Blog Archives

Introductions Made at Meet the Mayor

April 1st 2011

The Ferndale Family Feud took place between the City officials and Chamber Board Members, with the two teams trying to guess what people answered to survey questions about the City. For example, when asked to name a Ferndale landmark, 61 said the Crow’s Nest, six said…

Family Business Was Choice for Ferndale Father and Son

March 16th 2011

What do you do when you’ve spent 30 years working as a dye maker only to loose your job to manufacturing job downsizing?

Your Answers Needed for Ferndale Family Feud

March 15th 2011

To come up with the answers, The Chamber is asking that Ferndale residents and business owners answer just a few short, fun questions about our City. For example: “What is the most popular type of business in Ferndale?” And “Where would you most likely find former-Mayor Craig Covey on a Friday night?”

Meet The People Who Represent You

March 12th 2011

Officials at various levels of government are having events to reach out to Ferndale residents this month. State Representative Ellen Cogen Lipton, State Senator Vincent Gregory and Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter all have upcoming events scheduled.

Fat Tuesday Among Friends: A Taste of Ferndale

March 9th 2011

This year over 200 people packed Via Nove restaurant where they listened to jazz music and sampled food from a dozen Ferndale restaurants and businesses. Garden Fresh Salsa, which is made here in Ferndale, was the main sponsor of the event. Mardi Gras was the theme.

Downtown Ferndale Full of Main Street Award Winners

March 9th 2011

The Ferndale Downtown Development Authority (DDA) was given a Special Achievement Award for winning the 2010 Great American Main Street Award, which spotlighted Ferndale at a National level. Other Awards included:

A Thousand Thank Yous from Ann Heler

February 18th 2011

These wonderful people saw a problem, rolled up their sleeves and solved the problem. Where else but in Ferndale? Where else would you see such support? This is so Ferndale….I am humbled, thankful and absolutely awed.

New Year-Round Tax Center in Oakland County

February 18th 2011

Eligibility for Accounting Aid’s free tax preparation services is based on annual household income,
regardless of age, and is for families with incomes $50,000 or less and individuals with incomes
of $25,000 or less. For details, maps, and a list of documents to bring, visit

Ferndale Loses Pride

February 14th 2011

After ten years of calling Ferndale home, Motor City Pride has decided to move the annual LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender – and ally) event to Hart Plaza in Detroit.

DDA gets Ferndale re-Ignited

February 12th 2011

Ferndale is full of small business success stories, and the Downtown Development Authority is hoping to create more with the re-emergence of their Ignite program. Ignite is a series of educational programs and networking opportunities for new entrepreneurs or those who are thinking of starting their own business.