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Plans to overhaul Madison Avenue announced at community forum

By Nicole Hennessy Lakewood The newly redesigned Detroit Avenue in Lakewood received $8 million in private investment alone, turning the aging strip of shops and housing into a destination, especially in the downtown area, in which the investment is the most noticeable. But a street over, residents and business owners were left wondering, “What about [...]

New boutique opens in budding arts district

By Nicole Hennessy Lakewood The west end of Madison Avenue has a new art boutique – A Girl’s Best Trend – furthering its reputation as becoming an arts district. Large windows allow the shop’s lights to flood the sidewalk, inviting in passersby. Everywhere, local handmade crafts hang on the walls – bird prints, Beatles prints, [...]

New mural unveiled at busy Lakewood intersection

By Nicole Hennessy Lakewood Just before the intersection of Warren and Detroit roads, headed north, is a new mural stretched across the Bailey Building. Inspired by Jim Morrison’s lyrics, ”Shake dreams from your hair, my pretty child, my sweet,” Jacqueline DelBrocco, who designed the piece, began with an “uplifting figure shaking dreams of hope from his [...]

Raise a stein at area Oktoberfest celebrations

Raise a stein or two during the Oktoberfest celebration at the Tremont Tap House on Sept. 28. Featured beers served in two-liter boots and half-liter mugs include Ayinger Oktoberfest, Wiehenstephaner Festbier, Church Brew Works Oktoberfest, Great Lakes Oktoberfest and Fat Heads Oktoberfest. There will be German food specials and entertainment by the German Music Society [...]