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Communities Come Together to Celebrate Main Street Accreditations

June 15th 2016

Communities Come Together to Celebrate Main Street Accreditations (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 15, 2016) Holly, MI –  “This shows what we can do when we all pitch in and have a common goal,” said Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson as he looked around at the thriving historic downtown of Holly.  He sat at the […]

Main Street Communities Honored with Awards

April 29th 2016

Main Street Communities Honored with Awards (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 28, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Twenty two communities through Oakland County take part in Main Street USA, a program focused on thriving downtowns and community centers.  Thursday night people from those Main Street Programs came together for their annual awards program, this year held […]

Birmingham Mayor Pro Tem & oc115 Founder talk about CNU24 on WJR

April 26th 2016

Birmingham Mayor Pro Tem & oc115 Founder talk about CNU24 on WJR (Compiled, April 26, 2016) Detroit, MI – The Congress for New Urbanism is meeting in Detroit June 8-12 to learn about different aspects of development and community building, with Detroit as a source of inspiration for urban planners from around the globe. One […]

Pontiac Gets Expert Advice on Developing Downtown

April 18th 2016

Pontiac Gets Expert Advice on Developing Downtown (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 18, 2016) Pontiac, MI – In advance of the upcoming Congress of the New Urbanism Conference in Detroit June 8-11, 2016, CNU hosted development charrettes in Pontiac and Hazel Park to build examples of how thoughtful planning can help revitalize communities. In Pontiac that […]

Hazel Park Residents Come Together for John R. Design Charrette

April 16th 2016

Hazel Park Residents Come Together for John R. Design Charrette (Matt Bach, Michigan Municipal League, April 16, 2016) Hazel Park, MI – Hazel Park residents, city leaders and business owners got good news from an urban planner during a special design charrette kick-off meeting Tuesday. The news – Hazel Park has a tremendous market potential […]

Community Workshop to Improve John R. Corridor in HP April 12-14

April 8th 2016

Community Workshop to Improve John R. Corridor in HP April 12-14 (EVENT page) Hazel Park, MI – Changing the Face of Hazel Park: HAZEL PARK’S JOHN R CORRIDOR IMPROVEMENT WORKSHOP WITH THE CONGRESS OF NEW URBANISM Come & Join us: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday April 12, 13, & 14th at The Hazel Park Recreation Department […]

Southfield Mayor Shares Development Successes in State of the City Address

April 5th 2016

Southfield Mayor Shares Development Successes in State of the City Address (C. Proxmire, April 5, 2016) Southfield MI – Southfield Mayor Ken Siver had a lot of great Southfield news to share at his State of the City Address on March 21.  He talked about Southfield’s strong commitment to public safety, stating that major crimes […]

Olympic Runner & 100 Women Who Care Given Inaugural Rochester Hills…

March 31st 2016

Olympic Runner  and 100 Women Who Care Group Given Inaugural Rochester Hills Community Excellence Awards (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 31, 2016) Rochester Hills, MI – “You’ve just got to go out there and finish faster.” That’s the key to winning, according to Rochester Hills native Desiree Linden who is going to compete in the […]

Suit Depot, Captain Jay’s and Life Skills Village Open in Oak Park

March 27th 2016

Suit Depot, Captain Jay’s and Life Skills Village Open in Oak Park (City of Oak Park, March 27, 2016) Oak Park, MI – We are excited to welcome three new businesses to our City in one week, Suit Depot, Captain Jay’s, and Life Skills Village. The Suit Depot Suit Depot located in Lincoln Center on Greenfield […]

Clawson Mayor Penny Luebs Gives State of the City

March 25th 2016

Clawson Mayor Penny Luebs Gives State of the City (Penny Luebs, March 25, 2016) Clawson, MI – The following is the State of the City given on March 22, 2016: Good morning!  It is my honor and privilege to come before you today to report on the State of the City after almost a decade […]