The 13th annual event on Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11, will feature garden-related products and arts and crafts for sale, home improvement service providers, speakers, food and more.
Lake Orion Dda
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Proximity is the mother of promotion.
For the first time ever, the Lake Orion and Oxford Downtown Development Authorities are teaming up this holiday season to remind shoppers to shop local, including that other downtown just a few miles away. The two small downtowns are less than three miles apart and are similar in their eclectic mix of small, independent retailers. DDA Executive Directors Suzanne Perreault of Lake Orion and Madonna Van Fossen of Oxford decided to work together to draw consumers from other regions of the county and entice locals to rediscover their downtowns. “It just makes sense,” Perreault said. “Given our close proximity, there is no reason that shoppers can’t make a stop in both downtowns this season. Both communities really have a lot to offer.” Van …
Friday, July 20, 2012
Here's our list of relevant people, businesses and organizations to follow on Twitter in Oakland Township and Lake Orion.
Twitter is coming back in a big way by appealing more and more to parents and professionals. And for good reason. It's so easy and convenient. Point, click, follow. Whether you're new to the game or a seasoned tweeter, here's our list of the top people, businesses and organizations to follow on Twitter: Sagebrush Cantina @sbcantina actively announces new drinks and dishes at one of Lake Orion's favorite dining establishments. Lake Orion DDA @LakeOrionDDA shares local happenings and new businesses. Lake Orion Police Chief Jerry Narsh @ChiefNarsh informs residents on a need-to-know basis. Oakland County Government @OakGov tweets daily about our government's news and announcements. American Cancer Society of Michigan @ACSMichigan announces…
Thursday, July 5, 2012
The Lake Orion DDA is hosting the second annual miniature golf event on July 14 and 15.
Bring your “hole” family to downtown Lake Orion for the second annual mini golf event. Putting greens will line the recently renovated sidewalks while families play a free round of miniature golf on July 14 and 15. The Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is partnering with the Westwynd Golf Club for this event, and 18 downtown businesses and organizations will have a hole set up for the course. Prizes will be awarded to players every hour as well as for the best score. The Westwynd Golf Club is donating a membership to the business who wins the “Best Hole” contest, which golfers can vote on after their round. Golf balls and scorecards can be picked up at the information booth on the corner of Broadway and Flint. There is no …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Residents got their first peek at the new boutique at Tuesday's ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The way Alaina Campbell sees it, stepping into Simply Marcella in downtown Lake Orion is like stepping into a shop in Paris. Campbell, the executive director of the Orion Area Chamber of Commerce, expressed her excitement just before the ribbon cutting ceremony, officially welcoming Simply Marcella to the downtown business district. “We’re so happy to be here,” Marcella Costin, owner of the new Lake Orion business said. After running a successful business in St. Clair, Costin decided it was time to open a second store, opting for the storefront at 34 S. Broadway. "I feel relieved and ecstatic," Costin said of opening her second store. "I hope that everything goes smoothly and people love this store as much as we do." Simply Marcella is a …
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Village officials decide to vote on cutting lifeguards and how to deal with their loss and to drafting an ordinance on liquor permits.
Would you let your children swim at Green's Park without lifeguards? Would you be happy if your neighbor hosted a block party when you had to work early in the morning? Green's Park lifeguards and issuing one-day liquor licenses were the hot topics on Lake Orion Village Council's agenda during Monday's meeting at Village Hall. Green's Park is over budget by more than $6,000, so a tentative decision to eliminate lifeguards was discussed at a previous council meeting. Lake Orion Village Manager Paul Zelenak was asked to list procedures that would be taken to make up for their absence, including: Others were concerned about the elimination of lifeguards, such as Village Council President Ken Van Portfliet, who believes the lifeguards did a …