In tradition of Michigan summers, several construction projects will be going on in the Metro Detroit area. The Michigan Department of Transportation lists the complete schedule of construction, as well as updates to the changes. Work will be done on M-53, Livernois, US-24 and I-94 according to MDOT and Centennial Road Commission for Oakland County. [...]
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Summer means warm weather and outdoor nights under the stars. Starting in June, the Detroit Zoo kicks off events for young people, in addition to family-friendly happenings. Events include wine tasting, charity nights and family music events to reconnect people with the zoo. “After 5 Detroit is a proud partner in the lineup of summer [...]
Baseball returned to Tiger town last weekend as the Tigers kicked off their home schedule for the year with Opening Day weekend against the Yankees. This year’s Opening Day set a record for attendance with 45,051 showing up to watch the home team defeated Yankees Friday afternoon in route to taking two of three games [...]
At 17, Nathan Hamood developed his love for coffee roasting into a full-blown coffee shop business. “Coffee roasting is my passion in terms of all the facets: from getting new coffee from new farms, to brewing it, to talking to customers,” Hamood said. Dessert Oasis Coffee Roasters opened on the corner of Main Street in [...]
The band Orgy will play Saturday at the Machine Shop in Flint for the Wide Awake and Dead tour with Vampires Everywhere! and Davey Suicide. In 2011, controversy surrounded the band when founder Jay Gordon decided to continue playing Orgy music without any other original members. A statement made on his Facebook page noted the [...]
Paint Creek Cider Mill’s new resident Ed Granchi is looking to change tradition at the Oakland Township staple, bringing a little of his past to the future of the community favorite.
Stoney Creek Nature Center will be filled with the works of Sigma Pro Nature Photographer David FitzSimmons, from March 26 to April 24.
Through working with the Small Business and Technology Development Centers, Doyle had the opportunity to work with the One Stop Shop Business Center. When the center’s previous director left in November, Doyle was asked to lead interim while the center interviewed prospective candidates. Shortly after that, he was selected to fill the position.
The program looked at more than 50 submitted projects and awarded 21 based on quality, innovation, complexity and speed of construction, according to Kerry Sutton, MCA director of engineering.
People flaunted their green apparel and clover leaf accessories early this weekend, as Utica DDA hosted its first-ever Lucky Leprechaun Race. A costume contest gave 471 runners and walkers an opportunity to show off their St. Patrick’s Day style, while the 5K and Green Mile races encouraged physical fitness, according to Thomas Gray, chairman of [...]
Rochester Hills is home to Rockin’ Cupcakes, a bakery located just north of downtown that serves up more than ten varieties of homemade cupcakes, locally-made ice cream and rock n’ roll. This unique rock music-inspired shop has recently attracted national attention for its participation in The Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars.” Where it started Jim [...]
Kwame Kilpatrick, former mayor of Detroit, was found guilty on 24 of 30 counts this morning, after a decade-long trial. Kilpatrick and friend and contractor Bobby Ferguson were convicted of racketeering and distortion, the Detroit Free Press said.
Running, walking and a costume contest will have people seeing green in Downtown Utica this Saturday morning, for the city’s Lucky Leprechaun Race. “We thought Utica would be a great spot to host the race, because of the rich Irish heritage and restaurants in the area,” race chairman Thomas Gray said.
Cranbrook House Series tickets go on sale New stories for the winter and spring season are coming to Cranbrook, with tickets now on sale. Upcoming events include “Celebrating Women’s History Month at Cranbrook House: ‘Women in Art’” The events, which highlight women’s roles in building the Cranbrook House take place March 14 at 11 a.m., [...]
Actors Guri Weinberg and Erik Odom stopped at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham last Thursday to discuss their roles in “Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2.” Weinberg played Stefan, a Romanian vampire who was one of the two survivors from the Romanian coven’s destruction. Odom played Peter, a nomadic vampire who left the Mexican coven to [...]
The 51 North Brewing Company opened its doors to the community of Lake Orion this past January with their own concept and way of doing things. Located on the corner of 51 North Broadway St. off of Lapeer Road, the 4,700 square foot building, which originally was a gas station turned- car dealership, now houses [...]
In Flames rocks The Machine Shop
The park is located in close proximity to Hampton Circle and Northridge Apartments, two of the largest apartment complexes in the area. This central location will be especially beneficial for all apartment or condominium residents who don’t have the opportunity to grow crops in their backyards, according to Barnett.
Humming and buzzing from the sound of tattoo guns was heard constantly at the Detroit Marriott last weekend, as the Motor City Tattoo Expo welcomed people to more than 50 artist’s stations. Excitement and intimidation hung in the air as patrons rushed from booth to booth looking for their next piece of body art. Others [...]
The path of winter storm Rocky has placed Oakland County and surrounding areas under a winter storm watch since this morning. Tuesday night has a 100 percent chance of precipitation. Oakland County is expected to get snow, but most will occur in a large burst. Heavy snowfall is expected to start at 8 p.m. and [...]