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Reporter Food Guide Explores Restaurants Throughout Oakland County

June 19th 2019

Reporter Food Guide Explores Restaurants Throughout Oakland County Oakland County Times has been on a mission to try as many restaurants throughout our great county as possible. These “Reporter Food” columns have evolved over time to become one of our most popular ongoing features. Scroll down to see a city by city list. Click on […]

Reporter Food:  BBQ Brisket Slider at White Castle

June 16th 2019

Reporter Food: BBQ Brisket Slider at White Castle (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 16, 2019) Ferndale, Troy, Pontiac, Southfield, Royal Oak, Oak Park, Farmington Hills, MI – Its Father’s Day and those of you who know me know that White Castle is not only our favorite national sponsor, but a place that is sentimental to me […]

Reporter Food: Escamilla Amigos in Ortonville

June 14th 2019

Reporter Food: Escamilla Amigos in Ortonville Ortonville, MI – A recent visit to NE Oakland County gave me the chance to add Escamilla Amigos to our list of Oakland County restaurants. Escamilla Amigos is a family-owned cafe with authentic Mexican fare. I picked up a chicken quesadilla, made on the most amazing homemade tortillas. The […]

Pleasant Ridge Celebrates 100 Years, New Patio Space

June 13th 2019

Pleasant Ridge Celebrates 100 Years, New Patio Space (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 13, 2019) Pleasant Ridge, MI- As Pleasant Ridge residents sipped beer and wine, mingled with neighbors, and lounged in the new patio seating behind the Community Center, nature gave the freshly opened space a warm sunset glow. Walled off from the buzz of […]

Mi Abilities Opens Store in Milford for Products Made by Staff with Special Needs

June 11th 2019

Mi Abilities Opens Store in Milford for Products Made by Staff with Special Needs Milford, MI- Sounds of cheer filled the air as Liz Hall and Tommy Goike sliced the bright red ribbon down the middle, symbolizing the grand opening of Mi Abilities, Incorporated at the 2019 Huron Valley Chamber of Commerce Open House. With […]

Reporter Food: The Corner in Downtown Ferndale

June 10th 2019

Reporter Food: The Corner in Downtown Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 10, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Ferndale Pride gave me not one, but two, opportunities to try The Corner which is located at the corner of W. 9 Mile Road and Planavon. In the morning I had a junior reporter and her mother with me as […]

Farmington/F. Hills Education Foundation Inspires, Innovates, & Invests in Students

June 10th 2019

Farmington/F. Hills Education Foundation Inspires, Innovates, & Invests in Students (Aimee Ergas, Foundation Trustee, June 10, 2019) Farmington, Farmington Hills, MI -Creative teachers dream of having the resources to try innovative programs and techniques with their students, inspiring new thinking and new skills.  In the Farmington Public Schools, teachers have the opportunity to make some […]

Reporter Food: Hilton Road Cafe in Ferndale

June 7th 2019

Reporter Food: Hilton Road Cafe in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Over the past few weeks, Hilton Road Cafe (3150 Hilton Rd, Ferndale) has become a favorite breakfast/work spot for a very simple reason – great breakfast basics but with high quality, fresh ingredients.  There is nothing like fresh vegetables […]

Road Commission Has 10 Summer Jobs Available

June 4th 2019

Road Commission Has 10 Summer Jobs Available Beverly Hills, MI — The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is still looking to hire approximately 10 seasonal summer laborers. The position pay rate is $11.25 per hour, and it will be full time. The start dates for this position are June 3 and June 17. The […]

Reporter Food: Apple Fritter Donut Shop

May 29th 2019

Reporter Food: Apple Fritter Donut Shop (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 29, 2019) Ferndale, MI – When I was a little girl, my dad and I would walk up Hilton to sit at the counter of the Apple Fritter Donut Shop.  Back then it was one of those places where folks would sit around talking about […]