Ferndale Adopts Requirement for Affordable Housing in New Developments

Ferndale Adopts Requirement for Affordable Housing in New Developments Ferndale, MI – The City of Ferndale adopted an inclusive housing policy Monday night that requires developers building with 25 or more units to reserve 25% of the units for affordable housing.  The requirement applies to future projects, not ones currently under construction.  It also applies…

Detroit Together Men’s Chorus Sings of Holiday Love (video)

Detroit Together Men’s Chorus Sings of Holiday Love (video) Ferndale, MI – Since 1982 the Detroit Together Men’s Chorus has has brought together men of all singing abilities and sexual orientations for a four-part chorus that is “committed to strengthening community and providing social change” through music.  The choir has members from all around SE…

Video Shows Recently Discovered Photos of Mackinac Bridge Construction

Video Shows Recently Discovered Photos of Mackinac Bridge Construction St. Ignace, Mackinaw City, MI – When Jacquelyn Zeman’s grandfather passed away, he left behind many memories and treasures for his family. Henry “Hank” Zeman was a photojournalist with the grand Rapids Press from 1952 to 1987. He covered everything from basketball games to natural disasters.…

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway (County Road Association, Dec. 5, 2017, orig. Nov. 17, 2014) Michigan – In 2014 The County Road Association of Michigan released an infographic to help Michigan residents avoid the frustration of the “second shovel,” that we’re sharing here again. “Shoveling snow once after a storm…

Huntington Woods Hosts Michigan’s First Drag Queen Story Time, More to Come

Huntington Woods Hosts Michigan’s First Drag Queen Story Time, More to Come (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 15, 2017) Huntington Woods, MI – Story time in Huntington Woods got a little more interesting with the announcement of guest readers for December, January and February.  The Huntington Woods Library has begun hosting what is believed to be…

Four Things to Know for Medical Marijuana Facility Applicants

Four Things to Know for Medical Marijuana Facility Applicants (LARA, Dec. 13, 2017) Lansing, MI – The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) will be ready to accept applications for medical marihuana facility licenses beginning this Friday, December 15, 2017. The department is prepared to accept applications for all license types – grower, processor,…