Oakland County held its first-ever sustainability conference at the Waterford Oaks Activity Center on Nov. 17 and representatives from 20 communities came to learn from each other about sustainability efforts happening around the county.Continue reading
Oakland County launched the “Local Gems” Sweepstakes, which gives residents a way to promote their favorite small businesses in the county and win some cash for the holidays.
From Nov. 1 through Nov. 25, shoppers can submit a selfie from small businesses’ brick-and-mortar locations, including its exterior, signage or interior. Created by Oakland County’s Department of Economic Development with financial sponsorship from Genisys Credit Union, participants have the chance to win $1,000, $500 or $250.Continue reading
The best part of fall is here! Temperatures are starting to drop, and you can enjoy the delightful taste of apples, cider, and donuts, oh my! It’s the season that brings friends and families together to enjoy the crisp air on breezy days and cooler nights while indulging in the flavors and aromas of fall. Colorful trees make the perfect backdrop for a trip to a local cider mill. Oakland County is home to several cider mills using locally grown apples. Whether you want to stop by for a quick taste or spend the day, check out our full list of locations or use our interactive story map for Oakland County cider mills.Continue reading