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Remembering the storm of all storms 21 years ago …

Remembering the storm of all storms 21 years ago …

By Charles Sercombe Did you enjoy your Fourth of July holiday this week? A lot of folks didn’t have a happy Fourth 21 years ago when a fierce tornado swept…

Art collective is packing a summer full of activities

Art collective is packing a summer full of activities

By Alan Madlane The hard-working folks at local art enclave Popps Packing are full of new news this month. For those not fully in the know, Popps Packing is an…

Hamtramck celebrates the Fourth of July

Hamtramck celebrates the Fourth of July

      By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s sky was alive with fireworks this week. A number of residents celebrated the Fourth of July as they usually do – with a…

For this resident, preserving our heritage is her life’s work

For this resident, preserving our heritage is her life’s work

  By Alan Madlane Sometimes people earn all the good things that come to them. Here at The Review, we prefer to focus on this type of person. And Rebecca…

The Lore of Hamtramck … Fred Kovaleski – our spy – has died

The Lore of Hamtramck …   Fred Kovaleski – our spy – has died

    By Greg Kowalski Fred Kovaleski died a couple of weeks ago. He is name is probably not known to many Hamtramckans today but there was a time when…

Marking an anniversary: Bobby Kennedy’s visit to city precedes tragedy

Marking an anniversary: Bobby Kennedy’s visit to city precedes tragedy

  A few years ago Greg Kowalski wrote about the anniversary of Robert Kennedy’s visit to Hamtramck. This year marks the 50th anniversary of that visit. In commemoration of that…

Former first lady is remembered in library mural

Former first lady is remembered in library mural

  By Alan Madeleine America lost a first lady a few weeks ago. But Hamtramck still has her, in a way. Barbara (nee Pierce) Bush, wife of 41st president George…

St. Florian Strawberry Festival celebrates its 50th anniversary

St. Florian Strawberry Festival celebrates its 50th anniversary

    By Alan Madeleine This weekend’s St. Florian Strawberry Festival is a little more sweet and juicy. The festival marks its 50th anniversary. Ever since it started in 1968…

Friday fish fry is a Hamtramck favorite

Friday fish fry is a Hamtramck favorite

      By Charles Sercombe For food lovers Lenten season in Hamtramck means one thing: Friday fish frys. The city offers three places in town specializing in the tradition:…

Get ready for another party

Get ready for another party

    By Charles Sercombe Just as Paczki Day fades away, there is another yearly party coming up. The 5th Annual Hamtramck Music Festival will roll out starting on March…

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