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Float in the air on aerial silks »

05:40 pm | BY ASHLEY LUCKEE OU News Bureau Ringstar Studio in Ann Arbor offers such classes as yoga, capoeira, which is a Brazilian mixed martial art, and aerial silks. Diane Barbeau leased the building and…

Dec 7 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

As seasons change, so do farmers’ markets »

07:52 am | Vendors at farmers’ markets offer locally grown food that supports their region’s economy. One such vendor is Ziehm Greenhouse and Produce of Romeo, which has a stand in the Flint Farmers’ Market in downtown…

Dec 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Game developers follow their dreams »

07:10 am | Dirt House Gaming from Davison, Michigan, is an independent game development group creating a dungeon crawler type video game tentatively named Paradorx – Redux. Dirt House expects to have a running demo by…

Dec 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Fuel-efficient drivers cry foul at parking spots (video) »

10:18 am | A new round of complaints is arising from the parking lots around Oakland University.  It appears special parking spots designated for fuel-efficient vehicles are filling up with gas-guzzling vehicles. And fuel-efficient drivers are crying…

Mar 16 2013 / No Comment / Read More »
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A cappella thrives by the Great Lakes »

12:25 pm | BY ERIN BEN-MOCHE OU News Bureau Twenty-one years ago, the a cappella company Varsity Vocals created a competition that…

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Runners fund water wells in Kenya »

11:29 am | BY SHELBY TANKERSLEY OU News Bureau What started as the brainchild of two running enthusiasts has planted over 100…

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Virtual reality gaming has a ways to go »

06:22 pm | BY SHANA BOSLEY OU News Bureau If something isn’t broken, don’t fix it. That’s how many people feel about…

Mar 1 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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A cappella thrives by the Great Lakes »

12:25 pm | BY ERIN BEN-MOCHE OU News Bureau Twenty-one years ago, the a cappella company Varsity Vocals created a competition that more than 300 groups now participate in — The International Competition of Collegiate A Cappella. A cappella is broken into nine regions, then bracketed down to the top 10 groups. The final 10 from around the world…

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Historical Society marks riot of 1967 »

01:16 pm | BY ALEXUS BOMAR OU News Bureau  The Detroit Historical Society will recognize the 50-year-old Twelfth Street riot by its newest project “Detroit67: Looking Back to Move Forward.” The five-day riot in Detroit, which led to the deaths of 43 people, was one of the deadliest and costliest in the history of the U.S. It began…

Mar 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Holocaust center showcases life of Anne Frank »

12:10 pm | BY SHELBY TANKERSLEY OU News Bureau “How wonderful is it that people need not wait a single moment before starting to improve the world?”— Anne Frank The diary kept by 13-year-old Anne Frank while she and her family hid in an annex in Amsterdam from 1942 to 1944 has touched the lives of many and…

Mar 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

The Clean Plate targets allergies, health »

12:05 pm | BY SHELBY TANKERSLEY OU News Bureau When it opened in 2014, The Clean Plate in Shelby Township set out to serve anyone regardless of dietary needs. It is mainly a vegan-friendly restaurant, but is hospitable to people with gluten, soy and avocado allergies, as well. The Clean Plate goes to great lengths to make sure…

Feb 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Hilltop Brewery: Dress up or dress down »

11:51 am | Looking for a place to have great food and a good time? OU News Bureau reporters have visited some distinctive eateries in Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties to learn more about what these places have to offer. Reporter Zach Micklea visited Parker’s Hilltop Brewery in Clarkston and spoke with manager Eric Rimpela. Tell me the…

Jan 20 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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Historical Society marks riot of 1967 »

01:16 pm | BY ALEXUS BOMAR OU News Bureau  The Detroit Historical Society will recognize the 50-year-old Twelfth Street riot by its newest project “Detroit67: Looking Back to Move Forward.” The five-day riot…

Mar 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Detroit: The Comeback City »

03:03 pm | BY ALEXUS BOMAR OU News Bureau Detroit ranks No. 9 out of 52 places to visit in 2017, according to The New…

Mar 4 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Motor City, meet Shake Shack »

01:49 pm | BY ERIN BEN-MOCHE OU News Bureau Hundreds of Detroiters gathered near downtown’s Campus Martius Park on Feb. 23 to welcome Shake Shack’s…

Feb 27 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Assemble Sound unites musicians in old Corktown church »

02:02 pm | BY ZACH MICKLEA OU News Bureau For 146 years, the green brick church on 17th Street in Detroit has been a gathering…

Feb 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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Card store moves into new era »

07:41 pm | BY KAITLIN SLOAN OU News Bureau Raad Ankawi holds his own at his Sterling Heights sports card collectors shop in this ever-advancing…

Feb 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Chili lovers drain bowls at cook-off »

07:16 pm | BY STEVE SKIPINSKI OU News Bureau Chili ran out at the 2nd Annual Blake’s Hard Cider Co. Chili Cook Off in Armada. Blake’s Cider…

Feb 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Giant helmets a fan favorite »

01:14 pm | BY KAITLIN SLOAN OU News Bureau When 23-year-old cystic fibrosis patient Steven Strickland puts his mind to something, big things can happen.…

Feb 10 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

The Clean Plate targets allergies, health »

12:05 pm | BY SHELBY TANKERSLEY OU News Bureau When it opened in 2014, The Clean Plate in Shelby Township set out to serve anyone regardless of dietary needs. It is mainly a…

Feb 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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