Monday, November 5, 2012
Burn survivor Diana Rodriguez and her cousin, Tonya Otero, celebrate the grand opening of Rio Grande Mexican Cuisine.
Just a little over three years ago, Diana Rodriguez lay in a hospital bed with third degree burns covering 30 percent of her body. Today, the Farmington Hills resident is celebrating the success of her first business, Rio Grande Mexican Cuisine, a take-out restaurant at 28726 Grand River Ave. Rodriguez, her cousin Tonya Otero of Lincoln Park, and Rodriguez's husband Daniel Campbell, gathered there Friday for a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce. "I lost my job of 10 years, I was really depressed and isolated," Rodriguez said of her life after the accident, which occurred at 10 Mile and Grand River. Out of work for three years, she was also self-conscious about her burns. Rodriguez finally …
Friday, May 25, 2012
The restaurant is open in the Farmington Crossroads shopping center.
The Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed another new business Thursday, with a ribbon cutting at Peterlin's Restaurant & Bar in Farmington. Owned by chef Zach Peterlin and Kim DeCapite, Peterlin's opened its doors about two weeks ago in the Farmington Crossroads shopping center, Nine Mile and Farmington Roads.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Expected high ozone levels leads to an air quality alert for southeast Michigan, including Farmington and Farmington Hills.
Today is an Air Action Day, which means air quality may be unhealthy for some people. Here's what else you should know: Today's high is expected to climb above 80, with ozone levels triggering an Air Action Day. Walk, bike, carpool or use mass transit if possible, and avoid filling up your vehicle's gas tank. Active children and adults, especially those with asthma, should limit outdoor exposure. The air should get better as the temperature drops to around 65 tonight, according to the National Weather Service. The Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce hosts this event at one of Farmington's newest businesses, now open in the Farmington Crossroads shopping center at 9 Mile and Farmington Roads. The public is invited to help celebrate …
Sunday, March 25, 2012
The salon offers upscale hair services for men and boys, as well as an old-fashioned barbershop experience.
Sunday, March 25, 2012
The owners of Roosters Men’s Grooming Center (MGC) on 12 Mile Rd. in Farmington Hills celebrated their grand opening with a March 2 ribbon cutting hosted by the Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce. Grace and Amir Shahnazary, owners of the new store, greeted guests at the event, which showcased the salon's upscale hair care services solely for men and boys, combined with an old-fashioned barbershop experience. "The local community has made us feel extremely welcome including the Mayor, City officials and Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce,” said Amir Shahnazary. Customers are invited to relax in oversized leather barber chairs and select from a variety of custom services including precision haircuts and shaves with hot …