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Beaumont Announces Plans for 13 & Woodward, Including Meijer and Hotel

February 14th 2019

Beaumont Announces Plans for 13 & Woodward, Including Meijer and Hotel (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- Beaumont Health has announced plans for their property at 13 Mile and Woodward Avenue, just east of their existing hospital.  According to their statement: “Woodward Corners by Beaumont, a 117,000-square-foot commercial development located at the […]

Woodward Ave to Close at Railroad Tracks in Pontiac through October

August 31st 2018

Woodward Ave to Close at Railroad Tracks in Pontiac through October (MDOT, Aug. 31, 2018) Pontiac, MI- HIGHWAY: I-75 Business Loop (BL) (US-24 Business Route (BR)/Woodward Avenue) COUNTY: Oakland CLOSURE START DATE: Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2018 CLOSURE END DATE: Late October 2018 PROJECT DETAILS:  The Michigan Department of Transportation is investing $690,000 to replace the […]

How to Use the SMART Bus During Dream Cruise (to Avoid it or Enjoy it)

August 17th 2018

How to Use the SMART Bus During Dream Cruise (to Avoid it or Enjoy it) (SMART, Aug 17, 2018) Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, Huntington Woods, Royal Oak, Berkley, Birmingham, Troy, Bloomfield Twp, and Pontiac, MI- After a 10 year hiatus, the SMART Shuttle is once again offering rides to everyone attending the Woodward Dream Cruise, presented […]

Huntington Woods Surprises Former Mayor with Name on Community Center

August 12th 2018

Huntington Woods Surprises Former Mayor with Name on Community Center (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 12, 2018) Huntington Woods, MI- “Whoa!” That’s what former Huntington Woods Mayor Ron Gillham said when surprised with the news that his name was placed in limestone above the Gillham Recreation Center that he helped get constructed during his time in […]

Crash on Woodward in Pontiac Overturns Vehicle, Damages Sheriff Cruiser

August 3rd 2018

Crash on Woodward in Pontiac Overturns Vehicle, Damages Sheriff Cruiser (Aug. 3, 2018, Oakland County Sheriff’s Office) Pontiac, MI – At approximately 10:43 am today a Sheriff’s Office Detective was traveling north bound on Woodward Ave. in Pontiac.  The Detective was being followed by another Sheriff’s Office Detective.  Both were stopped for a red light […]

Woodward Dream Cruise Aug. 18

April 25th 2018

Woodward Dream Cruise Aug. 18 Ferndale, Royal Oak, Pleasant Ridge, Huntington Woods, Berkley, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Pontiac, MI- The car loving tradition continues with the Woodward Dream Cruise.  The official day is Aug. 18, though events take place all weekend in communities along the Woodward Corridor. According to the official website, the “Woodward Dream Cruise […]

Woodward Avenue Resurfacing to Begin in April

March 2nd 2018

Woodward Avenue Resurfacing to Begin in April Birmingham, MI – The Michigan   Department of Transportation (MDOT) will host a public meeting to discuss the   M-1 (Woodward Avenue) resurfacing project set for this year between 14 Mile   Road and Quarton Road/Big Beaver Road. Work includes replacing asphalt, improving   sidewalk ramps, and modernizing […]

Como’s Remains Closed, Auction Set for Equipment Sale

December 28th 2017

Como’s Remains Closed, Auction Set for Equipment Sale Ferndale, MI – The most recent closure of Como’s Restaurant in Ferndale due to repeated, ongoing health code violations seems to be the last, as the owners are now auctioning off items from the restaurant. Michigan Restaurant Liquidations and Auctions is hosting the online equipment auction on […]

Family Guide to the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise

August 16th 2017

Family Guide to the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise By Karen Evans, Publisher, Macaroni Kid Ferndale-Royal Oak Royal Oak, Ferndale, Berkley, Pleasant Ridge, Huntington Woods, Berkley, Clawson, Bloomfield Area, Pontiac – The Woodward Dream Cruise is upon us — you have probably already seen people setting up lawn chairs along Woodward Ave to catch a glimpse […]

Flagstar Banks Commits $10 Million to Investing in Pontiac

October 2nd 2016

Flagstar Banks Commits $10 Million to Investing in Pontiac (City of Pontiac, Oct. 2, 2016) Pontaic, MI – Troy-based Flagstar Bank announced on Monday, September 19, 2016, a $10 million investment into the City of Pontiac.  Speaking at the event was representatives from the city, county and state, which included, Mayor Deirdre Waterman; U.S. Senator […]