Friday, January 11, 2013
Pub crawl Saturday to stop at four downtown bars.
The 2013 Plymouth Ice Festival is still a week away, but downtown will get a taste of some early festivities Saturday with the Labatt Blue Frozen Pub Crawl. The pub crawl, which starts 4:15 p.m. Saturday at Panache 447 before moving on to E.G. Nick's, The Penn Bar & Grill and Sean O'Callaghan's, is sponsored by the Detroit Spartans, a Michigan State University alumni group. Emily Reetz from the Detroit Spartans said she hopes the event will "build energy and momentum" for the Ice Festival, which runs Jan. 18-20 in downtown Plymouth. While the event is open to the public, Reetz said her group is marketing the event to MSU alums throughout Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties who otherwise might not be aware of the Ice Festival. "Hopefully …
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Saturday's Michigan vs. Michigan State game was close in both scoring and online reader support.
Saturday's game at the Big House came down to the wire, with Michigan beating Michigan State 12-10. The rivalry was nearly as close online in a Patch.com reader poll. Readers were asked to show off their Michigan or Michigan State pride by uploading photos of their favorite team. When the photos were counted at midnight Sunday, the Spartans squeaked by with a 35-30 victory over the Wolverines. Several photos featured memorabilia from both teams, which resulted in each team being awarded a point. If you missed the photo gallery, there's still time to check it out. And while the photos have already been tallied, you can still add your shots from your favorite team by clicking on the upload link.
Saturday, October 20, 2012
We've got Michigan and Michigan State spirit — how about you? Share your photos on Patch.
It's that time of the year again: fall in Michigan, otherwise known as the green vs. blue season. The big game (this year it's at the Big House) is coming up at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. To get ready for the rivalry, Patch.com sites across Michigan are asking readers to show off their Michigan or Michigan State pride. Add a photo to our online gallery; we'll rotate the featured photo each day until kickoff. The Spartans are 4-3 coming off a double-overtime loss this weekend to Iowa. Michigan is 4-2 after a win this weekend against Illinois. Need help sharing your photos? Read this guide.
Friday, April 13, 2012
Matthew Durak and John Matthew Franklin both earned 4.0 grade-point average.
Two local students were honored at Michigan State University's Board of Trustees meeting Friday as 37 total students – the most in recent history – received Board of Trustees' Awards for having the highest scholastic average at the close of their last semesters at the school, according to a news release. They all received a 4.0 grade-point average. The students also will be recognized at their spring commencements May 4-6, the news release said. The following local students were among the 37 honored: Matthew Durak of Canton is the son of Tom and Lisa Durak. A member of the Honors College, Durak is a computer engineering major in the College of Engineering. He is a graduate of Plymouth High School. John Matthew Franklin, of Canton, is the …