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Green Cruise, Alternative to Big Woodward Avenue Event, Aug 9

August 1st 2014

Green Cruise, Alternative to Big Woodward Avenue Event, Aug 9 (Tom Dusky, Sierra Club SE Mich. Chapter, Aug. 1, 2014)   The second Saturday of August, the 9th, marks the tenth annual Green Cruise, a celebration of the many forms of human-powered transit that help keep you and the planet healthy. The Green Cruise’s purpose […]

Mayor O’Dwyer Discusses Berkley Parking Dispute and More

August 1st 2014

Mayor O’Dwyer Discusses Berkley Parking Dispute and More (Compiled, Aug. 1, 2014)   Berkley Mayor Phil O’Dwyer sent out remarks to residents and businesses through the Berkley email newsletter, that included sentiments about the recent media coverage of the Vinsetta rezoning request to accommodate new parking lots, Woodward Dream Cruise and more. Here’s what he […]

Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison’s State of the City Address (video)

July 30th 2014

Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison’s State of the City Address (video) (Jim Ellison, given July 29, 2014, printed July 30)   Good afternoon, Royal Oak. To my colleagues from the Royal Oak City Commission, city employees and most importantly my fellow Royal Oak residents, thank you for being here today. It’s always a pleasure to […]

New Visualization Tool Shows That We Are All In This Together!

July 10th 2014

New Visualization Tool Shows That We Are All In This Together! (Guest Column by Pleasant Ridge Mayor Kurt Metzger, July 10, 2014) The clearest indicator of the regional connections that we share as communities comes from an analysis of place of residence and place of work. The Census Bureau uses commuting patterns to determine the […]

The Nature of Cities Film Screening July 16

July 10th 2014

The Nature of Cities Film Screening July 16 (Art Myatt, Transition Ferndale, July 10, 2014) Transition Ferndale is hosting a screening of the documentary The Nature of Cities on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 7:00 pm at the Ferndale Library, 222 East Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI. The 39-minute video, will leave plenty of time for […]

Info Meeting for Ferndale’s 3-60 Project July 9

July 7th 2014

Info Meeting for Ferndale’s 3-60 Project July 9 (compiled, July 7, 2014)  UPDATE: The city has scheduled a Town Hall meeting for 5:30 pm, Wednesday, July 16 at the Rust Belt Market. In the meantime, you can visit www.FerndaleMoves.com to see the development team’s project proposal as presented to City Council on June 9th. If […]

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards

June 16th 2014

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards (Oakland County Press Release, June 16, 2014)   Oakland County has garnered at least 11 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards for innovative programs that help improve access to healthy food for low-income residents, train nursing students how to teach parents about preventing infant deaths, […]

Big Dreams for Ferndale as 3-60 Project Concepts Take Shape

June 11th 2014

Big Dreams for Ferndale as 3-60 Project Concepts Take Shape (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 11, 2014)   Ferndale City Council got their first glimpses at the potential developments that could happen in the City’s Withington and W. Troy St. parking lots. The 360-Project aims to bring new office, residential and parking structures to build up […]

Jennifer Roosenberg Leaving Ferndale Area Chamber

June 11th 2014

Jennifer Roosenberg Leaving Ferndale Area Chamber (adapted from press release, June 11, 2014) Jennifer Roosenberg, who has been the Executive Director of the Ferndale Area Chamber for over five years, announced this morning that she has accepted a position elsewhere and will be leaving June 23. Below is the message that she sent out to […]

Pleasant Ridge Welcomes Breuckman with Both Scrutiny and Hope

May 28th 2014

Pleasant Ridge Welcomes James Breuckman with Scrutiny and Hope (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 28, 2014) James Breuckman got a taste of Pleasant Ridge politics Tuesday night as he sat through a special City Commission meeting with just one thing on the agenda: him. Breuckman was one of five finalists for the City Manager position, and after […]