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Reporter Food: Atlantic Salmon with 3 Cheese Ravioli at Lily’s Seafood

April 6th 2019

Reporter Food: Atlantic Salmon with 3 Cheese Ravioli at Lily’s Seafood (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 6, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- A lunchtime business meeting last week gave me the chance to try Lily’s Seafood, located at 410 S. Washington in Downtown Royal Oak. This was a regular spot for my lunchtime companion, who opted for […]

Reporter Food: Filet at Kruse and Muer

December 28th 2018

Reporter Food: Filet at Kruse and Muer (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 28, 2018) Royal Oak, MI – A recent birthday dinner gave me a chance to try out Kruse and Muer restaurant at 28028 Woodward Ave in Royal Oak.  The restaurant is known for their fabulous seafood, in which both my friends indulged. I opted […]

Reporter Food: Fried Whiting at Elam Brothers

December 21st 2018

Reporter Food: Fried Whiting at Elam Brothers (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 21, 2018) Pontiac, MI-Headed north the other day I was craving fish, so I decided to stop in the iconic soul food restaurant at 45258 Woodward Ave called Elam Brothers. Elam’s is a tiny place with a small row of booths, but mainly serves […]

Reporter Food: Smoked Salmon Scramble from Cafe Muse

September 16th 2018

Reporter Food: Smoked Salmon Scramble from Cafe Muse (Crystal Proxmire, Sept. 16, 2018) Royal Oak, MI- On the menu at Cafe Muse there is a quote by Virginia Woolf: “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” The quaint and classy restaurant in Downtown Royal Oak seeks to make […]

Explore: E L Johnson Nature Center in Bloomfield Hills

September 1st 2018

Explore: E L Johnson Nature Center in Bloomfield Hills (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 2, 2018) Bloomfield Hills, MI – There is something exciting about walking across a lake on a long wooden walkway and looking down into the water and seeing a foot long trout swimming  alongside. On a recent visit to the E. L. […]

State Warns Against Eating Fish in Areas of Oakland County and Others

August 6th 2018

State Warns Against Eating Fish in Areas of Oakland County and Others (MDHHS, Aug. 6, 2018) Lansing, MI -The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has issued an emergency ‘Do Not Eat’ fish advisory for all fish between the Huron River at Milford (Oakland County) to the Huron River at Base Line and […]

Southfield Fishing Derby May 5

April 21st 2018

  Southfield Fishing Derby May 5 Southfield, MI – The Southfield Parks & Recreation department will host the 34th annual Southfield Fishing Derby on Saturday, May 5 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve, Ten Mile Road, east of Inkster. The Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve features two areas to fish, both stocked […]

Reporter Food: Hamlin Pub in Rochester Hills

March 3rd 2018

Reporter Food: Hamlin Pub in Rochester Hills (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 3, 2018) Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Chesterfield, Shelby Township, MI – I’ve heard the name Hamlin Pub for years and finally had a chance to try it with a friend of mine for lunch a few weeks back. The weather was cold and gloomy, so […]

Reporter Food: Crispy Animal Parts & More at Axle Brewing

August 22nd 2017

Reporter Food: Crispy Animal Parts & More at Axle Brewing (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 22, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Adding to the new and creative restaurants that call Ferndale Home is Axle Brewing/Livernois Tap Room at 567 Livernois in Ferndale.  This quiet neighborhood location provides an alternative to the bustling downtown. Ryan Meray of C! […]

Art, Fish, Fun Connects Pontiac Families to Nature

June 16th 2017

Art, Fish, Fun Connects Pontiac Families to Nature (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 16, 2017) Pontiac, MI  – Areeba Aalam of Southfield had only gone fishing once before Saturday’s Art, Fish, Fun event at Pontiac’s Beaudette Park.  The young girl comes from Southfield to Pontiac for school and was excited to come to the event.  “It […]