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Small’s toasts to a fun 10 years in business

By Ian Perrotta Review Staffwriter Last weekend Small’s Bar had a big anniversary. The local hotspot celebrated 10 years of business in Hamtramck. Celebration festivities included a killer line-up showcasing…

School program is on route to completion

By Ian Perrotta Review Staffwriter Over the past year the routes to Hamtramck’s schools have gotten much safer, and last Friday (Nov. 20), residents and city officials gathered at People’s…

For these teachers, there’s money in the budget

For these teachers, there’s money in the budget

By Ian Perrotta Review Staffwriter Last Wednesday (Nov. 11) at the School Board meeting financial news was mostly grim, but for six Hamtramck teachers the news was grand- one grand…

A day to toast our veterans and say thanks

A day to toast our veterans and say thanks

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s annual toast to veterans on Veterans Day was, perhaps, bittersweet. As the years go by, fewer and fewer vets are here to celebrate their day. But…

Hamtown’s movers and shakers

Hamtown’s movers and shakers

By Ian Perrotta Who is he? After working with non-profit community-based social services for the last several years, Tommie Brown is the new Youth Coach for the Hamtramck Weed and…

Here’s A Dozen Reasons To Visit Design 99

Here’s A Dozen Reasons To Visit Design 99

By Ian Perrotta Review Staffwriter Need a little art in your November? Check out Design 99’s latest show, “Work and Tumble: Photocopier as Illuminator.” Put together by local artists Nina…

The Long Route Of The Hamtramck Post Office

The Long Route Of The Hamtramck Post Office

By Greg Kowalski Special to The Review A lot of noise was made in Hamtramck to save the post office on Caniff. And for good reason, not only does the…

Hamtown’s Movers And Shakers

Hamtown’s Movers And Shakers

Who he is: Born at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Ronald Konopka lived at 5523 Prescott for decades before moving away in the mid 1970s. However, to this day he…

Big Bikes And Even Bigger Hearts

Big Bikes And Even Bigger Hearts

By Ian Perrotta Review Staffwriter When most people think of bikers, they picture mean guys with nasty attitudes. But that stereotype only makes up a fraction of motorcycle riders. The…

City Officials Have No Sweet Tooth For Ice Cream Trucks

City Officials Have No Sweet Tooth For Ice Cream Trucks

By Charles Sercombe Remember that childhood ditty that went, “You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream”? Well, city officials are singing a slightly different tune, but it…