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Which Sculptures Will Stay? Your Vote Helps DDA Decide

August 9th 2013

The ARTWN exhibit is coming to an end, but the Downtown Development Authority is taking votes now to see which of the 11 public art sculptures are going to remain permanent fixtures here in Ferndale.

Donations Sought for Ferndale Eagles Marching Band

August 9th 2013

Due to state cutbacks and increasing operating costs we are asking for tax deductible donations from local businesses to maintain the Ferndale Marching Band’s strong performance and musical capabilities. Contributions will be appreciated at any level that meets your budget.

Board of Appeals Hears Clinical Relief Case

August 9th 2013

Board of Appeals Hears Clinical Relief Case (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 9, 2013) The seven people cleared of drug-related offenses in conjunction with the Clinical Relief medical marijuana dispensary raid are not free and clear just yet, as they await the decision of the Court of Appeals. The dispensary was opened on Hilton Road in […]

Friday Fuzzy: Could Rexx be your next pet?

August 9th 2013

This week’s featured fuzzy is Rexx, a friendly, fun-loving shepherd dog who is currently staying at the Oakland Pet Adoption Center, but needs a good fur-ever home.

Ferndale Brings in the Troupes for Detroit Improv Festival Aug 7-11

August 8th 2013

The Troupes have descended on Ferndale! Over 200 improv comedians are in town for the annual Detroit Improv Festival, which takes place throughout Ferndale from Aug. 7-11. Locations include Go Comedy, The Ringwald, Como’s, and the Rust Belt Market. And the entertainment includes both improv shows and workshops.

i3 Detroit Makes a Splash at Maker Faire, Again (video)

August 6th 2013

Maker Faire is “like a show-and-tell science fair that encourages DIY (do-it-yourself) innovation and creativity,” said Matt Oehrlein, one of the founders of the i3 Detroit maker-space. Located in Ferndale, i3 Detroit is …

Open House at Invest Schools in Hazel Park Aug. 9, 16, and 23

August 5th 2013

International Network for Vocational Educational Skills Training, Inc. (INVEST) invites the community to an open house on Friday, August 9th and 23rd at Grace Elementary & Middle School and on August 16th at Roosevelt High School from 2-8 p.m.

Beware of $125 Corporation Filing Scam

August 5th 2013

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) Director Steve Arwood warns Michigan corporations of a non-governmental entity called “Corporate Records Service” trying to collect a $125 fee to prepare corporate records. The misleading compliance solicitation…

Ferndale Jam Lady’s Got A Smile for Every Day

August 5th 2013

The smiles are adding up naturally as Moore works to build her business. Her strawberry and basil blended jam, called “Straw King” is a sweet local favorite, and Jampocalypse Now is an interesting blend of mango and sriracha.

Vespas Converge on Downtown Ferndale (video)

August 4th 2013

The group was given a police escort out of town, and then headed north to the White Lake Inn and back. They ended their ride at One-Eyed Betty’s in Ferndale.