Beaumont Announces Plans for 13 & Woodward, Including Meijer and Hotel

Beaumont Announces Plans for 13 & Woodward, Including Meijer and Hotel (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- Beaumont Health has announced plans for their property at 13 Mile and Woodward Avenue, just east of their existing hospital.  According to their statement: “Woodward Corners by Beaumont, a 117,000-square-foot commercial development located at the…

Woodward Ave to Close at Railroad Tracks in Pontiac through October

Woodward Ave to Close at Railroad Tracks in Pontiac through October (MDOT, Aug. 31, 2018) Pontiac, MI- HIGHWAY: I-75 Business Loop (BL) (US-24 Business Route (BR)/Woodward Avenue) COUNTY: Oakland CLOSURE START DATE: Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2018 CLOSURE END DATE: Late October 2018 PROJECT DETAILS:  The Michigan Department of Transportation is investing $690,000 to replace the…

Huntington Woods Surprises Former Mayor with Name on Community Center

Huntington Woods Surprises Former Mayor with Name on Community Center (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 12, 2018) Huntington Woods, MI- “Whoa!” That’s what former Huntington Woods Mayor Ron Gillham said when surprised with the news that his name was placed in limestone above the Gillham Recreation Center that he helped get constructed during his time in…

Crash on Woodward in Pontiac Overturns Vehicle, Damages Sheriff Cruiser

Crash on Woodward in Pontiac Overturns Vehicle, Damages Sheriff Cruiser (Aug. 3, 2018, Oakland County Sheriff’s Office) Pontiac, MI – At approximately 10:43 am today a Sheriff’s Office Detective was traveling north bound on Woodward Ave. in Pontiac.  The Detective was being followed by another Sheriff’s Office Detective.  Both were stopped for a red light…

Family Guide to the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise

Family Guide to the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise By Karen Evans, Publisher, Macaroni Kid Ferndale-Royal Oak Royal Oak, Ferndale, Berkley, Pleasant Ridge, Huntington Woods, Berkley, Clawson, Bloomfield Area, Pontiac – The Woodward Dream Cruise is upon us — you have probably already seen people setting up lawn chairs along Woodward Ave to catch a glimpse…

Flagstar Banks Commits $10 Million to Investing in Pontiac

Flagstar Banks Commits $10 Million to Investing in Pontiac (City of Pontiac, Oct. 2, 2016) Pontaic, MI – Troy-based Flagstar Bank announced on Monday, September 19, 2016, a $10 million investment into the City of Pontiac.  Speaking at the event was representatives from the city, county and state, which included, Mayor Deirdre Waterman; U.S. Senator…

The Future Look of Woodward and I-696: Public Meeting Feb. 17

The Future Look of Woodward and I-696: Design Public Meeting Feb. 17 (City of Pleasant Ridge, Jan. 29, 2015) Please join us at the Community Center on Tuesday, February 17 at 4:30pm or 7:30pm to review draft concepts for improvements to the Woodward/I-696 area. The City is participating in a study being led by the…