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Variety Children’s Charity: Taking Care of Children

Before she became a staff member at Variety Detroit, Michelle Murphy was a parent who turned to the nonprofit for help. Variety – the Children's Charity Detroit is part of...

International Influence: Expats Make Themselves at Home in Oakland County

When Fatima Koenig learned that her husband was being transferred to Oakland County, she had to run for a map. Her husband, Thomas Koenig, was assigned in 2012 as CFO...

Cybersecurity Q&A with Dvir Reznick

DBusiness: What’s the connection between Harman’s Novi office and the company’s operation in Israel? Dvir Reznick: Harman Israel develops software technologies that are being offered to OEMs worldwide, such as cybersecurity solutions,...

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...

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...

A First Look at Royal Oak’s Soon-to-Come Condado Tacos

By Timothy Hafke It's undoubtedly true that most metro Detroiters are wishing for spring. Warmer weather would be a swell alternative to the current frigid temperatures, icy roads, and gray skies bringing everyday...

One Big, Open Door: Gilda’s Club wraps arms around cancer patients and family members

When Aurora Wadle was diagnosed with kidney cancer at the age of 15 months in November 2014, her mom and dad looked for a support group where they could...

Creative Space in Pontiac

When current President and CEO Mat Ishbia joined United Shore, the company had about 12 employees. Today, there are 2,500 (and counting) on staff — and they’ve all moved...

Patterson: Jobs and Public Health Top the Agenda

Pontiac, Mich. — Oakland County Health Division launched a new environmental investigation team to respond to emerging or complex environmental concerns including water contamination such as PFAS (polyfluoroalkyl substances),...