Royal Oak

Ballot Selfie… Here’s What Voters Can and Can’t Do on Election Day

May 8th 2019

Michigan “Ballot Selfie” Case Settled, Here’s What Voters Can and Can’t Do on Election Day (Secretary of State, May 8, 2019) Lansing, MI- Subject to court approval, the Secretary of State today settled a federal lawsuit challenging Michigan’s restrictions on ballot photography, sometimes known as “ballot selfies.” Under the settlement, in which both parties to […]

Petitions Pulled in Royal Oak, Still Time to Run…

May 6th 2019

Petitions Pulled in Royal Oak, Still Time to Run for Mayor or Commission Royal Oak, MI-  Although the filing deadline is not until 4pm on July 23, several have already requested nominating petitions to be on the Nov. 5, 2019 ballot in the City of Royal Oak. City Clerk Melanie Halas provided Oakland County Times with […]

May 13 – Detroit Concert for a Cure w/WAITRESS cast members at Five15

May 3rd 2019

May 13 – Detroit Concert for a Cure w/WAITRESS cast members at Five15 Royal Oak, MI- Detroit Concert for a Cure, a cabaret benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, starring cast members of the WAITRESS nation tour, plus hostess Sabin, May 13, 2019 at 7pm. General admission $35 Limited VIP tickets $50. All tickets include […]

Illegal Snare Traps Turned into Animal Sculptures on Display at Detroit Zoo

May 2nd 2019

Illegal Snare Traps Turned into Animal Sculptures on Display at Detroit Zoo (Detroit Zoo, May 2, 2019) Exhibition highlights unique conservation initiative working to eliminate poaching One-of-a-kind sculptures made from illegal snare traps that threaten wildlife in East Africa will be on display in the Detroit Zoo’s Wildlife Interpretive Gallery beginning May 8. This special […]

May 27 – Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade

May 2nd 2019

May 27 – Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade Royal Oak, MI – The 2019 Memorial Day Parade steps off on Main Street at Lincoln and heads north at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 27. Parade participants, registration is now open. Apply here. The Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade has been held on Memorial Day for […]

New to You Resale Shop inside St. John’s Episcopal on Woodward Benefits Shoppers and Charities

May 1st 2019

New to You Resale Shop inside St. John’s Episcopal on Woodward Benefits Shoppers and Charities (Rosemary Spatafora, Get Involved Guide, May 1, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- Since 1980 the New to You Resale Shop has been operating out of St. John’s Episcopal Church at the corner of Woodward and 11 Mile Road in Royal Oak. […]

Summer Spark Website Helps Families Find Educational Events and Opportunities

April 26th 2019

Summer Spark Website Helps Families Find Educational Events and Opportunities (United Way for Southeastern Michigan, April 24, 2019) Summer Spark, a free online tool designed to help busy parents and caregivers find quality summer programs all in one place, has made it easier than ever to search for fun, engaging and educational activities and programs […]

Railroad Crossing Repair Causes Fourth Street/Lincoln Detour in Downtown Royal Oak

April 23rd 2019

Railroad Crossing Repair Causes Fourth Street/Lincoln Detour in Downtown Royal Oak After months of working with CN Railroad, the City of Royal Oak has prepared permits for detouring traffic away from CN’s Fourth Street and Lincoln Avenue crossing so that the railroad can proceed with the replacement of rails and uneven decking. The work began […]

Club Kids Inspired by Tiger’s Manager Ron Gardenhire…

April 20th 2019

Club Kids Inspired by Tiger’s Manager Ron Gardenhire, Jim Hoff Memorialized (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 19, 2019) Detroit, MI- Metro Detroit Youth Clubs have a long history of working with the Detroit Tigers baseball team for support and inspiration. That partnership was celebrated Wednesday morning as Detroit Tigers Manager Ron Gardenhire joined Club Kids and […]

Sharing the Woods and a Sense of Wonder Thanks to Royal Oak Nature Society

April 13th 2019

Sharing the Woods and a Sense of Wonder Thanks to Royal Oak Nature Society (Don Drife, President Royal Oak Nature Society, April 13, 2019) Royal Oak, MI – It’s a sunny spring day and I’m sitting on a bench listening to trilling Redwing Blackbirds, feeling the sun on my face, and watching a pair of […]