Ferndale

Ferndale Dream Cruise Celebrates 20 Years – Aug. 14-16

August 10th 2014

Ferndale Dream Cruise Celebrates 20 Years – Aug. 14-16 (Ferndale Press Release, Aug.10, 2014) Whether you’re strolling along enjoying emergency vehicles, listening to the horsepower of a Ford Mustang, or grooving to the sounds of classic rock’n roll from the Rock’n Live Entertainment stage, Woodward and Nine Mile is the place for automotive and festival […]

Royal Oak Shares Do’s and Don’ts of Dream Cruise

August 10th 2014

Royal Oak Shares Do’s and Don’ts of Dream Cruise (City of Royal Oak press release, Aug. 10, 2014)   The Dream Cruise is ready to roll from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Aug. 16. Royal Oak, which has the longest stretch of Woodward Avenue (4 miles) in Oakland County, is generally considered the epicenter […]

2014 Green Cruise Encourages People… (video)

August 9th 2014

2014 Green Cruise Encourages People to Think about the Planet (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 9, 2014) With booths from environmental organizations and healthy products lining E. Nine Mile in Ferndale, the Sierra Club held their annual Green Cruise.  The event is the antithesis of the Dream Cruise, which packs Woodward Avenue next weekend.  The […]

Ferndale Chamber Welcomes New Executive Director…

August 9th 2014

Ferndale Chamber Welcomes New Executive Director Marina Glagolev (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 9, 2014) The Ferndale Area Chamber/Oak Park Alliance Chamber of Commerce has made their decision for who will take the Executive Director Position. Marina Glagolev will start officially on Aug. 18, 2014. Glagolev is the former Director of Philanthropy at Evangelical Homes of Michigan, […]

Melanie Piana Explains Ferndale’s New Bike Lanes (video)

August 8th 2014

Melanie Piana Explains Ferndale’s New Bike Lanes (video) (Melanie Piana, Ferndale City Councilperson, Orig. Meltropolis, Aug. 8, 2014) Something looks really different about the Livernois bikes lanes than most motorists and cyclists have not seen or experienced in Michigan communities. Bike lanes help cars and motorists co-exist safely. Buffered bike lanes, which is the first […]

Transgender Pride in the Park Aug. 9

August 8th 2014

Transgender Pride in the Park Aug. 9 (Transgender Michigan Press Release, Aug. 8, 2014) Transgender Michigan Presents Transgender Pride in the Park Celebrating Transgender Pride Since 1997! Saturday, August 9, 2014 12noon to 6pm Geary Park, Ferndale, https://goo.gl/maps/GIMol 855-345-TGMI All Trans-people and Allies Welcome Picnic….Free Food….Free Fun…..Great Friends We will provide the hot dogs and stuff. […]

Motor City Shakedown Took Rovers from Ferndale to Detroit

August 7th 2014

Motor City Shakedown Took Rovers from Ferndale to Detroit (Ron Arnold, Aug. 7, 2014) If you saw some scooters running around metro Detroit this weekend, you had an encounter with Detroit’s Rovers vintage scooter club. The Rovers reached a milestone on August 1, 2014. They were celebrating 10 consecutive years of hosting a standout rally […]

Hazel Park Same Sex Marriage Case Scheduled for Aug. 6

August 5th 2014

Hazel Park Same Sex Marriage Case Scheduled for Aug. 6 Appeal Date (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 5, 2014, orig. June 17, 2014) The case of the Hazel Park couple who sued for equal access to marriage and second parent adoption by same sex couples has been scheduled to be heard by the 6th Circuit Court […]

Primary Elections Aug. 5 – Stories and Other Resources

August 4th 2014

Primary Elections Aug. 5 – Stories and Other Resources (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2014) On August 5 voters will be able to vote in the primary elections. There are several community ballot proposals, a statewide proposal, and a county-wide proposal on funding for public transportation, elections for some District Court Judge positions and primaries […]

DIY Festival Could Be Back on for Sept 12- 14

August 3rd 2014

DIY Festival Could Be Back on for Sept 12- 14 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 3, 2014) Pending event planning approval, the DIY Festival will be scheduled for Sept. 12-14. In the spring, DIY 2014 was cancelled due to upcoming large scale road improvements. The construction plans did not work out due to bidding coming back […]