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Clarkston Nearing Fundraising Goal for Depot Park, March 1 Deadline for Matching Funds

February 21st 2019

Clarkston Nearing Fundraising Goal for Depot Park, March 1 Deadline for Matching Funds (Lara Mossa, Feb. 21, 2019) CLARKSTON, MI – The city of Clarkston has until March 1 to raise $50,000 for improvements to Depot Park. After the fund-raising drive, the city intends to apply for a grant through the Michigan Department of Natural […]

Explore: Lakeshore Park in Novi

January 4th 2019

Explore: Lakeshore Park in Novi (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 4, 2019) Novi, MI- Even in dreary winter weather, parks like Lakeshore Park in Novi have plenty to delight the senses.  Located at 301 S. Lake Street, Lakeshore Park boasts two kids’ play areas as well as trails for hiking and mountain bikes. The trails lead […]

Basketball, Fitness Station and More Proposed for Ferndale’s Geary Park

December 17th 2018

Basketball, Fitness Station and More Proposed for Ferndale’s Geary Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 17, 2018) Ferndale, MI – The process of re-imagining Ferndale Parks continues Monday night at City Council considers approving Phase I plans for Geary Park, located at Pinecrest and Earle Blvd. If approved, work will begin in 2019 and is expected […]

300 Volunteers Needed to Build Playground in Orion Township Oct. 6

October 4th 2018

300 Volunteers Needed to Build Playground in Orion Township Oct. 6 Orion Township, MI- Built for the Community, by the Community! We need 300+ volunteers – Saturday, Oct. 6th is Build Volunteers are needed to build playground, build wood projects, move mulch, mix concrete, etc. Volunteers arrive at 8am, and the project should be complete […]

Explore: Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve in Southfield

September 26th 2018

Explore: Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve in Southfield (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 26, 2018) Southfield, MI- A one mile trail through deer-filled woods and wetlands is a great way to enjoy a morning, and Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve in Southfield offers up a delightful place for it. Visitors are first greeted by an area of large […]

Royal Oak Hosting Public Input Sessions for Downtown Park, Oct. 6

September 3rd 2018

Royal Oak Hosting Public Input Sessions for Downtown Park, Oct. 6   Royal Oak, MI- Help landscape architects and planners develop the look, feel and programming of a future downtown park for the City of Royal Oak. We’re looking for residents to participate in a visual preference survey workshop. The survey will consist of a […]

Historic Neighborhood in Pontiac Hosting Car Show in the Park Aug. 12

July 9th 2018

Historic Neighborhood in Pontiac Hosting Car Show in the Park Aug. 12 Pontiac, MI – Historic GM Modern Housing Neighborhood Association will celebrate it’s automotive heritage by presenting Car Show in the Park on Sunday, Aug. 12 from noon to 4p at Historic Oakland Park. Check out classic cars, food, entertainment and fun. Top 25 […]

Novi Residents Can Learn About Lakeshore Park June 11

May 23rd 2018

Novi Residents Can Learn About Lakeshore Park June 11 Novi, MI – An independent 2014 PRCS Capital Needs Assessment identified Lakeshore Park as a priority, including improvements to the parking lot, construction of a new building designed to accommodate all program requirements, as well as the North Shelter and North Playground replacement. A conceptual plan […]

Community Engagement Workshop for Normandy Oaks Oct. 28

October 25th 2017

Community Engagement Workshop for Normandy Oaks Oct. 28 Drop by and share your ideas for the future Normandy Oaks on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Royal Oak Board of Education offices at 800 DeVillen. The public engagement event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a one-hour lunch break from noon to […]

Hazel Park Celebrates New Fitness Park (video)

July 10th 2017

Hazel Park Celebrates New Fitness Park (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 10, 2017) Hazel Park, MI – The Hazel Park community came together Saturday for a ribbon-cutting at the new Legacy Fitness Park inside Green Acres park on the city’s NW side. Former Hazel Park Councilperson Cindy Hutchinson spearheaded the effort to have a fitness […]