Ferndale

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...

Drawn to Houses

By Megan Swoyer Scott Iulianelli of Ferndale became a computer-aided house-portrait illustrator by accident. He first designed some T-shirts that featured recording gear that the company he works for, Ferndale-based Vintage...

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...

$450K shipping container home in Ferndale may be the new trend

Excerpt: Its two-story, modern design stands out in the older neighborhood of many  ranches and bungalows. Inside the front door, a floating staircase tailored from wood and steel leads  up...

Ferndale Set to Begin Bike Lane and Pedestrian Infrastructure Improvements this spring

Excerpt: The City of Ferndale is improving its bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure with a number of upgrades this spring and summer. Building off work completed in 2016, Ferndale is constructing...

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. 

From chair volleyball to dulcimer lessons, Oakland County seniors find lots to do

When it comes to keeping active, Oakland County’s nearly half-million people ages 60 and up are a fortunate group. Virtually every municipality has a senior center, or even two,...

Happy holidays from Oakland County Prosper!

The holidays are here once again, if you can even believe it! (We certainly can't.) We here at Prosper would like to wish you and yours a safe, happy,...