Royal Oak

Camp Casey Delivers Smiles to Royal Oak with Horsey House Call

July 21st 2015

Camp Casey Delivers Smiles to Royal Oak Girl with Horsey House Call (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 20, 2015) Neighbors saw a triumphant scene on Seminole Drive in Royal Oak on Saturday. Perched high over the heads of her friends and family, and donning her helmet like a crown, two year old Aurora Wadle was regally […]

Royal Oak: Unlawful Imprisonment, Home Invasion, and Felonious Assault Suspect Arrested

July 21st 2015

Royal Oak: Unlawful Imprisonment, Home Invasion, and Felonious Assault Suspect Arrested (Royal Oak Police Dept, July 21, 2015) Royal Oak police arrested a 21-year-old Royal Oak resident for Unlawful Imprisonment, Home Invasion and Felonious Assault. Officers responded to a 911 call in which a homeowner stated an unknown male was holding a knife to a […]

Happy’s Pizza Founder & Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison

July 20th 2015

Happy’s Pizza Founder and Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison (FBI Press Release, July 20, 2015)   A Detroit-area businessman and other co-conspirators were sentenced to prison this week for income and employment tax fraud in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo of the Justice […]

Cowbell Classic… Royal Oak Aug 1

July 18th 2015

Cowbell Classic 5k and World Record Cowbell Ringing Attempt in Royal Oak Aug 1 (event listing) The Royal Oak Historical Society is hosting a 10k, 5k, 1 mile and 1/4 mile kids run on Saturday Aug. 1. There will also be a world record attempt at ringing cowbells. Learn more at www.cowbellclassic.com.

Patterson Presents Budget Recommendations, Emphasis on…

July 17th 2015

Patterson Presents County Budget Recommendations, Emphasis on Buildings and Workforce (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 15, 2015) With an emphasis on buildings and on building up the workforce, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson presented a three year budget that he hopes will be adopted by the Commission. The budget also includes a reduction in property taxes. […]

Public Art in Downtown Royal Oak Features Michigan Artists

July 15th 2015

Public Art in Downtown Royal Oak Features Michigan Artists (City of Royal Oak press release, July 15, 2015) The third annual Art Explored Series has kicked off in downtown Royal Oak. This public art series launched two years ago with three featured artists, grew to eight local artists last year, and is now showcasing nine […]

Royal Oak: St. John’s Concert Series has James Hughes/Jimmy Smith Quintet July 21

July 14th 2015

Royal Oak: St. John’s Concert Series has James Hughes/Jimmy Smith Quintet July 21 (event listing) The popular “11 and Woodward Concert Series”, hosted by St. John’s Episcopal Church (located at 11 Mile and Woodward Avenue) is committed to bringing exceptional musicians to the people! This month the series will feature the James Hughes/Jimmy Smith Quintet […]

Royal Oak State of the City Luncheon July 21

July 12th 2015

Royal Oak State of the City   Luncheon July 21 (event listing) You are cordially invited to attend the annual Royal Oak State of the City luncheon and address on Tuesday, July 21 at noon at Bistro 82,  located at 401 S. Lafayette Ave. This event is hosted by the Royal Oak Rotary Club and is open to the public.  […]

Celebrating Art and Sunshine at Royal Oak Outdoor Art Fair

July 11th 2015

Celebrating Art and Sunshine at Royal Oak Outdoor Art Fair (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 11, 2015) Amid the rustle of trees and the dancing mix of sunshine and shadows coming through the leaves, people of all ages strolled through Memorial Park in Royal Oak this weekend for the annual Outdoor Art Fair. A refreshing breeze […]

Royal Oak, Ferndale: Free Slurpees for 7Eleven Day Kept Local Stores Busy

July 11th 2015

Royal Oak, Ferndale: Free Slurpees for 7Eleven Day Kept Local Stores Busy (C. Proxmire, July 11, 2015) Each year 7Eleven stores across the country celebrate the convenience store’s birthday with the free Slurpee giveaway. The cold sugary beverages come in multiple flavors, including new SourPatch Kids Watermelon flavored. Stores through Oakland County had lines of […]