Artists Showcase Work in Downtown Ferndale Art Walk & Roll

Artists Showcase Their Work in Downtown Ferndale Art Walk and Roll (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 7, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Thursday evening guests to Downtown Ferndale saw more than the sunny weather, eclectic shops and unique restaurants.  Thanks to the Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission there was a bonus amount of art, including live demonstrations.…

Reporter Food: Wedge Salad & Texas Burnt Ends from Rosie O’Grady’s

Reporter Food:  Wedge Salad and Texas Burnt Ends from Rosie O’Grady’s (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 7, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Rosie O’Grady’s is pretty great.  They are part of the Kramer Restaurant Group, who recently came on as an advertising sponsor of oc115. This means I get to enjoy Rosies, One-Eyed Betty’s, Pop’s for Italian,…

Forum in Southfield Shows Need for Transit, Reveals Plan Release Date

Forum in Southfield Shows Need for Transit, Reveals Plan Release Date (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2016) Southfield, MI – Marie Donigan’s stepson lives in Seattle with his fiancé.  It’s a pretty common scenario for people to have adult children living in other states. That’s because Michigan has been experiencing an exodus of talented younger…

Candidate Interview: Jim Ellison for State Rep. 26th District (video)

Candidate Interview: Jim Ellison for State Rep. 26th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 2, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Current Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison is running for State Rep. for the 26th District, which includes Madison Heights and Royal Oak. Current State Rep. Jim Townsend cannot run again due to term limits. Ellison…

Guest Blog: Getting Millennials Interested in Local Government

Guest Blog: Getting Millennials Interested in Local Government (Samantha Audia, Michigan Municipal League, May 1, 2016) While attending the League’s Capital Conference last month, I had the pleasure of sharing breakfast with local officials from Hazel Park, all of whom took a moment to update me on the new and exciting things happening this year…