Family Saturdays at the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame

Family Saturdays at the Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame in Lansing The Michigan Women's Studies Association (MWSA), an academic professional organization, was founded in 1973 on the campus of Michigan State University to change what is thought and taught about women, particularly Michigan women, in schools, colleges, and universities. As an extension of that mission, the organization decided to establish a museum dedicated to women's history, the first of its kind in the … [Read more...]

Grand Traverse Pie Company opens in Rochester Hills

Sweet Sixteen The Grand Traverse Pie Company opened their 16th location Wednesday in Rochester Hills. Owners Mike and Denise Busley were down from Traverse City to proudly open the new location on the corner of Rochester and Tienken Roads next to the Papa Joe's Gourmet Market. In fact, they are right on the corner with an entrance from Papa Joe's, as well out the main outside entrance. Breakfast wraps, quiche, and oatmeal may start your day, sandwiches and salads will cover you for … [Read more...]

Regional Transit Authority Master Plan Summary with VIDEO

The Master Plan The Regional Transit Authority (RTA) announced its extensive master plan to connect Southeast Michigan. One of the goals is to link 310 schools, 23 colleges, 22 hospitals, and 47 libraries via their signature slogan: Rapid, Reliable, Regional transit connections. Here's the map: RAPID:  To get you where you need to go quickly and efficiently, with more frequent and faster service. RELIABLE:  To get you where you need to go on time, without wondering when or if a bus will … [Read more...]

Rochester-Avon Historical Society Hosts Downtown Rochester Walking Tours

Rochester-Avon Historical Society’s 2016 Downtown Rochester Walking Tour Schedule The weather is improving and that means it's time once again for the Rochester Avon Historical Society’s annual walking tours of historic downtown Rochester. These popular tours are free to RAHS members and just $5 per person under the age of 55 and $3 per seniors (55+) and students. Bring your friends for what is sure to be an eye-opening and exciting adventure in Downtown Rochester. Each tour meets on the … [Read more...]

Kroger Brings Jobs to Michigan, Roses and Lilies to Kentucky

Here in Michigan, Jobs are Coming! The Kroger Company plans to invest $180 million in Michigan and create a thousand new jobs. Shelby Township, White Lake Township, and Royal are slated to have new supermarket-plus centers, and remodel 11 others in the state. Michigan will also see six new fuel centers. Currently, Kroger employs 19,000 people in the state of Michigan. In Kentucky, It's Derby Time! Continuing the tradition that began in 1987, with the 113th Kentucky Derby, Kroger … [Read more...]

Adult Night at LEGOLAND at Great Lakes Crossing

First Adult Night at LEGOLAND Do you want to visit LEGOLAND® Discovery Center but don't have any little ones in your life? Do you have kids, but are adult fans of LEGO® and want a night out with others who share your passion? Visit LEGOLAND® Discovery Center for there Adult Nights. Adult Night happens only once per month - will you be there? The last Thursday of every month from 7pm - 9pm* Guests must be over 18 years old Visit the event page for more information *Subject to … [Read more...]

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan Opens at Great Lakes Crossing

Representatives from local government, Merlin Entertainments, media outlets, Lego clubs, and school groups - as well as Rochester Media - had the chance for a sneak peak at this new Great Lakes Crossing attraction. LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Michigan opens to the public for the first time on Friday, March 25. The attraction is the 8th LEGOLAND Discovery Center in North America, the 14th globally and the 100th Midway attraction for Merlin Entertainments. LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan … [Read more...]

Snow, March, and Spring Skiing in Michigan

New Snow, Beginning of March, and Spring Skiing in Michigan The latest blast of snow hitting Michigan this week reminds us that winter is not over. A horrible December and up and down temperatures in January and February has left skiers and snowboarders itching for more. Head North March is the beginning of spring skiing in Michigan and many of the resorts offer added festivities to the standard ski weekend. Here are a few picks to consider when planning your getaway ... Shanty … [Read more...]

Royal Park Hotel Receives Second Global Award

Local Boutique Hotel Recognized for Best Experience Creator Rochester-based Royal Park Hotel received their second global award from Worldhotels for Best "Experience Creator 2016" on Saturday, January 23. The prestigious award was accepted on behalf of Royal Park Hotel by the hotel’s Director of Sales and Marketing Susan Keels, Guest Services Director, Marsha Richards and Executive Housekeeper, Kevin Bayless at The Grand Elysee Hotel in Hamburg, Germany during the Worldhotels Annual … [Read more...]

Interactive Map Shows Oakland County’s Outdoor Activities

Oakland County is using technology to make it easier for residents and visitors to find outdoor activities around the county this winter. The County is publishing a new interactive map blog of activities and things of interest around Oakland County each month. Oakland County Outdoor Activities "Oakland County residents and visitors enjoy a premiere quality of life because of the county’s natural beauty and access to many parks and other outdoor recreation venues," Oakland County Executive L. … [Read more...]