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Hamtramck Baseball Stadium gets some rock star treatment

Hamtramck Baseball Stadium gets some rock star treatment

By Charles Sercombe Detroit rocker Jack White has proved to be a major league player in the restoration of the historic Hamtramck Baseball Stadium. White and his “Warstic Woodmen” hosted…

Hamtramck’s magic man pulls another award out of the hat

Hamtramck’s magic man pulls another award out of the hat

    By Alan “Nothing up our sleeves” Madlane There are magicians, and then there are Magicians. And then there is Al the Only, Hamtramck’s (Own-ly) Son, who’s got just…

Still working on that beach body? Fitness coach has a plan for you

Still working on that beach body? Fitness coach has a plan for you

  By Joe Myrick Special to The Review Now that summer is here, a lot of us are still scrambling to get into shape. A major challenge for most folks…

Veteran rock musician contradicts music industry myth

Veteran rock musician contradicts music industry myth

    (Editor’s note: Hamtramck is home to many musicians who record, put out albums and tour the world. Freelance writer Susan Kirwan writes about the challenges facing musicians.) By…

Era of the negro baseball leagues celebrated in new exhibit

Era of the negro baseball leagues celebrated in new exhibit

  By Charles Sercombe A new exhibit highlighting the negro baseball leagues opens tomorrow (June 15) at the Detroit Historical Society. Friends of Historic Hamtramck Stadium and the Black Historic…

Panic in Hamtramck? Online outlet says we are overstressed

Panic in Hamtramck? Online outlet says we are overstressed

  By Alan Madlane Feel a little tense, do you, Hamtown? It comes as no surprise to the folks at Zippia. Zippia do dah, Zippia-ay. What the heck is Zippia,…

Historic Tau Beta building is now officially recognized by the state

Historic Tau Beta building is now officially recognized by the state

  By Charles Sercombe Back in 1927, the Tau Beta building on Hanley St. was a bustling community center for newly arrived immigrants. There, they were schooled on how to…

New season for Detroit City FC kicks off with a loss

New season for Detroit City FC kicks off with a loss

    By Konrad Maziarz The Review Special Writer Detroit City Football Club’s (DCFC) home opener on Sunday drew 5,254 soccer fans who braved the wild, stormy weather. They packed…

Photos of legendary Negro League baseball player emerge

Photos of legendary Negro League baseball player emerge

  (Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium was the home of the Detroit Stars back in the 1930s. The team was part of the Negro National Baseball League. A number of legendary…

Ron Sweed ‘The Ghoul’ dead at age 70

Ron Sweed ‘The Ghoul’ dead at age 70

  By Eric Villa Special to The Review On April 1, 2019 Hamtramck lost a good friend. Ron “The Ghoul” Sweed passed away, five months after suffering a heart attack;…

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