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Housing Needs & Placemaking at Forefront of 8 Mile & Woodward Collaborations

August 6th 2020

“We’re trying to build something here that lasts, that is consistent, and that will be effective in responding to the actual conditions.”

Benevolent Texting, Censorship, and Snorkeldorf: The Story Behind…

April 14th 2019

Benevolent Texting, Censorship, and Snorkeldorf: The Story Behind a Billboard in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 14, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Like many roadways across the county, Woodward Avenue is lined with billboards.  As people make their way along such roads, their journey is dotted with images of attorneys promising to fight for their clients. With […]

Developers Continue to Refine Plans for 34 Acre Site at 8 Mile and Pinecrest

July 19th 2018

Developers Continue to Refine Plans for 34 Acre Site at 8 Mile and Pinecrest (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 18, 2018) Ferndale, MI- The Ferndale Planning Commission heard updated preliminary plans for 34-acre former Hayes Lemmerz location at 8 Mile Road and Pinecrest which would bring a community full of homes, apartments, and other amenities to […]

From Royal Oak Apartment Lavender Field to CSA Bouquets

May 31st 2017

From Royal Oak Apartment Lavender Field to CSA Bouquets (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 31, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – What started as just a unique cooperative concept is blossoming into a beautiful partnership that’s bringing joy to people in Detroit and Royal Oak.  Earlier this month we brought you word that Detroit based nonprofit ABloom […]

Man Dead in Crash Near State Fair

March 20th 2017

Man Dead in Crash Near State Fair (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 20, 2017) Detroit, MI – A 72-year-old man was killed at about 2:30pm Monday when a vehicle with two women in it struck his red pickup truck on Woodward Ave.  near State Fair.  According to a report by Fox 2, police had attempted to […]

Gobble Gobble Give Massive Feed the Homeless Effort Nov. 24

November 4th 2016

Gobble Gobble Give Massive Feed the Homeless Effort Nov. 24 (EVENT page)   Detroit, MI – This will be our 1st year in Detroit… Last year we Fed, Clothed, and gave Hope to almost 17,000 people who were down on their luck in different cities across the U.S… This year our goal is to serve […]

Ferndale: Hilton Fall Festival Oct. 8

October 2nd 2016

Ferndale: Hilton Fall Festival Oct. 8 (EVENT page)   Ferndale, MI – It’s time for hayrides & Fall family fun!  It’s time for hayrides, trick or treating and lots of fun for the whole family! The Ferndale Recreation  Department is hard is hard at work preparing for the event this year at the Activity Center […]

ArtWorks Detroit to Benefit Matrix MAC Health Oct. 7

September 30th 2016

ArtWorks Detroit to Benefit Matrix MAC Health Oct. 7 (EVENT page)   Detroit, MI – ArtWorks 2016 21st Annual ArtWorks Detroit Friday, October 7, 6-11:45pm 460 W. Baltimore, Detroit, MI CCS, A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education presents original Works of Art by 150 Artists. With live and silent auctions, appetizers, drinks and desserts […]

Look for Weekend Events at oc115.com Event Page

August 18th 2016

Look for Weekend Events at oc115.com Event Page (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 18, 2016) Oakland County, MI – Looking for something exciting to do this weekend?  Our oc115.com Event Page is a nice collection of events that might appeal to our readers.  This is a great page to keep bookmarked, or you can always find […]

Madison Heights Memorial Day Parade Pictures 2016

May 28th 2016

Madison Heights Memorial Day Parade Pictures 2016 (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 28, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – The annual Madison Heights Memorial Day Parade took place Saturday with a procession moving north on John R. from 12 Mile to 13 Mile and ending at City Hall. For pictures from last year see http://oaklandcounty115.com/2015/05/23/madison-heights-memorial-day-parade-pics-2015/ For info […]