Ferndale

This Ferndale Spot is Not Your Typical Ice Cream Shop

Excerpt: July is National Ice Cream Month, and we found the perfect spot to finish off the monthlong celebration. There's so much deliciousness to enjoy at Treat Dreams Dessert...

Top 10 Coolest Rehabs in Metro Detroit

Excerpt: For rehab royalty Ann Stevenson and Curt Catallo, repurposing Metro Detroit’s iconic structures is about more than just good business. Co-owners of Union Joints, the couple are behind restaurants...

Dig Into These 6 Gourmet Hot Dogs

What is Detroit without the Coney dog? Ever since Gust Keros opened American Coney Island in 1917, the beef frankfurter nestled inside a warm bun, topped with chili, mustard,...

Ferndale Converting All 1,744 Streetlights to Energy-Efficient LEDs

Excerpt: In a new deal with DTE Energy, Ferndale plans to convert all of the city’s streetlights to more efficient lighting. LED lights will be installed in 1,744 streetlights throughout...
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Andrew Chmielewski

Andrew Chmielewski is the co-founder of Dave's Sweet Tooth, the largest manufacturer of specialty toffee products in Michigan, and Mitten Crate, a monthly subscription-based box delivery of Michigan-made artisan food products and specialty goods....

Yoga Becomes a New Experience Outside the Studio

Excerpt: If you’re moving soon, don’t even think about asking Tina Iulianelli or Amy Anderson to help haul your stuff. Their cars’ trunks are filled to the brim with yoga...

Inside Look at ‘The James,’ Former School Turned Senior Living in Ferndale

Excerpt: Jack and Therese Moran met when they attended St. James Catholic School back in the 1940s.  In 1948 they married and had a family, including two daughters —...
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Schramm’s Mead – Ferndale

On Nine Mile Road in Ferndale sits what many consider to be today’s mecca for mead. Learn about Schramm's Mead in Ferndale from owner and head mead maker Ken...

7 of Metro Detroit’s Top Chefs Clue Us in to Their Favorite Local Dish

Excerpt: Metro Detroit overflows with so much top-rate cuisine these days that it can be difficult to choose which restaurant to visit, let alone which dish to order. So...

Lake Orion Captures Spirit Of Main Street Award For Second Time As 10 Downtowns Honored During Main Event Awards Night Celebration

Lake Orion’s Downtown Development Authority captured the Spirit of Main Street award for the second time as 10 downtowns were honored in May during the gala celebration at the...