Oak Park

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...

Top 10 Coolest Rehabs in Metro Detroit

Excerpt: For rehab royalty Ann Stevenson and Curt Catallo, repurposing Metro Detroit’s iconic structures is about more than just good business. Co-owners of Union Joints, the couple are behind restaurants...
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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....

Here’s Where to See Free Music in Metro Detroit This Summer

Excerpt: Sure, there are big names and big shows on tap this summer at Little Caesars Arena, DTE Energy Music Theatre, the Fillmore Detroit and elsewhere, but metro Detroit...

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...

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...

Oakland County Michigan Works! Offers Local Consumers Money Smart Week Seminars

Excerpt: Oakland County Michigan Works! is again partnering with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to bring Money Smart Week – a series of 22 free seminars from March...

Henry Ford Health System And Oakland County Michigan Works! Oak Park Honored For Region’s First Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program

Henry Ford Health System was recognized with a Michigan Works! Association Impact Award for its medical assistant apprenticeship program — the first U.S. Department of Labor-registered apprenticeship program of...

Restaurants, shops coming, going, moving in Oakland County

Excerpt:  From bookstores to bridal gowns to top-shelf beef, the Woodward Avenue corridor in southeast Oakland County is booming with new businesses.  Read more.