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Many cities have Main Streets, but everyone in Metro Detroit finds their way to Royal Oak's. Its multitude of dining options and nightspots lure in the crowds around the clock, but the city's charming bungalows, high-end lofts and townhouses, as well as plentiful parks, are what make it a premier residential borough.
A guide to Record Store Day in metro Detroit
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Metro Detroit is home to some fantastic record stores. Here's a rundown of a few of our favorites. Check them out on Saturday, April 18 for Record Store Day, then keep going back.
What AirBNB taught us about how metro Detroit sees itself
Thursday, September 18, 2014
You can learn a lot about a community by listening to the way its residents sell it. So, we here at
decided to dig into AirBNB and analyze what metro Detroiters talk about when they talk about themselves. What we found is that the more things change, the more they remain the same.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. revs up for success
Thursday, July 31, 2014
From their Royal Oak basement to the stages of Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. is yet more evidence that metro Detroit is both
destination and birthplace for contemporary music. The indie duo explains why our local music scene continues to rock, pop and rap with the best of them.
OpEd: Grab a Friend and Get On the Bus
Melissa Damaschke & Julie Funke
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Yes, it's very possible to travel daily around Detroit without touching a steering wheel. Year-round bike/bus commuters Melissa Damaschke and Julie Funke share their experience and opinions on the better integration of Detroit's bus systems, People Mover, and the future M-1 Rail.
OpEd: Why Oakland Schools Technical Campuses has a Working Relationship With Business
Paul Galbenski, Mary Kay Aukee, & Cynthia Scherphorn
Thursday, June 12, 2014
As Michigan reinvents its economy, educational institutions are getting in synch with employers' changing needs. Leaders from the Oakland Schools Technical Campuses discuss the importance of retooling to supply the state's emerging high-tech industries with new talent.
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Live to Give Foundation
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
PO Box 2012
Royal Oak, MI 48068
316-1/2 South Main St. Suite 204
Royal Oak, MI 48067
301 W. 4th St., Suite 300
Royal Oak, MI 48067
RTT USA Inc.
423 N Main Street, Suite 300
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Cork Wine Pub
23810 Woodward Avenue
Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069
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Hyatt Hotel, apartments, retail, office planned for vacant Royal Oak car dealership
Plans to turn a vacant car dealership on Main Street in Royal Oak into a Hyatt hotel with connected residential, retail, and office space are moving ahead following the approval of incentives from the state.
Royal Oak bar, O'Toole's, opening in Rochester
Proposed Royal Oak 'Smart Park' needs funders
The Office Coffee Shop in Royal Oak updates co-working concept
Meza bringing Mexican food to downtown Royal Oak
Vodka, gin distillery, tastng room planned for Royal Oak
Royal Oak formulates downtown retail development plan
Dye & Dash express haircolor salon opens in Troy
Royal Oak food scene adds reopened creperie and celeb chef burgers
Met 13 - Royal Oak apartments rehabbed into "upscale urban flats"
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Innovation & Job News
Vectorform partners with DTE to launch Powerley
A downtown Royal Oak tech firm and the biggest utility in Michigan are partnering to launch a new startup aimed at helping mobile users be more energy efficient.
Detroit Home magazine expands thanks to increase in home building
Innovative Learning Group set to move to bigger office in Troy
Ink Detroit aims to take t-shirt/garment business national
Reach Influence scores $5M in VC, aims to add staff
Genisys Credit Union expands into Royal Oak with downtown branch
Synergy System Solutions brings alternative energy to Michigan
Breast cancer survivor launches bio-tech startup, re-Contour
Siren PR doubles staffing on record revenue increase
Farmington Hills-based ReapSo launches 2.0 version of app
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In the News
Community groups to schedule meetings with Regional Transit Authority CEO Michael Ford
Royal Oak gets web-savvy parking meters
Royal Oak's Bastone Brewery wins national award at Great American Beer Festival
Source: Crain's Detroit Business
Thrillist eats up Detroit's hottest new restaurants
Metro Detroit home prices climb 20% in June
Source: M Live
Royal Oak named to national Top 10 Best Cities for Kids list
Royal Oak is one of nation's 10 most exciting small cities
Source: Business Insider
Four Metro Detroit cities make list of best places to find a job in Michigan
Beaumont Hospital receives $5 million gift for natural birthing center
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
It Follows to film around metro Detroit this fall
Source: Michigan Film Office
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