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Oakwood Common Staff Spreads Holiday Cheer with Creative Talents

Donna Brandt puts finishing touches on a holiday ornament.

DEARBORN, Michigan –  Nearly 20 years ago Donna Brandt  started making and selling personalized Christmas ornaments to help supplement her family’s income.
“I was a stay-at-home mom with a son and twin daughters,” said Brandt. “It was easy to decorate the ornaments while they were sleeping or at …

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12 on 12 Art Gallery Features Art by Daniel Cascardo and Friends

Painting by Daniel Cascardo

The “12 on 12” art gallery, Dearborn’s first “pop-up gallery”, opened to the public on Wednesday, July 17th.  The 12 on 12 Gallery, located at 13742 Michigan Avenue (U.S. 12), showcases 12 professional artists from around southeastern Michigan demonstrating their art forms, answering questions about technique and showcasing their artwork in …

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12 on 12 Art Gallery Pops Up in Dearborn

Artist Mohamad Bazzi at the 12 on 12 Art Gallery in Dearborn

The “12 on 12” art gallery, Dearborn’s first “pop-up gallery”, opened to the public on Wednesday, July 17th.  The 12 on 12 Gallery, located at 13742 Michigan Avenue (U.S. 12), showcases 12 professional artists from around southeastern Michigan demonstrating their art forms, answering questions about technique and showcasing their artwork …

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Virtual Tour of Roman Village – One of Dearborn’s Best Italian Restaurants

Roman Village

Take a virtual tour (360 spin tour) of Roman Village –  One of Dearborn’s best Italian restaurants.  Click inside the image below to begin your virtual tour.

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Life-size Horse is Dearborn’s February Featured Sculpture

Gaze by James Oleson, Jr., Dearborn Community Fund 2012 - Photo credit: Teresa Lousias

DEARBORN, Michigan – Twelve sculptures have been placed throughout Dearborn as part of  the community’s 2012-2013 Art in Public Places – Midwest Sculpture Initiative (MSI). Funding for the project is provided by the Dearborn Community Fund and the East and West Dearborn Downtown Development Authorities. Each month …

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SajOuna Cafe – Healthy Meets Tasty

Sajouna Bakery and Cafe

SajOuna  is a delightful Mediterranean style bakery and cafe on Ford Road.  Sajouna is derived from the word ‘Saj’, which is an authentic grill top used to bake saj bread. They specialize in Saj bread, which is thinner than pita bread. The Saj Bakery and Cafe …

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Ryan O’Hara – Dearborn’s Most Trusted Techy

Ryan O'Hara of Sphinx Technology Solutions

With a spectrum of skills and know-how, Sphinx Technology Solutions is well equipped to serve all your technology needs.

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Christmas in Dearborn – 1962

Dearborn Annual Christmas Party for Children - 1962 - at Calvin Theatre

DEARBORN, Michigan – Fifty years ago on this day – Monday, December 24, 1962 – all the children of Dearborn were invited to Dearborn’s Annual Children’s Christmas Party (story part 1).
A featured movie and other films were shown, and candy bars provided for all the children. The …

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Children’s Christmas Party

Dearborn Children's Christmas Celebration in 1962

DEARBORN, Michigan – Fifty years ago, on Monday, December 24, 1962 – all the children of Dearborn were invited to  Dearborn’s Annual Christmas Party for Children. A featured movie and other films were shown, and candy bars provided for all the children. The holiday parties …

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Network Dearborn 2.0

Network Dearborn 2.0

Network Dearborn 2.0 has finally arrived. This dynamic new version of NetworkDearborn.com (website) was re-written from scratch with new software (based on WordPress) by Dearborn’s own IX Publishing — including an updated community events calendar, and expanded local business directory,  improved local news feeds, and nice …

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