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ModeChat: Jeremy Brown on growing the Oakland County Farmers' Market into a community asset

The Oakland County Farmers' market has undergone a major transition since management of the facility was assumed by Oakland County Parks and Recreation four years ago. Market manager Jeremy Brown tells us what's changed and what's next.

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Oakland County's new Community Health Improvement Plan provides a road map for healthy living

Oakland County's new Community Health Improvement Plan is part of a community-wide health improvement initiative Energizing Connections for Healthier Oakland created with the goal of achieving a community where everyone who lives, works, attends schools, worships, or plays in Oakland County is a healthy person.

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HealthyTown-Everywhere debuts at Holiday Market in Royal Oak this Saturday

Dr. Paul Ehrmann, D.O. is behind a new program launching this Saturday, July 16, called HealthyTown-Everywhere, a partnership between his office, Holiday Market in Royal Oak, the Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the Coordinated Dietetics Program at Wayne State University.

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Your 2016 guide to the new and next on Metro Detroit's trails

Metro Detroit is home to over 1,000 miles of trails—with even more being planned and built every year. Here's what to expect as you plan your next non-motorized adventure.

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The Troy Historical Society and Troy Historic Village celebrate 50 years

This year the Troy Historical Society celebrates 50 years of a public-private partnership with the City of Troy in preserving the history and heritage of the city through the Troy Historic Village, a collection of ten carefully restored historic buildings that date back as far back as the 1830s.

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Patterson honors 10 "Perfect 10" Main Street Oakland County communities for National Accreditation

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson honored 10 Main Street Oakland County communities who received perfect scores and a national accreditation from the National Main Street Center in Chicago.

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Landscapes of luxury: A guide to metro Detroit's public gardens

Metro Detroit is home to some spectacular formal gardens and greenspaces—all open to the public. Metromode writer and garden expert Brian Allnutt gives us the cook's tour.

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Oakland County Parks and Recreation celebrates its 50th anniversary

This year Oakland County Parks celebrates its 50th anniversary serving Oakland County's 1.2 million people with some of the best outdoor recreation opportunities available. Throughout this spring and summer, Oakland County Parks and Recreation is introducing a number of programs to celebrate this landmark anniversary.

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Medical Main Street goes international

Oakland County’s Medical Main Street and the People’s Republic of China and its life science program, China Medical City, entered into a “Friendship City” relationship to explore opportunities for promoting and commercializing new products and technologies in life science, business, education, energy and the environment.

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The Village of Holly Heats Up

Things are getting hot in the Village of Holly: it recently won six awards at the Main Street Oakland County "Main Event" celebration, has welcomed 47 new businesses in the last two years, and was the number one real estate market in Oakland County in 2015. It's time you rediscovered Holly! 

2016 Main Street Awards at the Royal Oak Music Theatre

Downtown Holly top winner as Main Street Oakland County honors 16 communities at gala celebration

Holly and its Downtown Development Authority (DDA) scored big on May 5, capturing six awards at the Main Street Oakland County “Main Event” celebration at the Royal Oak Music Theatre.

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Disc Golf Goes Mainstream

Disc golf has been around in Metro Detroit since the 1970s. The sport continues to attract new players, new events and new courses every year. But is it ready for the mainstream?

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Summer Camps in Oakland County

Spring is finally here and summer is just around the corner! And that means: the kids are about to be on summer break. The struggle for parents each summer is how to keep their children active and engaged during those long summer days while balancing their own work and life schedules, or just making sure the kids aren’t glued to their iPads all day. Thankfully there are several summertime programs for kids in Oakland County that are as educational as they are enjoyable for children of all ages.

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Take me to the river: CRWC director Anne Vaara on restoring an urban waterway

The Clinton River may be an Area of Concern, but it's also Michigan's most populous watershed. And that means lots of volunteers at-the-ready to clean things up, which makes Clinton River Watershed Council director Anne Vaara's job plenty of fun.

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Lake Norcentra Park on the Rochester College campus is open to serve the community

Many colleges and universities have beautiful campuses that are lovingly landscaped and carefully maintained…and also not explicitly open to the public. Rochester College in Rochester Hills is going to change that with Lake Norcentra Park.
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