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“The dot” Project Gets it’s Own Spot on Downtown Ferndale Website

November 28th 2017

“The dot” Project Gets it’s Own Spot on Downtown Ferndale Website (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 28, 2017) Ferndale, MI – As the community prepares for the arrival of the Development On Troy, aka “the dot”,  the Ferndale Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is getting ready to help businesses through the potential tough time of construction. DDA […]

Ferndale Planning Commission to Hear Parking Deck Plans Aug. 2

July 31st 2017

Ferndale Planning Commission to Hear Parking Deck Plans Aug. 2 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 31, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Plans are moving ahead for Ferndale’s anticipated new mixed-use parking deck.  The project is now being called “The dot,” or “The Development on Troy.” Located at W. Troy and Allen, the city-owned project is expected to […]

Royal Oak Mayor Sets Record Straight on Farmers Market Rumors

July 29th 2017

Royal Oak Mayor Sets Record Straight on Farmers Market Rumors (Drew Saunders & Crystal Proxmire, July 29, 2017) Royal Oak, MI -As the city prepares to create a new City Hall and Police station, Royal Oak officials are addressing rumors that the development will force the closure of the Farmers Market. A group of residents […]

Public Meeting on Ferndale Parking Deck Options June 6

May 31st 2017

Public Meeting on Ferndale Parking Deck Options June 6 (EVENT page) Ferndale,  MI – The City will host a public meeting to receive feedback on two design concepts for the parking structure development planned for the intersection of W. Troy and Allen. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 6, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at […]

Birmingham’s New Widget Shows Real Time Parking Availability

May 24th 2017

Birmingham’s New Widget Shows Real Time Parking Availability (City of Birmingham, May 24, 2017) With new parking technology in place at four of the five parking structures in Birmingham, the city is launching a new parking widget on its website which tells drivers the number of available spaces at each parking structure. Now, visitors can […]

U of M Students Help with Ferndale Parking Deck Communications

February 24th 2017

U of M Students Help with Ferndale Parking Deck Communications (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 23, 2017) Ferndale, MI – As planning moves forward on adding a parking deck to Downtown Ferndale, the City has enlisted the help of students from the University of Michigan Citizen Interaction Design Program in facilitating some of the information sharing […]

Public Invited to Meeting About Ferndale Parking Deck Feb. 22

February 14th 2017

Public Invited to Meeting About Ferndale Parking Deck Feb. 22 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Students from University of Michigan’s Citizen Interaction Design program will be hosting a meeting about Ferndale’s Parking Deck Development.  The purpose is to “Provide feedback on the information tool Provide feedback on the information tool we are designing to connect […]

Michigan Supreme Court Rules Phoenix Center Cannot be Condemned

October 27th 2016

Michigan Supreme Court Rules Phoenix Center Cannot be Condemned (Maddin Hauser, Roth & Heller PC, Oct. 27, 2016) Pontiac, MI –Southfield, Michigan-based multi-specialty law firm, Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller, P.C., today announced that the Michigan Supreme Court denied the City of Pontiac’s application for leave to appeal the March 15, 2016 decision of the […]

Birmingham’s Chester Parking Structure Gets New Equipment, No Longer Takes Cash

April 22nd 2016

Birmingham’s Chester Parking Structure Gets New Equipment, No Longer Takes Cash (City of Birmingham, April 22, 2016) BIRMINGHAM, MI – The City of Birmingham’s Chester Street Parking Structure will   soon receive advanced traffic control equipment to create a faster and more efficient parking experience.   The enhanced system will require parkers to use a credit card […]

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 […]