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2017 Candidate Interview: Richard “Rick” Karlowski for Royal Oak City Commission

September 5th 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Richard “Rick” Karlowski for Royal Oak City Commission (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 5, 2017) Royal Oak, MI –  Richard “Rick” Karlowski is one of five people running for three seats on the Royal Oak City Commission.  On the Nov. 7, 2017 ballot he will be on the ballot with incumbents Sharlan Douglas […]

Novi Landscaper Promotes the Value of Native Plants

September 4th 2017

Novi Landscaper Promotes the Value of Native Plants (Drew Saunders, Sept. 4, 2017) Novi, MI -What kinds of plants are native to Michigan, and does that matter in landscaping?  Landscape architect Drew Lathin, who has a demonstration garden at his Novi home, takes pride in educating people about the distinction.  He recently held an open […]

Artists Bring their Best to Arts, Beats & Eats

September 2nd 2017

Artists Bring their Best to Arts, Beats & Eats (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 2, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – When people walk in to Conni Tongel’s booth at Royal Oak’s Arts, Beats, & Eats festival, smiles are inevitable.  her bright-colored paintings show characters she says appeal to people’s childhood imaginations. Her preference is for sheep.  […]

Como’s Facing Closure Again After Months of Health Violations

September 2nd 2017

Como’s Facing Closure Again After Months of Health Violations (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 2, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Less than a year after opening back up after being shut down by the Oakland County Health Division, Como’s Restaurant is facing closure once again for multiple health code violations. On Aug. 22, 2017 Como’s was officially […]

Bow Fest Brings Archers and Hunters to Holly

September 2nd 2017

Bow Fest Brings Archers and Hunters to Holly (Sam Gurwin, Sept. 2, 2017) Holly, MI – The world of the Tracker, the Hunter and the Outdoorsperson- this culture is alive and well! Saturday August 19th, 2017 marked the 11th Annual Bow Fest 2017. Spot Shooter Archery, an archery-based Business in Holly, has held this event […]

Royal Inn Motel Ordered Closed, Video Gives Inside Look at Conditions

September 1st 2017

Royal Inn Motel Ordered Closed, Video Gives Inside Look at Conditions (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2017) Royal Oak Township, MI – The Royal Inn Motel at 10900 W 8 Mile Rd in Royal Oak Township has been ordered to be closed down by Township officials after 17 fire code violations and 33 building code […]

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15th – Sept. 1 edition

September 1st 2017

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15th – Sept. 1 edition Welcome to this edition’s Job Listing. This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works. There are several Michigan Works Office through Oakland County that provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out the Ferndale Michigan Works […]

Holly Township Declines Offer to Buy Historic Town Hall

August 31st 2017

Holly Township Declines Offer to Buy Historic Town Hall (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 31, 2017) Holly, MI – Perhaps the most prominent building along Saginaw Street in Downtown Holly is the Town Hall which currently serves as the offices for Holly Township. Located at the corner of Civic Center and Saginaw Streets, the Town Hall […]

Public Can Track Savings with New Solar Power System at Pleasant Ridge Community Center

August 31st 2017

Public Can Track Savings with New Solar Power System at Pleasant Ridge Community Center (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 31, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI –  They City of Pleasant Ridge is now harnessing the power of sunshine to offset electric bills for the Community Center. The new rooftop solar energy system went live Tuesday, and residents […]

Getting to Arts, Beats & Eats and Figuring Out Where to Park

August 31st 2017

Getting to Arts, Beats & Eats and Figuring Out Where to Park (Arts, Beats, and Eats, Aug. 31, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – Downtown Royal Oak is going to be crowded this Labor Day weekend- to ensure you don’t need to worry about finding a spot, Ford Arts, Beats & Eats has worked out an […]