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Popular Brunch Restaurant Adds Second Location

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ROCHESTER HILLS, MI--  Popular brunch restaurant, The Jagged Fork, recently opened its second location at The Village of Rochester Hills.

Wildly popular in Grosse Pointe Farm-- its original location-- the family-owned business selected The Village for its new locale based on the requests of customers who wanted them closer.

“The quality of our food, our menu offerings, our work ethic, have put us in demand,” said co-owner Christina Adamopoulos.

The quality includes all-natural chicken, prime burger and from-scratch sauces, dressings and salsas. Chips and tamales are also made in house and the homemade corn beef hash is already a local favorite.

The Jagged Fork menu includes sweet and savory breakfast options, like pancakes, French toast and omelets, along with burgers, sandwiches and salads. Skillets and specialty fries round out the offerings.

Another favored pick, according to Christina, is the Rochester Hills Crepe with spinach, ham, mushrooms, onion, tomato, sour cream, swiss and cheddar cheeses and an over-easy egg.

On the sweet side, the U.G.3 Sampler lets diners have the best of all pancake offerings with one Red Velvet, one Oreo and one Chunky Monkey-- made with caramel, white chocolate chips and bananas.

There is a kids menu for diners 12 and under.

Opening on April 24, it took four months to remodel the former 3,000 square foot Subway and Mezza Grill location. The bright, open space, done in neutrals with natural wood and stone walls, seats 100. The restaurant is on schedule to have their liquor license by summer’s end.

“It’s a place where the community can come together to eat,” said co-owner Stavros Adamopoulos.IMG 4392

The Jagged Fork has already had a warm reception from Rochester residents.

“Everyone has been very welcoming,” Stavros said. “They tell us they’ve been waiting.”


The Jagged Fork is located at 188 N. Adams Rd. in Rochester Hills. They are open daily from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Fashion "gets real" when the leaves begin to change. Men, women and children upgrade and increase their wardrobe to brace themselves for Michigan's change of season. For many, autumn is their favorite time to shop and fashion becomes a highlight. Whether you look to add this years hottest trends or simply add a couple new pieces to your current stash of cold weather stitches, the Village of Rochester Hills has what you are looking for... but that is not enough. We like to party and have fun. We want to celebrate the fall fashion season with you! September 23 and 24 the Village will be hosting the Fall Fashion weekend. Yes, all weekend long we will be celebrating and enjoying the brisk fresh air. Join in on the conversation on our Facebook event page!

Entertainment Schedule:

Saturday, September 23rd

home banner fallGazabo in Festival Park

12:30-2:30pm Oakland Area Saxophone Ensemble

4:00-5:00pm Motor City Irish Dancers

6:00-8:00pm Alvorada America

 

 

Sunday, September 24th

Gazebo in Festival Park

12:00-2:00pm Kinsey Jones

3:00-6:00pm Alfie Jean & Fella Jack

 

 

 Saturday, September 23rd

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 Fountain Park

11:00-11:45am Lia K. Catallo

12:00-12:45pm Zoe Nygaard

1:00-2:00pm Chris Tavernier

2:30-3:30pm Chloe Teodoridis

4:00-5:00pm Stuart Benbow

 

 ** Come out and support these artists and be sure to give a tip to show your support

FOOD TRUCKS:

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Fortune Cooking  Saturday 12-8pm and Sunday 12-6pm (in front of Yankee Candle on Village Main)

Nosh Pit Detroit  Sunday 12-6pm (in front of Moosejaw)

 

 


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It is that time again! Ghosts, goblins, prinesses and fun at the Village…but always with a community purpose.

October 29th from 5-7pm the Village will host their annual Halloween at the Village. This is a family event that helps feed those less fortunate in our immediate area. It is all about “neighbors helping neighbors” as we raise money and gather food for our local families in need.

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This year we are again teaming up with the Neighborhood House. We are asking that each child donate $5 or bring 5 non-perishable items as their entrance into all the activities. 100% of the money donated will be given to the charity and Cornerstone Community Financial has committed to matching the funds during the event! In addition, CCF has graciously sponsored the event to bring the community the following great activities:

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Remember to bring either your monetary donation or food donation, as this is your ticket to participate!

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The Village once again continues the tradition of a visit with Santa-without all the commercial hype. It is a free visit and no cost because you get to take your own photos. Enjoy the magic of "Santa's Snug" and start your holiday tradition at the Village of Rochester Hills.
 

