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International Youth Soccer Program to Expand to Oakland County

Excerpt: Soccer Shots, a children’s soccer program best known for its focus on character development while teaching the fundamentals of soccer, will bring its program to the metro Detroit...

Moonbeams Make for Sweet Dreams

When Cranbrook Schools teacher Shelley Chinn connected her students with a Beaumont Hospital volunteer opportunity designed to uplift patients’ spirits during the holidays, little did she know that she’d...

Bucharest Grill to Open in Royal Oak, Its First Location Outside Detroit

Excerpt: Bring on the oversized-shawarmas. Bucharest Grill has announced plans this week to open its first location outside of Detroit in nearby Royal Oak. The new spot will be strictly...

Warm Up to Winter with FireSide Hearth & Home

Excerpt: On a blustery winter night with the snow coming down, sitting in front of a fire is the perfect thing to do. A fireplace that’s well done sets...

Royal Oak Ready to Shine a Light for Sick Children at Beaumont Hospital

Excerpt: In what has quickly become a holiday tradition, volunteers are getting ready to flash lights at young patients in Beaumont Children’s Hospital in Royal Oak and brighten their...

This Royal Oak Company Is Creating Bicycle-to-Vehicle Communication Tech to Prevent Cyclist Deaths

Excerpt: In the near future, the bicycle or e-scooter you ride to commute, run errands, or explore will be able to communicate with nearby automobiles, helping drivers become more...
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Ramping Up Retail

After being downsized several times, Heidi Paterson decided to go into business for herself. She started exploring confectionary recipes and soon found delicious success making toffee. After a few years...

Metro Detroit Youth Clubs’ Newest Location to be Named Levin-Comer Club

Michigan’s distinguished, longtime civil servants and brothers, retired U.S. Sen. Carl Levin and retired U.S. Rep. Sander Levin, and Detroit philanthropist and businessman Jim Comer, founder of Comer Holdings,...

Oakland County Certified as a Wildlife-Friendly Community by the National Wildlife Federation

Leading a nationwide trend in community concern for habitat loss, Oakland County has been officially designated as a Community Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). Oakland County is the third-largest...

Enjoy November at Oakland County Parks and Recreation

November is a good time to slow down, relax and enjoy autumn’s cooler, comfortable temperatures. Explore the nearly 80 miles of trails at the 13 Oakland County Parks, try...