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Reporter Food: Ribs & More at RE BBQ

March 28th 2019

Reporter Food: Ribs & More at RE BBQ (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 28, 2019) Ferndale, MI – You know something’s good when people line up in blizzard-like weather week after week for their helping. Thankfully the weather is better now, and RE BBQ (aka Rogue Estate), the small but mighty food truck camped out at […]

Michigan Rib Fest in Royal Oak June 30 – July 2

May 25th 2017

Michigan Rib Fest in Royal Oak June 30 – July 2 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – Kick off the summer in grand fashion! Rib Fest has previously made its home in Downtown Royal Oak and will be proudly returning for summer 2017 – once again welcoming thousands of guests for a weekend of BBQ, […]

Rib Burn Out Raises Money for Ferndale Charities

May 14th 2016

Rib Burn Out Raises Money for Ferndale Charities (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 14, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The annual Rib Burn Out was moved to May 14th from it’s traditional winter date in hopes of avoiding the snow.  The plan almost worked but for a brief round of hail that fell during the celebration.  Thankfully […]

Ferndale Rib Burnout IX May 14

April 28th 2016

Ferndale Rib Burnout IX  May 14 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – The annual Rib Burnout has been moved from the winter to the spring in hopes of sunshine and warmer weather. The annual event, organized by Dino’s Lounge, raises money for the Ferndale Community Foundation. Under a big tent in the parking lot between Dino’s […]

Dickey’s Ferndale FernCare Fundraiser Jan. 5

January 2nd 2016

Dickey’s Ferndale FernCare Fundraiser Jan. 5 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Hungry for BBQ? How about helping out FernCare Free Clinic at the same time? Dickey’s Barbecue Pit will be donating 15% of the proceeds to FernCare this Tuesday, January 5, from 4 to 8 pm. If you like this idea why not click here and go […]

2015 Rib Burn Out Rocks Ferndale

February 1st 2015

2015 Rib Burn Out Rocks Ferndale (C. Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2015) The 8th Annual Rib Burn Out left hundreds of Ferndalians and visitors with full bellies and barbecue-sauce lined smiles, while making the coffers of Michigan AIDS Coalition and Ferndale Youth Assistance more full as well. The tradition happens each year towards the end of […]

Rib Burn Off Sizzles with Success

February 5th 2012

The Fifth Annual Rib Burn Off was a sizzling success, serving a record-breaking 848 people over 1,500 lbs of ribs all in the name of charity! The Rib Burn Off is part of the Ferndale Blues and Music Festival, which raises money for Michigan AIDS Coalition and Ferndale Youth Assistance.

Ready for the Rib Burn Out Feb. 4? Dino’s is.

January 21st 2012

Here’s how it works: People go to the big tent set up in the parking lot between Dino’s and the Library, pay $10, and sample ribs from eight different teams. Then they vote on which they like the best. The money raised goes to support the Michigan AIDS Coalition and the Ferndale Youth Assistance. The Burn Out takes place Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 starting at noon and rocking on past sunset.

Fourth Graders’ Charity Makes it Big Time…

February 7th 2011

…The girls were also invited by organizer Dean Bach to set up a table and sell dog toys that they had made to raise money for K9 Club Cares. There were multi-colored chew toys made of fleece, and ceramic dogs tags available. Over 100 items were sold during the four-hour event. They expected sales to be $200, but a generous anonymous donor made their till double by the end of the day…

Marty O’Neill Set to Defend Rib Burn-Off Title

February 1st 2011

The State Farm Hogs, led by Boss Hog Marty O’Neill, are getting them psyched up to defend their title in the fourth annual Rib Burn Off that takes place on Sat. Feb. 5, 2011, as the grand finale of the Ferndale Blues Festival.