Every Sunday, Patch will help you catch up with the big news happening in nearby towns, bringing you the big stories from Patch sites along Woodward Avenue and beyond.
Here's what's been happening nearby this week:
ROYAL OAK: View Hotel Development Floor Plans and Elevations on Royal Oak's Website
A complete set of project plans for the special redevelopment of the former Fresard auto dealership at 400 N. Main St. into a potential eight-story hotel complex are now available online.
BLOOMFIELD: Police Investigate Possible Overdose Death in Bloomfield Township
The 29-year-old man's body was discovered at the Fox Hills Apartments.
Sam Raick, born Dec. 12, 1912, said he could live for '100 more years' with his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and girlfriend.
TROY: Judge Orders May 2013 Special Election for Troy
"The court finds that fairness in the election process mandates that timely notice be rendered," said Judge Denise Langford Morris. "Therefore, the court finds that the next regular election date is in May."
FERNDALE: Ferndale Cat Owner Says Craigslist Poster Won't Return Pet
A resident says her Maine Coon cat "Foxy," missing since early November, is posted for adoption on Craigslist.
BERKLEY: Crispelli's Makes Detroit Free Press Top 10 List
Find out which places made the newspaper's list of best new restaurants this year in Metro Detroit.
CLAWSON: Doc Sweets' Offers Tempting Treats and Eats for Holiday Snacking
Satisfy your sugar craving at the Clawson candy shop where the options are seemingly endless.