You know what's happening in your neck of the woods, but how about the news nearby? Every Saturday, Patch will bring you the big (and interesting) stories from Patch sites near Royal Oak, along Woodward Avenue and beyond.
Here's what's been happening nearby this week:
BLOOMFIELD: Bloomfield Park Foreclosure Rights Headed For Sale
The massive eyesore near the Bloomfield Township-Pontiac border is for sale following a lengthy legal battle.
WEST BLOOMFIELD: Court Date Postponed for Family Accused of Selling Drugs Out of Gas Station
A West Bloomfield family faces felony charges stemming from allegations that they sold synthetic marijuana and other drugs from the Citgo Gas Station, now Express Gas, and Woodstock Smoke Shop in Shelby Township.
TROY: Troy Homes Victimized by "Cat" Burglars Wednesday
According to a Troy Police report, two homes within the city were victimized by "cat" burglars during the overnight hours of Jan. 30.
ROYAL OAK: 'Toy's House' Film Director Talks About Growing Up in Royal Oak
Dondero graduate Jordan Vogt-Roberts talks to Patch about high school, favorite teachers, tattoos and seeing his dream come true, as his coming-of-age film is honored at the Sundance Fim Festival in Park City, UT.
Customers say Hilton Cleaners closed with their clothing inside, Channel 7 WYXZ reports.
BERKLEY: Charter One Bank in Berkley Robbed
The FBI says the male suspect, who wore a black mask and escaped on foot Monday, is an "alleged serial armed robber" who could be linked to several other recent bank robberies in Metro Detroit.
BIRMINGHAM: Birmingham Welcomes New Ducati Dealership on Woodward
On Monday night, the Birmingham City Commission approved a request to open a Ducati motorcycle dealership next door to Auto Europe on Woodward.