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Tiffany Esshaki

C&G Staff Reporter – Birmingham Bloomfield Eagle


Staff Writer Tiffany Esshaki covers Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills and Bloomfield Township as well as Oakland County Parks and Recreation and Oakland County Animal Control and Pet Adoption Center. Esshaki has worked for C & G Newspapers since 2011 and attended the University of Michigan-Dearborn and Oakland Community College. She’s the recipient of several awards from the Michigan Press Association and the Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Published October 10, 2012

BIRMINGHAM — At the Cranbrook Institute of Science, learning is so much fun it’s scary. At least it will be on Oct. 20, when the museum presents its annual Halloween event, with more hands-on activities than you can shake a broomstick at.

According to Nancy Swords, head of education and visitor experience at Cranbrook, the event has been an annual favorite with museum-goers for more than 20 years. Last year, the event was expanded to two two-hour sessions to accommodate the many scientists of all ages looking for a scary good time.

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Published October 10, 2012

BIRMINGHAM —  Girls night out just got a lot more interesting.

On Oct. 15, Bellapiatti restaurant will host an evening of wine, food and no-holds-barred conversation about sexual health with an expert on the subject.

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Published October 10, 2012

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OAKLAND COUNTY — On Oct. 18, the Oakland County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to hold its next meeting at the Courthouse Auditorium in Pontiac. Among those in attendance will likely be a group of nearly 20 animal advocates from around the county. It will be their sixth appearance before the commission.

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Published October 9, 2012

For a second year, the historic Gov. Warner Mansion is inviting families to enjoy a chillingly good time at the annual Victorian Ghost Walk event Oct. 12.

Mansion volunteer Sharon Bernath said the event is a fun way for folks to celebrate the spooky Halloween season and sneak in a bit of local history at the same time.

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Published October 3, 2012

FARMINGTON HILLS —  The smells of fall are in the air — fallen leaves, sweet spices and harvest favorites. But don’t forget the aroma of fresh baked bread. From now through November, the Oakland Community College Culinary Studies Institute is opening its doors to the community with a variety of baking courses.  

According to OCC culinary instructor Darlene Levinson, nearby residents have long been asking the school to offer shorter courses where even the most novice of cooks can brush up on food preparation basics.

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Published October 3, 2012

The Great Lakes Beadworkers Guild is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, the guild is presenting a one-of-a-kind exhibition to showcase its love for the city of Detroit.

The GLBG is an organization that encourages and promotes beadwork of all kinds. The group of 250 members meets monthly to plan various projects and learn from a variety of nationally known guest instructors who are experts in beading techniques.

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Published October 3, 2012