Mayors Share Successes in Madison Heights/Hazel Park State of the Cities Address

Mayors Share Successes in Madison Heights/Hazel Park State of the Cities Address (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 3, 2019) Madison Heights, Hazel Park, MI- The Mayors of Madison Heights and Hazel Park captivated an audience of local business people and community leaders Friday morning with stories of community success. The annual State of the Cities Address…

Cranbrook Science Center Offering Free First Fridays After Five

Cranbrook Science Center Offering Free First Fridays After Five (event listing) Bloomfield Hills, MI- Every month on the first Friday until Jun 07, 2019 except Sep 07, 2018. Friday, March 1, 2019 – 5:00pm to 10:00pm Courtesy of the MASCO Corporation Foundation, the Institute of Science is free after 5pm the first Friday of each…

Royal Oak Art Explored Program Accepting Applications for Public Art Pieces

Royal Oak Art Explored Program Accepting Applications for Public Art Pieces (Royal Oak Commission for the Arts, Feb. 24, 2019) Royal Oak, MI – The Royal Oak Commission for the Arts is excited to announce the 2019 Call for Artist for the Art Explored Program. Artists can find further information at www.romi.gov/arts. Artist have until…

Metro Times, Freep, and Others Fall Victim to Content Theft, Bad Bot Translations

Metro Times, Freep, and Others Fall Victim to Content Theft, Bad Bot Translations (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 21, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Metro Times, Detroit Free Press (Freep), and Clarkston News are among an untold number of publications whose online articles are being ripped off and slightly changed by a website operator profiting from the thefts.…

Common Ground Shares Warning Signs for Suicide

Common Ground Shares Warning Signs for Suicide (Common Ground, Feb. 22, 2019) Oakland County, MI – Common Ground is a nonprofit organization that helps “move people from crisis to hope.” Among the services they provide is suicide prevention, with a crisis center, chat line, and a helpline. They also shared the following signs to help…

Madison Heights Arts and Cultural Board Helps Grow City’s Creative Spirit

Madison Heights Arts and Cultural Board Helps Grow City’s Creative Spirit (Kymm Clark, Clark’s Fabrication, Madison Heights Arts and Culture Advisory Board, Feb. 18, 2019) Madison Heights, MI –  “I just wish I could draw a stick figure…” This is a common expression us creative types hear. It’s the age old assumption that artists are…

Reporter Food: Guampky at Czapski’s Kitchen

Reporter Food: Guampky (Stuffed Cabbage) at Czapski’s Kitchen (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 5, 2019) Milford, MI – “Chop, ski.” That’s how you say the name of the adorable Polish/Mexican restaurant in Downtown Milford called Czapski’s. This friendly restaurant with ample parking, home-cooked meals, and an alligator head for a candy dish was recently my pit…

Public Asked to Reduce Gas and Electric Usage During Extremely Cold Weather

Public Asked to Reduce Gas and Electric Usage During Extremely Cold Weather (DTE, Jan. 30, 2019) In response to the extremely cold weather across much of the country, DTE Energy is asking its customers to help safeguard the reliability of the regional energy grid by voluntarily reducing electricity usage. “We know how important it is…

Ferndale to Vote on Raising Parking Rates, Enforcement Hours

Ferndale to Vote on Raising Parking Rates, Enforcement Hours (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 27, 2019) Ferndale, MI – As construction is about to begin on the city’s mixed use parking deck development, “the dot,” the City of Ferndale is considering raising parking rates on all meters. According to the City Council agenda packet, “The City…

Build Institute Hosting Entrepreneurship Program in Pontiac

Build Institute Hosting Entrepreneurship Program in Pontiac Pontiac, MI- The Build Institute is an 8-week business and project planning class designed for aspiring and established entrepreneurs. Classes are taught by local experts and cover all the basics of starting a business – from licensing to financial literacy, market research to cash flow and more. You’ll leave the class with a…