Every Sunday, Patch will help you catch up with the big news happening in nearby towns, bringing you stories from Patch sites along Woodward Avenue and beyond.
Here's what's been happening nearby this week:
BIRMINGHAM: Police Seeks Tips After Birmingham Woman Finds Strange Man in Basement
A man described as having short, dark hair and glasses was founding hiding in a woman's basement last Friday, police say.
Screenwriter and social activist Dustin Lance Black has dinner, conversation and fun in Royal Oak.
BERKLEY: Hogger's BBQ in Berkley Closes
The restaurant was forced to shutter operations after failed negotiations with its landlord, according to an e-mail sent to customers, and plans to reopen in a new location.
CLAWSON: Superstorm Sandy from a Clawson Point of View
Former Clawson Patch editor gets a view of Sandy's destruction in New Jersey.
TROY: Airtime Trampoline And Game Park Opens in Troy
Michigan's first trampoline park hosts ribbon cutting event last night.
FERNDALE: Ferndale Dollar Castle Closes Its Doors
The space on West Nine Mile Road is now listed for lease.