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Two years later, Hamtramck TV is thriving and growing

Two years later, Hamtramck TV is thriving and growing

By Alan Madlane Hamtramck’s very own cable channel, 19 on your local Comcast network, has been active for just about two years now, having gone live around late June of…

Confessions of a St. Lad’s crosstown parish rival

Confessions of a St. Lad’s crosstown parish rival

  By Dave Uchalik Special to The Review If you had told pretty much anyone attending high school at Hamtramck’s St. Florian in the early 1970s that St. Ladislaus Church…

A final salute to Hamtramck’s war dead

A final salute to Hamtramck’s war dead

By Charles Sercombe The last time a Memorial Day ceremony was held at Veterans Park was two years ago. At that time, there was a rededication of the gravesite of…

Recovery center strikes a chord for those in need

Recovery center strikes a chord for those in need

  By Alan Madlane Christopher Tait knows rock’n’roll; he’s been a member of one of the premier Detroit-based combos, The Electric Six, and trust us, they rock. Often, there are…

For these HHS students, a career in medicine is a possibility

For these HHS students, a career in medicine is a possibility

  By Alan Madlane A group of Hamtramck High School students already have their eye on going into the medical field. They have formed a club that focuses on medical…

Hamtramck is Michigan’s big little music town

Hamtramck is Michigan’s big little music town

  By Walter Wasacz Special to The Review In 1998, when the first Hamtramck Blowout was launched by the Metro Times as a fundraiser for the Detroit Music Awards, the…

This year’s MLK celebration called for political action

This year’s MLK celebration called for political action

  “It’s been a long A long time coming, but I know A change gon’ come Oh yes, it will” Same Cooke, “A change is gonna come.” By Charles Sercombe…

In Hamtramck, it was the ‘call of music’ on Paczki Day

In Hamtramck, it was the ‘call of music’ on Paczki Day

  By Charles Sercombe One thing that stood out this year on Paczki Day: It was weird that New Martha Washington Bakery is no longer there. The last “Polish” bakery…

Once again, local zine ‘Stupor’ comes to life at Planet Ant

Once again, local zine ‘Stupor’ comes to life at Planet Ant

  By Alan Madlane Hamtramck is in a Stupor again. As in, Stupor ‘Zine, that locally produced and highly unpredictable publication that trades on the dialog that fills the barroom…

Author gives a view of everyday people in latest Hamtramck book

Author gives a view of everyday people in latest Hamtramck book

By Alan Madlane Hamtramck author Greg Kowalski has once again taken a stroll down the memory lane of the city. But this time it’s a little different. In his latest…

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