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Beyond Ferndale: An 8 and Woodward Biking Blog

July 10th 2011

If there are two streets in Detroit an outsider can name, they’re likely to be Woodward Ave and Eight Mile Road. Woodward from the olden days (think baby boomers and Dream cruisers), and Eight Mile from that rapper fella… We could hardly wait to get there. Even if it was daylight. (check out guest writer Arthur Miller’s amusing observations as he looks for spelling errors and unique features of these well known city streets)

Armed Robbery Reported on Withington

July 8th 2011

On 07/08/11 at about 1:00 a.m. Ferndale Police investigated a reported armed robbery with a pistol that occurred near the intersection of 9 Mile / Pinecrest. The victim (27 yr. old man) said…

Christine’s Cuisine Makes Dining in the D

July 7th 2011

For years Christine’s Cuisine has been a favorite independent restaurant, run by Chrystyna Adams who brings traditional Eastern European food into a mix of other ethnic and American dishes. In the latest episode of Dining in the D, Adams explains the mix of food to host Chef Tom Keshishian by saying simply “I cook what I like.” Hence the name Christine’s Cuisine.

Bike Safety a Must in the City

July 4th 2011

…Incidents like this are easily avoidable if bicyclists follow the traffic laws, and if drivers learn to keep their eyes open for pedestrians and bicyclists…

Rev. Veska puts the Ferndale in First United

July 4th 2011

The church also reaches out through social media and maintains both a Facebook page and a website.

Veska also tries to raise the church’s community profile with special events such as an upcoming Blessing of the Bikes on July 17. Members and the public can bring motorcycles, bicycles, skate boards or “anything with wheels” to an outdoor service, weather permitting.

A Blessing of the Animals is also planned for August 14 as an outdoor service.

Ferndale Schools Offers FREE Summer Food Program

July 3rd 2011

Ferndale Public Schools is pleased to announce a Summer 2011 in-school food service program. Working with the USDA, United Way, and the Michigan Dept. of Education, Ferndale Public Schools will be providing every child 18 years and under, a free nutritious breakfast and lunch throughout the summer.

TP Trouble on Ardmore

July 3rd 2011

For the second time this year a family on Ardmore Drive had to clean up after vandals toilet papered their yard in the night.

On the night of June 30 the culprits left a large willow tree tangled with streams of white paper, and threw debris – including oats, toilet paper, olives and olive oil, and cat litter with feces – along the walkway

Blues Festival Gives Money, Recognizes Volunteers

July 3rd 2011

Volunteers for the Ferndale Blues Festival were recognized at Monday night’s City Council meeting. Organizers also presented a check for $4,000 to one of the event’s benefactors, Ferndale Youth Assistance.

Expansion in Downtown Ferndale’s Future?

July 2nd 2011

Those who were unable to attend the “Back to the Future” event, there will still be opportunities to share your vision and ask questions. When the proposal comes before council there will be opportunity for public discussion. There will also be a survey on the DDA website in the coming weeks, along with more information about the TIF plans.

Hip Hop is Bigger Than The Occupation Film Screening @AJs Sunday

July 2nd 2011

This Sunday from 4-7pm, AJ’s Music Café (240 W. 9 Mile) will host a special film screening of “Hip Hop is Bigger Than The Occupation”, a documentary from Existence Is Resistance, along with music spun by 5E Gallery’s own DJ La Jedi, and hosted by locally beloved female emcee Invincible.