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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...

County Provides Businesses with Tools to Reopen

Entrepreneur Karen Gara beat COVID-19. Now she is hoping her four downtown Farmington and Farmington Hills businesses — Merle Norman Cosmetics, Rebecca’s Wigs, New Reflections Boutique at Beaumont Cancer...

Every Dog Needs Manners

If you’re ever near the corner of Green Lake and Commerce roads, keep an eye out for a very well-behaved pack of dogs.The Loyal K-9 training facility, which opened...

Healthful Eating Drives Entrepreneurs

Eating clean is easy to do in Oakland County. With a wide variety of gourmet markets and seasonal farmers markets, healthy organic ingredients abound.Inn Season Cafe in Royal Oak...

Oakland County: The Incubator

Yerko Supulveda was an aeronautical engineer by day, a bass player by night — and an innovator who is emblematic of the countless entrepreneurs who are growing and being...

An Inside Look at the Orchard Lake Fine Art Show

On July 27 and 28, the annual Orchard Lake Fine Art Show will return to West Bloomfield for a weekend celebration featuring about 140 juried artists. The event, which...

Mending Through Metal

By Megan FalkFollowing decades of distress, Detroit has been dubbed the comeback city. To make that reputation a reality for some residents, it’s needed people like Joanne Ewald, the...

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...

Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital Resident Farmer Trevor Johnson teaches kids about healthy eating

Meet Trevor Johnson. He is the Resident Farmer at the Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital. But wait: why does a hospital need a resident farmer?The position has actually existed...

Hava Nagila to go: Jewish markets in Metro Detroit

Travel around Metro Detroit long enough and it's near impossible not to run into bagel shops and delicatessens. They're as much a part of the Metro Detroit landscape as...

Summer Camps in Oakland County

Spring is finally here and summer is just around the corner! And that means: the kids are about to be on summer break. The struggle for parents each summer...

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