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From its businesses along Woodward and unique downtown shopping and nightlife, to its quiet, cozy neighborhoods and nine community parks, this little community has earned a "Cool City" designation from the state.



Berkley is a startup city doing its "own thing"

It's not a Birmingham. It's not a Ferndale. It's not a Royal Oak. Patrick Dunn lets us in on why unique this dense, walkable south Oakland County community is in a class all its own.

Main Street Super Heroes

Berkley and Royal Oak join the Main Street Oakland County family

Berkley and Royal Oak became members of Main Street Oakland County and six other downtowns were honored during the “Super Heroes of Main Street” gala celebration at the Flagstar Strand Theatre for the Performing Arts in Pontiac on Thursday, May 10.

Right Moves for Seniors

Right Moves for Seniors Has the Right Stuff for Mom's Stuff

Moving is one of the top five most stressful life events no matter how old you are. But for senior citizens who have spent decades in the same house where they raised their family and collected a lifetime's worth of stuff, moving can be outright traumatic. That's where Linda Hiller Novak and Carolyn Stieger come in.

Patient Grant Anderson with Nabil Ansara (DJ Sandman) in the control room

The D-MAN Foundation Improves Quality of Life Through Music

The D-MAN Foundation improves the quality of life for people with traumatic head injuries, spinal injuries, cerebral palsy, and other diseases that affect the nervous system and impair movement. This is done through their music therapy program, offered at their one-of-a-kind hands-free music therapy studio in Berkley.


A Dozen Game-Changing Buildings in Metro Detroit

Architecture can catalyze a neighborhood or change the way we think about our community. It can be inspiring, iconic, or even controversial. So which buildings rate as game-changers in Metro Detroit? We asked a quartet of prominent local architects to select twelve buildings worth paying attention to.
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