Ferndale Resident Donates… to Almost Home Animal Rescue League

Ferndale Resident Donates Giving Tuesday Funds to Almost Home Animal Rescue League (Citizens Bank, Dec. 6, 2016) FERNDALE, MI ­– For his outstanding commitment to the community, Ferndale resident John Stanaszek has been selected by Citizens Bank to receive its annual Credo Champion for Community Award. As part of the award and in celebration of…

Reporter Food: Holly Dogman Brat at Andy’s Place

Reporter Food: Holly Dogman Brat at Andy’s Place (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 25, 2016) Holly, MI – Andy’s Place located at 208 S. Broad Street in Downtown Holly,  is known for their burgers and beer. But something else they have is Holly Dogman Brautwurst.  I had mine served “traditional” style, with sauerkraut, sautéed onion on pretzel…

Reporter Food: Alpine Broasted Chicken from Dino’s

Reporter Food: Alpine Broasted Chicken from Dino’s (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 22, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Dino’s Lounge in Ferndale has a pretty varied menu to begin with, but on top of that they offer monthly specials, normally with a theme.  This month it’s Oktoberfest.  Items like Bavarian sausage and peppers, Jaegar Schnitzel, Obstzda and…

Merry-Not-Scary Fun at Detroit Zoo’s “Zoo Boo” Oct.7-23

Merry-Not-Scary Fun at Detroit Zoo’s “Zoo Boo” Oct.7-23 (EVENT page)   DETROIT ZOO CELEBRATES HALLOWEEN SEASON WITH NINE NIGHTS OF ‘SPOOKTACULAR’ FUN ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoo’s annual “merry-not-scary” Zoo Boo celebration returns this Halloween season, featuring a festively decorated half-mile trick-or-treat trail through the front of the Zoo. Presented by Beaumont Children’s,…

Michigan Pet Fund Alliance Conference Sept. 15-16 in Flint

Michigan Pet Fund Alliance Conference Sept. 15-16 in Flint (Event Page) Companion animal advocates, shelter workers and rescue volunteers, policy makers and community members will gather at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre in Flint on Thursday and Friday, Sept.  15 and 16, for the Michigan Pet Fund Alliance (MPFA) biennial Getting to the Goal No…

Drain Commissioner & Drag Star Lady T Warn Against Flushing…

Drain Commissioner and Drag Star Lady T Warn Against Flushing Inappropriate Items (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept.1, 2016) Pontiac, MI – “Oh Shhhhhhh……..” says the cigarette-smoking drag queen matriarch just before a house explodes on screen in a PSA about toilet-flushing made by the folks at the Oakland County Water Resources Commission. Though your house will…

Reporter Food: GreenSpace Cafe’s American Beauty & Quinoa Lentil Burger

Reporter Food: GreenSpace Cafe’s American Beauty & Quinoa Lentil Burger (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 31, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  GreenSpace Cafe in Downtown Ferndale is now open for lunch, so that’s where I picked for today’s meeting with a local development expert who’d not eaten there before.  I’d had Greenspace just once before and both…