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Holiday Light Awards Given by Ferndale Beautification Commission

December 27th 2018

Holiday Light Awards Given by Ferndale Beautification Commission (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 27, 2018) Ferndale, MI – The Ferndale Beautification Commission has announced the winners of the holiday light contest.  One home from each quadrant of the city was selected, plus Fern and Dale’s Salon at 23344 Woodward was also honored as the business winner. […]

Downtown Holly Sparkles with New Lights in Battle Alley

September 18th 2018

Downtown Holly Sparkles with New Lights in Battle Alley (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 18, 2018) Holly, MI – It’s the quaint little details that make Downtown Holly a memorable place for visitors, and a recent addition is shining even more light on what the community has to offer. An installation of lights strung across Battle […]

Berkley Adopts Complete Streets Ordinance

March 27th 2018

Berkley Adopts Complete Streets Ordinance (City of Berkley, March 27, 2018) Berkley, MI- In an effort to enhance the quality, safety, and usability of streets in the City of Berkley, a Complete Streets ordinance was unanimously adopted by the Berkley City Council on March 5. “With our Complete Streets ordinance now in place, we have […]

Wild Lights at Detroit Zoo Nov. 20-Dec. 31

December 2nd 2015

Wild Lights at Detroit Zoo Nov. 20-Dec. 31 (EVENT page) Experience the magic of the Detroit Zoo in winter as you take in the lights and the sights and enjoy holiday entertainment and activities for guests of all ages. More than five million LED lights will illuminate trees, buildings and more than 100 animal sculptures […]

Madison Heights Tree Lighting Nov. 23

November 20th 2015

Madison Heights Tree Lighting Nov. 23 (EVENT page)   Join in the excitement on Monday, November 23rd as Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive to turn on the City Holiday Lights! This festive beginning to the holiday season will be held in the Civic Center Plaza starting at 6:30 pm. The Mayor will welcome Santa and […]

Ferndale Businesses Light the Town (w/video)

November 22nd 2012

Downtown Ferndale businesses have decked their storefronts for the holidays, a season kicked off by the DDA’s Third Thursday “Light the Town” event. DDA volunteers gave away hot coco while the Chris Brass Band played carols on the West 9 Mile sidewalks.

Bruce Baron’s Holiday Light Walk

December 21st 2011

Last weekend he journeyed around his neighborhood to appreciate the holiday lights. “Most are from the west side of Woodward from Fielding in the south to Woodland in the north and Pinecrest in the West. A few are on the east side of Woodward but not many,” Baron said.

Downtown Ferndale Lights the Night (video)

November 18th 2011

One of the season’s first chilly nights was made merry by the Downtown Ferndale’s Third Thursday Light the Night Event. Businesses along 9 Mile and Woodward got decked in a way they haven’t for years, with an abundance of lights and festive window displays.

Green Tuesday: Save Money and Stay Warm this Winter Oct 11

October 1st 2011

Are you interested in saving money and staying warm this winter? Then join the Ferndale Environmental Sustainability Commission for the Green Tuesday Seminar Series on Tuesday, October 11th, from 6:30-8:00pm at the Ferndale Library (222 E 9 Mile Rd in Ferndale) to learn more about how to weatherize your home for the winter and save money and electricity in the process.

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.