West Bloomfield

Mending Through Metal

By Megan Falk Following decades of distress, Detroit has been dubbed the comeback city. To make that reputation a reality for some residents, it’s needed people like Joanne Ewald, the...

Oakland County Native’s First Movie Streaming on Amazon Prime

Excerpt: Filmmaker Nancy Boyd has many friends pursuing careers in theater. For all of them, Monday is their only day off. This inspired Boyd to write and direct her first...

Toyology: How a little metro Detroit toy store is thriving, expanding

Excerpt:  In today’s ever-expanding world of online shopping, it is becoming increasingly difficult for many small retail businesses to succeed and grow, and increasingly difficult to take a child to...

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,...

NARA Hibachi opens in West Bloomfield Township

Excerpt:  NARA Hibachi, an upscale, creative hibachi and personalized stone grilling restaurant, bar, and lounge, has opened in West Bloomfield Township. Read more. 

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...

Jax Kar Wash: Shining your machine for 65 years

Excerpt:  A lot of crazy things can happen in a car wash. Just ask Bruce Milen or his son Jason Milen, second- and third-generation owners of Jax Kar Wash.  While they haven’t...

Expanded Cauley Ferrari dealership opens in West Bloomfield Township

Excerpt: Cauley Ferrari in West Bloomfield Township opened its doors on a redesigned and expanded dealership, a three-year project that saw the sales center move next door for the construction...

Cat lounge opens in West Bloomfield

A kinder, gentler version of cat adoption is coming to West Bloomfield,  thanks to a partnership between the Pet Valu store on 14 Mile and the Pet Adoption Alternative...

Out of flowers? Flour? Businesses contend with supply crises

Excerpt:  When heavy rain pelted Central America, Shane Pliska couldn’t get shipments of taupe-colored roses he needed for clients’ weddings. “Of course, this was the season when everyone wanted champagne- and...