Royal Oak

Southfield Skyscraper’s Demolition Felt Miles Away (video)

December 14th 2014

Southfield Skyscraper’s Demolition Felt Miles Away (video) (Crystal Proxmire, video by Amy Probst, Dec. 14, 2014) At 8:30am Sunday a rumble like thunder was felt at least five miles away from 9 Mile and Northwestern Highway, where a 17-story building was demolished by implosion. North Park Plaza was built 42years ago. Oakland Community College bought […]

… Help with S. Oakland County Homeless Count Day Jan. 28

December 12th 2014

Volunteers Needed to Help with South Oakland County Homeless Count Day Jan. 28 (Royal Oak Press Release, Dec. 12, 2014) The City of Royal Oak is working in conjunction with the Oakland County Alliance For Housing to conduct a point-In-time count of homeless individuals on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Volunteers are needed. This one-day, approximately […]

Ways to Help Boys and Girls Club this Holiday Season

December 10th 2014

Ways to Help Boys and Girls Club this Holiday Season (Brett Tillander, Boys and Girls Club of Oakland and Macomb Co, Dec. 10, 2014) It’s Holiday Basket time at the Boys & Girls Club and we have numerous club families needing some extra support during this holiday season. Many of you have helped out in […]

SOCRRA Accepting Styrofoam at Drop Off Center

November 30th 2014

SOCRRA Accepting Styrofoam at Drop Off Center (Compiled, Nov. 30, 2014) SOCRRA [Southeast Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority] is now accepting Styrofoam at their Drop-Off Center in Troy, starting December 1. You can now drop off the following items: Cups and takeout containers Egg cartons Rinsed meat trays Food trays/lunch trays (No Styrofoam peanuts) All […]

Guest View: A Great Night for Wild Lights

November 29th 2014

Guest View: A Great Night for Wild Lights (Adam Cooley, Nov. 29, 2014) While meeting friends at Java Hutt for chat and coffee drinks, we decided nobody was really in the mood to go to the bar that evening and my friend brought up the Wild Lights display at the Detroit Zoo. A quick search […]

Royal Oak Tree Lighting Dec. 4

November 29th 2014

Royal Oak Tree Lighting Dec. 4 (City of Royal Oak Press Release, Nov. 29, 2014) The 33rd Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place Thursday, Dec. 4 at the Royal Oak Farmers Market at 6:15pm. There will be refreshments, children’s choir free hot dogs, coffee and hot chocolate and music from the Salvation Army Band. […]

2014 Royal Oak Holiday Magic Parade (video)

November 28th 2014

2014 Royal Oak Holiday Magic Parade (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 28, 2014) Royal Oak kicked off the holiday season with the 13th Annual Holiday Magic Parade.  The event brought several communities together, with marching bands from Detroit, Ecorse, Ferndale and Royal Oak.  Dozens of groups and businesses took part as well, including guests of […]

…the Goodness of Regional Philanthropy

November 25th 2014

Guest Column: Thanksgiving for the Goodness of Regional Philanthropy (Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, Nov. 25, 2014)   A November 11 Detroit News Editorial, entitled “Foundations think out of box to aid Detroit,” paid credit to the foundations who came forth to help fund the Grand Bargain and move the Detroit bankruptcy process to […]

Nick Kuhl and the Gang Concert for SOS Dec. 4

November 25th 2014

Nick Kuhl and the Gang Concert for SOS Dec. 4 Join South Oakland Shelter and Live the Music Foundation as Nick Kuhl and the Gang preform live at Fifth Avenue Sports and Entertainment in Royal Oak, MI on Thursday, December 4 7:00pm – 11:00pm. Tickets are on sale for $25 each. Click here to purchase […]

Transit Summit Connects… Communities and more (video)

November 24th 2014

Transit Summit Connects Business, Faith, Education Communities and More (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 22, 2014)   Who cares about public transportation? Judging from the diverse crowd at the Build Business Build Transit summit on Nov. 18 at Ford Field in Detroit, it’s pretty much everybody. The summit brought together people in the faith community, […]

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