Royal Oak

The Detroit Zoo is Hiring

February 5th 2016

The Detroit Zoo is Hiring (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Feb. 5, 2016) Detroit Zoo now hiring for busy 2016 season ROYAL OAK, Mich. – People who are passionate about penguins, obsessed with otters or fascinated by frogs might consider working at the wildest place in town this year. The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is looking […]

Royal Oak Restaurant Week Feb. 26-March 6

February 4th 2016

Royal Oak Restaurant Week Feb. 26-March 6 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Restaurant Week returns February 26 – March 6, 2016. Over 25 of downtown Royal Oak’s top restaurants and venues will feature 3-course lunch and dinner menus at $15, $25, and $35 a person. No tickets or passes are necessary, but […]

Royal Oak: Spaghetti Dinner to Fund St. Patrick’s Day Parade Feb 11

February 3rd 2016

Royal Oak: Spaghetti Dinner to Fund St. Patrick’s Day Parade Feb 11 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – The O’Brien Hibernians are hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Thursday, Feb. 11 from 5 – 8 p.m. at the VFW Post 1669, located at 214 E 4th St. to help fund the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Donation […]

Girlfriend of Royal Oak Murder Suspect Testifies About Shooting

February 1st 2016

Girlfriend of Royal Oak Murder Suspect Testifies About Shooting (Compiled, Feb. 1, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – What happened on Oct. 26, 2015 in the house on Fern Street in Royal Oak where 28-year-old Kenith Tyran Walter was fatally shot? One version of events came out Thursday when the suspect’s girlfriend testified.  Misty Williams, who […]

Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison Announces Candidacy for State Rep Seat

January 28th 2016

Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison Announces Candidacy for State Rep Seat (Press Release, Jan. 28, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Today, surrounded by family and supporters at the Boys and Girls Club of Oakland and Macomb Counties, Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison announced his plan to seek the Democratic Party’s nomination for State Representative in […]

Royal Oak Firefighters Collecting Water for Flint

January 28th 2016

Royal Oak Firefighters Collecting Water for Flint (Press Release, Jan. 28, 2016) The Royal Oak Professional Firefighters Local 431 is collecting cases of water to be donated to the people of Flint affected by this crisis. Due to the success of the collection we have decided to extend the Flint water collection until Wednesday February […]

Developer Shares Initial Concept for 600 S. Main in Royal Oak

January 27th 2016

Developer Shares Initial Concept for 600 S. Main in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 26, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – With the Downtown short on parking and a desire to attract more workers and residents to bolster the existing businesses, the City of Royal Oak is considering selling the parking lots at 600 and […]

Doctor Mona Hanna-Attisha, Who Exposed Lead Poisoning in Flint, to Speak in RO Feb. 6

January 26th 2016

Doctor Mona Hanna-Attisha, Who Exposed Lead Poisoning in Flint, to Speak in RO Feb. 6 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the Flint pediatrician who was a central figure in exposing and publicizing the lead contamination of Flint’s tap water, will be the guest speaker at the Greater Royal Oak Democratic Club […]

Royal Oak: Cantina Diablo’s to Add Outdoor Seating, and More Dancing

January 26th 2016

Royal Oak: Cantina Diablo’s to Add Outdoor Seating, and More Dancing (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 25, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Nearly five years after opening in Downtown Royal Oak, Cantina Diablo’s is getting ready to switch things up by adding outdoor seating and having two dance floors open at once. The change in business […]

Royal Oak: Cops & Doughnuts Feb. 9

January 25th 2016

Royal Oak: Cops & Doughnuts Feb. 9 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – Cops & Doughnuts on Feb. 9 Join the Crime Prevention Council on Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Royal Oak Police Station for ‘Cops & Doughnuts.’ Deputy Chief Mike Frazier of the Royal Oak Police Department will provide an overview of […]