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The Hunt for Morels in Oakland County

May 8th 2016

The Hunt for Morels in Oakland County (Jonathan Schechter, Oakland County Blog, May 8, 2016) The hunt for elusive morel mushrooms is underway. With a bit of knowledge, and the willingness to walk slowly while scanning the forest floor, your gourmet reward of fantastic fungi might just be sizzling in a frying pan before the […]

Oak Park Festival of Sunflowers May 18

May 8th 2016

Oak Park Festival of Sunflowers May 18 (EVENT page) Oak Park, MI – If a seed can grow to great heights and someday give back, what would happen if we planted thousands of them – 15,000 of them to be exact – all around the City of Oak Park? We’ve never done this before so […]

Trooper & Others Injured in Crash During Traffic Stop on I-75 at 9 Mile

May 8th 2016

Trooper & Others Injured in Crash During Traffic Stop on I-75 at 9 Mile (Michigan State Police, May 8, 2016) Hazel Park,  MI -At approximately 1:30am, a trooper from the Metro North Post was on a traffic stop on northbound I-75 near 9 mile.  The trooper had arrested a motorist on a warrant and had […]

Drowning Reported in Holly Township

May 8th 2016

Drowning Reported in Holly Township (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, May 8, 2016) INCIDENT:  Sunday May 8th @ 12:27 hrs. – Holly Township – Drowning / OCSO Dive Team Activation – #16-76445 SUMMARY:  The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Operations Center received a 9-1-1 call that reported that a man had fallen into a pond of water […]

Artists Showcase Work in Downtown Ferndale Art Walk & Roll

May 7th 2016

Artists Showcase Their Work in Downtown Ferndale Art Walk and Roll (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 7, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Thursday evening guests to Downtown Ferndale saw more than the sunny weather, eclectic shops and unique restaurants.  Thanks to the Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission there was a bonus amount of art, including live demonstrations. […]

Horse Visits New Way Bar for Derby Day

May 7th 2016

Horse Visits New Way Bar for Derby Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 7, 2016) Ferndale, MI – There may have been a time in history when it was not uncommon to see horses waiting outside of watering holes along Woodward Avenue, but these days it is a pretty rare thing. But once a year, on […]

Planet D Nonet & RJ Spangler Concert at OP Library May 15

May 7th 2016

Planet D Nonet & RJ Spangler Concert at OP Library (EVENT page) Oak Park, MI – What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than a concert at the Oak Park Library. Come enjoy Planet D Nonet, a Detroit band that effortlessly plays swing, blues, space-age jazz, and American classics. They were founded by drummer […]

Reporter Food: Wedge Salad & Texas Burnt Ends from Rosie O’Grady’s

May 7th 2016

Reporter Food:  Wedge Salad and Texas Burnt Ends from Rosie O’Grady’s (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 7, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Rosie O’Grady’s is pretty great.  They are part of the Kramer Restaurant Group, who recently came on as an advertising sponsor of oc115. This means I get to enjoy Rosies, One-Eyed Betty’s, Pop’s for Italian, […]

Birds of Prey Wow Youngsters at Southfield Library

May 7th 2016

Birds of Prey Wow Youngsters at Southfield Library (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 7, 2016) Southfield, MI – Nancy Sloan of the Howell Nature Center likes bringing a taste of the wild to groups of children, and on May 2 the Southfield Public Library was graced with her expertise. But the stars of the evening were […]

Motorama Decision Delayed

May 5th 2016

Motorama Decision Delayed (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 5, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  A hearing before Judge Langford Morris has delayed the decision about if the Motorama Motel at 8 Mile and Woodward in Ferndale will be able to continue operating or if they will have to close. On Feb. 8, The City of Ferndale declined […]