Oak Park

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. 

Happy holidays from Oakland County Prosper!

The holidays are here once again, if you can even believe it! (We certainly can't.) We here at Prosper would like to wish you and yours a safe, happy,...

Barber shop, furniture store open in Oakland County

Excerpt:  A hip barber shop in Hazel Park, handmade furniture in Ferndale and El Salvador flavors in Oak Park are among what’s new or coming soon to southeast Oakland County. Read...

The economic corridor is the new downtown for some Oakland County cities

More and more Oakland County cities are realizing they don’t need to have a traditional downtown to create main street appeal. Oakland County is home to the nation’s only countywide...

The Kroger Co. and The Kroger Co. Foundation supports Forgotten Harvest with $139,000 grant

Nonprofit food rescue organization Forgotten Harvest recently received a $139,000 grant from The Kroger Co. Foundation at the request of The Kroger Co. of Michigan. Michigan Kroger has proudly...