The ARTWN exhibit is coming to an end, but the Downtown Development Authority is taking votes now to see which of the 11 public art sculptures are going to remain permanent fixtures here in Ferndale.
Board of Appeals Hears Clinical Relief Case (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 9, 2013) The seven people cleared of drug-related offenses in conjunction with the Clinical Relief medical marijuana dispensary raid are not free and clear just yet, as they await the decision of the Court of Appeals. The dispensary was opened on Hilton Road in…
This week’s featured fuzzy is Rexx, a friendly, fun-loving shepherd dog who is currently staying at the Oakland Pet Adoption Center, but needs a good fur-ever home.
The Troupes have descended on Ferndale! Over 200 improv comedians are in town for the annual Detroit Improv Festival, which takes place throughout Ferndale from Aug. 7-11. Locations include Go Comedy, The Ringwald, Como’s, and the Rust Belt Market. And the entertainment includes both improv shows and workshops.
Maker Faire is “like a show-and-tell science fair that encourages DIY (do-it-yourself) innovation and creativity,” said Matt Oehrlein, one of the founders of the i3 Detroit maker-space. Located in Ferndale, i3 Detroit is …
International Network for Vocational Educational Skills Training, Inc. (INVEST) invites the community to an open house on Friday, August 9th and 23rd at Grace Elementary & Middle School and on August 16th at Roosevelt High School from 2-8 p.m.
Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) Director Steve Arwood warns Michigan corporations of a non-governmental entity called “Corporate Records Service” trying to collect a $125 fee to prepare corporate records. The misleading compliance solicitation…
The smiles are adding up naturally as Moore works to build her business. Her strawberry and basil blended jam, called “Straw King” is a sweet local favorite, and Jampocalypse Now is an interesting blend of mango and sriracha.
The group was given a police escort out of town, and then headed north to the White Lake Inn and back. They ended their ride at One-Eyed Betty’s in Ferndale.
And with all the changes and discussions taking place, the nonprofit transportation advocacy group has been keeping very busy.
Megan Owens, Executive Director for TRU, says…
The Green Cruise’s purpose is to draw awareness to ecofriendly alternatives to automobiles and motorized vehicles. This year’s event features 3 bike rides, a parade, walk, children’s area, and vendor booths.
The event will feature the release of The Zombies Take Manhattan, a rye whiskey cask aged imperial Zombie Killer. Also available is the new Black Fang, blackberry clove mead and the return of Cherry Chipotle.
This week’s featured fuzzy is an adult male cat who has been at the center for a while, patiently waiting for the right open-hearted person to take him home. Adult cats like Felix can make great companions.
Ms. Huthwaite was working in Tokyo when the two atomic bombs were dropped in August 1945. She says, “Hiroshima and Nagasaki are still vivid in my memory after 68 years.
TRU Executive Director Talks About Public Transit (video) (C. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2013) Advocating for better public transit and keeping the public informed has been the task of Transportation Riders United for the past 15 years. And with all the changes and discussions taking place, the nonprofit transportation advocacy group has been keeping very busy.…
My experience with Google Glass was a little different. Last week I experienced Glass thanks to my friend and colleague Maria Jewett who wrote into Google saying she should be an early adopter. Her story and ideas caught their attention, she flew to New York, picked up Glass, and came back to Detroit. I was fortunate to meet her at the Guardian Building to give them a try.
City Council gathered for a special meeting on Monday evening, July 29th to award the bid for the renovation of the 43rd District Court building and the Ferndale Police Station. The Dailey Company, a commercial contractor from Lake Orion, Michigan has been selected
When Tungate came on board last year, he created Oak Park’s first Community and Economic Development office. Tungate says the department’s director, Emily Doerr, is “laser focused on community & economic development.”
City Spotlight: “Rediscover Oak Park” (Alyssa Smith, Michigan Suburbs Alliance, re-posted with permission, July 31, 2013) On July 16, Oak Park City Council lifted the citywide ban on liquor licenses, a law that has been in place for almost 70 years. With no bars, and no liquor licenses distributed to restaurants since 1954, Oak Park…
The Citizens Bond Oversight Committee toured the Summer 2013 school bond construction projects at University High School, Roosevelt Elementary, and Ferndale High School on Thursday, June 25.