Oprah’s ‘Life You Want Tour’ brings inspiration to Detroit

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit Oprah Winfrey wants her fans to remember that when things aren’t going the way you want, it might be a message from life pushing you in another direction. That was one of the topics she shared this motivational weekend, Sept. 12-13, when the “Life You Want Tour” made its stop atContinue reading “Oprah’s ‘Life You Want Tour’ brings inspiration to Detroit”

Rochester Art & Apples Festival back in the park Friday

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Press Artwork, treats and entertainment will fill Rochester Municipal Park, along Paint Creek Trail, for the 48th annual Art & Apples Festival this week. What started as one large tent and a few Rochester artists eventually was picked up by Paint Creek Center for the Arts and grew into aContinue reading “Rochester Art & Apples Festival back in the park Friday”

Somebody’s watching you: Spy Shops USA provides equipment and guidance

Stephanie Sokol for OU News Bureau People sometimes feel like they are being watched. That very well could be the case because Gary Kaye can make anything into a nanny cam. “I tell people, ‘Bring in an object, give me an hour, let me take it apart and see what I can do,’ ” saidContinue reading “Somebody’s watching you: Spy Shops USA provides equipment and guidance”

‘Top Concrete’ award given to Rochester construction

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Post Rochester’s 2012 reconstruction work earned the city the honor of being named  a “Top Concrete” project by the Michigan Concrete Association at the end of February. The program looked at more than 50 submitted projects and awarded 21 based on quality, innovation, complexity and speed of construction, according to Kerry Sutton, MCAContinue reading “‘Top Concrete’ award given to Rochester construction”