LAKE ORION / ORION TOWNSHIP

Recreational amenities include boating, swimming, hiking, fishing, hunting, camping, biking, soccer, baseball and playscapes. In addition, Orion Oaks County Park boasts a 14-acre fenced dog park with lake access, wide-open spaces and on-site drinking water. An award winning school system, stately homes on large lots and a thriving business community further enhance Orion Townships appeal.

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Detroit Institute of Arts’ Popular Inside|Out Program Celebrates 10 Years

The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) has announced the communities participating in the 10th Annual Inside|Out program, which brings high-quality reproductions from the DIA’s collection to outdoor venues throughout...

Growing Together: Johnstone Supply Relies on Oakland County’s Loan Experts

Johnstone Supply Eastern Michigan and Northern Ohio Group is an HVACR company that sells anything relating to commercial furnace, air conditioning and refrigeration. The Johnstone Supply Inc. cooperative has been around...

Main Street Oakland County Partners with Flagstar Bank Again to Help Improve Downtowns

Main Street Oakland County has partnered with Flagstar Bank to offer a Placemaking and Façade Grant Program available to 13 Oakland County downtowns. Main Street Oakland County communities can apply...

GM to Invest $300M, Add 400 Jobs at Orion Assembly for New Chevrolet EV

Excerpt: General Motors Co. in Detroit announced today that it is investing $300 million in, and adding 400 jobs at, its Orion Township assembly plant to build a new...

Games4Life opens in Lake Orion; provides tabletop space for local gamers with demos

Excerpt: Games4Life, a new gaming shop that recently opened in Lake Orion, is positioning itself as a new tabletop space for local gamers by hosting several game demo events. The...

Oprah-Approved Vegan Handbags are Designed in Auburn Hills

By Timothy Hafke Lake Orion resident Kelly Carroll, 50, started her eponymous handbag and accessories line in 2002, after she was let go from her job as a quality manager...

Orion Township Recognized as Safe Community

Excerpt: Orion Township has been recognized by SafeWise as one of the 100 safest communities in America for 2019. Orion Township ranked 79, with 0.279 violent crime rate per 1,000...

Main Street Oakland County and Genisys Credit Union Offer 16 Downtowns Chance for Improvement

Sixteen Main Street Oakland County downtowns have until April 30 to apply for up to $2,500 in grant money to support the attraction, retention and growth of small businesses...

VFW Post 334 Donates $1,000 Toward Body Armor for K9

Excerpt: A police dog will patrol the area in greater safety after members of North Oakland VFW Post 334 donated $1,000 to help purchase body armor for the K9...

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...

Upcycling: 5 Favorite Spots for Your Fix in Metro Detroit

Excerpt: Metro Detroit residents are changing the way they interact with second-hand stores. Thanks to an often financially insecure and sustainability aware millennial generation, the negative vibes associated with thrift shop...

Not-so-sleepy: Downtown Lake Orion ups its game with music venue, eateries

Excerpt: Lake Orion began as a playground destination in the nineteenth century, a place for Detroit families eager to escape the heat of the city and summer on the...

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