Ascension Brewing Company Brews Up Craft Beer Niche

Ascension Brewing Company Brews Up Craft Beer Niche (Nathan Mueller, Jan. 30, 2016) Novi, MI – Fifteen Mile Porter. Scotty Knows. H.O.M.E.S. 2.0. The Phoenix. 800- Pound Gorilla. Adam Czap is either a director of an eclectic mix of Hollywood movies, or running a brand new microbrewery. Fortunately, for craft beer lovers, it’s the latter.…

Birmingham: Poppleton Park Concept Plan Public Mtg. Feb. 2

Birmingham: Poppleton Park Concept Plan Public Mtg. Feb. 2 (EVENT page) Public Input Sought For Poppleton Park Site Concept Plan Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 6:30 pm BIRMINGHAM, MI – January 21, 2016 – Birmingham’s Department of Public Services (DPS) invites and encourages community members to attend a Public Workshop for input to assist in…

Fair Michigan Ends Ballot Initiative for Equal Rights

Fair Michigan Ends Ballot Initiative for Equal Rights (Fair Michigan Press Release, Jan. 29, 2016) Lansing, MI – Fair Michigan will not be moving forward in 2016, announced the two co-chairs of the initiative to amend Michigan’s Constitution to prohibit discrimination against any Michigander on the basis of gender, gender identity, sex or sexual orientation.…

Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison Announces Candidacy for State Rep Seat

Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison Announces Candidacy for State Rep Seat (Press Release, Jan. 28, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Today, surrounded by family and supporters at the Boys and Girls Club of Oakland and Macomb Counties, Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison announced his plan to seek the Democratic Party’s nomination for State Representative in…

Tough Conversations, Deep Commitments Come Out at Affirmations Board Meeting

Tough Conversations, Deep Commitments Come Out at Affirmations Board Meeting (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 27, 2016) Ferndale, MI – It’s no big secret that Affirmations, the LGBTQ community center in Downtown Ferndale, has some issues. But it also has a mix of people who care enough to continue being part of discussions and solutions, even…

Oakland Township Winter Carnival Feb. 6 CANCELLED

Oakland Township Winter Carnival Feb. 6 CANCELLED due to Warm Weather. (EVENT page) This event has been cancelled due to warm weather. For more info contact Oakland Twp Parks and Rec. Call 248-651-7810 for details or go to our website at www.oaklandtownship.org.   For more event listings go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want to be on our…

Ferndale Artist in You Program Seeks Funding for Student Art

Ferndale Artist in You Program Seeks Funding for Student Art (Press Release, Jan. 28, 2016) WHAT IT IS: Ferndale High School and CASA student artists compete to have their artwork converted into public art. The three top scoring students will be eligible for a $500 scholarship.   Six students’ work will be selected to be enlarged,…

Second Southfield Drilling Forum Scheduled Due to Massive Turnout

Second Southfield Drilling Forum Scheduled Due to Massive Turnout (Philip Lombard, Jan. 28, 2016) Southfield, MI – About 200 people attended a meeting at the Southfield Library Wednesday evening to discuss a planned exploration gas and oil well on the Word of Faith International Christian Center property, located at the corner of Nine Mile and…

Ferndale Garden Club: Stop Deer and Rabbits Feb. 11

Ferndale Garden Club: Stop Deer and Rabbits Feb. 11 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI  – Ferndale Garden Club: Presentation on “Taking Back Your Garden: Stop Browsing Deer and Rabbits from Devouring Your Garden” by Julia Hofley. Thursday, February 11, 7 p.m. Kulick Community Center, 1201 Livernois. Guests are welcome. For more information, call 248-541-6427. For more…

Stamp Your Passport to Learning at BEF Bash Fundraiser Feb. 6

Stamp Your Passport to Learning at BEF Bash Fundraiser Feb. 6 (EVENT page)   Birmingham, MI — The Birmingham Education Foundation’s (BEF’s) signature event, “The Unabashed Bash,” will take place this year on February 6, 2016 at The Somerset Collection – South. The “Bash,” as it is fondly known, is the Foundation’s most significant fundraising…