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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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Travel for less this spring break »

10:55 am | ERIN BEN-MOCHE OU News Bureau Though many college students want to head to warmer, exotic destinations for spring break,…

Feb 26 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Dansu teams bond through performance »

12:59 pm | BY CHEYANNE KRAMER OU News Bureau Dance is a common sport for young girls, since it helps build character…

Feb 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Group aids LGBTQ community with ‘intimidating’ paperwork »

06:09 pm | BY ZACH MICKLEA OU News Bureau The Know Your Rights project is a group aimed at providing legal services…

Feb 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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Travel for less this spring break »

10:55 am | ERIN BEN-MOCHE OU News Bureau Though many college students want to head to warmer, exotic destinations for spring break, they stay home due to costs and anxieties attached with traveling. College student Sylvia Trocea found the lack of money disheartening but the travel process frustrating. “I would love to travel to Australia and Japan,” Trocea…

Feb 26 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 place for people and philosophies. Constructed in 1871 as St. Paul’s German Evangelical Church, the building has convened countless congregations. Now, the building has new residents. Less than two years ago, the church…

Feb 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Onyx skaters head to nationals »

06:48 pm | BY CHEYANNE KRAMER OU News Bureau A group of high school aged girls stand at attention around their coaches, standing still on slick ice. Black dresses reveal blue underskirts whenever they move. They stood silent, listening intently to their coach. Their performances played back before them on a small screen, and they stood, nitpicking even…

Feb 22 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…

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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 place for people and philosophies. Constructed in 1871…

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Artists cast their gaze on Detroit »

01:25 pm | BY ALEXUS BOMAR OU News Bureau Cultural institutions and creative industries have played a critical part in bringing the people of Detroit closer. According to a report by Creative Many,…

Feb 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

The fast pace of roller derby »

03:07 pm | BY SHELBY TANKERSLEY OU News Bureau Picture this: roller skaters speed around a rink. A wall of opponents tries to block their…

Feb 5 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

DIA exhibit engages all five senses »

10:13 pm | BY ALEXUS BOMAR OU News Bureau Museums, galleries and other cultural institutions have helped bring positive vibes to the city of Detroit.…

Feb 2 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

OU alumna has A Drink With … Detroit »

11:31 am | BY ERIN BEN-MOCHE OU News Bureau If you could have a drink with anyone, whom would it be? Many dream about it,…

Feb 2 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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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 »

Pizzeria by sinkhole: Yes, we’re open! »

04:33 pm | BY SCOTT SANDORA OU News Bureau One Fraser business owner is using pizza to aid in the town’s efforts to solve its…

Feb 6 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 »

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 era of technology. Ankawi was a card collector…

Feb 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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