Seasonal Features

Published December 3, 2019

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — 1969 was the year that brought us Woodstock, the moon landing and the establishment of PBS. It was also a year in which Eleanor Ford hosted a festive holiday celebration in December for her granddaughters, Lynn and Sheila, and about 600 guests.

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Published December 3, 2019

FERNDALE — Ice sculptures, hayrides and Santa Claus all will be returning to Ferndale soon for its Holiday Ice Festival.

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Published December 2, 2019

BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD HILLS — Hopefully, by now you’ve just about polished off the leftovers from Thanksgiving and you’re ready to move on, as they say, to the most wonderful time of the year.

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Published November 22, 2019

METRO DETROIT — This is Michigan. Snow is to be expected. Of course you know that. But what you might not know is how much fun it can be to forget the flakes and keep entertaining guests outdoors into the winter months.

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Published November 22, 2019

METRO DETROIT — As Christmas lights twinkle, curling up on the couch with a cup of warm cocoa while watching a favorite Christmas movie is how many people get into the holiday spirit.

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Published November 22, 2019

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UTICA — Woman’s Life Chapter No. 911 is looking for volunteers for a fun and rewarding task that will show holiday support to the first responders who serve local communities year-round.

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Published November 22, 2019

CLAWSON — The Clawson Police Department and the Clawson Goodfellows recently launched their second annual Fill the Cruiser toy drive to ensure that all Clawson families have a happy holiday.

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Published November 22, 2019

UTICA — A local group is set to help those in need after receiving enormous help from the local community over the past couple of months.

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Published November 22, 2019

EASTPOINTE — Those in the Eastpointe area can get into the holiday spirit as volunteers for the community’s Police and Community for Equality program will perform a reading of the radio version of “A Christmas Carol.”

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Published November 22, 2019

BERKLEY — Nighttime in Berkley will be filled with holiday spirit, as the yearly parade and tree lighting ceremony will return at the beginning of December.

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Published November 22, 2019

ROCHESTER — The holiday season has arrived, and it’s time to start checking off the names on your gift list. The public is invited to hunt for unique holiday presents Dec. 6-7 during the 12th annual Kris Kringle Market in downtown Rochester.

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Published November 22, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Two of the region’s longest-standing a cappella groups will get audiences into the holiday spirit with an upcoming concert.

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Published November 22, 2019

DETROIT/DEARBORN — From donating funds for birthing center renovations to raising money for the Patient Family Housing Program, the Fontbonne Auxiliary is dedicated to helping the patients and staff at Ascension St. John Hospital on Moross Road.

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Published November 22, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — With November snow already fallen, it won’t be long until Sterling Heights brings A Sterling Christmas back to Dodge Park.

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Published November 22, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS/GROSSE POINTE CITY — When the 44th annual Grosse Pointe Santa Claus Parade makes its way down Kercheval Avenue the day after Thanksgiving, thousands of spectators will again enjoy the sights and sounds of marching bands, community groups and floats.

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Published November 21, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — At the end of August, just days after he had gotten married on a beach in Malibu, celebrity fitness trainer Alex Fine made good on a promise to his mom to complete an ultramarathon in her honor.

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Published November 21, 2019

UTICA — Utica officials are inviting the local community to come out and celebrate the Christmas holiday with them and a new special guest who will be attending this year.

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Published November 21, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP —  Shelby Township will be lighting up the night with fun and festivities at its annual Christmas Aglow and tree lighting next week.

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Published November 20, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — Christmas is just a few weeks away, and for some, that means shopping starts now.

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Published November 20, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — Mount Clemens is seeking local families, service clubs, schools, Scout troops and businesses that are interested in decorating a Christmas tree for the city’s second annual Tinsel Tour.

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