Saturday, September 24, 2011
Grosse Pointe North and South show rivalry and friendship before the rivalry game Friday.
- LOCAL CONNECTIONS
- Dana Kaiser
Saturday, September 24, 2011
Hundreds converged on Grosse Pointe South Friday night for the annual North-South tailgate and football game. The Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce used the tailgate as a kick off to a weekend of events intended to highlight the Grosse Pointes and showcase local businesses. Much of the tailgate was moved into the main hallway of the high school due to the rainy conditions. Several local restaurants offered a variety of foods to patrons, parents were selling North and South gear and the Judson Center Grosse Pointe sold North and South bracelets and zipper pulls. Additionally, the Grosse Pointe South Athletic Booster Club teamed up with Bob Maxey Ford to offer test drives of a new vehicle. For every drive around the block, the school earned…
Friday, September 23, 2011
With a table at the tailgate party this afternoon, Patch will offer face painting to the community to help spread the spirit before the rivalry football game between Grosse Pointe North and Grosse Pointe South.
Patch bleeds green, of course. Today I'm taking a break of sorts, however, to spread some community spirit at the tailgate party prior to the Grosse Pointe North-Grosse Pointe South football game. Grosse Pointe Patch colors today will be dark green, dark blue and gold. Patch editors Sara Eaton Martin and Jenny Whalen will be painting faces during the tailgate outside South High School beginning at 5 p.m. Stop by, show your spirit and say hi! You might even be able to get a bit of Patch swag or the answer to a question you've been wondering about. New to Grosse Pointe Patch? Learn more about it--how to claim a business listing, how to post an announcement, how to add to our community calendar and more. We'll be on hand to answer questions…
Monday, August 22, 2011
September’s 'Live. Play. Stay' will be a three-day celebration of Grosse Pointe featuring community-wide activities that kick off with a tailgate party.
The Grosse Pointe business community is coming together next month to host a three-day celebration of the all the things that make Grosse Pointe a great place to live. “Live. Play. Stay. A Weekend in Grosse Pointe” will take place Sept. 23-25 and feature communitywide activities centered on sports, schools, shopping, eating, housing and more. “The fall is a special time in Grosse Pointe,” said Jennifer Boettcher, president and executive director of the Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce. “In the fall people are back in school and family and friends are back together and we want to promote our community and what a beautiful time it is.” Boettcher said the weekend-long celebration grew out of the chamber’s desire to do something special with …