Hamtramck Parks Conservancy Selects New Leader

First Permanent Executive Director is Hamtramck Resident, Long-time Volunteer HAMTRAMCK, MI – October 10, 2023 – The Hamtramck Parks Conservancy (HPC) announces Thomas Habitz, Jr. as its Executive Director, effective September 2023. Mr. Habitz is a recognized leader in planning and economic development in the Detroit area, having enjoyed a lengthy career with Henry Ford […]

Summary Of 2022 Programming Plans At Hamtramck Stadium

This year and beyond should prove to be both fruitful and exciting at Hamtramck Stadium.  Here’s a synopsis of programming activities currently scheduled for 2022: The Hamtramck High Baseball team has 8 league home games scheduled on the calendar, primarily in  April and May. They also hosted a non-league game against Grand Rapids Union High […]

Hamtramck Music Fest Summer Edition returns this August

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (FOX 2) – The summer version of the Hamtramck Music Festival is returning this year. The fest committee said the 2022 event comes after a successful inaugural festival last year. The festival was moved to the summer when the pandemic prevented it from being held in March 2021. Read more: The history of Hamtramck From Aug. 11-14, more […]

Fundraiser seeks to help struggling ex-Detroit Tiger who never gave up on baseball

Blessitt is among an estimated 179 former pro baseball players who weren’t on a major-league roster long enough to qualify for a pension. A fundraiser has been launched to help Ike Blessitt, a former Detroit Tiger whose struggles were highlighted in a recent Metro Times story. The GoFundMe campaign seeks to raise $50,000 for Blessitt, who is among an […]

Detroit City FC Keeps Winning While Other Local Pro Sports Teams Rebuild

It’s been a fruitful year for Le Rouge despite the pandemic.  CEO Sean Mann says there’s more success to come. by Pat Batcheller | July 2, 2021 Tweet This Image credit: Pat Batcheller   Detroit sports fans haven’t had much to cheer for lately. The Tigers, Lions, Pistons and Red Wings are all in some stage of rebuilding. At times, they have been awful. Young […]