Birmingham: Baldwin Library Showing “13th” Feb. 26

Birmingham: Baldwin Library Showing “13th” Feb. 26 (EVENT page) Birmingham, MI – BIRMINGHAM, MI (February 20, 2017) – The Baldwin Library is hosting a special screening of Ava DuVernay’s Oscar-nominated documentary 13th on Sunday, February 26 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The documentary explores the prison system in the United States and analyzes the…

Contest to Name Owl-Shaped Little Free Library in Birmingham’s Barnum Park

Contest to Name Owl-Shaped Little Free Library in Birmingham’s Barnum Park (City of Birmingham, Feb. 17, 2017) Birmingham, MI – The City of Birmingham’s first ‘Little Free Library’ debuted in Barnum Park last summer. The City invites Birmingham residents and students in the Birmingham School District to enter a contest to name the library, which…

Ferndale Pizza Palooza Fills Tummies, Raises Money to Fight Cancer

Ferndale Pizza Palooza Fills Tummies, Raises Money to Fight Cancer (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 16, 2017) Ferndale, MI –  A dozen local restaurants donated pizza for an epic tasting event to benefit Ferndale Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society.  Pizza Palooza took place Wednesday night at Ferndale High School.  Nearly 100 people placed…

Funding Approved for Ferndale Apartments, Design Changes Made

Funding Approved for Ferndale Apartments, Design Changes Made (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 16, 2017) Ferndale, MI – After criticism from the Planning Commission about the lack of ground level features, developer Wolf River has revised plans for the Ferndale Apartments and gotten approval for Brownfield Redevelopment Funding. The four-story apartment building will be constructed at…

Downtown Ferndale Stores Host Indoor Sidewalk Sale Feb 17-19

Downtown Ferndale Stores Host Indoor Sidewalk Sale Feb 17-19 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI -The movement to support local communities by shopping local has taken hold across the country in the form of programs such as “Small Business Saturday”, held annually on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Building on this concept, and recognizing that showing support of…

Public Invited to Meeting About Ferndale Parking Deck Feb. 22

Public Invited to Meeting About Ferndale Parking Deck Feb. 22 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Students from University of Michigan’s Citizen Interaction Design program will be hosting a meeting about Ferndale’s Parking Deck Development.  The purpose is to “Provide feedback on the information tool Provide feedback on the information tool we are designing to connect…

Reporter Food: Mexican Pizza at Jerusalem Pizza in Southfield

Reporter Food: Mexican Pizza at Jerusalem Pizza in Southfield (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 13, 2017) Southfield, MI – Sometimes kosher is the way to go when it comes to pizza.  Jerusalem Pizza at 26025 Greenfield in Southfield has an eclectic variety of specialty pizzas, all prepared according to strict kosher law under the supervision of…