Oak Park

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...

Top five artists chosen as 2018 MI Great Artist online competition gets down to business

Five artists will vie for the top spot in the 2018 MI Great Artist online competition and a share of more than $16,000 in cash and prizes. Oakland County Executive...

All-purpose vegan boutique to bring sustainable plant-based living to Oak Park

Nurah Ikpeama wants to revolutionize the way people shop for plant-based foods and products. On the path to doing so, she’s taken an important next step. This Saturday, Aug. 25,...

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services logged 4,100 volunteers hours during sixth annual Week of Caring

On Monday, June 18 through Friday, June 22, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services just held its sixth annual "Week of Caring," during which time over 600 employees worked with 11 nonprofit...

Oak Park in the news: City attracts new R&D HQ, named ‘Redevelopment Ready’ by Michigan

The city of Oak Park has been making its way through the offices of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation recently, with not one but two big announcements to come...

Compete or eat at the annual BBQ battle

Whether you plan to enjoy the battle or get in there and compete, mark  your calendar for the 8th Annual City of Oak Park and Oakland County Parks and...

Oakland County Michigan Works! agency to consolidate two offices to improve services

A $12.7 million reduction in federal and state funding in the past five years – coupled with projected future budget reductions – prompted the Oakland County Michigan Works! Agency...

Oak Park reinvents itself, focuses on service and growth

Steve Gold has lived in Oak Park for over 60 years, but he says the city's morale hit a truly historic low after the Great Recession. Gold saw his...

Five Oakland County alternative transportation projects receive part of $9.2 million in funding

Excerpt:  The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) is helping fund five county alternative transportation projects.  The council’s annual Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) is providing $9.2 million in funding for 22 projects...