Highland

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...

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...

Genisys Credit Union Awards Spirit of Main Street Grant to Highland DDA

Excerpt: Genisys Credit Union recently presented the Highland Downtown Development Authority a Spirit of Main Street Micro Business Grant. Genisys has partnered with the Oakland County Main Street Program...

Oakland County Native’s First Movie Streaming on Amazon Prime

Excerpt: Filmmaker Nancy Boyd has many friends pursuing careers in theater. For all of them, Monday is their only day off. This inspired Boyd to write and direct her first...

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...

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,...

Small business microgrant winners announced in Oakland County

Main Street Oakland County and Genysis Credit Union have begun to announce the winners of its first round of small business microgrants throughout the county. In all, there were six...