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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.…

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…

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…

A familiar problem faces the city

A familiar problem faces the city

  By Charles Sercombe The City of Hamtramck is once again facing a financial challenge. Scratch that. It’s a crisis. At last week’s city council meeting, City Manager Kathy Angerer…

Students and cars, a lethal mix

Students and cars, a lethal mix

    By Charles Sercombe For the past year, an after-school ritual has played out in the neighborhood of Brombach near Evaline. At about 3 p.m. some male students leaving…

For some clubgoers, a night out isn’t complete without whippets

For some clubgoers, a night out isn’t complete without whippets

  By Charles Sercombe You’ve probably have noticed those little silver cannisters on the ground, maybe at the curb or in parking lots. For those who cook, you will know…