Tag Archives: Royal Oak

Oh Baby!

24 Apr


Beaumont Children’s Hospital in Michigan hosts the best Baby Fairs. Last week the site was Royal Oak, Mich. where more than 500 new parents or parent-to-be attended mini-classes and educational forums on everything baby.  Danialle Karmanos, of the Karmanos Center for Natural Birth, inspired many new moms talking about natural childbirth.I had the opportunity to highlight the event on Fox2. If you live in the Detroit area, visit this week’s fair at Beaumont Hospital Troy on April 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.




Bravo to Bistro 82

30 May



Bistro 82 is the new in place in Royal Oak, Mich. This new eatery’s decor is as sophisticated as the menu. Whatever we tasted was fabulous. Here is a sampling: (Clockwise) lamb spare ribs, dark chocolate tart, chicken pappardelle and beet salad.

I saw my buddy Chuck Bennett there from the Social D — another reason to note that it’s the place to be.


Sweet Eight Mile

25 Jun

Diptic In the the movie “8 Mile” with Eminem, the street 8 Mile is portrayed as gritty.  Geographically, 8 Mile Road is also the street that separates the city from the suburbs in Detroit.  To Beekeeper Ron Wieske of Green Toe Gardens, 8 Mile Road is sweet. Wieske’s sweet version is his bottle of honey from one of his hives near the infamous road. If you do not prefer the taste of 8 Mile, then he has other flavors like Harsens Island and Saginaw Valley. He sells his honey every week at local markets in the metro Detroit area. Catch him at the Royal Oak Farmers Market, Farmington Farmers & Artisans Market and Beaumont Farmer’s Market in Royal Oak on Thursdays. For candle aficionados, Wieske makes his own candles from 100 percent beeswax.

Free Pancakes for a Great Cause

2 Feb


Don’t miss out on National Pancake Day on Tuesday, February 5th. All IHOP restaurants across the county will be serving free pancakes. In return IHOP requests that guests consider a donation for Children’s Miracle Network Beaumont Children’s Hospital is a designated Children’s Miracle Network hospital. All of the donations raised locally stays in the community to fund Beaumont’s exceptional pediatric programs  and provide treatment scholarships for families with limited resources. Some of the locations around town include: Royal Oak, Livonia, Sterling Heights, Roseville  and Birmingham. This is certainly a program to flip over.

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