Reporter Food: Braised Short Rib Pasta at Crispelli’s in Berkley

Reporter Food: Braised Short Rib Pasta at Crispelli’s in Berkley (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 27, 2018) Berkley, MI- Crispelli’s Bakery and Pizzeria has locations in Berkley, West Bloomfield and Troy.  I recently had a chance to visit their Berkley location and enjoy their creamy, flavorful braised short rib pasta. This is a creation of cavatelli…

Farmington Hills Police Seek Info in Fatal Crash Investigation

Farmington Hills Police Seek Info in Fatal Crash Investigation (Farmington Hills, Aug. 27, 2018) Farmington Hills, MI-  On August 26, 2018 at approximately 3:40 AM, Farmington Hills police and paramedics responded to a single vehicle rollover accident in the area of Shiawassee Road and Inkster Road.   Officers discovered a Jeep Cherokee that had rolled…

Southfield Talks with Developers as Firestone Demolition Begins Monday at Northland

Southfield Talks with Developers as Firestone Demolition Begins Monday at Northland (SOUTHFIELD, Mich.) — Demolition of the Firestone building at the former Northland Center is slated to begin on Monday, August 27 at 9 a.m. The Southfield City Council unanimously voted to award the contract for the Firestone and Target buildings demolition to Dore &…

Reporter Food: Corned Beef Omelette at Omelette and Waffle Cafe in Northville

Reporter Food: Corned Beef Omelette at Omelette and Waffle Cafe in Northville (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 25, 2018) Northville, Plymouth, MI – As you might guess from the name, Omelette and Waffle Café in Northville (and also in Plymouth) specializes in breakfast/brunch.  They do have a good selection of lunchtime items too, but they are…

MSP’s Only Fallen Female Trooper Honored with I-696 Naming

MSP’s Only Fallen Female Trooper Honored with I-696 Naming (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 22, 2018) Farmington Hills, MI- In 1982 Michigan State Police Trooper Vicki Moreau DeVries died while transporting evidence after an undercover narcotics buy.  According to the Michigan State Police Trooper Association, “Tpr. Vicki Moreau DeVries died as a result of injuries suffered…

Weapons, Cocaine, Marijuana, & Missing Handrail among Concerns that Led to Group Home Closure

Weapons, Cocaine, Marijuana, & Missing Handrail among Concerns that Led to Group Home Closure (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 21, 2018) Holly, MI- The lives of five elderly and disabled residents were, until yesterday, in the care of a family that authorities say were using their adult foster care facility as a front for selling drugs.…

Northville Creating Brownfield Authority, Seeks Volunteers to Serve

Northville Creating Brownfield Authority, Seeks Volunteers to Serve (City of Northville, Aug. 20, 2018) Northville, MI- Northville City Council plans to establish a Brownfield Redevelopment Authority and is seeking qualified applicants to volunteer to serve on this Board. Applicants must be a resident of the City of Northville. Residents with expertise in environmental, economic development,…

Explore: Garden of Healing & Renewal, McLaren Clarkston

Explore: Garden of Healing & Renewal, McLaren Clarkston (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 19, 2018) Clarkston, MI – McLaren Clarkston has an enchanting bit of nature mixed with man-made comforts inside their Garden of Healing and Renewal, which is located across from the hospital at Sashabaw Road and Bow Pointe Drive. The flowery landscaping around the…

More Braille Books for Youth at Orion Twp. Library Thanks to Grant

More Braille Books for Youth at Orion Twp. Library Thanks to Grant (OTPL, Aug. 19, 2018) Orion Township, MI- The Orion Township Public Library, with assistance from Seedlings Books in Livonia, MI, recently received a generous $1,000 grant from the Village Club Foundation in Bloomfield Hills, MI to enhance and expand their Braille book collection…

Reporter Food: Buttermilk Fried Chicken Sliders at Detroit Fleat

Reporter Food: Buttermilk Fried Chicken Sliders at Detroit Fleat (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 19, 2018) Ferndale, MI – I’m combining a couple visits together for this Reporter Food column, because really the noteworthy thing about Detroit Fleat in Ferndale is the mix of food choices.  That’s because Fleat is actually a restaurant with a food…

Reporter Food: Chicken Lemonato at Honey Tree Grill

Reporter Food: Chicken Lemonato at Honey Tree Grill Bloomfield Township, Lathrup Village, Northville,  Rochester Hills, Southfield, Sterling Heights, and Troy, MI – Honey Tree Grill has six locations, but I decided to try the one at 28601 Southfield Road in Lathrup Village. Honey Tree has Greek and American food, and the Chicken Lemonato is one…