Pleasant Ridge

Pleasant Ridge Adds Public Art with Two New Murals

Excerpt: Two local artists have brightened up the public spaces of Pleasant Ridge. The city commissioned Rich Ayers of Hazel Park and Ouizi of Detroit to paint murals in...
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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....

Ferndale Set to Begin Bike Lane and Pedestrian Infrastructure Improvements This Spring

Excerpt: The City of Ferndale is improving its bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure with a number of upgrades this spring and summer. Building off work completed in 2016, Ferndale is constructing...

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...

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,...

Chariot provides mobility solutions to Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge residents

The city of Ferndale has partnered with Chariot, Ford Mobility’s app-based microtransit shuttle service, to improve mobility issues within the city. A six- to nine-month pilot program launched on Thursday, Sept....

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...

5 fun and funky yards you have to see in Oakland County

Excerpt:  A 7-foot-long dragon on a corner in Ferndale, a 4-foot-tall red apple on a front lawn in Pleasant Ridge and a chair big enough to fit six people in Berkley.  Those are just some...

Eight projects transform over 300 acres of once contaminated or obsolete property

Oakland County’s Brownfield Redevelopment Authority approved eight construction projects during the past three years which turned more than 300 acres of once contaminated or obsolete property into $270 million...

13 acres in Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge to be redeveloped into residential, retail, and office space

A large redevelopment project that straddles the cities of Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge is one step closer to reality, thanks to the recent approval of brownfield tax credits from...