Ferndale

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...

A Feast of Flavors

In Oakland County, the prospects for finding any kind of food you desire are luscious, endless and diverse. With so many nationalities represented, you could probably dine on a...

Metro Detroit’s Got Spirits

When owner Rafino Valentine opened his eponymous Ferndale distillery in 2007, he had a hard time selling anyone on the merits of small-batch booze. “No one knew what a...

5 Over-the-Top Sweets from Revamped Treat Dreams in Ferndale

Excerpt: Welcome to Treat Dreams Dessert Emporium in Ferndale, home of chocolate ganache-filled syringes, 5-pound ice cream sandwiches, cakes featuring 14 layers and foot-long ice cream sundaes. Read more.

New Seed Library Starts with May 1 Program at Ferndale Library

Excerpt: The Ferndale Library is starting a new seed library to share plant types around the community. To kick off the new Seed Library program, author Ben Cohen will give...

Ferndale-based Valentine Distilling Co. Commits $500K to Sustainability

Excerpt: One of the largest craft distilleries in the country, Valentine Distilling Co. has announced it will roll out a 10-year climate sustainability initiative. The Ferndale-based company said it will...

Royal Oak’s First Panera Bread Coming to Woodward Corners

Excerpt: A coffeehouse with a massive indoor playground in downtown Royal Oak, a new Panera Bread on Woodward Avenue and a dessert shop in Ferndale that sells a 16-layer...