Lyon Township / South Lyon

Downtown South Lyon is going retro as it gets a new look

Excerpt:  A touch of old-school architecture is going a long way toward bringing an appealing new look to downtown South Lyon. Fueled by the investment and imagination of property owner Ron Borgman,...

Oakland County still among the top in population growth amidst state’s 83 counties

Excerpt:  Oakland County’s Lyon Township outpaced all but four Michigan communities in population growth since 2010. According to 2017 U.S. Census Bureau’s data, the township, which was among the state’s top five...

The Lyon Township Kite Festival brings in professional kite flyers from all over the world

Oakland County's biggest kite-flying event will be held this weekend, June 1-3, in Lyon Township. The 10th Annual Lyon Township Kite Festival is organized by the nonprofit Lyon Events Organization...

The rise, the fall and rebirth of Detroit Grooming is a comeback story

Excerpt:  Detroit Grooming Co. is a story of success and setbacks, gain and loss, revival and rescue — and a whole bunch of good-looking beards.  The Ferndale-based company sells 120 men’s grooming products...

Tradition meets modern conveniences at The Lyon theater

Excerpt:  There was a time when most  towns had a downtown movie theater — a place with one large screen where you'd walk up to get your ticket without going through the...

These 7 scary-looking Michigan craft brews aren’t waiting for Halloween

Excerpt:  There’s no need to wait until Halloween to get your scare on.  Some craft beverage makers add a little anxiety to their ales, some horror to their honey mead, and screams...

Pinnacle Homes creates three new Aspire Collection communities in Metro Detroit

Excerpt:  Bloomfield Hills-based homebuilder Pinnacle Homes today announced the grand opening of three Aspire Collection communities, a line of homes specifically designed for active empty nesters. The Bloomfield Hills, Lyon...

New library director: library is great equalizer, welcoming to all

Excerpt:  Donna Olson likes to point out the extensive gardens at the front and rear of Salem South Lyon District Library. "It's the first thing you notice. I like to think it's...

Four Lyon Township projects will add over 300 homes

Excerpt:  When it comes to single-family home construction, Lyon Township topped the list for growth in 2015 and saw permits issued for a similar number of houses in 2016. Read more.  

Survey says: bring more art, local programs to town

Excerpt:  Even if business owners don’t have time to attend events in South Lyon, they want to see more of them for everyone. Respondents to a recently released humanities survey also...