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Lyon Township / South Lyon


The communities of Lyon Township and South Lyon are the economic cornerstone of southwest Oakland County, offering attractive residential neighborhoods, a wide range of housing opportunities, and land for retail, industrial and research development. The township's distinction as the fastest-growing community in Oakland County is clear evidence of the community's broad appeal, which includes its proximity to many of the region's top assets: top health care providers, major universities, and convenient freeway access. South Lyon is a newer participant in the Main Street Oakland County program. Excellent schools and abundant recreation resources make these communities a premier locations in which to live, work and play.

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Parmenter's Northville Cider Mill, Northville

Cider mill season in Oakland County

Summer may be over, and we all know winter is coming, but for this brief, glorious moment in time we have fall, and fall in Michigan means it's cider mill season! Oakland County contains a bounty of farmland and there are many different orchards and cider mills that you can spend a crisp fall afternoon at with the family. Here is our list of all the orchards and mills in Oakland County where you can enjoy cider, donuts, and the splendor of fall in metro Detroit!

LEO Kite Fest

The Lyon Township Kite Festival brings in professional kite flyers from all over the world

The 10th Annual Lyon Township Kite Festival, organized by the nonprofit Lyon Events Organization (LEO), is expected to be its biggest year yet, and has expanded to also include Friday night for the first time ever. 

The Holly Hotel

In search of metro Detroit's oldest bars

From pre-Civil War inns to Prohibition-era speakeasys, metro Detroit is home to a wide array of historic watering holes.

Salvaging parts of South Lyon's historic mill

Saving the Leonard Mill, a 19th century agricultural relic in Oakland County

Parts from a doomed historic mill in South Lyon will be used to restore a similar mill in the Village of Leonard, creating a historic destination on the Polly Ann Trail.

women-in-brewing-004-abs

Fermenta galvanizes women in Michigan's craft beverage industry

Some clubs are created to exclude. Some clubs are created to nurture. Fermenta is a Michigan collective devoted to helping women craft brewers find their feet in an industry otherwise dominated by men.
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