Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The Farmington Hills-based company that produces the energy shots has come under fire after an FDA report linked it to 12 deaths over the past four years.
In the wake of safety concerns raised by a recent Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report, the owner of a Farmington Hills-based that produces 5 Hour Energy has taken to YouTube.com to defend the popular energy shot. Crain's Detroit reported Wednesday that the video, featuring Living Essentials owner Manoj Bhargava, has been viewed more than 2.4 million times. The video presents information about over-consumption of caffeine and points out the company recommends using just two 5 Hour Energy shots per day. "If my family wasn't going to use it ... if it wasn't safe for my family, I'm not gonna put it out there," said Bhargava, who is also a Farmington Hills resident. The Crain's report mentioned talk of congressional hearings on the …
Monday, December 3, 2012
The concert brings together local musicians, dancers and singers at the Costick Center.
Start your week on a high note by spending the next four minutes watching the Farmington High School drumline performance at Saturday's Live & Local city-wide talent show at the Costick Center in Farmington Hills. The video was posted Sunday on YouTube.com, by user Zach Desjarlais Once you've finished watching the energizing performance, browse through the list of today's events and take a look at those for which you'll need to purchase tickets or make a reservation later in the week: Check our calendar for more activities, classes and events happening today and throughout the week. If your event isn't listed, feel free to add it.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Detroit Deadstock on Grand River carries vintage sportswear and 1980s and 1990s fashion.
Today's YouTube.com video features a new Farmington business that deals in vintage sportswear. User SneakerzCafe profiles Detroit Deadstock, 31826 Grand River, on the video sharing site. The business, owned by Justin McDaniel, started out selling items online at snapbax.com and still sells at eBay.com. McDaniel talks about the key to building his business, among other topics in the 14-minute video. Take a look, then browse through our list of events happening today, as well as those later in the week that require registration or a ticket purchase: Check our calendar for more activities, classes and events happening today and throughout the week. If your event isn't listed, feel free to add it.
Monday, November 26, 2012
YouTube.com can help you shop for a new home from the comfort of your own living room.
Every week, area Realtors post virtual home tours on the YouTube.com video sharing website. We've pulled out a few of the most recently posted to feature with this article. Here are a few more details about the homes: 35354 Edythe Dr., Farmington Hills 4 bedroom, 2 bath, 1620 sq. ft. - $149,000 30364 Wicklow Rd., Farmington Hills 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 3058 sq. ft. - $239,000 30516 Huntsman Dr., Farmington Hills 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2890 sq. ft. - $2,200 32783 Timberview Lane, Farmington Hills 4 bedroom, 4 full and 2 half-baths, 4484 sq. ft. - $870,000 36512 Bingham Ct., Farmington Hills 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath, 1977 sq. ft. - $185,000
Thursday, November 22, 2012
The video advertises the services of Dr. Jason Ellis of Be Well Chiropractic.
Remember the cute kid from the movie Jerry Maguire? Jonathan Lipnicki's tousled blond hair and big glasses won the hearts of millions, and a Farmington Hills chiropractor has posted a YouTube.com video that taps into his popularity. Dr. Jason Ellis' son, who bears a striking resemblance to the young Lipnicki, is featured in the video, which promotes Ellis' Be Well Chiropractic in Farmington Hills.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
We've sifted through Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to bring you a selection of local posts.
Thousands of Farmington and Farmington Hills residents use social media every day, and we've collected some of their posts through a website called Storify.com. Check out local job listings, video home tours and more on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.com, then browse through the list of events on our calendar today, along with events for which you'll have to buy tickets or register if you want to attend them later in the week. Check our calendar for even more activities, classes and events happening today and throughout the week. If your event isn't listed, feel free to add it.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Lesa Ferencz, owner of Farmington-based Lesa Photography, will speak at a Dec. 7 event in Ann Arbor.
A Farmington photographer reflects on her career in today's featured YouTube.com video. Shared on the social media site to promote Lesa Ferencz's Dec. 7 appearance at a Pro Lecture Series event in Ann Arbor, the video was produced by Photo Studio Group, a rental studio in Ann Arbor "that is committed to seeing professional photographers grow their businesses", according to the group's YouTube bio. Ferencz, whose Lesa Photography studio is in the Winery/Powerhouse building on Grand River, in 2011 sponsored and hosted the Roots in Detroit photo contest and exhibit. In the video, she says that she learned photography from her father, and "the experience of photography, not so much the end result, is what I love about it." Once you've …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Today's video features a rare accomplishment for a bowler: a perfect game.
It takes a fair amount of skill to bowl nothing but strikes for 10 frames, but a bowler at Country Lanes did just that on Oct. 30. Mike Weed's last three throws were recorded and posted to the social media site YouTube.com by user MrBowling300. Weed shot games of 279, 300 and 258 for a total of 837 points. You'll find details about today's events by following the links below. We've also included a list of later events that require tickets or registration. Check our calendar for even more activities, classes and events happening today and throughout the week. If your event isn't listed, feel free to add it.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
A club for fans of flying model aircraft gives viewers a unique look at the popular hobby shop.
Whether or not you've been inside Nankin Hobby on Nine Mile in Farmington, this week's YouTube.com video will give you a look at the popular hobby shop that you've probably never seen. Using a custom video camera aboard an E-Flite Blade MQX, courtesy of Michigan Signal Seekers RC Club in Westland, the 8-minute video provides a bird's eye view of the store, from floor to ceiling. The video was posted in September on the social media sharing site. Once you've finished your virtual tour, follow the links below for more information about today's events. We've also included a list of later events that require tickets or registration. And if you know about a YouTube.com video we should feature, send the link to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Video of the dance show was captured on Oct. 20 at the Costick Center.
The Costick Center, which is hosting a Farmington Public Schools breakfast today for senior adults, is a busy facility all week long. Today's YouTube.com video was recorded there Oct. 20 by user ishaaradance1. Posted Oct. 21 on the social sharing site, the video shows dancers participating in the 10th Annual Diwali Dhamaka event, sponsored by the Indian American Cultural Association. Follow the links below to learn more about today's events. We've also included a list of later events that require tickets or registration. Check our calendar for even more activities, classes and events happening today and throughout the week. If your event isn't listed, feel free to add it.