The Deer, the Pig and the Cockatoo: A PR Love Story (video)

The Deer, the Pig and the Cockatoo: A Pleasant Ridge Love Story (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct.19, 2014) “There’s a reason people call stubborn people pig-headed,” said Tracey Leigh Bechard Magiera. The Pleasant Ridge mother and friend to animals everywhere knows this first-hand. Magiera can often be seen walking in Pleasant Ridge with one or…

Ferndale Police Officers Caught in Middle of Night Prank…

Ferndale Police Officers Caught in Middle of Night Prank Involving Stray Dog (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 12, 2014) “It’s infantile. It’s grade school-ish, middle school-ish at best,” that’s what Ferndale Police Lt. William Wilson told Hank Winchester of WDIV News in response to a prank played by officers involving a stray dog that had been…

Detroit Zoo Makes an Impact on Wyoming Toad Comeback

Detroit Zoo Makes an Impact on Wyoming Toad Comeback (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Sept. 5, 2014) The Detroit Zoological Society’s breeding program for the Wyoming toad has produced a record 3,945 tadpoles for release into the wild in its efforts to preserve the federally endangered amphibian. “This is the largest number of tadpoles we have…

Tai Fai in Oak Park Celebrates Anniversary and Expansion

Tai Fai in Oak Park Celebrates Anniversary and Expansion (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2014) In a celebration complete with dancing dragons, a ribbon cutting, and a buffet of incredible cuisine, Tai Fai in Oak Park shared their success and expansion with the public on Aug. 28. The name “Tai Fai” means “great and fast”…

Tai Fai in Oak Park Celebrates Anniversary and Expansion

Tai Fai in Oak Park Celebrates Anniversary and Expansion (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2014) In a celebration complete with dancing dragons, a ribbon cutting, and a buffet of incredible cuisine, Tai Fai in Oak Park shared their success and expansion with the public on Aug. 28. The name “Tai Fai” means “great and fast”…

A Look at Data: Increased Births & Decreased Deaths in Oakland Co.

A Look at Data: Increased Births and Decreased Deaths in Oakland County (Kurt Metzger, Director Emeritus, Data Driven Detroit / Mayor, Pleasant Ridge,Aug. 9, 2014) Have you looked around your community of late and noticed more strollers and small people o the streets? I know I have and recognize it as a sign that Pleasant…

Pleasant Ridge’s PR the Cat Adds Adorableness to City Hall (video)

Pleasant Ridge’s PR the Cat Adds Adorableness to City Hall (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2014) Life is not always purr-fect in Pleasant Ridge, but visitors to City Hall do get an experience more adorable than in most cities. Guarding the cozy little City Hall and Police Department building is an unexpected resident –…