Upload your photos to our Facebook or Instagram feed for a chance to win a $25 gift cards throughout the holiday season. #thevorh and #bestsanta

 
 
Helping to bring Santa to the Village in 2017:
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SANTA HOURS: Please note that Santa will need to take a break mid way through his shift when he is working long days....to use the restroom, feed the reindeer or even grab a cookie.

Santa Visits-November 2017

  • Friday, November 17, 8-10p *Light the Village
  • Saturday, November 18, 5-8p *Special Needs Only
  • Sunday, November 19, 3-6pm  *Pet Night Only ($10 donation)
  • Thanksgiving - Closed
  • Friday, November 24, 11a-8p 
  • Saturday, November 25, 11a-8p
  • Sunday, November 26, 1-5p

Santa Visits-December 2017

  • Friday, December 1, 4-8p
  • Saturday, December 2, 1-8p
  • Sunday, December 3, 1-5p
  • Friday, December 8, 3-8pm 
  • Saturday, December 9, 10a-8p
  • Sunday, December 10, 1-5p
  • Friday, December 15, 5-8p
  • Saturday, December 16, 10a-8pm 
  • Sunday, December 17, 1-5p
  • Friday, December 22, 10a-8p
  • Saturday, December 23, 10a-8p
  • Sunday, December 24, 10a-5pm 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Live Spring Fashions

 

April 24, 2015 the Village of Rochester Hills will literally come to life. It is the season that Michiganders are anxiously waiting to get outside. Longing for the days of fresh air and warmth. The evenings of longer daylight and mild temperatures are within a fingers-tip reach away…and the Village wants to celebrate.

Join the many stores and models to bring spring fashions alive. Carefully chosen, local talent will be modeling the latest in fashion trends….in-stores, outside stores and even where you least expect to see a model. Two lucky entries will be chosen to get a full photo shoot and headshot provided by ThreeSonsPhotography and Real Style will be onsite scouting for new talent!Micah

This event is free for the entire metro-Detroit area. It’s a celebration of fashion, fresh air and friendships. Plan to spend your evening strolling Village Main with friends and family. Look for the models throughout. Grab a bite to eat and even get some fun tastes inside the stores. Enjoy the beautiful ambiance and fresh pansies. Sit on a bench and just breath. Listen to some live music or even have a cartoon drawn of you and a friend.

The event will start at 6:00pm and commence at 8pm, but you are welcome to come early or stay late!

Get your tails to the Village on March 28th!

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March 28th 10:30-1:30pm is a day you won't want to miss with the kids. Why? The Easter Bunny is arriving at the Village on a Rochester Hills Fire Truck! We will gather in Festival Park, by the Village Gazebo and wait for his arrival at 11am. Then, you can even let the kids visit and get your annual photo for FREE! We are asking for a small donation of $5 per child or $10 per family that will go directly to the Rainbow Connection. And we have more fun planned for the donation!

Written by: Laura Cassar (local mom & wife, children's book author and Village cheerleader)

Sure, the holidays are hectic, that's part of what makes them great! There's so much to do and people to see!  No matter what is on your social calendar for the month, The Village of Rochester Hills has the perfect outfit for any occasion. With a dozen different events in mind, we offer you The Twelve Dresses of Christmas (hum along, if you want.)

On the First Day of Christmas my book club hosted a really fun Girls' Night Out…..

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A lot of book clubs might keep in casual January through November, but most turn up the" festive meter" for December to celebrate another year of quality reading. The Loft has the perfect sleeveless medallion jacquard dress, with fitted top and flared skirt for this GNO. In navy blue, the dress is thick, warm and comfortable. It is $89.50. Here Ashley, Loft manager, completes the look with necklace ($49.50) and bracelets ($24.50 each).  

On the Second Day of Christmas my true friends gave to me a tree trimming dinner party….

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When it's time to deck the halls, trim the tree and indulge in roast beast with friends,  Evereve's Free People Dynamite Denim mini-dress ($128) fits the bill! Personal stylist Cindy gives the dress additional holiday spirit with a Free People Parisian Night cranberry slip ($78) and gold/silver tassel necklace ($38). That great thing about this outfit is that it can be mix-and-matched to be worn again and again. 

On the Third Day of Christmas my dear friends gave to me a dozen Christmas cookies….

