Celebrating Oakland County Park’s Pumpkins: MORE than a Halloween Fruit of Frightful Faces

Wilder Side of Oakland County

Giant pumpkins at the Oakland County Market.

Pumpkins are perhaps the most-loved and anticipated farm field fruit of October, and yes, pumpkins are fruits. These near magical fruits of fact and fantasy are more than a healthy edible treat with a rich history. They will soon be sparkling in frosty Oakland County meadows at sunrise and presenting glowing ghostly faces from porches, pathways and patios on Halloween eve. My two favorite fun locations for hunting down the perfect pumpkin are the Oakland County Market in Waterford, and Cook’s Farm Dairy in Brandon Township. Continue reading

Opening Day 2015


The Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park

The Detroit Tigers 2015 home opener is Monday, April 6th. The 2014 American League Central Division Champions will be again traveling down the long road to the league pennant and the World Series.

Hopefully we will see you at the ballpark, but for those of you who can’t make it down to Comerica Park, the game will be broadcast live on Fox Sports Detroit and 97.1 the Ticket. You can also keep track of what is happening online at the Tiger’s website or on social media using hashtag #OpeningDayDET. Continue reading

2014 North American International Auto Show

as_baTo many people from Oakland County and all around the State of Michigan, it’s the Detroit Auto Show. But the official name is the North American International Auto Show, and it was started in a Detroit beer garden in 1907. It has been held at Detroit’s Cobo Center since 1965 and the show took on international status in 1989.

The Detroit Auto Show has come a long way since the first gathering in 1907 with only 17 automobile manufacturers presenting 33 cars.

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