Emily Schwartz also created the Ferndale Vintage Fashion Market, now in its sixth year. This annual pop-up event, started in 2013, will be May 9-12 at the Rust Belt Market in Ferndale. This year’s show features 20 vendors from throughout the Midwest, providing some of the best vintage apparel in the Metro Detroit area.
Rachel Moulden for Digital First Media Wade Rouse had a passion for telling stories from a young age. “My mom and grandparents said I was writing since I was a kid,” Rouse says. “My grandmothers read to me a lot as a child. I loved going to the library and the librarians were my best…
By Rachel Moulden for Digital First Media Carol LaChuisa has always had a deep passion for the arts. “When I was 8 years old, I read a book about an artist who could move trees with his pictures and I thought that was really cool — it sparked my initial interest in art,” she says….
Rachel Moulden for Digital First Media Husband and wife Reginald and Janeice Haynes recognized a need in their community and did something about it. Late last year, the couple opened Detroit Book City in Southfield, an independent bookstore that amplifies diverse voices by local and independent authors in the Metro Detroit area and beyond. …
The show is set up in the church with a country café serving homemade food items. The 37 antique dealers will offer a variety of items from the 18th through and 20th centuries and educate patrons on the history of items for sale.
Ferndale Radio 100.7-FM is bringing the power of local radio to the community without the clutter that you hear on most stations.
Rachel Moulden for Digital First Media Rochester resident Amy Gerlich loves being a mom to her three boys, and one of them has a condition that turned her into an advocate. Gerlich spends her days working and raising awareness about the condition, hyodrocephalus. When she was 22 weeks pregnant with her youngest son, Axel, he…
Armed with a digital camera, Dave Jordano captures stories of the people and places that surround him
Deborah Hecht uses her talented skills to compose
beautiful mosaic pieces made up of ordinary objects.
For Oakland University special lecturer Dunya Mikhail, writing is not a hobby but a way of life. Mikhail’s latest book, “The Beekeeper: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq,” tells the harrowing stories of several women who managed to escape the clutches of Daesh (Islamic State of Iraq).