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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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...

Better together: How metro Detroit’s entrepreneurial ecosystem nurtured Drought Juice

Caitlin James had lived in New York City and served with the Peace Corps in Jordan. But when she decided to start her own business, the only decision that...

Metro Detroit employers offer family-friendly policies to attract millennial workers

It’s not rocket science. When employees can successfully balance the competing responsibilities of work and family, all parties benefit. In other words, happy people make happy employees. So why...

Patterson honors 10 “Perfect 10” Main Street Oakland County communities for National Accreditation

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson honored 10 Main Street Oakland County communities who received perfect scores and a national accreditation from the National Main Street Center in Chicago. Patterson...

From its seat in Ferndale, Vintage King rules the audio world

For all of the energy, creativity, and technology on display within, the exteriors of recording studios tend to be bare – no signage, no identifying features. You could drive...

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