ROCHESTER / ROCHESTER HILLS

Rochester is affluent and quaint. Over the years, its small-town downtown has maintained a quantity of independent boutiques while increasing its bar and restaurant options. And Paint Creek Trail is paradise for a biker or runner, connecting the town’s stellar greenspaces in a truly scenic way.

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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...

Michigan Senior Olympics Converge on Oakland County

Michael Cushnier began competing as a cyclist in the Michigan Senior Olympics in 1999. Starting in cycling in the 1970s, he would participate in weekend races around Michigan, but the...

The Buzz

In a Main Street building in Rochester dating from 1890 that’s been a roller rink, a ballroom and a jewelry store, Ryan and Pamela Walther have created, with their...

SeatSational Changes the Game for Advertising in Stadiums, Arenas

Gina Hoensheid was at an event at the Palace of Auburn Hills when she had her "Ah-ha!" moment. She remembers looking around during intermission, just doing some people-watching. Hoensheid has...

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,...

All aboard the Royal Park Express!

 Once again, the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester has transformed their lobby into a Christmas wonderland with a massive, whimsical gingerbread creation—the Royal Park Express, a gingerbread train on...

Fourth Time the Charm as Rochester Hills Painter Wins 2018 MI Great Artist Online Competition

A Rochester Hills resident and former commercial artist whose larger-than-life images of Alice, the Mad Hatter and the March Hare caught the eyes of the public – and ultimately...

100+ Millennials Who Care takes a collective approach to philanthropy

100+ Millennials Who Care is a new Oakland County-based organization born out of 100 Women Who Care, a philanthropic organization in which members—ideally at least 100, though it certainly...

Cider mill season in Oakland County

Summer may be over, and we all know winter is coming, but for this brief, glorious moment in time we have fall, and fall in Michigan means it's cider...

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...

Children’s business fair prepares young entrepreneurs for the real world

Conducting market research, building your brand, pricing your product so you take a loss—these are tough lessons for any fledgling entrepreneur. But the young entrepreneurs who took part in the...

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