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Treat Yourself to Summer Hair & Skin Treatments

You’ve biked, beached and tended to the garden, and quite frankly, that sun-kissed glow that you had in the beginning of the summer is starting to make your hair and skin look and feel over baked. Just as getting plenty of exercise is good for your body, so are hair and skin treatments to make…

Rainbow Run 5K Colors the Streets of Ferndale

Ferndale Pride  is a longstanding tradition in Ferndale, and this year, there’s a new tradition. The Rainbow Run 5K is a new event that will weave through the streets of downtown Ferndale on Sunday, June 17. A family-friendly event, the Rainbow Run will also have a 2K kid’s run/walk that will pass by three of…

Do you eat at the same restaurants, or try new places?

My parents came to visit me yesterday. They arrived late afternoon/early evening, so, of course, the discussion of getting something to eat came up, as it always does when you’re parents are in town and willing to pay for a nice meal out. And, like always, that discussion devolved into the typical, where do we…

Pete’s in Ferndale serves upscale deli and more

We stopped by  Pete’s Place Broadway Cafe  for lunch this weekend. Off the beaten path, down Woodward Heights in Ferndale, this nondescript diner from the outside suddenly becomes a slightly upscale eatery on the inside. Owner Pete Mel transformed a long-closed Coney Island into a place of his own, melding the flavors of a couple…

Food Snob: Ferndale…Detroit’s Best Breakfast Scene

My boyfriend doesn’t know this, but I made him move to Ferndale for the breakfast scene. The Toast vs Fly Trap debate was raging through the Twitter/Facebook/Blogosphere, as well as in the bellies of our mutual friends. Every time we looked at a bungalow to rent, I saw homemade French toast dancing in the bedroom,…

Pete’s in Ferndale serves upscale deli and more

Off the beaten path, down Woodward Heights in Ferndale, this nondescript diner from the outside suddenly becomes a slightly upscale eatery on the inside. Owner Pete Mel transformed a long-closed Coney Island into a place of his own, melding the flavors of a couple former endeavors–Backstage Deli and Salute. Walking in, you notice the sharp…

Eating well with Groupon

Have you succumbed yet to the siren’s call of Groupon? With new bargain-providing sites springing up all around, I finally took the plunge–with gusto. I signed up for Groupon, Living Social, and “Oy What A Deal” ! Does anyone pay full-price for dining out, salon pampering, massages, ice cream, cupcakes, etc., anymore? So here’s my…

Good Eats, now with Carry-out!

There’s nothing quite like good food. There’s nothing quite like good food that’s good for you. And there’s nothing quite like when your favorite restaurant finally decides to do carryout. Screech! Huh? Wait a minute! Doesn’t every restaurant have carry out? Well, I don’t know about every restaurant, but one of my all-time favorite restaurants,…

Rethink ‘Evil Dead.’ Catch the musical at City Theatre

As an avid horror movie fan, I’ve long wondered how you turn the Sam Raimi-directed cult-classic Evil Dead into a hilarious comedy set to song. But the creative characters behind Ferndale’s Who Wants Cake theatre company figured it out. And the outcome is enjoyable and utterly hilarious. Who Wants Cake are currently presenting Evil Dead:…

Ringwald Theater takes on ’80s Hollywood in ‘Hurlyburly’

  WWC? presents HURLYBURLY by David Rabe. Playing at The Ringwald Theatre April 2-26, 2010. Press photography by Colleen Scribner A longtime metro Detroiter. I’m constantly uncovering some new little gem in the area. That’s exactly the way I describe Ferndale’s Ringwald Theater, home to Who Wants Cake? theater company. From my very first experience…