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A toast to the city’s early morning bars

A toast to the city’s early morning bars

    When it comes to good food and great times, Hamtramck has plenty to offer. In this column, we’ll talk about what’s happening at our bars, restaurants and other…

School district presents its annual financial picture and plans

School district presents its annual financial picture and plans

  By Charles Sercombe Over the past 15 years, public school districts in the state have seen financial funding drop by 30 percent. That was the bad news recently presented…

Hamtramck Public Schools continue on road to success

A couple of weeks ago the public school district held its annual “State of the District” address. Once again, the district had good news to report: It is financially sound,…

And then there were just two …

And then there were just two …

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck was on the verge of acquiring a major artifact of its history. But thanks to officials at the Detroit Land Bank Authority, that plan…

Hamtramck’s log cabin: The treasure was lost, found … and lost again

By Greg Kowalski You can hear and see the whole story on Thursday, March 28, at the Hamtramck Historical Museum, when it presents “The Lost Log Cabin.” See how this…

Now that Paczki Day is over, it’s time for the music festival

Now that Paczki Day is over, it’s time for the music festival

  By Alan Madlane The Hamtramck Music Fest is upon us. Can you feel it? If not, we bet you can hear it. Opening last night only at the Ant…

Despite the bitter cold, Paczki Day was another success

Despite the bitter cold, Paczki Day was another success

  By Charles Sercombe There is only one thing we can say about this year’s Paczki Day. Brrrrrrrrrr. Which is the second time we have said that about this winter.…

Hamtramck’s historic stadium is on track to being reborn

Hamtramck’s historic stadium is on track to being reborn

  Good things continue to happen to Hamtramck, despite our occasional bumps in the road. Detroit rock and roll star Jack White is donating $10,000 in the effort to renovate…

Fundraiser for Hamtramck Stadium scores a major donation

Fundraiser for Hamtramck Stadium scores a major donation

  By Charles Sercombe Detroit rocker Jack White is the first to step up to the plate. White, who now lives in Nashville, pitched in $10,000 toward an online fundraiser…

Your guide to where the best paczki can be found

Your guide to where the best paczki can be found

  By Charles Sercombe Where are the best paczki? The short answer is, Hamtramck, of course. Just follow the paczki scent to these locations: The most well-known bakery is New…

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