Hazel Park

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...
ABB Robotics

The Place to Be

India-based automaker Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. considered markets ranging from Seoul, South Korea, to Stuttgart, Germany, to San Francisco to establish a new automotive headquarters overseas. But Mahindra Automotive...

Exlterra in Hazel Park Launches MAZL Ultra-light Drill Rig

Hazel Park’s Exlterra, a company that develops technologies to tackle environmental challenges, has launched MAZL, the newest model in its ultra-light drill rig family. MAZL is a compact drilling rig...

Holly’s Venerable Union Depot Train Station Competes for $2 Million in National Contest

The Village of Holly and its Union Depot are vying for a share of $2 million to help rehabilitate and transform the building into a welcome center touting Holly’s...

Silverdome Development Seals Deal: 2019 is a Big Year for Big Properties

Excerpt: If anything, 2019 so far has been a big year for big sites. The most recent example: A developer has been revealed for the Pontiac Silverdome property, a 127-acre...

Soak Up the Sunshine at Oakland County Parks and Recreation in August

The hustle and bustle of a busy summer give way to long, sunshine-filled days in August. Savor every last moment of summer by enjoying a relaxing day at the...

German Battery Manufacturer Plans $40 Million Facility in Hazel Park

Excerpt: A German-based battery manufacturer wants to expand its operations into Oakland County. Akasol AG, which builds lithium-ion battery systems for buses, ships, commercial, industrial and rail vehicles, plans to...
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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....

Yoga Becomes a New Experience Outside the Studio

Excerpt: If you’re moving soon, don’t even think about asking Tina Iulianelli or Amy Anderson to help haul your stuff. Their cars’ trunks are filled to the brim with yoga...