Blog Archives

Grab n Go Breaks Sushi Stereotypes

September 2nd 2011

Which leads to the next great mind-bender – the food. First off, expectations about sushi should be left at the door. “Sushi is not just raw fish,” Taylor said. “People always think that.” Grab & Go offers vegetarian rolls as well as traditional rolls – some with fish and others without. There are even some original gourmet creations that will shock and delight the sushi connoisseur.

Walking in Downtown Ferndale

November 16th 2010

It’s a solution has been considered for over ten years. The city of Ferndale, with a population of over 20,000, and key location on Woodward Avenue, has contemplated the idea of creating elevated walkways across Woodward Avenue, the state highway that divides the city in half.

Rosie’s Scarecrow Auction Benefits Local Charities

November 16th 2010

On Oct. 26, 2010 dressed-up kids and (some) parents packed Rosie O’Grady’s at 279 W. 9 Mile for a fun-filled night of family games, treats, trick or treating, music and a chance to judge over a dozen scarecrows made by the employees to be auctioned off for charity.

Police Report – Nov. 1, 2010

November 1st 2010

The following are press releases sent out by Lt. William Wilson of the Ferndale Police Department. Due to our small staff size, items appear as submitted by the FPD or edited for length and grammar. Suspects should be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Affirmations Steps Back

November 1st 2010

An era of growth and expansion has come to a halt at Affirmations, where new leadership has taken a look at the organization’s books and greatly reduced the hours that the doors of the recently-constructed community center will be open to serve the public, and the scope of services they will be able to provide, for at least the next year while the organization regroups.

Ferndale Library Board Fills Open Seat

October 15th 2010

The Ferndale Library Board has unanimously selected Darlene Johnson-Bignotti, a former library trustee, to replace Mary Ann Neal, who recently resigned after serving for 18 years….(read more)

Sonically Speaking: Book About MC5 Sells out New Way Signing

October 5th 2010

…In MC5: Sonically Speaking, Callwood follows the band from it’s 1960s beginnings in Detroit, to their 1972 break up and more recent reunion. The book was released in London in 2007, but has just been re-released through Wayne State University Press. (

The book launch party was held at New Way Bar (23130 Woodward) in Ferndale on Friday, October 1st. …(read more)

Police Report: Tales of Two Thieves

October 4th 2010

…Police Report: Tales of Two Thieves

(Lt. William Wilson)

CAR THIEF WITH DRUGS: …(read more)

First Stop Friday October: Recaps and Pictures

October 3rd 2010

…First Stop Friday is a monthly concert series at the Ferndale Public Library featuring two local bands on the first Friday of each month. The concerts are free for all ages and run from 6:30 -9:00 PM. For more information: visit or contact Kelly Bennett at or 248-546-2504….(read more)

Peace Action Heads to DC

September 30th 2010

…Area peace and human rights activists are joining labor union members and other activists in Michigan leaving on buses to be part of “One Nation Working Together” this weekend in Washington, DC…(read more)