West Bloomfield

An Inside Look at the Orchard Lake Fine Art Show

On July 27 and 28, the annual Orchard Lake Fine Art Show will return to West Bloomfield for a weekend celebration featuring about 140 juried artists. The event, which...

Development Begins on West Bloomfield Township’s $100M Balmoral Park

Excerpt: Ivanhoe Cos. announced June 12 it has started the development of the $100 million Balmoral Park neighborhood in West Bloomfield Township. The development will include as many as...

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...

Planterra West Bloomfield

It’s always spring at Planterra, an enchanting landscape conservatory in West Bloomfield. Through a partnership with Oakland County’s SBA 504 loan program, Planterra was able to expand from greenhouses...

Temple Israel Plans $4.5 Million Expansion in West Bloomfield

Excerpt: Temple Israel in West Bloomfield Township, which hails itself as one of the largest Reform Jewish congregations in the country, plans to undergo a $4.5 million expansion to...

Mending Through Metal

By Megan FalkFollowing 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...