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Detroit Zoo Decks the Halls with Green this Holiday Season

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is dreaming of a green Christmas – and Hanukkah and Kwanzaa – by incorporating elements of its Greenprint sustainability plan into Detroit Zoo events and operations this holiday season. The Zoo’s … Continue reading

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Detroit Zoo Wraps Up Energy Efficiency Improvemen​t Project

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – As part of its Greenprint sustainability plan, the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) has completed a 14-month energy efficiency improvement project at the Detroit Zoo. The $2 million project, which began in September 2012, promises to save … Continue reading

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Changes on Tap for Bottled Water Sales at Detroit Zoo

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoo hopes to wean its visitors off the bottle. As part of the Detroit Zoological Society’s (DZS) Greenprint sustainability plan, the Zoo has launched a three-year initiative to discontinue the sale and use of … Continue reading

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It’s Easy Being Green at Detroit Zoo’s GreenFest, April 20-21

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoo will host its inaugural GreenFest on Saturday, April 20, and Sunday, April 21, 2013, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Zoo-wide event is dedicated to celebrating Earth Day and educating Zoo visitors about … Continue reading

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Fashion Friday: Permanent Solutions

By Stephanie Saviola It seems like every store you shop at from groceries to retail, you’re supplied with those canvas totes that have each store’s logo plastered all over them. I’m all about helping the environment, especially if it means … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – 1942 Woodward

By Jeffrey Buck Today’s photograph is sort of ironic in the sense that you can see tracks running along Woodward that will soon be restored once the new light rail system is completed from Hart Plaza to New Center. In … Continue reading

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Woodward welcomes trees

By Jeffrey Buck Woodward Avenue is getting some much needed attention to its lack of trees up and down the median throughout Royal Oak, specifically between 11 Mile Road and Normandy Road. Royal Oak has been known for its consistent … Continue reading

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