Monthly Archives: July 2017

45 new citizens welcomed into the land of the free, home of the brave

“Take one moment and look around at the people next to you. Notice the incredible diversity in this room. In spite of all our differences, though, we all share one thing in common: Not a single person looked around the … Continue reading

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Music in the Park strikes a chord

Windows rolled down, my friend and I cruise into Dodge Park on a summery Thursday evening, eager to take in a free concert. Right away we hear the music of Journey, played expertly by tribute band Captured Detroit. The sun … Continue reading

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Explore the scenic beauty of northern Macomb County: Introducing Ride Richmond

Kicking off what will become an annual celebration of health and teen empowerment, Ride Richmond 2017 debuts its inaugural ride with something for everyone. Presented by McLaren Macomb and featuring bike rides of 1, 15 and 25 miles in and … Continue reading

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Explore Macomb County trails and parks with the Adventure League

When you think about spending time outdoors, what do you think of? If hiking through dense trees, paddling down serene rivers and biking along dirt paths comes to mind, chances are you’re thinking about places up north. But there are … Continue reading

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Having fun outdoors is a walk in the park

In the summer, it’s easy to fall into the habit of spending all day in front of a screen. You play a few games, binge all your favorite TV shows and scroll endlessly through social media pages. Before you know … Continue reading

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Environmental stewardship thrives at Weekly Clean

If you are passionate about the outdoors and the environment, then Weekly Clean is the place for you! The Clinton River Watershed Council’s (CRWC) volunteer stewardship program, Weekly Clean, engages citizens of all ages in trash cleanups throughout Oakland and … Continue reading

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Making National Ice Cream Day a bit sweeter

Hot fudge with sprinkles, peanut butter parfait with chocolate, Blue Moon cone – you name it, and one of our over 30 locally owned ice cream shops has it. From kids’ faces covered in ice cream to chocolate dripping down … Continue reading

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