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SMART Bus with Flames on Side has Fire on Woodward

June 15th 2016

SMART Bus with Flames on Side has Fire on Woodward (C. Proxmire, June 15, 2016) Huntington Woods, MI – A fire on a bus this morning backed up traffic on SB Woodward at 11 Mile Road around 8 am.  According to Huntington Woods City Manager Amy Sullivan, the bus had a mechanical issue that resulted […]

The Future Look of Woodward and I-696: Public Meeting Feb. 17

January 29th 2015

The Future Look of Woodward and I-696: Design Public Meeting Feb. 17 (City of Pleasant Ridge, Jan. 29, 2015) Please join us at the Community Center on Tuesday, February 17 at 4:30pm or 7:30pm to review draft concepts for improvements to the Woodward/I-696 area. The City is participating in a study being led by the […]

Women Walking Woodward For Peace May 12

April 28th 2013

Women Walking Woodward for Peace is a walk from Detroit to Ferndale in honor of pacifism. Even organizers said “This is not an Anti-War march, we have signs and banners with a pro-peace message. Acoustic instruments are welcome.

Public Invited to Learn about Transit Options for Woodward Avenue

November 30th 2012

These events are aimed at giving local residents, business owners, and community, government, and agency leaders opportunities to learn about, and give their input on, possible mass transit options for the Woodward Avenue corridor.

Taco Bell Rebuilding in Ferndale x 2

November 14th 2012

The location at 21900 Woodward will be demolished and rebuilt first, from approximately March 2013 to June 2013. The construction at the 1045 West 9 Mile Road location is expected to begin in June when the Woodward location is complete.

Royal Oak Aerial Shots

August 31st 2012

Here are some of the best pictures taken from inside the tiny airplane of Royal Oak. You can see the Ferndale pictures at In the coming weeks we will also post our pictures from Detroit and St. Clair, plus Dream Cruise photos from the neighbors further to the north.

2012 Dream Cruise Video and Pictures

August 20th 2012

The 18th annual Woodward Dream Cruise took place Aug. 17, 18 and 19, 2012. It’s one big party in celebration of cars and the cruising culture that attracts over a million people to the Woodward Avenue suburbs. Find out more about this tradition at Watch the video below:

Vaughn Gittin Jr. at Ferndale Dream Cruise Aug. 17

August 14th 2012

Meet this iconic racer at the Official Ferndale Dream Cruise Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Friday, August 17, 2012, 5:00 pm on East Nine Mile at Woodward. Learn more about the entire weekend’s worth of events at

In Sterio Concert Sunday 3pm

February 26th 2012

In Sterio, a unique fusion of classical flute playing and mainstream music, will present a concert and workshop February 26 at 3:00 p.m. at United Methodist Church in Ferndale. This event is presented by the Southeast Michigan Flute Association (SEMFA), and is sponsored by Flute Specialists, Inc.

Police Report: Bogus Robbery Reports Were Drug Deals Gone Bad

December 17th 2011

Investigation revealed that two of the three crimes did not happen as they were reported. One person was arrested for the two robberies. It turned out that the victims were not robbed, but were scammed out of money while attempting to purchase marijuana from the suspect.