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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.
A Market Grows in Downtown Pontiac
Thursday, April 25, 2013
If there's a canary in the coalmine for downtown vibrancy, it's a thriving grocery store. Lafayette Market and Cafe in downtown Pontiac opened its doors at the end of 2012 and is reaching beyond the loft-dwellers that live above to connect with the surrounding community.
Wedding Venues That Ring Cool
Thursday, January 24, 2013
With one-third of engagements taking place between Thanksgiving and New Year's, winter is high season for nuptials planning.
picks a bouquet of Detroit-area ceremonial destinations that take the cake.
Shelter From The Storm
Kim North Shine
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Amidst the stories of entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity it's sometimes easy to forget that there are those who face profound hardship. For instance, Oakland County, for all its prosperity, must contend with teens who have left or been forced from their homes. Kim North Shine takes a look at the shelters and services that help struggling youth find a place in our community.
Urban strategizing in Pontiac
Kim North Shine
Thursday, July 12, 2012
The Downtown Pontiac Transportation Assessment is trying to undo the disconnect created by Pontiac's 1960s-era Woodward Loop, which bypassed the city's core and, effectively, kept people out of the loop with downtown goings-on. Will the plan succeed? Renowned urban strategist Thomas Jost thinks so.
From Dining Room to Downtown: Future Help Designs
Thursday, April 19, 2012
With its low barrier to entry and seemingly endless demand for new product, the phone app market is inspiring a tsunami of start-ups. That wave has struck downtown Pontiac, with Future Help Designs not only making the city its home but establishing an incubator for like-minded efforts.
HOPE Hospitality & Warming Center
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CARE House of Oakland County
Oakland Primary Health Services
City of Pontiac
POH Regional Medical Center
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Source: University of Michigan News Service
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Source: Oakland Press
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Source: Atlantic Cities
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Source: Atlantic Cities
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Source: CBS Detroit
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Source: Detroit Free Press
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Source: Government Technology
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