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Ferndale Passes National Day of Racial Healing Proclamation

January 16th 2019

Ferndale Passes National Day of Racial Healing Proclamation (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 16, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale City Council voted Monday to pass a proclamation for National Day of Racial Healing. On Jan. 22 – the day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day – communities like Ferndale honor “our common humanity and taking collective […]

“Timeless Appeal ~ Hometown Feel” Holly Embraces New Slogan

January 15th 2019

“Timeless Appeal ~ Hometown Feel” Holly Embraces New Slogan (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2019) Holly, MI- Timeless Appeal ~ Hometown Feel. That’s the motto voted on by the Holly Downtown Development Authority Monday to reflect the spirit of the Village and it’s historic, welcoming downtown. “We’re very excited about this description of our village […]

Reporter Food: Paradise Biryani Pointe Halal Lunch Buffet

January 15th 2019

Reporter Food: Paradise Biryani Pointe Halal Lunch Buffet (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2019) Troy, Farmington Hills, MI- In Islamic tradition, Halal refers to foods that have been prepared in accordance with Muslim law. For meat this means preparation in a humane way, and that a blessing is said before slaughter.  Many vegetarian dishes also […]

Malerman Reflects on Bird Box Success

January 14th 2019

Malerman Reflects on Bird Box Success Josh Malerman was in the lobby of Mann’s Chinese Theater, mere moments after the end credits commenced for the Hollywood premiere of the movie adaptation of one of his books. “…as the audience poured out, I saw (director) Susanne Bier emerge from the flowing crowd and she came to […]

1937 School Building Demo on Hold While Northville Ponders Appeal

January 14th 2019

1937 School Building Demo on Hold While Northville Ponders Appeal (Lara Mossa, Jan. 14, 2019) NORTHVILLE, MI – The fate of the vacant historic Main Street Elementary School is unclear as the city and the school district work out a legal dispute. “The city was not necessarily trying to block the demolition,” said City Manager […]

Ferndale Blues Festival Jan. 25 – Feb 2

January 14th 2019

Ferndale Blues Festival Jan. 25 – Feb 2 Ferndale, MI- The annual Ferndale Blues and Music Festival kicks off Friday Jan. 25 and runs through Feb 2, with multiple events at multiple venues.  The community-driven event highlights local artists, musicians, and businesses. The schedule is still in the works, but venues that have committed so […]

“Uncaged Watercolors” Opening to Showcase Art of Exonerated Man Jan. 18

January 13th 2019

“Uncaged Watercolors” Opening to Showcase Art of Exonerated Man Jan. 18  Ferndale, MI – Richard Phillips spent over 46 years in prison for a murder he did not commit. While in prison he learned to paint, letting art give him a sense of purpose and a skill. Come check out his work at the Level […]

Potential Development Considered at Taylor and Lapeer Roads in Auburn Hills

January 13th 2019

Potential Development Considered at Taylor and Lapeer Roads in Auburn Hills (Steve Cohen, Director of Community Development City of Auburn Hills, Jan. 14, 2019) Auburn Hills, MI- An application has been submitted to the City of Auburn Hills by General Development Company to rezone a 7.6-acre parcel of vacant land located at the southwest corner […]

Madison High School Courtyard Goats Give Lessons in…

January 12th 2019

Madison High School Courtyard Goats Give Lessons in Garbage-Eating, Giving Birth (Lara Mossa, Jan. 12, 2019) MADISON HEIGHTS – The white short-haired goat came to the window and nibbled on the banana peel. George Barndollar stroked her furry head while he fed her. This is not an unusual sight for students at Madison High School. […]

Reporter Food: Thai Grains Salad at Beverly Hills Grill

January 12th 2019

Reporter Food: Thai Grains Salad at Beverly Hills Grill (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 12, 2019) Beverly Hills, MI- It was a delight to have lunch with reporter Jack Lessenberry and his wife Elizabeth at the lovely Beverly Hills Grill recently.  Being able to talk about journalism with other journalists is just about the next most […]