Drain Commissioner & Drag Star Lady T Warn Against Flushing…

Drain Commissioner and Drag Star Lady T Warn Against Flushing Inappropriate Items (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept.1, 2016) Pontiac, MI – “Oh Shhhhhhh……..” says the cigarette-smoking drag queen matriarch just before a house explodes on screen in a PSA about toilet-flushing made by the folks at the Oakland County Water Resources Commission. Though your house will…

Reporter Food: GreenSpace Cafe’s American Beauty & Quinoa Lentil Burger

Reporter Food: GreenSpace Cafe’s American Beauty & Quinoa Lentil Burger (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 31, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  GreenSpace Cafe in Downtown Ferndale is now open for lunch, so that’s where I picked for today’s meeting with a local development expert who’d not eaten there before.  I’d had Greenspace just once before and both…

Voices of Transgender Pride: Dan Herrle (2 of 15)

Voices of Transgender Pride:  Dan Herrle  (2 of 15) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  The largest gathering of transgender people in Michigan happens every year in Ferndale with over 200 gender non-conforming individuals and supporters coming together for Transgender Pride in the Park. An unexpected downpour had nearly 100 people huddled…

Berkley Counselors Offering Free Sessions for those Impacted by Ferndale Woman’s Murder

Berkley Counselors Offering Free Sessions for those Impacted by Ferndale Woman’s Murder (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 29, 2016) Berkley, MI – The death of Amy Brede sent shock and sadness through the Ferndale community where the 39 year old woman was strangled to death in her back yard by a male acquaintance.  The killer Matthew…

John “Tig” Tiegen of Benghazi Fame to Speak in Royal Oak for WWII Legacy Memorial Oct. 13

John “Tig” Tiegen of Benghazi Fame to Speak in Royal Oak for WWII Legacy Memorial Oct. 13 (Event Page) Join us for The Victory Gala in support of The Michigan WWII Legacy Memorial to be built in Memorial Park, Royal Oak.    The event features speaker John “Tig” Tiegen, hero of the Benghazi attack and co-author…

Holly: Weekend in the Country Vintage Market Sept. 23-24

Holly: Weekend in the Country Vintage Market Sept. 23-24 (Event Page) Holly, MI – Join Weekend in the Country Vintage Market and send summer off in vintage style! Weekend in the Country Vintage Market presents their 5th annual Main Market. Leave your rain boots and umbrella at home because the Market is NOW INDOOR in…

Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo Sept. 16-17

Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo Sept. 16-17 (Event Page) ROYAL OAK, MI. – The Detroit Zoological Society and Michigan Humane Society, in collaboration with more than 30 local animal welfare organizations, will host the fall 2016 Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo Friday, Sept. 16, 1 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, Sept.…

Monarchs on the Move Program in Madison Heights Sept. 10

Monarchs on the Move Program in Madison Heights Sept. 10 (Event Page) Madison Heights, MI – Discover Monarchs on the move! Learn about the amazing journey of the Monarch butterfly during Monarch Migration scheduled from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 at Red Oaks Nature Center. A Monarch Watch education specialist will discuss the monarch’s migration…

Royal Oak Residents Can Apply for PD’s Citizen’s Academy

Royal Oak Residents Can Apply for PD’s Citizen’s Academy (City of Royal Oak, Aug. 27, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Applications are now being accepted for the Royal Oak Police Department’s exciting citizens police academy. The seven-week course offers residents a unique insight into local law enforcement. Classes begin on Oct. 5. The weekly classes…

Baby the Pleasant Ridge Deer Enjoying Bloomfield Hills Life

Baby the Pleasant Ridge Deer Enjoying Bloomfield Hills Life (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 25, 2016) Bloomfield Hills, MI – Baby the Deer may be living large in the safety of her posh wire-fenced enclosure at the E. L. Johnson Nature Center after her fifteen seconds of national news fame, but the 2-year-old White Tail does…

Wolverine Lake Village Festival and Corn Roast Sept 10

Wolverine Lake Village Festival and Corn Roast Sept 10 (Event Page) Wolverine Lake, MI – Stop by Clara Miller Park on Saturday, September 10, 2016 between 12 noon and 5 pm for the 28th annual Village Festival and Corn Roast!   Enjoy the band, children’s’ activities and great food!!  Visit our website, www.wolverinelake.com, or view the attached…