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Ferndale DDA Director Barry Hicks Leaving for Madison Heights Position

March 15th 2019

Ferndale DDA Director Barry Hicks Leaving for Madison Heights Position (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 15, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale DDA Director Barry Hicks will be leaving his position as Ferndale Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Director to work as the Community & Economic Development Director for Madison Heights. Hicks came to Ferndale in 2015 after […]

Celebrating Super Heroes of Main Street Awards Event May 10

April 1st 2018

  Celebrating Super Heroes of Main Street Awards Event May 10 Pontiac, MI –  Tickets on Sale NOW!  May 10, 2018  |  6 – 9 PM  Flagstar Strand Theatre for the Performing Arts 12 Saginaw Street | Pontiac, MI Join us in celebrating the super heroes of Main Street. The Main Event, Main Street Oakland […]

2017 Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade Pictures

May 29th 2017

2017 Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade Pictures (Ron Arnold, May 30, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – The spirit of Memorial Day filled Downtown Royal Oak as hundreds gathered for the annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday.  School bands played patriotic songs as community groups and political figures marched among Veterans and others honoring the men […]

Downtowns Honored with Main Street Awards

May 14th 2017

Downtowns Throughout Oakland County Honored with Main Street Awards (Drew Saunders, May 14, 2017) Pontiac, MI – County leaders and business people strode across the stage of Pontiac’s Flagstar Strand Theater for the Performing Arts for the seventeenth annual Oakland County Main Event Awards, last Thursday evening. “This year the award ceremony is different,” Main […]

South Main Street Construction in Royal Oak to Run Through November

June 4th 2016

South Main Street Construction in Royal Oak to Run Through November (City of Royal Oak, June 4, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Drivers on South Main Street may notice some orange barrels in the coming weeks as the area will be under construction. Here is the info: Project area: South Main Street from West 10 […]

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 […]

Clawson Chamber to Give Awards, State of City & More March 23

February 12th 2016

Clawson Chamber to give Awards, State of City and More March 23 (EVENT page) Clawson, MI – The Clawson Chamber of Commerce Presents the State of the City, State of the Schools, State of the Chamber Address & Awards Ceremony March 23 Business Person of the Year Volunteer of the Year “Putting Clawson on the […]

Royal Oak to Consider “Road Diet” for Main Street

July 30th 2015

Royal Oak to Consider “Road Diet” for Main Street (Guest View by Tom Regan, July 30, 2015) At Monday’s Royal Oak city commission meeting two commissioners (Kyle Debuc and Mike Fournier) will propose that staff study the feasibility of a road diet on Main Street.  If you are able please attend this meeting and during public comment […]

2015 Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade Pics

May 25th 2015

2015 Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade Pics (Ron Arnold, May 25, 2015) Downtown Royal Oak was filled with patriotism as people of all ages gathered for the annual Memorial Day Parade. The sound of marching bands filled the neighborhood, along with clapping and cheering as Veterans marched or rode by. Check out pictures from last […]

Downtown Ferndale Full of Main Street Award Winners

March 9th 2011

The Ferndale Downtown Development Authority (DDA) was given a Special Achievement Award for winning the 2010 Great American Main Street Award, which spotlighted Ferndale at a National level. Other Awards included: