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…

Demonstration in Ferndale Shows Support for “Blue Wave” in Congress

Demonstration in Ferndale Shows Support for “Blue Wave” in Congress (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 6, 2019) Ferndale, MI- As the 116th Congress begins the work of representing the nation, Democrats around the county have been holding rallies to show support.  About 100 people gathered at 9 Mile and Woodward in Downtown Ferndale Thursday as part…

Explore: American Commerce Centre Nature Preserve in Southfield

Explore: American Commerce Centre Nature Preserve in Southfield (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 28, 2018) Southfield, MI – A privately-owned public space set aside for natural preservation in the midst of a commerce park was a delightful find on my quest to explore Oakland County. American Commerce Centre Nature Preserve at 26495 American Drive in Southfield…

Holly Township Board to Vote on Revising Chicken Ordinance

Holly Township Board to Vote on Revising Chicken Ordinance (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 26, 2018) Holly Township, MI- The Holly Township Board of Trustees is expected to vote on removing lot restrictions from the ordinance regulating Class III farm animals, including ducks, chickens, and rabbits. Currently residents with lots that are less than 2.5 acres…

“Christmas Carol” Book Collector Shares Rare Editions in Berkley Library Display

“Christmas Carol” Book Collector Shares Rare Editions in Berkley Library Display (Lara Mossa, Dec. 13, 2018) Berkley, MI – The Berkley Public Library is celebrating the 175th anniversary of “A Christmas Carol” with a special display of 30 different books, DVDs and albums. Eric A. Murrell, 56, a lifelong Berkley resident, has been collecting versions…

Reporter Food: Salmon Apricot Salad at Deer Lake Inn

Reporter Food: Salmon Apricot Salad at Deer Lake Inn (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2018) Independence Township, Clarkston, MI – Deer Lake Inn in Independence Township near Clarkston is part of the Kruse and Muer family of restaurants.  A friend and I went for lunch and enjoyed the cozy little restaurant that sits atop a…