Berkley

MoGo Bike Sharing Expands in Detroit, Southern Oakland County

Excerpt: The MoGo bicycle sharing system is expanding in Detroit and southern Oakland County. You’re going to see more bikes popping up, and the company is also working to...

County to Distribute 10,000 Toolkits to Give Small Businesses Head Start on Safe Reboot and Build Consumer Confidence

Oakland County will distribute 10,000 COVID-19 safety toolkits that include face masks, no-touch thermometers, gloves and sanitizer to give small businesses essential materials for reopening and customers confidence they...

Here Are 5 Metro Detroit Neighbors Saving the Day During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Excerpt: There's the Oak Park police officer sewing face masks, the Madison Heights social worker who started a food pantry and the Berkley technology guru giving away homemade computers to kids.Read...

Flagstar Bank Grant To Main Street Oakland County and Downtown Pontiac Creates ‘Pontiac Restaurant Brigade’ and Gives Life to Businesses And Free Meals To Hospital Workers

A $20,000 grant from Flagstar Bank to Main Street Oakland County and Downtown Pontiac helped seven Pontiac restaurants create the “Pontiac Restaurant Brigade” and deliver 1,440 free meals to...

Main Street Oakland County Crowdfunding Tops $45K

A Main Street Oakland County crowdfunding campaign to support downtown small businesses struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic has raised more than $45,000.The countywide campaign is the first of...

Genisys Credit Union and Main Street Oakland County Award ‘Spirit of Main Street’ Micro Business Grants

Three area restaurants were awarded “Spirit of Main Street” micro business grants from Genisys Credit Union and Main Street Oakland County.The awards, announced today by Oakland County Executive David...

Despite Pandemic, New Shops, Restaurants Still Hope to Open Soon in Southeast Oakland County

Excerpt: It’s not business as usual during the COVID-19 pandemic, but that isn't stopping shops and restaurants from planning openings or re-openings in the coming months in southeast Oakland...

Where to Find a Free Meal in Oakland County During Coronavirus Shutdown

Excerpt: School districts, community centers, nonprofits and other organizations are hosting meal delivery and pick-up spots during the COVID-19 outbreak.Here’s a list, which will be continually updated, of where...

Pics: Signs of Support Dot Walks Throughout Oakland County

Excerpt: As Oakland County residents find the balance between “stay home, stay safe” and getting out for fresh air, exercise and at-a-distance conversations, people are leaving surprises for each...
Davo

Innovators. Inventors. Entrepreneurs.

By state and national standards, Oakland County is a hotbed of innovation. Inventors in the county filed for 1,821 patents in 2015, the last year for which there is published...