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Talk explores complicated border after War of 1812 - GROSSE POINTE WOODS, Mich. (AP) - Two authors will be talking in the Detroit area about their book exploring the complicated the border between southeastern Michigan and Canada in the wake of the War of 1812. Douglas Fisher and Joel Stone speak Thursday evening at the Cook School ... - Wed, 19 Mar 2014

Rescued puppy credited with saving family's life - Hunter, a 3-month-old Husky mix, alerted the Grosse Pointe Woods family to a gas leak around midnight on March 5 in their home. The family of five adopted him from a MHS off-site adoption center at Petco in Sterling Heights just two weeks before the leak. - Tue, 18 Mar 2014

Johnson bows out of congressional run, seeks re-election to state Senate - State Sen. Bert Johnson said Monday he is abandoning his run for Congress and instead running for re-election to the district that includes Highland Park, Hamtramck, Harper Woods, the Grosse Pointe communities and part of northeast Detroit. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Diversity, discrimination discussion in Grosse Pointe draws crowd - Marie Anderson remembers a time when some white people avoided her at work, she couldn't eat at certain restaurants and fellow blacks in the area referred to Michigan as 'Mississippi without the signs' that signaled blatant discrimination. - Thu, 20 Mar 2014

More Michiganders take up bird watching - Rosann Kovalcik led about 25 people around the grounds of the Eleanor and Edsel Ford House, her eyes glued to the bare branches of the trees on the property, waiting for a flash of color and the wisp of wings. - Sun, 30 Mar 2014

More in Michigan migrate to birdwatching as hobby - More than 2 million Michiganians surveyed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 2011 classified themselves as birdwatchers, outnumbering hunters and fishers. - Sun, 23 Mar 2014

More in Michigan take up bird watching as hobby - GROSSE POINTE SHORES, Mich. (AP) - Bird watching is growing as a hobby in Michigan and around the U.S. The Detroit News reports ( http://bit.ly/OViYGU ) that more than 2 million Michigan residents surveyed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 2011 called themselves birdwatchers. - Fri, 28 Mar 2014

Andy Miele Named to AHL All-Star Second Team - Portland, ME- The American Hockey League announced today that Portland Pirates center Andy Miele has been named to the 2013-14 AHL All-Star Second Team as voted by coaches, players and media in each of the AHL's 30 member cities. - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Flags fly again over Detroit's Hart Plaza; fundraising continues - Some Old Glory has returned to Hart Plaza. Five new star-spangled banners were raised Tuesday at the plaza on Jefferson Avenue in downtown Detroit to the top of five new flagpoles. - Tue, 25 Mar 2014

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NASA astronaut touches down at University Liggett in Grosse Pointe Woods - The Macomb Daily - Eighth-graders Katie Zinn, Nick Amato and Craig Buhler work on a moon crater project with science teacher Andrea Champagne at University Liggett School in Grosse Pointe Woods as they prepare for Astronaut Chris Cassidy's visit on April 7. Photo ... - Fri, 04 Apr 2014

Veteran describes pickpocket attack - Grosse Pointe News (subscription) - GROSSE POINTE FARMS — While the Hill pickpocket story goes international, the protagonist is going nowhere, any reflex to flee restrained by the law and his beltless blue jeans hanging below the bottom of his boxer shorts. He's in Wayne County Jail, ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Grosse Pointe Farms student finalist in state-wide art contest - ReadMedia (press release) - GRANVILLE, OH (04/10/2014)(readMedia)-- Denison University senior Hunter Hughes, from Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., ihas won the People's Choice Award for the in Excellence in Visual Arts (EVA) competition of the Association of Independent Colleges ... - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Easter brunches at metro Detroit restaurants - Detroit Free Press - Trattoria Andiamo-Grosse Pointe Woods: Full dinner menu available, noon-8 p.m. 20930 Mack, Grosse Pointe Woods. 313-886-9933. Andiamo Italian Steakhouse-Bloomfield: Brunch and dinner, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. buffet brunch; noon-8 p.m. regular dinner menu. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

If You Love this Video, You're 'Not Alone' - Patch.com - If You Love this Video, You're 'Not Alone'. Grosse Pointe Woods native Drew De Four has released a video, "I'm Not Alone," a song about the common bonds humans share – "pain, frustration and a longing to belong," the artist says. Posted by Beth Dalbey ... - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Standing for love, justice for 75 years - Grosse Pointe News (subscription) - Fifty-year member Joan Hines of Grosse Pointe Farms said she has found fulfillment and made friends through the church that she joined when it was meeting in the "Carter House" on Lakeshore in the City of Grosse Pointe. "There was something missing in ... - Thu, 20 Mar 2014

Cadillac Escalade - The Detroit News - Henry Payne; Comments. Would it be inappropriate to cruise through genteel Grosse Pointe with the base cranked and Kanye West's “Wouldn't You Like To” blaring? ... Wood accents abound. And the interior bristles with family-friendly USB ports essential ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

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