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Wednesday Walks in Downtown Ferndale Happen Each Week

March 26th 2019

Wednesday Walks in Downtown Ferndale Happen Each Week Ferndale, MI – Wednesday Walks is a weekly walk, departing from the City Hall parking lot at 5:30 pm and lasting 30-45 minutes. The start time is designed to be right as people are getting home from work – get a little exercise in before you get […]

2 am on Friday, Shots Fired in Downtown Ferndale

October 26th 2018

  2 am on Friday, Shots Fired in Downtown Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 26, 2018) Ferndale, MI- Residents in the area of E. Breckenridge and Woodward Ave woke to the sound of gunshots early Friday morning. The incident happened in front of Bosco Lounge at 22930 Woodward Ave. According to Ferndale Police Chief Vincent […]

Downtown Ferndale Trick or Treat Oct. 27

October 19th 2018

Downtown Ferndale Trick or Treat Oct. 27 Ferndale, MI -Gather your goblins, bring your black cats and collect all your costumed characters!  Then, head out to Downtown Ferndale for a trick or treat event sponsored by Boston Tea Room and Downtown Ferndale Business Owners – in cooperation with the Ferndale DDA and Ferndale Area District […]

Reporter Food: Portabella & Mixed Sweet Peppers Po’ Boy at Howe’s Bayou

September 20th 2018

Reporter Food: Portabella & Mixed Sweet Peppers Po’ Boy at Howe’s Bayou (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 20, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Sometimes it can be hard to find an alternative to the meaty burgers and chicken sandwiches that flood the restaurant scene.  But Howe’s Bayou at 22848 Woodward in Downtown Ferndale has a fantastic meat-free […]

Mixed-Use Parking Deck Negotiations Moving Forward in Ferndale

September 10th 2018

Mixed-Use Parking Deck Negotiations Moving Forward in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 10, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale City Council is expected to vote Monday on entering into a 150-day Exclusive Negotiation Rights Agreement (ENRA) with a developer for the “dot,” a five-level mixed-used structure to be built at Troy and Allen in Downtown Ferndale. […]

Reporter Food: Teres Major Neapolitan Pizza at Pop’s for Italian

August 9th 2018

Reporter Food: Teres Major Neapolitan Pizza at Pop’s for Italian (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 9, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Pizza is the perfect election night food for reporters, since we can scroll our screens for results with one hand, while using the other to sneak in quick bites. For this year’s primary election, I went […]

Reporter Food: Pub Burger & Poutine under a Palm Tree at M-Brew

June 26th 2018

Reporter Food: Pub Burger & Poutine under a Palm Tree at M-Brew (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 26, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Yesterday I had the good fortune to sit in a shady corner of a wrap around porch, sipping a fruity drink and writing with a view of a palm tree.  This experience is often […]

Reporter Food: Pollo a la Brasa and More at Culantro in Ferndale

June 20th 2018

Reporter Food: Pollo a la Brasa and More at Culantro in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 20, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Peruvian fare has made its way to Downtown Ferndale with the new Peruvian polleria Culantro at 22939 Woodward Ave. It was a great place for a lunchtime meetup with a friend, though neither of […]

Rainbow Run Celebrates Diversity

June 4th 2018

Rainbow Run Celebrates Diversity (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 4, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Over 250 runners donned Michigan-made high rainbow socks and ran through the streets of Ferndale Saturday morning for the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce Rainbow Run.  Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter welcomed everyone to the event and the crowed warmed up with stretches […]

Videos Show “Faces of Ferndale”

April 23rd 2018

Videos Show “Faces of Ferndale” (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 23, 2018) Ferndale, MI- The Ferndale Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has been using online videos to help introduce people to the “Faces of Ferndale.”  These quick videos on You Tube and Facebook give glimpses into the businesses and institutions that help make the community great. PJ […]