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Detroit Zoological Society Honored with International Sustainability Award

The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) has been recognized by the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) as the recipient of the 2020 Environmental Sustainability Award. The DZS is...

U-M Researchers Say Oakland County Economy Well-Positioned for Solid Rebound from COVID-19 Pandemic

Oakland County’s small businesses and workforce took the brunt of COVID-19’s economic tsunami, but the county’s overall economic diversity and solid fundamentals positions it well for an economic recovery,...

Ferndale Theaters Discuss Challenges of COVID-19 Closures

Excerpt: Businesses around the world were hit hard when the COVID-19 pandemic began. But as some work to stay open after restrictions loosened in Michigan, entertainment venues have stayed...

Trevco in Madison Heights Launches MaskClub with 2K+ Licensed Designs, Provides Charity Donations

MaskClub has launched with more than 2,000 licensed designs. // Photo courtesy of MaskClub MaskClub, a new company from Trevco in Madison Heights founded solely to provide protective facial wear, has...

Oakland County Parks Offer Free Entrance Through April 30 in Response to COVID-19

Oakland County Parks and Recreation is waiving all entrance fees to day-use parks and dog parks through April 30.The waiver was announced jointly by County Executive Dave Coulter, the...

Coulter Declares State of Emergency as County Moves to Assist Residents, Communities and Businesses

Oakland County Executive David Coulter today declared a state of emergency in the county, allowing him to shift resources quickly to assist residents, businesses and communities affected by the...
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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...
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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,...

Metro Detroit Was Once the Stomping Ground for These Celebrities

Excerpt: If you think all the famous people are from California or New York, think again. A good share of famous television personalities, sports legends and other well-known people...

Hazel Park Fire Department Secures Grant Funding for New Equipment

Excerpt: The firefighters at the Hazel Park Fire Department can breathe a sigh of relief now that grant funding has been acquired to modernize their self-contained breathing apparatuses —...