Oakland

Cider Mills, Apple Orchards Open in Southeast Michigan: See the List

Excerpt: Area apple orchards and cider mills are gearing up for the season now underway. Below is a sampling of area apple orchards and cider mills that are open...

Oakland Township Named Third Safest Community in America

Excerpt: Oakland Township is the third safest community in America and the safest municipality in Michigan, according to SafeWise.com.To identify the 100 safest cities in America for 2020, the...

OPC Keeps Focus On Seniors Throughout COVID-19

Excerpt: When the doors of the Older Persons’ Commission facility closed to members March 14 due to the COVID-19 crisis, the organization’s essential services to homebound seniors kicked into...

Ten ‘Wilder Side’ Sites for Outdoor Adventures in Oakland County

Oakland County has a diverse array of protected wildlands and hundreds of miles of trails, thanks first to the forces of nature, and then to the dedicated work of...

Regional Detroit Builders Association Hosts Parade of Homes Through June

Excerpt: The Home Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan is hosting its 30th annual Parade of Homes, an exhibition of new model homes across the region, for the entire month of...

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...

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,...

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...

Organization offers lifelong educational programming opportunities in Rochester area

Mary Eberline and Frank Cardimen believe in the power of lifelong learning. It's why they started Smart Towns, a continuing education program that aims to enrich the community through...