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Glass Action! Illuminates Memories with Custom Works

September 5th 2019

It’s a significant gift. You can frame a photo of a moment, but sometimes a photo isn’t enough.

Holiday Shopping: Rust Belt Market

November 18th 2018

  Holiday Shopping: Rust Belt Market (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 18, 2018) Ferndale, MI – As the holiday shopping season begins, we’re giving readers a peek inside our retail advertisers’ stores for some great local shopping ideas! Rust Belt Market is home to 50 artisan vendors in a beautifully-decorated, eclectic space.  Some of our interesting […]

DIY Festival in Ferndale Thrills Again

September 23rd 2018

DIY Festival in Ferndale Thrills Again (Sam Gurwin, Sept. 23, 2018) Ferndale, MI –  Ferndale’s DIY Festival with over 65,000 annual visitors and 150 Art Vendor just gets bigger every year- literally. This year’s Do-It-Yourself celebration extended further up East Nine Mile Road, and had more fun bands than ever. Sponsored by Woodward Avenue Brewers, […]

Ferndale Gets Artsy with DIY & Funky Ferndale Festivals

September 23rd 2017

Ferndale Gets Artsy with DIY & Funky Ferndale Festivals (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2017) Ferndale, MI  – Local art, music and food fills the streets of Downtown Ferndale this weekend for the annual DIY Street Fair and Funky Ferndale Art Fair.  Both continue through Sunday on opposite sides of Woodward Avenue at 9 Mile […]

Citizens for Fair Ferndale Seeking DIY Volunteers

September 6th 2016

Citizens for Fair Ferndale Seeking DIY Volunteers (Kat Bruner James, Citizens for Fair Ferndale,  Sept.6, 2016) Ferndale, MI – LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR DIY! After two AWESOME years hosting a booth at DIY Street Fair, followed by one year off, we are ready to do it again! Here are some things we need help with: […]

DIY 2012 (video)

October 15th 2012

The DIY also had three nights worth of concerts with local bands on two stages, performances by Theatre Bizarre, a Ferris Wheel, a charity dunk tank, two beer tents, and a multitude of local artists, crafters, and other small businesses represented.

More Room to Revel at DIYSF 2012

August 23rd 2012

“DIYSF, as an event, hit the ground running 5 years ago with threads crisscrossing through it that caught more and more momentum in each passing year. Just as the artists hone their skills we are consistently doing the same,” said Chris Johnston, event founder and co-owner of Woodward Avenue Brewers, The Emory and The Loving Touch establishments near the event site. “I think we’re going to show a lot of people a great time in Ferndale again this September.”

DIY 2011

September 17th 2011

The annual DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Fair is taking place this weekend, with local artists and crafters, music, two beer tents, family activities and more. Find out more about this fabulous grass-roots festival at Check out last year’s DIY coverage at

DIY & Funky Ferndale Make City Even More Artsy this Weekend

September 13th 2011

On September 16, 17 & 18 Downtown Ferndale will be full of art, music and energy as thousands will flock to the city for the DIY Streetfair and the Funky Ferndale Art Fair.

DIY Seeking Artists and Musicians

July 1st 2011

Planning is under way for one of the most popular grassroots events in Ferndale, the DIY Street Fair. The “DIY” stands for Do-It-Yourself, and the event brings together local artists, crafters, musicians, craft brewers and restauranteers for two days and three nights of fun Sept 16, 17, and 18, 2011.