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HHS graduate aims high in her college education

HHS graduate aims high in her college education

  By Alan Madlane We got a press release recently, alerting us to the fact that a local and recent Hamtramck grad, specifically from Hamtramck High School, was making waves…

Hamtramck historical author takes aim at crime and murder

Hamtramck historical author takes aim at crime and murder

  By Alan Madlane Greg Kowalski, Executive Director of the Hamtramck Historical Museum and a prolific author sometimes fondly referred to as “The Hemingway of Hamtramck,” has yet another city-themed…

Paczki Day carries on despite the pandemic — just not the same

Paczki Day carries on despite the pandemic — just not the same

By Charles Sercombe Paczki Day this year got a one-two punch in its jelly gut. First, there is the ongoing COVID-19 crisis that has crippled social contacting and hours of…

Now here’s a drink to celebrate Paczki Day …

Now here’s a drink to celebrate Paczki Day …

  By Alan Madlane It’s no secret that the alcohol market has blown up in the past 20 or more years. It started with a lot of small, or “micro-,”…

Ukrainian Museum features works by local Ukrainian artists

Ukrainian Museum features works by local Ukrainian artists

By Alan Madlane There’s still some time to catch the latest exhibit at the Ukrainian Museum here in Hamtramck. Dubbed “A Winter Exhibit: Ukrainian American Artists,” the exhibit continues until…

WSU digs Hamtramck again; signs pact with museum

WSU digs Hamtramck again; signs pact with museum

  By Greg Kowalski A bit of a bottle. A piece of pipe. The sole of a shoe. Trivial trash? Not to the trained eyes of more than a dozen…

A summer trip into America’s heartland: A photographer’s notebook

A summer trip into America’s heartland: A photographer’s notebook

  By Roy Feldman Special to The Review This summer, Hamtramckan Chris Schneider and myself explored several midwestern states, to photograph the small towns and rural landscapes of the often-overlooked…

Keeping a legend, and history, alive in Hamtramck

Keeping a legend, and history, alive in Hamtramck

  By Dave Mesrey Special to the Review Last month, the City of Hamtramck and the Friends of Historic Hamtramck Stadium teamed up to give the city’s newly renovated baseball…

Dedication ceremony held for new baseball field

Dedication ceremony held for new baseball field

  By Charles Sercombe Legendary baseball player Norman “Turkey” Stearnes finally had his homecoming at Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium. Unfortunately, he died back in 1979. But his two daughters were…

A summer’s quest: Taking in the city, street by street

A summer’s quest: Taking in the city, street by street

  By Alan Madlane Robert Przygocki knows Hamtramck well. Yes, he spent his earliest school years here; yes, his parents were from here. But then there’s the fact that he…

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