2019-05-09

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Write on Pointe takes place May 18

The Grosse Pointe Public Library’s Write on Pointe authors’ fair provides new and established authors an outlet to display their work and chat with the public about the writing process, their inspiration and what it took to get published. This year’s fair, which takes place noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18, is so chock full of authors, it’s moving […]

From Mrs. Grosse Pointe to Mrs. Michigan: Pageant winner moves on to Mrs. America

It had been 15 years since Rachel Adenaas graced a pageant stage, but luck — and beauty and experience — were on her side. April 13, the 34-year-old City of Grosse Pointe resident earned the title of Mrs. Michigan and now looks forward not only to her reign, but also competing for the national title. Adenaas’s pageant life began in […]

Preparing for departure: Woods sergeant deploying overseas

Brian Conigliaro wears many hats — husband, father, law enforcer and patriot among them. Come May 10, he’ll set aside his duties as a sergeant with the Grosse Pointe Woods Public Safety Department and step into his role of senior chief for the U.S. Navy. Conigliaro is due to be deployed this week — his second tour of his 26-year […]

Grosse Pointe Theatre to host 10-Minute Play Festival

Grosse Pointe Theatre brings a new kind of theater to its patrons — a Ten-Minute Play Festival — at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at Grosse Pointe Woods Presbyterian Church, 19950 Mack, Grosse Pointe Woods. The festival runs continuously until approximately 7 p.m. The audience can arrive at any point and stay as long as they’d like. Admission is free […]

Lecture looks at life of Benson Ford

The Grosse Pointe Historical Society’s Dr. Frank Bicknel Lecture Series closes with “Benson Ford: A Centennial Tribute” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at The War Memorial, 32 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe Farms. Benson Ford, second son of Edsel and Eleanor Clay Ford, was born July 20, 1919. At birth he was named Edsel Junior, but soon was re-named Benson. Easygoing, […]

Great Lakes Boating Festival is May 17-19

Following the tagline, “Family Fun for a Cause,” the 31st annual Great Lakes Boating Festival promises something for everyone who attends. Beyond being a boat show, the festival brings antique cars, remote control sailboats, an art show, regattas and more to the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club, 788 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe Shores, Friday through Sunday, May 17 to 19. Hours are […]

1980 North grad dances for charity

Grosse Pointe North High School alumna Dr. Susan (Mezger) Adams, class of 1980, has taken to the stage to raise money for charity. Former classmates may remember her from singing with the Honeytones or helping keep athletes’ times as a Timette. Lately, Adams is busy practicing for “Dancing with the Lexington Stars,” a dance competition that takes place May 11, […]

Grant benefits foundation’s programming

The DTE Energy Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 Community Giving Program grant to the Grosse Pointe Youth Nautical Education Foundation, or GPYNEF. The funds will support GPYNEF’s 29th annual Great Lakes Boating Festival, as well as its Challenge the Wind program. This is the third year the DTE Foundation has given a grant to the GPYNEF. “The Community Giving grant […]