| Follow Us: Facebook Twitter Pinterest RSS Feed

Rochester / Rochester Hills : Features

85 Articles | Page: | Show All

Prosper Spotlight: Lola Are

The Prosper Spotlight is on Lola Are, the head of the Oakland County Business Center and the Senior Business Consultant on the OC economic development team. Her primary focus is on helping small businesses and emerging entrepreneurs promote growth, expansion, innovation, increased productivity and improved management.

Going Green In Oakland County

Between the success of Oakland County's NO HAZ program and the participation of county schools in the Michigan Green Schools program, the future is looking pretty green here in the OC.

Emerging Biz In Oakland County

Oakland County saw $42.4 million of investment and 571 jobs created from 5 companies from the county's Emerging Sectors Program, the Traditional Sectors program, and the Film industry in March.

Prosper Video: The Oakland Edge

The skates were sharpened, the sticks were taped, and the zamboni was all warmed up for last weekend's Oakland Edge, an adult hockey tournament in Rochester at Onyx Arena... and we got it all on tape.

Retail By Design

We've said it before and we'll say it again: Place matters. And that applies to retail as well. In defiance of the impersonal big box warehouse trend, companies like Borders and Whole Foods look to cultivate an environment that welcomes their customers. Enter Novi-based PPC Design, a firm that creates retail designs for likeminded businesses, large and small.

The Fire & Ice Festival: A Winter Extravaganza In Rochester

The Fire & Ice festival in downtown Rochester is sure to make you forget about these bitter temperatures. The two-day winter extravaganza will feature ice skating, cross-country skiing, ice sculptures, and dog sled rides, not to mention a host of other family activities.

Rockin' The Suburbs

Come on feel the noize! Detroit's School Of Rock And Pop not only teaches adults to pump up the volume, they help them find bandmates to jam with. Whether it's power chords, bubblegum pop, head banging or groovin' to a funky bass line, think of it as rock and roll night school.

Mind, Body & Spirits: A Green Brew Pub

From its LEED construction to its geothermal heating to its all local, all organic menu, Mike Plesz is a man with a mission: to turn a historic building in downtown Rochester into the greenest brewpub in Michigan. Drinking beer never felt so responsible.

48 Hours In Rochester

Cider Mills, strolls along the river, Michigan's greenest brew pub and Zwetschgenkuchen. Rochester's 150 year-old downtown offers homey high-brow comfort and a reprieve from the concrete hustle and bustle.

Video: The Brooksie Way

The Brooksie Way, a half-marathon and 5k run/walk, made Oakland County a destination spot for runners, beginning at Oakland University and ending at Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester Hills. Watch the Prosper video.
85 Articles | Page: | Show All
Signup for Email Alerts