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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Main Street Magic: Developing Downtowns for 20 Years

A commitment made two decades ago to treat Oakland County’s downtowns as assets has more than paid off as Main Street Oakland County marks its 20th anniversary.Main Street is...

Free COVID-19 Testing in Royal Oak Township June 6 and 7

The Oakland County Health Division is offering free, drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing on Saturday and Sunday, June 6 and 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the...

County to Distribute 10,000 Toolkits to Give Small Businesses Head Start on Safe Reboot and Build Consumer Confidence

Oakland County will distribute 10,000 COVID-19 safety toolkits that include face masks, no-touch thermometers, gloves and sanitizer to give small businesses essential materials for reopening and customers confidence they...

Main Street Oakland County Crowdfunding Tops $45K

A Main Street Oakland County crowdfunding campaign to support downtown small businesses struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic has raised more than $45,000.The countywide campaign is the first of...

Genisys Credit Union and Main Street Oakland County Award ‘Spirit of Main Street’ Micro Business Grants

Three area restaurants were awarded “Spirit of Main Street” micro business grants from Genisys Credit Union and Main Street Oakland County.The awards, announced today by Oakland County Executive David...

Looking For Quality of Life? Look No Further Than Oakland County

Whether they come for the schools, the sense of community or the job opportunities, Oakland County often becomes a lifelong home for its residents.For David Ross, the diverse cultures...

The Right Way

Book a tasting tour at Valentine Distilling Co. in Ferndale, and as you sip your craft spirits, you’ll notice a tropical palm tree rising from among the copper pots....
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Dine in a Heated Outdoor Igloo at These 5 Metro Detroit Restaurants

If you’re looking to enjoy the coziness of the snow and winter weather without having to endure the bitter breeze, or you’re just looking for a unique foodie experience,...

Oakland County Non-Discrimination Policy Bolsters Opportunity, Quality of Life

Oakland County Executive administration and the Board of Commissioners collaborated to adopt the county’s first comprehensive non-discrimination policy.Miscellaneous Resolution 19250, approved by the Board of Commissioners on November 20...

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...

The Secrets Behind Detroit Cookie Co.’s Gooey Chocolate Chip Cookies

Founder of Detroit Cookie Co., Lauren Roumayah, was a fashion merchandising student at Wayne State University when she decided to turn her baking hobby into a career in 2015....

Dig Into These 6 Gourmet Hot Dogs

What is Detroit without the Coney dog? Ever since Gust Keros opened American Coney Island in 1917, the beef frankfurter nestled inside a warm bun, topped with chili, mustard,...

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