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Toast of the Town … Fall and Hamtramck were in all their glory last weekend

Toast of the Town … Fall and Hamtramck were in all their glory last weekend

  By Charles Sercombe Last weekend was one of those picture-perfect fall days. It was sunny with warmish temperatures, clear blue skies and a hint of a chill to come.…

Toast of the Town … Block party is an inspiration for more, please

Toast of the Town … Block party is an inspiration for more, please

  By Charles Sercombe Once again, the Arts and Culture Commission came up with another winner for Hamtramck. Last Saturday’s Block Party was a great success, despite a later threat…

Toast of the Town … A day of poetry and a night for a blowout

Toast of the Town … A day of poetry and a night for a blowout

  By Charles Sercombe Poetry was in the air Saturday afternoon. The first cultural event in a series called “Our City Series” kicked off in the rose garden area of…

Toast of the Town … A sunny fall Saturday served up the perfect pitch

Toast of the Town … A sunny fall Saturday served up the perfect pitch

  By Charles Sercombe Last Saturday was just one of those days where Hamtramck really shines. Besides being a glorious sunny and warm fall day, there was plenty of activity…

Toast of the Town … Check out the newly revamped Polonia Restaurant

Toast of the Town … Check out the newly revamped Polonia Restaurant

  By Alan Madlane Well, fellow foodies, let’s explore the newly reopened Polonia, shall we? Full disclosure: The owner of this newspaper, John Ulaj, also owns Polonia now. Fuller disclosure:…

Toast of the Town … ‘Trashies’ are making a dent in the city’s litter problem – and having fun

Toast of the Town … ‘Trashies’ are making a dent in the city’s litter problem – and having fun

“Trash, go pick it up, don’t throw your love away…” The New York Dolls By Alan Madlane If Hamtramck looks any cleaner to you on a given day, it might…

Toast of the Town … Celebrating the Fourth of July at Hamtramck Stadium

Toast of the Town … Celebrating the Fourth of July at Hamtramck Stadium

  By Charles Sercombe Is there a better way to celebrate the Fourth of July weekend than watching the national pastime? For those not of a certain age, we’re talking…

Toast of the Town … Finally, good things happening for bars and restaurants

Toast of the Town … Finally, good things happening for bars and restaurants

By Alan Madlane Good news, bar- and restaurant-goers, and owners. As of today, Friday, March 5 (and in effect until at least April 19), Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has loosened some…

Toast of the Town … Say good-bye to one of Hamtramck’s iconic landmarks

Toast of the Town … Say good-bye to one of Hamtramck’s iconic landmarks

  By Charles Sercombe This is getting to be an all-too-familiar story lately. Another iconic Hamtramck establishment is closing its doors at the end of this month. George Gjokaj has…

Toast of the Town … A deep dive into Detroit’s music history

Toast of the Town … A deep dive into Detroit’s music history

  By Charles Sercombe Since most of us are semi-quarantined in our houses, without much to do during this COVID time, may we recommend a book to dig into? Go…

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