Hazel Park

September Is National Preparedness Month: ‘Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today.’

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), an annual opportunity for families and communities to help raise awareness and take steps to be better prepared for emergencies. The theme this...

‘Detroitish’ Since 2005: T-Shirt and Apparel Company Moves to Hazel Park

Excerpt: You probably recognize their t-shirts from around town, emblazoned with hometown nods like Detroitish and I Love Detroit — two of their most popular.It’s no wonder. Ink Detroit has been designing...

Main Street Magic: Developing Downtowns for 20 Years

A commitment made two decades ago to treat Oakland County’s downtowns as assets has more than paid off as Main Street Oakland County marks its 20th anniversary.Main Street is...

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...

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...

New Shops, Restaurants Coming, Going, Moving in Southeast Oakland County

Excerpt: Need an adventure travel planner? A vegan gluten-free cake? Or a good corned beef on rye? A new collection of shops and restaurants are saying hello in southeastern...

Domestic and Foreign Business Investment in Oakland County Tops $575 Million for 2019

Oakland County attracted $575 million in domestic and foreign business investment in 2019, with 41 percent coming from companies headquartered outside the United States.Investment came from companies who moved...

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 —...

Work Begins on Hazel Park’s First ‘Cargotecture’ Home

Excerpt: Those driving down East Shevlin Avenue in recent days may have spotted four industrial shipping containers stacked like Legos next to a home. What they might not have...