Oakland County

Detroit to Saginaw: A Trail Runs Through It

Woodward Avenue, or M-1, may well be one of the most significant thoroughfares in southeastern Michigan.It was the first paved road in the United States. It’s gained international fame...

Oakland County Ranks Eighth Healthiest County in Michigan

Excerpt: Oakland County is the eighth healthiest county in Michigan, according to the County Health Rankings Report released March 19, 2019. That’s out of 83 counties statewide. Oakland remains...

Expert Panel to Discuss Impact of New Technologies on Health Care of Baby Boomers

With 10,000 people in the United States turning 65 each day according to AARP data, what does the future hold for the region’s health care organizations, which already struggle...

DIA and Friends of Asian Arts and Culture Celebrate India April 6-7

The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is continuing its year-long celebration of the Arts of Asia with a two-day event to showcase the art and culture of India. “Celebrate...

Nonprofits and Community Groups from Oakland County Encouraged to Apply for a Brooksie Way Minigrant

Excerpt: Not-for-profit organizations and community groups whose programming is designed to promote active lifestyles for Oakland County residents have until April 1 to apply for a Brooksie Way Minigrant.The...

Variety Children’s Charity: Taking Care of Children

Before she became a staff member at Variety Detroit, Michelle Murphy was a parent who turned to the nonprofit for help.Variety – the Children's Charity Detroit is part of...

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...