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Explore: Rose Oaks County Park

August 24th 2018

Explore: Rose Oaks County Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 24, 2018) Rose Township, MI- Rose Oaks County Park is an amazing place to explore and get some steps in.  People and horses can enjoy over 5 miles of trails in this 640 acre wonderland of nature. There are woods, wetlands, lakes and meadows. The trails […]

Explore: Garden of Healing & Renewal, McLaren Clarkston

August 19th 2018

Explore: Garden of Healing & Renewal, McLaren Clarkston (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 19, 2018) Clarkston, MI – McLaren Clarkston has an enchanting bit of nature mixed with man-made comforts inside their Garden of Healing and Renewal, which is located across from the hospital at Sashabaw Road and Bow Pointe Drive. The flowery landscaping around the […]

Explore: Dodge Park 4 in Waterford

August 15th 2018

Explore: Dodge Park 4 in Waterford (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 15, 2018) Waterford, MI – Dodge Park 4 is a State Park in Waterford with little slices of different scenery, which makes it extra fun to explore.  The park is located off Cass Elizabeth Road and covers one mile of Cass Lake shoreline. Along that […]

Explore: Depot Park in Clarkston

August 12th 2018

Explore: Depot Park in Clarkston (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 12, 2018) Clarkston, MI – Depot Park in Downtown Clarkston is a center point for community life, as well as a great place to visit and connect with nature.  Especially ducks. The Clinton River winds through the park, and a quaint bridge and gazebo make for […]

Explore: Favorite Finds at Holly Antiques

July 29th 2018

Explore: Favorite Finds at Holly Antiques (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 29, 2018) Holly, MI- Holly Antiques, located at 118 S Saginaw St in Downtown Holly, has been an advertising sponsor of Oakland County Times since they launched with new ownership in April 2017.  Every once in a while I like to stop in and see what […]

Explore: Blue Water River Walk in Port Huron

July 29th 2018

Explore: Blue Water River Walk in Port Huron (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 29, 2018) Port Huron, MI – I spent a drizzly Sunday morning in one of my favorite writing spots – Port Huron. This has all one needs for a beautiful day away, just an hour from SE Oakland County. The Great Lakes Maritime […]

Reporter Food: Legs’s Inn on Lake Michigan

July 2nd 2018

Reporter Food: Legs’s Inn on Lake Michigan (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 2, 2018) Cross Village, MI- A recent up north excursion led to one of the most interesting Reporter Food meals ever. Thirty Minutes south west of Mackinaw City, in an area high on dunes, is a beautiful place called Cross Village. Overlooking Lake Michigan […]

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 2)

May 3rd 2018

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 2) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2018) Royal Oak, Huntington Woods, MI-   Happy Thursday Oakland County Times readers.  Here is the second installment of pictures from the Detroit Zoo. This round includes some artwork at the zoo, as well as a peek at some of the displays. And […]

Blue Ice Melting, Bridge Work, and Tourist Prep in Mackinaw/St. Ignace Area

May 2nd 2018

Blue Ice Melting, Bridge Work, and Tourist Prep in Mackinaw/St. Ignace Area (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 2, 2018) Mackinaw City, St. Ignace, MI – In the summertime the beaches of our peninsulas are filled with vacationers soaking up the sun and admiring the Great Lakes. But early springtime in St. Ignace and Mackinaw City is […]

Artist Kevin Burdick Shares Creation of New Train Mural in Holly

May 1st 2018

Artist Kevin Burdick Shares Creation of New Train Mural in Holly (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 1, 2018) Holly, MI – A new mural covers the back of the building where Broad Street and Battle Alley meet in Downtown Holly, across the street from the Holly Hotel. What once was a gray railroad scene taking up […]