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Will Royal Oak Taco Bell Serve Booze? Decision Postponed Until April

March 13th 2018

Will Royal Oak Taco Bell Serve Booze? Decision Postponed Until April (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 13, 2018) Royal Oak, MI- Commissioners in Royal Oak have not yet voted on whether or not to approve the plan of operation which would include alcohol sales at the recently opened Taco Bell Cantina at 420 S. Main Street.  […]

Small Business Saturday Nov. 25: Royal Oak

November 22nd 2017

Small Business Saturday Nov. 25: Royal Oak (Downtown Royal Oak, Nov. 22, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – The Downtown Development Authority is promoting Small Business Saturday and shining a spotlight on all the entrepreneurs that make our downtown vibrant and unique. For this year’s Small Business Saturday, we are aiming to boost pedestrian traffic, increase […]

Pictures from the 2017 Royal Oak Clay, Glass and Metal Show

June 10th 2017

Pictures from the  2017 Royal Oak  Clay, Glass  and Metal Show (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 10, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – Sunshine sparkled off an abundance of artwork at the Royal Oak Clay, Glass and Metal Show Saturday afternoon. The show, which attracts artists from all over the country, continues through Sunday June 11 on […]

Royal Oak Spooktacular Oct. 30

October 4th 2016

Royal Oak Spooktacular Oct. 30 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – Downtown Royal Oak presents the 33rd Annual Spooktacular event for the whole family! Parents are invited to bring their children in their Halloween costumes for trick-or-treating at downtown businesses on Sunday, October 30, 2016 from 1-4. p.m.! NEW THIS YEAR:  Main Street will close […]

Royal Oak Arts, Beats and Eats Sept. 2-5

August 18th 2016

Royal Oak Arts, Beats and Eats Sept. 2-5 (Event Page) Royal Oak, MI – The 19th Annual Ford Arts, Beats & Eats presented by Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort takes place in Downtown Royal Oak Sept. 2-5. The festival offers more than 200 performances on nine stages, a highly ranked Juried Fine Arts Show, and […]

How to Park Cheap or Free in Downtown Royal Oak

November 27th 2015

How to Park Cheap or Free in Downtown Royal Oak (City of Royal Oak, Nov. 27, 2015)   Did you know there’s some cheap and even FREE parking in downtown Royal Oak? Here’s a guide to finding a parking space that is just right for you! Cheap options Before 5 p.m. metered parking is only 25 cents […]

Art on 11 Mile: Royal Oak Announces Winners

November 6th 2015

Art on 11 Mile: Royal Oak Announces Winners (Judy Davids, City of Royal Oak Press Release, Nov. 6, 2015) The Royal Oak Commission for the Arts (ROCFA) officially announced the winners of the 11 Mile Public Art Project today. From nearly 60 applications, artworks by Richard Bennett of Detroit, Mark Beltchenko of Grosse Pointe Park, […]

Royal Oak Holiday Magic Parade Nov. 22

November 3rd 2015

Royal Oak Holiday Magic Parade Nov. 22 (EVENT page) Downtown Royal Oak invites families to the 14th Annual Holiday Magic Parade presented by Emagine Theatre- Royal Oak and Ironwood Grill of Royal Oak on Sunday, November 22nd at 2pm. The parade starts at Lincoln and Washington and heads north on Washington to Fourth Street where […]

Wonderful Weekend of Arts, Beats and Eats

September 7th 2015

Wonderful Weekend of Arts, Beats and Eats (Sam Gurwin Photography, Sept. 7, 2015) Crowds packed Downtown Royal Oak for the annual Arts, Beats & Eats Festival. Here are some pictures from the event, courtesy of Sam Gurwin Photography.