Royal Oak

Royal Oak Optimist Club Bowlabration March 20

February 14th 2016

Royal Oak Optimist Club Bowlabration March 20 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – The 2016 Bowlabration to benefit Royal Oak Optimist Club is Sunday March 20 at 1:30pm at Astro Lanes in Madison Heights. Cost is $35 per bowler with 4 bowlers per team, which includes two games, shoe rental, pizza and pop. For more […]

Royal Oak Approves 25ft Statue for 13 and Woodward

February 9th 2016

Royal Oak Approves 25ft Statue for 13 and Woodward (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 9, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – On August 15, 1945 news of Japan’s surrender spread around the world, prompting mass celebrations of the end of war. In the heat of celebration an intoxicated sailor began randomly grabbing strangers in Times Square and […]

“Controversy May Actually Work” As Royal Oak Considers Giant Kiss Statue

February 7th 2016

“Controversy May Actually Work” As Royal Oak Considers Giant Kiss Statue (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 7, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – The City of Royal Oak is weighing out the possibility of having a 25-foot-sculpture placed at 13 Mile and Woodward depicting a famous scene of a sailor grabbing an unsuspecting woman on the street […]

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 […]