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Published August 13, 2019

The first phase of a church addition for Great Lakes Church, on 3 acres east off Coolidge Highway, north of Wattles Road, is on track to start soon after the Planning Commission approved the special use and site plan for the new 4,664-square-foot lobby.

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Published August 13, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The revving of engines along Woodward Avenue has been commonplace since the early days of summer, but the official Dream Cruise is almost here.

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Published August 13, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The 22nd annual Soaring Eagle Arts, Beats & Eats, presented by Flagstar Bank, will celebrate 10 years in downtown Royal Oak this year. The four-day festival will take place Aug. 30-Sept. 2.

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Published August 13, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On Aug. 24, thousands of walkers will join together at the Detroit Zoo in conjunction with more than 600 communities across the country to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

 

 

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Published August 13, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The Detroit Institute of Arts and Oakland Community College recently announced a new partnership that will bring not only artwork to the college’s five campuses, but also new training opportunities for students and staff.

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Published August 13, 2019

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe is planning several educational programs to assist residents in understanding ranked-choice voting, which recently was implemented by the city in its City Council elections.

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Published August 13, 2019

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe residents may see several new programs popping up in their local parks thanks to a new push for community-led events.

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Published August 13, 2019

DETROIT/GROSSE POINTE SHORES — He owned a lakefront home in Grosse Pointe Shores and an NFL team, but businessman and philanthropist Ralph Wilson wasn’t some flashy billionaire.

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Published August 13, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — The nays have it. A contentious ballot proposal for a $57.4 million bond to replace and expand the North Old Woodward parking structure was defeated with 68% of the vote Aug. 6.

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Published August 13, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Asked whether residents would prefer a special assessment tax to maintain township services or pay for retiree benefits with budget cuts — including the elimination of public safety positions —  the voters were clear: Make the cuts.

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Published August 13, 2019

FERNDALE — The Woodward Dream Cruise, born in Ferndale, is celebrating its silver anniversary. On Aug. 15-17, the cruise will return to Woodward Avenue and the downtown for its 25th year of existence.

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Published August 13, 2019

BERKLEY — Just before the Woodward Dream Cruise gets underway, downtown Berkley will have its own annual celebration of classic cars.

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Published August 13, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Hugh Smith III, the co-owner of Baker’s Keyboard Lounge in Detroit, said he sifts through hundreds of emails a day from musicians around the country who want to play at his club.

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Published August 13, 2019

DETROIT — It’s had different names over the years — including the Detroit International Jazz Festival and the Montreux Detroit Jazz Festival — but no matter what it’s been called, it’s an event that has attracted thousands to see jazz legends and emerging talent.

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Published August 13, 2019

METRO DETROIT — There are trees everywhere. Yet many people fail to recognize that trees have to be maintained before they become a detriment.

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Published August 12, 2019

BERKLEY — The demolition of the Berkley Ice Arena has begun. On Wednesday, Aug. 7, the first wall of the ice arena was torn down.

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Published August 12, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township was full of interesting art and delicious pies this past weekend during the township’s annual art fair.

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Published August 12, 2019

UTICA — Downtown Utica turned into a classic car amusement park this past weekend as thousands gathered to view all kinds of vehicles at the annual Gasoline Alley car show.

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Published August 12, 2019

UTICA — A Utica man was recognized July 25 as a 2019 Change Agent for flying his plane to save at-risk dogs in addition to helping a Sterling Heights dog rescue receive a $2,000 donation.

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Published August 12, 2019

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WARREN — Aug. 15, 1945, is forever known as V-J Day, the day of victory for Allied forces over Japan in World War II.

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