks, but this year nature has cooperated, leaving the 9 Mile and Woodward area with […]

Video Shows Recently Discovered Photos of Mackinac Bridge Construction

December 16th 2017

Video Shows Recently Discovered Photos of Mackinac Bridge Construction St. Ignace, Mackinaw City, MI – When Jacquelyn Zeman’s grandfather passed away, he left behind many memories and treasures for his family. Henry “Hank” Zeman was a photojournalist with the grand Rapids Press from 1952 to 1987. He covered everything from basketball games to natural disasters. […]

15 Gift Ideas from Holly Antiques

December 16th 2017

15 Gift Ideas from Holly Antiques (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 14, 2017) Holly, MI – Want to bring back memories of Christmas past with some vintage holiday decor?  Or simply looking for a present that will spark some nostalgia?  Holly Antiques has a variety of decorating and gift ideas. The store is packed with old […]

15 Gift Ideas from Rust Belt Market

December 15th 2017

15 Gift Ideas from Rust Belt Market (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 15, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Looking for holiday gifts?  The Rust Belt Market has over 50 small businesses under one roof, including many artists and local small manufacturers. A recent visit showed a variety of gifting possibilities. Some of our favorites included a decorative, […]

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway

December 15th 2017

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway (County Road Association, Dec. 5, 2017, orig. Nov. 17, 2014) Michigan – In 2014 The County Road Association of Michigan released an infographic to help Michigan residents avoid the frustration of the “second shovel,” that we’re sharing here again. “Shoveling snow once after a storm […]