Pleasant Ridge

Power Sharing is Tougher Than You Think

Billhighway and Vincent Thomas have been practically synonymous since Thomas started the tech firm in his dorm room in Eastern Michigan University in the late 1990s. Now the two...

EPrize Becomes HelloWorld

The Pleasant Ridge-based online promotions company ePrize is changing its name to HelloWorld to reflect its recent expansion into mobile marketing, live event activities, and other service-based platforms. Read more. 

Woodward Ave. transformation revealed

Plans to redesign Woodward Avenue between Detroit and Pontiac into a thoroughfare that will be prepared for mass transit as well as welcoming to bikers and walkers are being...

Featured Video: Oakland County Michigan Works!

This featured video is an overview of the Oakland County Michigan Works! organization and how they benefit local business, employees, and the community as a whole. Video by Advantage...

Featured Video: Welcome to the New OakGov.com

The new OakGov.com, designed for you from the ground up to be used wherever you are. Content is presented in 3 simple choices: Our most Popular Links, County Departments...

1.3 million people attend the 19th annual Woodward Dream Cruise

The 19th annual Woodward Dream Cruise presented by Chevrolet attracted over 1.3 million people on Saturday, August 17, making this year’s as large as any previous year.People from all...

Featured Video: What Goes Into 2 Billion Dollars – Emerging Sectors

More than 200 businesses were honored and thanked on June 18 by Oakland County L. Brooks Patterson in recognition of their combined investment in the county's Emerging Sectors® business...

Birmingham OKs Gran Fondo bike race

The Birmingham City Commission voted in favor of the proposed Gran Fondo bike race scheduled to run the entire stretch of Woodward Avenue and feature both a professional race...

ePrize hires 140 people, mostly at Pleasant Ridge HQ

Pleasant Ridge-based ePrize has added 140 new jobs over the last year, the lion's share of which are in its Oakland County headquarters. The tech firm also has 25...

Resident: Woodward 5 partnership ‘makes sense’

Residents in the Woodward 5 communities are excited about the project and working together as a whole towards creating a sustainable economy, environment and community. Read more.