Day of the Dead Bread at Prince Valley Market. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Celebratory ‘Day Of The Dead Bread’ Baking In Detroit’s Mexicantown

While some in metro Detroit are busying picking costumes and caving pumpkins, in Mexicantown they are prepping for el Dia de los Muertos or the “Day of the Dead.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2014

WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey

Awrey Bakeries Plans To File Notice To Lay Off 150

A union official says Livonia-based Awrey Bakeries is planning to issue a 60-day federally required layoff notice to its 150 employees after filing with the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/29/2012

Facebook Photo/Avalon International Breads

Detroit-Based Avalon Bakery Announces $2.2M Expansion

A Detroit-based bakery is announcing a major expansion that will ultimately mean more jobs and a much-needed boost for the economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2012

WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey

Doors Won’t Close On Awrey Bakeries Just Yet

Union workers at Awrey Bakeries have agreed to a wage cut to help save the 102-year-old company from closing its doors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2012

WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey

Future Uncertain For Awrey Bakeries After Union Rejects Contract

About 150 union workers at Awrey Bakeries rejected a take-it-or-leave-it contract on Wednesday, leaving the Livonia company’s future in doubt.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2012

WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey

Future Of Popular Metro Detroit Bakery Hangs In Balance

Awrey’s Bakery has been in business for 102 years, making bread, cakes, donuts, pastries and muffins.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2012

Cyril and mom, Yvette Didierjean inside le Petite Prince. (WWJ: Marie Osborne)

le Petit Prince Brings Back Whimsical Chocolate Creations

At le Petite Prince, owner Yvette Didierjean and her family spend weeks hand painting unique chocolate molds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2012

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100-Year Old Hamtramck Bakery To Close

After more than a century of serving up paczki, pies and other baked goods, Hamtramck’s New Deluxe Bakery is closing its doors later this month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2011

Ferndale Police Nab Bakery Thief

This crime takes the cake. One man got his “just desserts” Friday — after stealing from the Strawberry Moon Bakery in Ferndale.