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Enjoy Winter Fun at Oakland County Parks and Recreation This December

Take time to slow down, relax and enjoy outdoor nature this winter. Explore the nearly 80 miles of trails at the 13 Oakland County Parks, view wildlife at the...

Enjoy November at Oakland County Parks and Recreation

November is a good time to slow down, relax and enjoy autumn’s cooler, comfortable temperatures. Explore the nearly 80 miles of trails at the 13 Oakland County Parks, try...

Forty-Five Development Opportunities from 19 Communities Featured in Oakland County One Stop Ready Showcase of Properties

Investors, bankers, brokers, home builders or anyone interested in 45 development-ready opportunities in 19 Oakland County communities can get their project rolling quickly at the 2019 One Stop Ready...

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...

Mary Moore Is in a League of Her Own

Excerpt: Mary Moore, a former professional baseball player who appeared in the movie, A League of Their Own, says her bat and diamond days were life changing. “It’s hard to...

Highland Popcorn, Pretzel Maker Grows Into National Company

Excerpt: Mark Sarafa hatched a business idea when he was popping his own popcorn for his family in his basement. Now his popcorn and pretzel business Pop Daddy Popcorn is...
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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....

Open Arms: Oakland County Services Focus on Streamlining Development Process

As a Michigan leader for economic and population growth, Oakland County’s continuing success is built on the simple concept of making it easy for businesses to open, relocate and...

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...

In and Out

From looking to beat summer heat by staying inside to enjoying the outdoor activities Oakland County has to offer, residents and visitors discover a multitude of active recreational options...