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Julie’s Motor City Songbirds Festival in Ferndale Sept. 30

September 19th 2017

Julie’s Motor City Songbirds Festival in Ferndale Sept. 30 Ferndale, MI – Help us continue the tradition as we celebrate the life and work of our dear friend, Julie Pevos Sias. Following Julie’s lead, former and new Songbirds come together to raise funds for good causes and honor the power of women in music. Gather […]

Dales Neighborhood Spring Thaw Happy Hour Feb. 23

February 4th 2017

Dales Neighborhood Spring Thaw Happy Hour Feb. 23 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – The Ferndale Dales Neighborhood is holding its annual Spring Thaw Happy Hour at the Emory in Ferndale on Thursday, February 23rd at 7:00 p.m.  Happy hour prices will be in effect!  Come out and have a tasty beer and mingle with your […]

Cowgirl Pubcrawl for Camp Casey March 23

March 17th 2013

Cowboy Camp Outs provide overnight mini-vacations at dude ranches in Michigan; Horsey House Calls bring a horse to the doorstep of kids too ill to attend an overnight retreat; Outlaw Outings provide family-oriented activities, like attending professional sports games, without the expense or hassle of planning.

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.”

Pig & Whiskey Gets Ferndale Full!

July 18th 2012

With the lure of great local bands, multiple styles of BBQ, and plenty of booze to wash it down, The Pig & Whiskey festival brought over 10,000 people to Downtown Ferndale on Saturday alone. Sizable crowds attended Friday and Sunday as well. The massive event, put on by Metro Times, The Woodward Avenue Brewers and The Emory, took place July 13, 14, and 15, 2012.

Community Shares Pasta Meal to Benefit Rotary’s Work

April 21st 2012

The Emory provided pasta and two different sauces; Shriner Silver Garden brought the salads; and desserts were from Peteet’s Cheese Cakes, Treat Dreams, and Dave’s Sweet Tooth Toffee.

To learn more about Ferndale Rotary, go to

Ferndale Business Recycling Grows as New Year Begins

January 2nd 2012

The new year is off to a great start recycling-wise as SOCRRA (Southeast Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority) is working with a record number of Ferndale businesses and increasing revenue brought into the City through recycling programs.

Colette Farris spent the last two months of 2011 amping up efforts to reach the business community.

Halloween Fun in Ferndale

October 24th 2011

Ferndale merchants are preparing for the Halloween season, with traditional spooky-themed costumes, decorations, candies and foods in preparation for Halloween, Day of the Dead, and the changing of the seasons in general.

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.