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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…

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Unconventional mediums inspire artists »

02:01 pm | BY MARY SIRING OU NEWS BUREAU Art has been a piece of expression since the evolution of mankind. While…

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Vote could alter net neutrality »

01:39 pm | BY CHRISTIAN MILLER OU News Bureau Net neutrality, also referred to as open internet, has been the focal point…

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Finding love with just a few clicks »

10:54 pm | BY MARY SIRING OU News Bureau Online dating has lost much of its stigma. Many now believe that it…

Dec 7 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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Unconventional mediums inspire artists »

02:01 pm | BY MARY SIRING OU NEWS BUREAU Art has been a piece of expression since the evolution of mankind. While painting, drawing, and sculpture have been common mediums for centuries, more unconventional art forms are cropping up and finding a place among what was once considered “fine art.” Rather than sculpting anatomical figures or painting still…

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Plant-based eateries sprout in Detroit »

08:08 pm | BY ERIC SOKOL OU News Bureau Veganism and vegetarianism are becoming an easier way of life, offering an array of flavor for those seeking an improvement in personal health. “This is not a lifestyle of deprivation,” said Paul Krause, pharmacist and owner of The Medicine Cabinet pharmacy in Southfield and president of VegMichigan. “Once people…

Dec 4 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Black cats wait (and wait) for adoption »

08:52 pm | BY ERIC SOKOL OU News Bureau Black cats remain at shelters longer than pure bred cats or those with patterns. Research from peta2 found that black cats are two-thirds less likely to be adopted than white cats and half as likely than tabby cats because their fur does not stand out. The Animal House of…

Dec 6 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Helen’s Closet overflows with kindness »

09:53 am | BY CHRISTIAN MILLER OU News Bureau Nestled within the confines of St. Mark Church in Warren there is a room labeled “Helen’s Closet.” Inside are two women making a world of difference. Continuing charity that began with her grandmother Helen Herzig,  Sandy Hill and her mother, Helen Derwa, distribute clothes to people who have fallen…

Dec 1 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Dessert Oasis Coffee Roasters: The culture of coffee »

01:28 pm | 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 Nicole Serra visited Dessert Oasis Coffee Roasters in downtown Rochester and spoke with co-owner Nathan Hamood. Tell…

Sep 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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Plant-based eateries sprout in Detroit »

08:08 pm | BY ERIC SOKOL OU News Bureau Veganism and vegetarianism are becoming an easier way of life, offering an array of flavor for those seeking an improvement in personal health. “This…

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Alopecia becomes source of strength »

11:24 pm | BY ALLISON WHITEHEAD OU News Bureau Hair loss can cause low self-esteem. For Katelyn Yaczik, the journey back to self-confidence took time.…

Dec 3 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Pistons again play in Detroit »

06:46 am | BY AJ KAJY OU News Bureau The Detroit Pistons took their turn breaking in Little Caesars Arena as fans gathered from across…

Oct 26 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Hops, breweries go hand in hand »

01:52 pm | BY ERIC SOKOL OU News Bureau Your Michigan craft beer might be more local than you think — hop farms are sprouting…

Oct 25 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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Granite leads the countertop industry »

08:01 pm | BY MICHAELA SCARSELLA OU News Bureau With its high-end appearance and low-maintenance upkeep, granite has found itself leading the countertop industry. Often…

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Oral history creates pathways to the past »

07:18 am | BY MARY SIRING OU News Bureau Stories are an inherent part of our societies and culture, seen in our values and even…

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Zeroing in at the range »

12:38 pm | BY ALYSSA STEELE OU News Bureau Shooting at a range can be a fun, recreational sport. Findings show that shooting can help…

Oct 31 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Helen’s Closet overflows with kindness »

09:53 am | BY CHRISTIAN MILLER OU News Bureau Nestled within the confines of St. Mark Church in Warren there is a room labeled “Helen’s Closet.” Inside are two women making a world…

Dec 1 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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