CLARKSTON

Clarkston’s downtown, which has been designated a National Historical Site, features a picturesque main street lined with unique shops, businesses and eateries, including the Clarkston Union and Union Woodshop which are such popular dining destinations for people all over metro Detroit that they were even featured on the Food Network. Clarkston holds several events throughout the year including concerts in Depot Park, parades, festivals and an art fair. The historic homes in the city reflect Clarkston’s heritage.

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Holly’s Venerable Union Depot Train Station Competes for $2 Million in National Contest

The Village of Holly and its Union Depot are vying for a share of $2 million to help rehabilitate and transform the building into a welcome center touting Holly’s...

School’s in Session, But the Fun Continues at Oakland County Parks and Recreation

Back-to-school time may usher in the unofficial start of autumn, but there is still plenty to see and do at Oakland County Parks and Recreation. Head out for a...

Co-Working Comes to Clarkston

When Brandon and Mallory Still moved to Clarkston three years ago, Brandon was working remotely full time for a sales and marketing consulting company in Mount Clemens. It wasn’t long...

Clarkston Melody Maker Wins Scholarship

The joyful sound of music made possible by a Clarkston teen has echoed all the way to New York City. Emily Hermann, a recent Clarkston High School graduate who spearheaded...

Growing a Farm

Chelsea O'Brien is a longtime educator. She’s also a parent. When she and her family moved to Clarkston seven years ago, she would pass an old horse farm each day...

Mr. Acton’s Neighborhood

Ask anyone who knows him about John Acton, former principal at Troy's Baker Middle School and currently a dedicated, longtime volunteer at Clarkston’s Renaissance High School. The reaction is universal:...

In and Out

From looking to beat summer heat by staying inside to enjoying the outdoor activities Oakland County has to offer, residents and visitors discover a multitude of active recreational options...

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,...

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,...

Fort Clarkston is a dream for kids and parents alike

Holly Waxler, along with her husband Dana, knows at too well the unique pain parents must go through in order to keep their children entertained. A young mother herself,...

Valentine’s Date Ideas Around Oakland County

This Valentine's Day, skip the old dinner-and-a-movie – not that we don’t love both dinner and movies, but why not mix it up a bit? There are plenty of...

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