Farewell, Cookie Tea

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit Tonight was a somber evening. I had to say goodbye. As I brewed and drank my last cup of Cookie Dough tea from David’s Tea, I knew that things would never be the same. The loose white tea, which was a splurge purchase during a trip to San Francisco, was one ofContinue reading “Farewell, Cookie Tea”

“Prelude” fundraiser ‘AMPS’ up Milford community

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Press Milford’s Central Park will see an orchestra of proceeds this week, with the presentation of “Prelude,” the first movement in a series of fundraising events for the city’s new AMP performance stage. With 10 shows in the Milford Music in the Park summer concert series, the village needed aContinue reading ““Prelude” fundraiser ‘AMPS’ up Milford community”

Fire and Ice brings family fun to Rochester

  Stephanie Sokol for OU News Bureau Ice sculpting, family events and food enticed a record crowd estimated at 30,000 to the Rochester Fire & Ice Festival last weekend. The turnout was the most in the festival’s six years, according to Stephanie Hellebuyck, Rochester Downtown Development Association events coordinator. “Fire and Ice is a greatContinue reading “Fire and Ice brings family fun to Rochester”

Picking up good donations

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Post Formed in 2010, Elijah Nelson and brothers Mark and Jake Hoke make up the Detroit band Royal Hoax. The alternative/pop- rock group is working with Gleaners Community Food Bank on their project Rock4Hunger, while getting their music out at local schools and venue shows. Behind the music Nelson, Mark andContinue reading “Picking up good donations”