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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…

Let the Paczki Day festivities begin: Hamtramck will be party city

Let the Paczki Day festivities begin: Hamtramck will be party city

  Breaking news … An arctic blast is coming Paczki Day is going to be bitter cold this Tuesday. According to weather forecasts, the high on Tuesday will be about…

Poletown gets an extension

Poletown gets an extension

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s financial picture brightened a little bit this past week. But don’t get your hopes too high. Last week it was announced that GM won’t shut down…

Want to beat the winter blahs? Hamtramck has some remedies

Want to beat the winter blahs? Hamtramck has some remedies

All of us who love Hamtramck know why this is such a special city. This weekend and next are perfect examples of why this city, despite all its ups and…