Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Consider these five tips to help you stay on track to achieve your goals for 2013, Berkley and Huntington Woods!
Did you make a resolution this year? Do you want to lose weight, gain a new skill or organize your house? Whatever your resolution is, here are some tips to help you stick to it throughout the year. 1. Make it attainable. Be sure that your resolution was attainable. Sticking to your monthly budget is attainable – making a million dollars may not be. 2. Tell everyone. If you tell everyone about your resolution, you are more likely to keep it. If you want to quit smoking, you can even go as far as telling your friends that you'll give them $50 if they catch you lighting up. To go really public, consider blogging about your efforts on Huntington Woods-Berkley Patch! 3. Be specific. If you want to get fit in the new year, set a specific goal…
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Wild weather, power outages, deadly shootings, a presidential election and, of course, Gangnam Style are among the defining moments, stories and pop culture phenomena that made the year unique.
What a year 2012 was! We've put together a collection of the defining moments, stories and pop culture phenomena – as determined by Huntington Woods-Berkley Patch readers and editor Leslie Ellis – to create a virtual time capsule that will preserve the memories for posterity. [Upload a photo or leave a comment if you have something to add!] After New Year's Day, we'll bury the time capsule until the next year, when we'll dig it up to reflect and ring in 2014. Happy New Year, everyone! (@*!#) Berkley Girls Say: "Although the title may offend, here is the quintessential 2012 video from graduating Berkley High School senior Nick Tenaglia," Patty Curtis wrote on the Huntington Woods-Berkley Patch Facebook page. Sophie Bruza directed and …
Sort through the myths and remedies as you recover from a night of revelry, Berkley and Huntington Woods.
Are you thinking about how you partied a little too much last night and now you have a whopper of a hangover, Berkley and Huntington Woods? What to do? There are as many suggestions about why drinkers get hangovers and how to cure them as there are hangovers on New Year's morning. In fact, WebMD points out the myths about hangovers are "as varied and as fanciful as the cocktails that cause the dreaded syndrome." So, is a little "hair of the dog" a good idea to get over a hangover quickly? Will coffee cure all? WebMD sorts through 12 common hangover myths. If you have a hangover, Henry Ford Health System offers the following suggestions for relief: Some people swear by a greasy junk food meal and Coke to get past the worst of the pounding …
Monday, December 31, 2012
Pickup will be pushed back one day in both cities due to the holiday Tuesday.
Waste collection in Berkley and Huntington Woods will be delayed this week due to the New Year's Day holiday Tuesday. Recycling and trash pickup in Huntington Woods will be delayed one day, according to the Public Works Department. Collection will be Wednesday, Jan. 2. Collection in Berkley for both Tuesday and Friday also will be delayed one day, according to the City of Berkley. [Need to dispose of your Christmas tree? Click here to find out how!]
From restaurants to government offices, here's your guide to holiday hours.
New Year's Day is a time for many to spend celebrating with family and friends and, as such, banks, offices, restaurants and stores will be closed or have shortened hours Tuesday in observance of the holiday. Here's a quick look at what will be open and closed in Berkley and Huntington Woods. Please leave a comment if you have something to add! O'Mara's Restaurant Kam's Express 24 Seconds Bar & Grill City of Berkley City of Huntington Woods Berkley School District
If you insist on driving after a few drinks, here's what you should know about how alcohol affects your system and your criminal record.
Do you know how many drinks you can have before you're in danger of getting a drunken driving violation? This year in Metro Detroit, there have been some notable car accidents caused by drunken driving, and many other people pulled over while driving drunk. Patch wants you to know when enough is enough as you head out to celebrate the new year. When police pull drivers over for suspected drunken driving, officers ask them to perform field sobriety tests and to take a breath test to measure Blood Alcohol Content. A BAC test measures the percentage of alcohol present in a person's bloodstream. Michigan's legal limit is 0.08. According to the Virginia Tech Alcohol Abuse Prevention website, every 40 minutes, 0.01 percent of alcohol leaves …