Royal Oak

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, […]

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted…

November 21st 2014

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted of Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme (US Department of Justice Press Release, Nov. 21, 2014) On November 19, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, a federal jury after deliberating 4.5 hours convicted the president and founder of Happy’s Pizza of conspiracy to defraud the United States […]

Wild Lights at Detroit Zoo Nov. 22- Dec. 31

November 21st 2014

Wild Lights at Detroit Zoo Nov. 22- Dec. 31 (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Nov. 21, 2014)   SEE THE ZOO IN A WHOLE NEW LIGHT For 24 nights beginning November 22, 2014 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Experience the magic of the Detroit Zoo in winter as you take in the lights and the sights […]

Engaging the Royal Oak Community: Judy Davids

November 19th 2014

Engaging the Royal Oak Community: Judy Davids (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 18, 2014)   If you want to know what’s going on in Royal Oak, just ask Judy Davids. For three years this was a fact known to all who followed Davids’ work as Editor of the Royal Oak Patch. And now that the website […]

“Alex from Target” to Visit Royal Oak, $20 for a Picture, Nov. 29

November 19th 2014

“Alex from Target” to Visit Royal Oak, $20 for a Picture, Nov. 29 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 19, 2014) Alex from Target will be at Emagine Theater in Royal Oak on Nov. 29 to meet adoring fans. Alex is famous after a teenage girl took a picture of him bagging groceries at a Target in […]

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution

November 17th 2014

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2014) Five Republican State Representatives from Oakland County have introduced legislation that would change the election date of the County Executive from Presidential Election Years to Midterm Election Years. HB 5953 was introduced Nov. 12 by Klint Klesto of […]

Chili Cook Off for Boys and Girls Club & Jaycees Nov. 22 in Royal Oak

November 16th 2014

Chili Cook Off for Boys and Girls Club & Jaycees Nov. 22 in Royal Oak (press release, Nov. 16, 2014) Chili is the ultimate cold weather comfort-food, and there will be plenty of options to please every palate. The 5th annual South Oakland Chili Cook-Off will be held on Saturday, November 22 from 6:00 p.m. […]