Friday, November 9, 2012
The Boy Scouts distributed grocery bags across town this week as part of the annual Scouting for Food initiative.
You may have noticed an empty plastic bag hanging from your front door or mailbox this week. It's part of the annual "Scouting for Food" initiative from the Boy Scouts of America; the scouts will pick up the filled bags of food beginning Saturday morning in Royal Oak. Here's what you need to know — and how you can help if you didn't happen to get a bag.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
You know about the fresh produce and flowers, but there’s much more at the market. Every week, we will share what’s new, interesting and in season at the Royal Oak Farmers Market.
Here's a sample of what you'll find at the Royal Oak Farmers Market on Fridays and Saturdays this fall: Looking to put a little zing in your meat, sauce or side dish? Visit Gumbeau’s Dry Rubs at the Royal Oak Farmers Market any Saturday and you’ll be jazzing up your dishes in no time. Jerry Beaupied has been serving up samples at the market for a few years. What started as a passionate hobby has come to be a full time job. “After being laid off a few years ago, it was just natural for me to leap in to this full time,” Beaupied said. Beaupied’s award-winning Gumbeau Dry Rub is made up of onion, garlic, cayenne pepper, cumin and a handful of other herbs and spices. The secret recipe is a blend of Creole and Cajun tastes. “Our rub has been …
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Comedy of 'The Rural Genius' and 'Ferris Bueller' add to weekend fun in Royal Oak.
This week has a variety of events going on that will get you out of the house for a good time. 1. DUNNY 2011 RELEASE AND TRADING PARTY Where/when: 6 p.m. Thursday, Lift Toys Why go: If you are a fan of Dunnies, the Kidrobot produced vinyl playthings, you'll want to be there to trade and snag the new Dunny series for your collection. You can also check out Lift's unique T-shirts, toys and unique gift items. Pricing: Free 2. LET'S GET INTO TROUBLE Where/when: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Pink Pump Why go: Niagara Apparel launches its new line with a fashion party featuring a hot collection of tops, tanks and dresses inspired by Niagara’s artwork, art and cool drinks. Pricing: Free 3. JAMES JOHANN Where/when: 9:30 p.m. Friday, Mark Ridley's Comedy …