Hazel Park

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...

Motor City Industrial in Hazel Park Acquires Smith Fastener in West Virginia

Excerpt: Hazel Park’s Motor City Industrial, a distributor of fasteners and related industrial products, has acquired Smith Fastener in West Virginia. This is the third acquisition by Motor City....

7 of Metro Detroit’s Top Chefs Clue Us in to Their Favorite Local Dish

Excerpt: Metro Detroit overflows with so much top-rate cuisine these days that it can be difficult to choose which restaurant to visit, let alone which dish to order. So...

Lake Orion Captures Spirit Of Main Street Award For Second Time As 10 Downtowns Honored During Main Event Awards Night Celebration

Lake Orion’s Downtown Development Authority captured the Spirit of Main Street award for the second time as 10 downtowns were honored in May during the gala celebration at the...