Oakland County

International Influence: Expats Make Themselves at Home in Oakland County

When Fatima Koenig learned that her husband was being transferred to Oakland County, she had to run for a map. Her husband, Thomas Koenig, was assigned in 2012 as CFO...

Destination Downtown

When Doug Jones decided to open a wine bar, he couldn’t have picked a better location. Wine Social, located in downtown Lake Orion, overlooks the picturesque Paint Creek and...

Celebrate the First Signs of Spring at Oakland County Parks and Recreation

With daylight savings time and the official start of spring just around the corner, it’s time to head outdoors and watch nature awaken from its winter slumber. Hike the...

Michigan Boating Industries Association Moves Offices to Commerce Township

Excerpt: The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) has moved its headquarters to Oakland County. The association moved to Commerce Township, Dec. 26. The new location is at 8625 Richardson Road. "Commerce...

Practice balance techniques to protect yourself from falls

It’s winter in Michigan and that means navigating snowstorms, freezing rains and ice. Unless you’re a lucky snowbird who flew south for the winter, or you don’t plan to...

Michigan’s Going PRO Talent Fund awards $1.8 million to area businesses to hire or train workers, apprentices

WATERFORD, Mich. — Sixty-eight Oakland County businesses will share $1.8 million in Going PRO Talent Fund grants awarded by the Michigan Talent Investment Agency/Workforce Development Agency. Oakland County employers —...

English Gardens acquires Plymouth nursery

We're pleased to announce that we are opening a new store March 1, 2019. English Gardens has acquired Plymouth Nursery, 9900 Ann Arbor Rd W, Plymouth, Michigan. The announcement was made jointly...

New housing permits in May keep 2018 on-track to second-best year since 2006

Excerpt:  May helped push the year-to-date total of new housing permits to 2,028, maintaining the second-best start to a year since 2006, according to residential permit data compiled by the...