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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,...

These diverse Metro Detroit schools are also among the state’s best

The world is becoming increasingly diverse. And leaders at top local schools say they need to reflect that diversity for students to be successful. Through educational opportunities, committees, events, and...

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...

This summer, send the kids to a STEM day camp

Summer is almost here, which means parents must once again decide how to fill their children's time during the next three months in a way that is, ideally, productive,...

The Art of Caregiving offers respite through visual arts for those who take care of others

Every 67 seconds, someone from the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer's or dementia. The diagnosis doesn't just affect the person with the disease and their loved ones, but...

Seven Oakland County non-profit and community groups to share over $10,600 in Brooksie Way Minigrant

An online yoga program for people with multiple sclerosis, a snowshoe program for special needs students and a monthly dance program for people with Parkinson’s disease are among seven...

Summer Camps in Oakland County

Spring is finally here and summer is just around the corner! And that means: the kids are about to be on summer break. The struggle for parents each summer...

MI Great Artist Weatherly Stroh found her inner painter after coming home to Michigan

Weatherly Stroh is yet another Michigan returnee success story. While she grew up in Michigan, she left to attend college in Colorado and stayed there for 20 years.   After going...

Fermenta galvanizes women in Michigan’s craft beverage industry

As a writer and a woman, I tend to feel a bit uneasy about writing about women in various industries in a way that is pointedly exclusive of men....

Urbanizing Metro Detroit’s Suburbia

Sub·urb noun sub-burb a: An outlying part of a city or town; b: A smaller community adjacent to or within commuting distance of a city. That's what Merriam-Webster has to...

MI Great Artist awards over $3,000 in cash and prizes for second year

A Lathrup Village artist won top honors over 67 other artists in Oakland County’s second annual MI Great Artist competition.   Henry Heading received a $1,500 cash prize, five works of art framed...

Metro Detroit’s Hottest Home Markets

Real estate bidding wars are back. Homes are selling before a For Sale sign goes up. Brokers' open houses and their inducements - free iPads, gift certificates, lunches -...

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