FERNDALE

There aren’t many Metro Detroit intersections more happening than Woodward and Nine Mile. The once-sleepy hamlet of Ferndale has become the arbiter of hip in Metro Detroit. Great shopping, dining and people-watching meet affordable housing a mere jump away from Detroit and Royal Oak. Location, location, location. Ferndale is a Main Street Oakland County Community.

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A Feast of Flavors

In Oakland County, the prospects for finding any kind of food you desire are luscious, endless and diverse. With so many nationalities represented, you could probably dine on a...

Metro Detroit’s Got Spirits

When owner Rafino Valentine opened his eponymous Ferndale distillery in 2007, he had a hard time selling anyone on the merits of small-batch booze. “No one knew what a...

Drawn to Houses

By Megan Swoyer Scott Iulianelli of Ferndale became a computer-aided house-portrait illustrator by accident. He first designed some T-shirts that featured recording gear that the company he works for, Ferndale-based Vintage...

Destination Downtown

When Doug Jones decided to open a wine bar, he couldn’t have picked a better location. Wine Social, located in downtown Lake Orion, overlooks the picturesque Paint Creek and...

From chair volleyball to dulcimer lessons, Oakland County seniors find lots to do

When it comes to keeping active, Oakland County’s nearly half-million people ages 60 and up are a fortunate group. Virtually every municipality has a senior center, or even two,...

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...

Twin brothers build Metro Detroit farm-to-table network for carnivores

The loud whirr of an industrial band saw fills the clinical white warehouse space off Woodward Heights in Ferndale as Mike Romine heaves a seventy-pound lamb carcass on the...

Eight projects transform over 300 acres of once contaminated or obsolete property

Oakland County’s Brownfield Redevelopment Authority approved eight construction projects during the past three years which turned more than 300 acres of once contaminated or obsolete property into $270 million...

Ferndale Radio brings hyperlocal focus to the airwaves

If you happen to be driving through Ferndale anytime soon, do yourself a favor and flip through the stations on your vehicle’s radio. Don’t turn the dial too fast,...

Go Comedy Improv! to host 24-hour charity fundraiser in Ferndale

Bob Wieck can never have too much comedy in his life. An improviser and member of the Resident Cast at Go Comedy! Improv Theater in Ferndale, he performs almost...

Keeping it funky in fashionable Ferndale

If there’s one word to summarize what’s going on in Ferndale right now, it’s development. From new bars and eateries to new apartments, lofts, condos, and even a food...

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