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Phoenix Theatres announces re-open plan

Phoenix Theatres’ humble beginnings took root in the late summer of 2000, and in the two decades since they have risen above more than their fair share of difficult challenges that are typical to a small business. However, none of these problems have been as serious as the...
Posted On 11 Jun 2020
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Small town boy to international traveler

By Carolyn Marnon – “We’re gonna read books out loud as a family,” said Phil Cousineau’s dad after kicking their Philco TV down the stairs one day long ago. Phil was growing up on Eastlawn in Wayne where he eventually went on to graduate from St. Mary’s. Phil’s dad worked...
Posted On 25 Jan 2020
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The War on Vets

By Carolyn Marnon – “The War On Vets” truly starts when war overseas comes to an end. Can they transition back into civilian life? How do they cope with their war injuries and Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? How do they deal with the Veterans...
Posted On 16 Dec 2019
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Shop small businesses in Wayne for holidays

This holiday season, Wayne Main Street (WMS) and the Wayne Downtown Development Authority (DDA) are reminding shoppers to think Wayne and shop local. These two organizations are spearheading downtown Wayne’s 6th Annual Small Business Saturday initiative, which will take place on...
Posted On 10 Nov 2019
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Residents complete what mom started

By Carolyn Marnon – “My mother was very imaginative and creative and crafty,” says Wayne resident Ginger Cook. It was a great surprise that when her mother bought a dollhouse 40 years ago, she wasn’t able to put it together. When Ginger was staying with her mom in Florida...
Posted On 10 Nov 2019
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Halloween Happenings

Saturday, October 12 State Wayne Theater 35310 W. Michigan Avenue 11:15 p.m. The Michigan Rocky Horror Preservation Society will be celebrating Rockytober with special Halloween-themed pre-shows before the showing of the Rocky Horror Picture Show. There will be an additional...

Fashion show to raise funds

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to attend Fashion Week in New York, London, Milan or Paris? The members of the Wayne Ladies Literary Club might have wondered that too. They can’t bring you that full-sensory experience. However, they can bring you “Fall Into Fashion,”...
Posted On 07 Oct 2019
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Hall-of-fame hockey player subject of movie that will raise funds for Champions of Wayne program

By Carolyn Marnon – Champions of Wayne is partnering with Phoenix Theatres for the Annual Premier Red Carpet Fundraiser and an exclusive private screening of “Willie” on Wednesday, September 25. Tickets are $50 per person and are available at www.championsofwayne.org....
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14th annual family fest has new events

By Carolyn Marnon – The 14th Annual Family Fest held every August at Crosspointe Community Church, 36125 Glenwood, in Wayne promises to bring some new events this year. According to Suzanne Eidson, the festival’s coordinator, there will be a Survivor Obstacle Course, Micro...
Posted On 25 Aug 2019
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Summer concerts continue to entertain

By Carolyn Marnon – Wednesday night concerts in Goudy Park have a strong following. The July line-up had people dancing in front of the stage as well as dancing in their seats. The August line-up is sure to continue the dance fest. Check out the vendors surrounding the...
Posted On 25 Aug 2019