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A holiday cookie exchange is a great excuse to get together with friends to consume massive quantities of chocolate and sugar too! This Buffalo plaid party skirt from  Talbot's is an adorable retro look that makes me want to throw on an apron and channel my inner June Cleaver! The skirt ($149) has slash pockets and front pleats and pairs well with a crisp white wrinkle-resistant blouse ($74.50.) (Wrinkle-resistant was probably a Christmas dream come true for old June!) The black bracelets complete the look for $39.

On the Fourth Day of Christmas my neighbors gave to me a progressive dinner party….

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Whether traveling around the world, or just around the neighborhood for a progressive dinner party, Chico's special Travelers line offers the perfect, wrinkle-free outfit. Store manager Mary is ready for an evening of food and friends in this glittering navy and gold outfit. Flattering crepe navy pants ($79) are topped with a gold shimmer tank ($55) and striped navy and gold sweater ($109). A big, bold necklace ($79) adds the finishing sparkle. 

On the Fifth Day of Christmas my child gave to me an elementary class party….

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It's a special treat to relive the magic of Christmas through your child's eyes. Whether you're the Room Mom or just a cheerful volunteer, Gap has great outfit options for you. Sales associate Jenny helped me pair a blue and black plaid wool skirt ($59.95) with fun zipper pockets and a soft grey ribbed turtleneck ($39.95). Plain black leggings for $29.95 make the outfit cozy and comfortable enough to participate in any reindeer games the classroom may offer. 

On the Sixth Day of Christmas I helped my world by attending a charity event….

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It's the season of giving and there is no shortage of galas, balls and cocktail parties to help make the world a better place. Lane Bryant's venetian red dress ($99.95) with a lace overlay would bring holiday cheer to any black tie event.  The three-quarter sleeves are trimmed with eyelash lace and the belt is a self-tie ribbon. Sales associate Beth accessorized with stone statement necklace ($34.95) and earrings ($14.95). The lace up strappy heel ($59.95) completes the look.

On the Seventh Day of Christmas my company gave to me a casual holiday party…..

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Is your company holiday party more fun than fancy? Ann Taylor's boiled wool flounce dress ($139)  in winter blue is too! Sleeveless with a deep V-neck, the jewel tone is sure to set a merry tone to any event. The double strand pearls add the finish touch for $59.50.

On the Eighth Day of Christmas my company gave to me a super fancy holiday party….

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Sometimes you've got to go big or go home. White House Black Market certainly helps you do the former. Their lace bodice jumpsuit ($170) will rock any holiday event, and best of all, it's comfortable! The store carries every accessory you need to take your outfit to the max with helpful staff like sales lead Austin to put it all together for you. She completed my look with a shrug sweater ($58), statement necklace ($65) and gem stud earrings ($25), sparkling bracelet ($45) and a satin envelope clutch ($78). You'll be looking for excuses to wear this outfit!

On the Ninth Day of Christmas it was finally time to get together with the extended family…..

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It's time to see the family and whether you're fighting over the best White Elephant gift or trying to get your fork out of the fondue, Francesca's little black dress ($48) will see you through. With a strappy gold lace bodice matching the gold lace strips on the skirt, you'll look as pretty as your favorite Christmas ornament. A black and gold necklace ($24) enhances the neckline.

On the Tenth Day of Christmas I remembered the reason for the season and went to church….

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Ann Taylor's lace shift dress ($139) with short sleeves and a back keyhole is an absolute classic perfect for Christmas services. You cannot go wrong with it, anytime or any place. The gold and pearl necklace ($69.50) says timeless.

On the Eleventh Day of Christmas I attended a holiday brunch…..

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It's been a whirlwind but the end is in sight! One more decadent Christmas brunch before focusing on New Year resolutions! And lucky you, J Jill has a perfectly stylish and comfortable outfit for the occasion. Assistant manager Susan wears a Pure Jill sueded dress in 100 percent cotton ($99) with fleece-lined footless tights ($25). The dress is also available in red, green or black. Susan adds a splash of holiday red with her color block scarf ($39) and a little sparkle with her long necklace ($49).

On the Twelveth Day of Christmas I celebrated the New Year…..

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Just when you think you're done, well, there's New Year's Eve! Banana Republic has the ultimate metallic dress ($198) to ring in the New Year. The color, a warm silver, is fantastic but it's the cut, with a camouflage effect around the middle, that is so kind after a month of holiday calories and cheer! Shimmering sequins and chiffon trim, plus those double spaghetti straps, send out a clear "let's party" statement. No one else need know you plan on spending the entire next day laying on your couch in your oldest pair of sweat pants!

Happy Holiday from The Village! We hope they are merry, bright and well-dressed!