Oak Park

Main Street Oakland County Looks to the Future and Offers Downtowns a Path to Recovery from COVID-19 Pandemic

Main Street Oakland County is partnering with Main Street America to offer a free strategic recovery plan workshop for downtowns and historic commercial corridors that have been hardest hit...

September Is National Preparedness Month: ‘Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today.’

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), an annual opportunity for families and communities to help raise awareness and take steps to be better prepared for emergencies. The theme this...

Bollinger Motors Relocates Headquarters

Bollinger Motors has relocated its headquarters from Ferndale to a larger facility in Oak Park. Photo courtesy of Bollinger Motors Bollinger Motors, a local electric truck company, has announced it...

MoGo Sees Positives, Negatives in Expansion During Pandemic

Excerpt: Last year it was announced that MoGo, the bike sharing service in Detroit, would be expanding to the cities of Ferndale, Berkley, Huntington Woods, Royal Oak and Oak...

Main Street Magic: Developing Downtowns for 20 Years

A commitment made two decades ago to treat Oakland County’s downtowns as assets has more than paid off as Main Street Oakland County marks its 20th anniversary.Main Street is...

Project Play and Power of Produce Beef Up Oak Park Farmers Market Offerings

Excerpt: Life is finding a way to go on, despite the coronavirus. The Oak Park Farmer’s Market has found a way to not only open safely, but also replace the normal...

Oak Park Educator Named 2020-21 Michigan Teacher of the Year

Oak Park School District teacher Owen Bondono has been named the 2020- 2021 Michigan Teacher of the Year (MTOY). Bondono learned he was named Michigan Teacher of the Year during a virtual conference call meeting with all Regional Teachers of the Year.

Oak Park Menswear Store Distributing Free Face Masks to Area Small Businesses for Solidarity

Excerpt: Marty Babayov is putting his money where his mouth is. Literally.Babayov, the owner of menswear store The Suit Depot in Oak Park, has purchased 2,500 reusable face masks...

MoGo Bike Sharing Expands in Detroit, Southern Oakland County

Excerpt: The MoGo bicycle sharing system is expanding in Detroit and southern Oakland County. You’re going to see more bikes popping up, and the company is also working to...

In Oak Park, You Gotta Love Ernie’s

Fans of Oak Park’s legendary Ernie’s Market have no problem standing in line for an hour waiting for one of his famous sandwiches. That’s not just because they’re hungry...