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A Look Inside Ferndale’s “Local Kitchen and Bar” [THRILLIST]

Housed in the former Via Nove space, Ferndale’s Local has got high ceilings and antiques that give off a casual, country home feel, all anchored by a wood-burning fireplace that’s totally hearth-warming. The Zagat-lauded chef’s sending out “well-crafted comfort” like the pig platter (slow cooked then seared belly, bbq pulled, porchetta, and chicharrons), chicken-fried chicken, and a […]

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Where’s the Best Patio in Ferndale?

Lounging on a patio in the warm sun with a cold drink is one of life’s little pleasures – wouldn’t you agree, Ferndale? So, we asked readers to tell us about their favorite patios around town. Here is a sampling of responses from the Ferndale Patch Facebook page. Rob Zograph: Rosie’s is always nice, great people watching. I […]

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Experience Detroit On the Cheap [Visit Detroit]

Experience Detroit on the cheap. It doesn’t take lots of cash to have fun here. All you need is a little creativity and these suggestions from visitdetroit.com Belle Isle Conservatory http://www.belleisleconservancy.org/ Walkable island park with fountain, conservancy and public beach. (Downtown Detroit District) Galleries It’s always free to admire the masterworks at the Glass Academy http://www.glassacademy.com/, […]

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Royal Oak Restaurant Week: Downtown Map

Royal Oak Restaurant Week is in its third year. And as the popular dining event grows in age, so too does it grow in participating restaurants. If we were pressed to guess, we’d feel safe positing that RORW will grow in diners, too. Downtown Royal Oak has so many restaurants to choose from that diners […]

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Crowd-Funding Batch Brewing Company

If you haven’t watched Batch Brewing Company’s video in support of its crowd-funding campaign, do yourself a favor and click on over HERE. That is one dapper looking brewmaster. Crowd-funding is a means for businesses, organizations, artists, and anyone with an idea to raise funding for their project. There are a number of websites that […]

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Date Night 2/2: Metro Detroit

It’s Saturday night in Motown: 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 Midtown legend: Mario’s Restaurant Per Metromix: “Since 1948, Mario’s has served up fillets, fish […]

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Winter Beer Fest at the Royal Oak Music Theatre: January 26th

What if we told you that an opportunity has presented itself where you, dear reader, have the chance to both sample from over 100 delicious craft beers from around the world AND help out a good cause? Too good to be true, you say? Wrong! This Saturday, January 26th, the Royal Oak Music Theatre will […]

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Date Night 1/12: Detroit

It’s Saturday night in Motown: 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 Midtown legend: Mario’s Restaurant Per Metromix: “Since 1948, Mario’s has served up fillets, […]

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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: […]

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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 […]

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