Berkley

Oakland County Students Excel in Architecture, Construction Program

Excerpt: Twenty-one Oakland County students were celebrated at the ACE Mentor of Michigan’s 2018-19 banquet. The Berkley-based program introduced high school students to a wide range of career opportunities in architecture,...

Lake Orion Captures Spirit Of Main Street Award For Second Time As 10 Downtowns Honored During Main Event Awards Night Celebration

Lake Orion’s Downtown Development Authority captured the Spirit of Main Street award for the second time as 10 downtowns were honored in May during the gala celebration at the...

Angell Elementary Students Design Mural for Fifth-Grade Legacy Project

Excerpt: A new mural designed by the fourth and fifth graders of Angell Elementary School (in Berkley) has been installed inside the school. The mural, featuring a sun, the school...

Royal Oak’s First Panera Bread Coming to Woodward Corners

Excerpt: A coffeehouse with a massive indoor playground in downtown Royal Oak, a new Panera Bread on Woodward Avenue and a dessert shop in Ferndale that sells a 16-layer...

Main Street Oakland County Partners with Flagstar Bank Again to Help Improve Downtowns

Main Street Oakland County has partnered with Flagstar Bank to offer a Placemaking and Façade Grant Program available to 13 Oakland County downtowns. Main Street Oakland County communities can apply...

Former Students Help Make 94th Birthday Special for Retired Clawson Music Teacher

Excerpt: She said the secret to longevity is taking a nap every day and eating good food. “And my kids take good care of me,” said Zenovia Courtney, 93, of...

Main Street Oakland County and Genisys Credit Union Offer 16 Downtowns Chance for Improvement

Sixteen Main Street Oakland County downtowns have until April 30 to apply for up to $2,500 in grant money to support the attraction, retention and growth of small businesses...

Destination Downtown

When Doug Jones decided to open a wine bar, he couldn’t have picked a better location. Wine Social, located in downtown Lake Orion, overlooks the picturesque Paint Creek and...

Restaurants, shops coming, going, moving in Oakland County

Excerpt:  From bookstores to bridal gowns to top-shelf beef, the Woodward Avenue corridor in southeast Oakland County is booming with new businesses.  Read more. 

Small business microgrant winners announced in Oakland County

Main Street Oakland County and Genysis Credit Union have begun to announce the winners of its first round of small business microgrants throughout the county. In all, there were six...