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Pontiac is a city in its own right, with a downtown to match. Live music venues, unique restaurants, off-the-hook clubs, avant-garde galleries? Check, check, check, check. Plus, there is quality historic housing stock that is actually affordable.


Rendering of the Village at Bloomfield in Pontiac

Eight projects transform over 300 acres of once contaminated or obsolete property

Oakland County’s Brownfield Redevelopment Authority approved eight construction projects during the past three years which turned more than 300 acres of once contaminated or obsolete property into $270 million of new investment and increased the taxable value of the property by $45 million.

Oakland County Animal Shelter & Pet Adoption Center

New Oakland County animal shelter opens

Oakland County Animal Shelter & Pet Adoption Center held its grand opening on the county’s main government campus in Pontiac. The 35,400-square-foot facility was designed to enhance the shelter’s ability to adopt out as many dogs and cats as it can.

Karen Buscemi, owner of Detroit Sewn

Sewn together: Pontiacís underground fashion scene goes mainstream

Once known for cars, Pontiac is reinventing itself. And fashion is becoming a major part of that transformation.


Oakland County's first international exchange program for middle school to send 11 students to Japan

This October, the Pontiac School District International Exchange Committee will sent 11 Pontiac School District eighth graders to Pontiac's sister city in Japan for an immersive cultural education. 

Sonia Acosta

My Pontiac Story: Sonia Acosta of Centro Multicultural La Familia

Ever since a young age, Sonia Acosta has enjoyed helping people live happier, healthier lives, first in Mexico and now in Pontiac, where she's the president and CEO of Centro Multicultural La Familia, a non-profit that takes a holistic approach to assisting the community with social support services.
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