Commerce Township

How Downtowns Across Oakland County Changed in 2019

Excerpt: It was a packed year of new housing developments, restaurants and road work in downtowns across Oakland County. Here’s a look back on what’s changed in the local downtowns,...
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Working on the Railroad

Located behind a nondescript storefront in Commerce Township, the Chi-Town Union Station is home to a secret world of railroad wonders. Not only does it house the world's largest O...

Ten ‘Wilder Side’ Sites for Outdoor Adventures in Oakland County

Oakland County has a diverse array of protected wildlands and hundreds of miles of trails, thanks first to the forces of nature, and then to the dedicated work of...

Commerce Township Teen Releases Album Produced by Jack White’s Bassist

Excerpt: At only 14 years old, singer and songwriter Aspen Jacobsen is not releasing her first — but her second album. Jacobsen, a resident of Commerce Township, wrote all eight songs on "Love Each...

All-Inclusive Scarlet’s Playground to Soon Open in Commerce

Excerpt: Kids and playgrounds just go together. The combination creates magic and mystery. Swings, slides, monkey bars and more captivate the mind and creativity of children of all ages....

Why Small Businesses Are Betting on Berkley

Excerpt: For Berkley resident Paul Gunnel, there isn’t anywhere he would rather live. The GM employee moved to the city from Commerce Township after he and his wife started...

Regional Detroit Builders Association Hosts Parade of Homes Through June

Excerpt: The Home Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan is hosting its 30th annual Parade of Homes, an exhibition of new model homes across the region, for the entire month of...
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Andrew Chmielewski

Andrew Chmielewski is the co-founder of Dave's Sweet Tooth, the largest manufacturer of specialty toffee products in Michigan, and Mitten Crate, a monthly subscription-based box delivery of Michigan-made artisan food products and specialty goods....

In and Out

From looking to beat summer heat by staying inside to enjoying the outdoor activities Oakland County has to offer, residents and visitors discover a multitude of active recreational options...

Happy Paddling Close to Home

Traveling by canoe or kayak? You can do that in Oakland County. At the end of 2018, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced the new classification of eight Michigan waterways...