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Giant Sinkhole on 11 Mile Road Near Pleasant Further Complicating Traffic on Snowy Morning
UPDATE, 10:55 a.m: The sinkhole on 11 Mile Road was reported at approximately 7:30 a.m. A few vehicles were damaged driving over it, said Royal Oak Police Chief Corrigan O'Donohue.
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Sanjay Gupta Discusses Marijuana Health Benefits
March 11--He rocked the medical-marijuana world last year and drew attention from Congress when he apologized for giving short shrift to medical marijuana.
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LIST: Snow emergencies around metro Detroit
Winter Storm Warning issued March 11 at 3:44PM EDT expiring March 12 at 3:00PM EDT in effect for: Lenawee, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, Saint Clair, Washtenaw, Wayne Winter Weather Advisory issued March 11 at 3:44PM EDT expiring March 12 at 3:00PM EDT in effect for: Genesee, Lapeer, Livingston, Sanilac Winter Storm Watch issued March 11 at 4:21AM EDT ... (more)
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Stagecrafters Unveils 2014-15 Season of 'Transformations'
Stagecrafters announced its 2014 - 2015 lineup which they have deemed "a season of transformations" at an open house and preview presentation on Sunday, March 9 at the Baldwin Theatre.
A University of Michigan Football Star Touches Down in Royal Oak
When you walk into the Co. 512 sports shop you'll enjoy a unique experience, and that is how former star quarterback John Wangler wants it.
Downtown Royal Oak Picks Up Awards for Streetscape Design, Holiday Lights
The Michigan Concrete Association recently recognized the City of Royal Oak with an Award of Excellence for streetscape improvements at Third, Fourth, Troy and Williams Streets.
Royal Oak Earns Bronze for Being Green
On the heels of accolades from the Michigan Concrete Association and the Michigan Green Industry Association , the City of Royal Oak can add a Bronze seal of achievement for environmental leadership to its recent trophies.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
From couch potato to triathlete, U.S. trainer began with small steps
American trainer and health coach Lee Jordan likes to say his personal journey from 450-pound couch potato to trim triathlete began with a 30-second walk down his hallway.
Many businesses struggling in Downtown Royal Oak
Though Royal Oak is considered one of Metro Detroit's hot spots, businesses apparently aren't seeing it that way.
Detroit Free Press
Royal Oak's new Bistro 82 delivers a sure, sophisticated take on French bistro cuisine
Bistro 82's cool vibe and modern, sophisticated styling aren't the only reasons you should move this new Royal Oak destination to the top of your must-try dining list.
Letter: Is School Administration Property Development Being Rushed?
The following letter was sent by Greg Smith, a Royal Oak resident: I am writing in regards to the School Administration Building Property that appears to have a go ahead with a condominium development of 36 detached single family homes per the Planning Commission meeting of Feb. 14. I want to start off by saying that the corner definitely needs to ... (more)
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Royal Oak Barnes & Noble closing; could online sales tax bill have saved it?
The Barnes & Noble in Royal Oak will close April 5, a victim of competition from online stores.
The Road to Fixing Royal Oak's Deteriorating Streets Has Reached a Dead End
Royal Oak City Engineer Matt Callahan admits neighborhood roads are bumpy, but the process to do something about it is anything but smooth.
Acclaimed Royal Oak Musician to Celebrate 99th Birthday
The secret to a long life? "Just be happy," said Robert Jones, of Royal Oak. "That's it.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Michigan House Envy: See inside uber-chic Royal Oak loft for cool $450,000
Where: 614 S. Troy, Royal Oak, Unit 201 How much: $450,000 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 21 2 Square feet: 2,121 Association fee: $260 per month Key features: Urban-chic loft in downtown Royal Oak has Bertoni kitchen cabinets, Bosch and Sub-Zero appliances.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Heading to the #ROStPatricksParade? Share Your Photos on Instagram and Patch
Show off the cool floats you see or scenes from the crowd at the St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Royal Oak on Instagram! Users of the social media site can use the tag #ROStPatricksParade and your photos will appear in this nifty slideshow.
Dr. Meats Retiring After 16 Years at Holiday Market
Frank Saverino, aka Dr. Meats, is retiring after 16 years as the meat and seafood director at Holiday Market.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Commission moves to phase out permanent booths at Royal Oak Farmers Market
There was a mixed reaction of shock and anger in the audience after the Royal Oak City Commission approved a plan that would remove the seven permanent booths - which have been mainstays at the farmers market - next year.
Superintendent's Corner: Health Expo, Open Houses, Bullycide Project and More
The following information was provided by Royal Oak schools chief Shawn Lewis-Lakin.