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…

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…

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…

People of Faith Organizing Around LGBT Equality – Conference Sept. 17

People of Faith Organizing Around LGBT Equality – Conference Sept. 17 (Event Page) Brighton, MI – You are invited to attend our conference and training to build a statewide faith network dedicated to justice and the full inclusion of transgender, lesbian, bisexual and gay people in our congregations and society-at-large. Don’t miss it! St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 200…

Ferndale Library to Host Series on Parent/Teacher Enrichment Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 15

Ferndale Library to Host   Series on Parent/Teacher Enrichment Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 15 (Event Page) FERNDALE, Mich. (Aug 23, 2016)– Proactive collaboration between parents and school faculty can be crucial to assisting a child’s development. The Ferndale Library will begin hosting a three-part series on Parent/Teacher enrichment on Tues., Sep. 6, starting at…