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Expert in Community Walkability to Visit Hamtramck

By Charles Sercombe Get your walking shoes on. Dan Burden, a nationally-known expert on making communities more walkable, is hiking into town. Burden and the City Of Hamtramck are hosting…

Recyclable Materials

Here’s a reminder: the green revolution has come to Hamtramck. The city has been setting up a recycling dumpster on the last Saturday of each month and will contine through…

‘Lake Caniff’ looks like it’s dried up

If you ask us here at The Review, it was $26,000 well spent indeed. That’s how much it cost the city to put an end to what we called Lake…

Hamtramck leads the way in welcoming the immigrant experience

By Terry Parris, Jr. Review Special Writer According to comedian George Carlin — rest his soul — there are seven dirty words that are just too inappropriate for the American…

Traffic enforcement pays off in many, many ways

Last Friday, we saw something that’s never occurred in Hamtramck. The Police Department set up a check lane, so to speak, on Jos. Campau in front of Glory Market to…

Public schools celebrate the sweet sounds of spring

Hamtramck was the sound of music Wednesday evening. Hamtramck public school students put on a kaleidoscope of music for the public, which served to both entertain and showcase the deep…

City budget notice

ORDINANCE 2009- AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS OF THE CITY, AND SETTING FORTH THE MILLAGE RATES APPROPRIATED TO DEFRAY THE EXPENDITURES; TO ADOPT THE CITY’S BUDGETS FOR…

Labor flexes its muscles to save jobs and economy

Is America’s labor force stepping up for a fight against manufacturers? Judging by the angry and righteous tone at a labor rally held Monday in front of Hamtramck’s City Hall,…

It’s official: Gordon to remain on City Council

It took some intense negotiating and it could have fallen apart at any time, but in the end, Councilmember Cathie Gordon will remain on council. On Monday, a majority of…

Trucking company hopes to cash in on movie business

Michigan’s burgeoning film industry is knocking on the doors of a Hamtramck neighbor. From its 250,000-square-foot Mt. Elliott headquarters on the outskirts of Hamtramck, J. W. Cole & Sons transports…