Seasonal Features

Published June 18, 2019

ROYAL OAK — A new festival will bookend the beginning of summer in Royal Oak and benefit more than 20 nonprofits and community organizations.

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Published June 17, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Looking forward to the weekend? For the summer, weekends start on Thursday in downtown Birmingham. This year will be the first time the Birmingham Shopping District will host a series called Thursdays in the City, a kind of mini art show with live entertainment in the alleyways of downtown.

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Published June 15, 2019

EASTPOINTE — Despite the threat of rain, Eastpointe’s 2019 Cruisin’ Gratiot filled Gratiot Avenue with classic cars, fun attractions and thousands of attendees.

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Published June 14, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Roseville celebrated its fifth annual Rosefest, the community’s largest public event, June 6-9 at Veterans Memorial Park.

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Published June 14, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — The summer is a busy time for Leonard Palermino, the executive chef and general manager at the American-Polish Century Club. That’s when he presides over a kitchen that is busy preparing pierogi dumplings, kielbasa sausage, “city chicken” kabobs and other dishes that will be eaten at the American Polish Festival and Craft Show in July.

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Published June 12, 2019

SOUTHFIELD/LATHRUP VILLAGE — Grab your lawn chairs and sunglasses — it’s summer concert season.

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Published June 12, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS — Stars in the Park, the annual summer concert series hosted by the Farmington Hills Cultural Arts Division, returns for another summer season filled with music and entertainment at Heritage Park.

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Published June 12, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A June 1 lemonade sale marked the ninth year that Emily Broadbridge, of Macomb Township, has been involved in National Lemonade Day.

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Published June 11, 2019

BERKLEY — Berkley’s slate of summer events is scheduled to kick off this week, and events will continue into August. The Berkley Parks and Recreation Department’s annual SummerFest event series will begin Thursday, June 13, with seven events over the next three months.

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Published June 10, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Summer is a time of year when fireworks are in heavy use, lighting up the skies in spectacular displays that many find patriotic, but that others find distressing.

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Published June 10, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Breaking news alert: Summer is truly, actually and finally here. After such a long winter and a soggy spring, Birmingham is ready to get outside and enjoy some fresh air. The city’s annual In the Park summer concerts and Movies Under the Stars series return to Shain Park beginning this weekend.

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Published June 10, 2019

UTICA — Looking to find that awesome bargain or new treasure? Get ready for a communitywide garage sale right in downtown Utica this weekend. Woman’s Life Chapter No. 911 Macomb Angels is bringing the city together to hold the first Junk in the Trunk community flea market.

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Published June 10, 2019

UTICA — Utica’s Weekend Unwind has returned once again for its third year of fun and live music. On Fridays from 7 to 10 p.m. through Sept. 13, the Weekend Unwind will take place at Jacqueline K. Noonan Riverwalk Park/Memorial Park, 7530 Auburn Road, next to the Utica Public Library in downtown Utica. The first night of free, live music took place June 7.

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Published June 5, 2019

METRO DETROIT — The scent of charcoal smoldering in the air. The sounds of kids playing cornhole. Watching the sunset from a chaise lawn chair. It's all part of the camping experience in Michigan.

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Published June 5, 2019

METRO DETROIT — If you have a small backyard, your big ideas can be right at home. According to local experts, homeowners with small backyards don’t have to scale down their big ideas, and a few simple yard hacks can make your space seem bigger than it really is.

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Published June 5, 2019

ROCHESTER — Summer is nearly upon us, and with it comes a host of free time to fill. The Rochester Hills Public Library is inviting children, teens and adults to spend their summer engaged in books and other fun programming at the library.

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Published June 5, 2019

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Families and friends can unwind in two township parks this summer to enjoy the sounds of bluegrass, folk and classical music. The 14th annual Music in the Meadows series, hosted by Oakland Township Parks and Recreation, will supply free Friday night concerts June 7, July 12 and Aug. 16 in two different parks.

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Published June 4, 2019

ROYAL OAK — From 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, Royal Oak will host its inaugural Family Pride event in conjunction with the monthly food truck rally at the Royal Oak Farmers Market.

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Published June 3, 2019

FERNDALE — Ferndale’s one-day music festival located on the porches of homes in the city will return later this month. The Front Porch will take place over the course of Saturday, June 22, at dozens of homes across Ferndale. In total, 56 artists and bands will perform on 32 porches, according to organizers.

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Published June 3, 2019

FERNDALE — Though heavy rainfall threatened the festivities, the ninth annual Ferndale Pride took place as scheduled in the heart of downtown Ferndale on Saturday, June 1.

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