Monthly Archives: October 2012

Date Night 10/27: Royal Oak

It’s Saturday night in the ROak: Time to take your girlfriend, boyfriend, or whathaveyou out for a night on the town. What to do, what to do? Well, how about these ideas? Of course, we’re always up for suggestions. Comment away! Dinner A Royal Oak classic, with some of the best burgers in the world:…

Date Night 10/27: Ferndale

It’s Saturday night in Fashionable Ferndale: Time to take your girlfriend, boyfriend, or whathaveyou out for a night on the town. What to do, what to do? Well, how about these ideas? Of course, we’re always up for suggestions. Comment away! Dinner Over 50 years of feeding Ferndaliens: Como’s. Per the website: “Como’s has been…

Breastfeeding in Public: Just Be Mindful

Your baby is screaming, letting you know it’s mealtime and he is STARVING and getting louder and hungrier by the second. You’re sitting in a busy restaurant, the diners are shooting you dirty looks, letting you know that they expect you to shut that baby up so they can dine in peace. To appease both…

Atomic Dawg

Atomic Dawg is in downtown Berkley on Coolidge between 11 and 12 mile roads. It’s got a nostalgic feel like diners of the 1950′s with lots of stainless steel and reddish orange vinyl covering the stools and chairs. The retro-diner look goes with the menu of hot dogs, sausages and sandwiches. Atomic Dawg offers 8…

Detroit Tigers Win the AL Pennant

Ladies and gentleman, may I present to you the 2012 American League Champion Detroit Tigers! Tigers fans are among the league’s most passionate and boy howdy are we excited. The only thing more exciting would be a World Series win, their first since the Bless You Boys team of 1984. The Tigers followed a relatively…

Date Night 10/20: Ferndale

It’s Saturday night in Fashionable Ferndale: Time to take your girlfriend, boyfriend, or whathaveyou out for a night on the town. What to do, what to do? Well, how about these ideas? Of course, we’re always up for suggestions. Comment away! Dinner Upscale, not uptight at Dino’s Lounge. Per the website: “Dino’s is renowned as…

An Open Letter To Parents Of Bullies

Dear Parents of Bullies, There have been schoolyard bullies since even before there was such thing as a schoolyard, your precious little bully offspring is nothing new or original. Now, however, with the Internet, that schoolyard has become much larger than trapped within the confines of a fenced-in play area. They run rampant. And I…

Date Night: Ferndale

It’s Saturday night in Fashionable Ferndale: Time to take your girlfriend, boyfriend, or whathaveyou out for a night on the town. What to do, what to do? Well, how about these ideas? Of course, we’re always up for suggestions. Comment away! Dinner Take a trip down south to Howe’s Bayou. New Orleans in Ferndale, per…

Date Night: Royal Oak

It’s Saturday night in the ROak: Time to take your girlfriend, boyfriend, or whathaveyou out for a night on the town. What to do, what to do? Well, how about these ideas? Of course, we’re always up for suggestions. Comment away! Dinner Get a little taste of Cuba here in the States at Cafe Habana.…

The HPV Vaccination: Yay Or Nay?

The Center for Disease Control recommends the HPV vaccine for all girls from teens through 26. Now, they are also recommending boys receive the vaccine, as well. Cancers related to the virus are on the rise. That’s a scary, real-life fact that all parents should be armed with when deciding whether or not to get…

Circumcision: A Choice Without Judgement

Circumcision is one of those weighty topics where opinions are fairly strong on both sides of the issue. Because yes, it’s become somewhat of an issue, especially on the Internet. I had my boys circumcised. It’s part of my religion and, to be honest, there was no second thought in regards considering otherwise. It’s what…

Street Food is More About Culture

There seems to be a lot of clamoring about the upcoming Food Truck Rally in Royal Oak at the Ye Old Saloon on South Main Street. The restaurant owners are quick to criticize the Food Trucks and Carts as opportunists that will come and go wherever the crowds may sway them. They also tout about property taxes that go with a…