Clarkston

Land of the Free Because of the Brave

Each year, Americans pause to remember and honor the men and women who have died while serving in the military. First established as Decoration Day after the Civil War,...

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...

Oakland County Parks and Recreation Extends Free Admittance to County Parks Until June 1

Oakland County Parks and Recreation has waived entry fees for all county parks until June 1, inviting residents and other guests to enjoy a walk in the park at...

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...

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...
blakes

Dine in a Heated Outdoor Igloo at These 5 Metro Detroit Restaurants

If you’re looking to enjoy the coziness of the snow and winter weather without having to endure the bitter breeze, or you’re just looking for a unique foodie experience,...

You’ll Love What Oakland County Parks and Recreation Has Planned for February

Bundle up and head outdoors to enjoy all the frosty weather that February has to offer by going cross-country skiing, fat tire biking, snowshoeing and sledding at Oakland County...

Trade a Tree for a Tree Through Oakland County Parks

Excerpt: The presents have been unwrapped, the cookies have been munched and Santa has returned to the North Pole for some much-needed R and R.It’s also time, unfortunately, to...

Oakland Schools Teacher Wins National Competition for Skilled Trades Program

Excerpt: An Oakland Schools Technical Campus Northwest (OSTC-NW) automotive technology teacher won $50,000 as one of 15 second-place winners of the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for...