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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Royal Oak to keep free bike taxis downtown through August

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The city’s Downtown Development Authority is keeping free pedicab service for people parking in the downtown decks through the end of the month.

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Live Music Thursdays return for the summer in downtown Royal Oak

Live Music Thursdays return for the summer in downtown Royal Oak

Free live music returns in downtown Royal Oak with the Live Music Thursdays summer concert series, which runs through Aug. 15 in a pop-park on C...
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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Royal Oak to implement on-street handicapped parking

Royal Oak to implement on-street handicapped parking

By: Sarah WojcikRoyal Oak Review | Published July 9, 2019

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ROYAL OAK — There is scanty on-street handicapped parking in Royal Oak.

But that&rsqu...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Which Cities Are Best To Open A Successful Craft Brewery?

When considering the best location to succeed with a new craft brewery, cities in beer-mad Colorado, Washington and Oregon may come to mind. A new study, however, finds an unlikely winner: Somerville, Massachusetts.

Somerville, a city with about 80,000 res...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Hermann's Bakery serving up sweets for decades in Royal Oak

ROYAL OAK, Mich. (WXYZ) — For years, Downtown Royal Oak has been known for the walk-ability to a variety of new restaurants and fun nightlife.

However, as photojournalist John Ciolino tells us, there is one business's sweet success that has survi...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Royal Oak Makes list of top 25 cities with the most breweries per capita

an unprecedented decade long run of openings. As a result, the craft beer trade group the Brewers Association determined that 85 percent of drinking-age adults now live within 10 miles of a brewery. So it’s fair to say that most Americans now have conveni...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Why Royal Oak, Michigan Is One of the Coolest Suburbs in America

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These days, the community’s motto of “Life Now Playing” is an endless loop of work, fun, and entertainment. For starters, there are at least 50 city parks comprising 310 acres; a tasteful and eclectic collection of eateries; movies and l...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Royal Oak Brewery Will Temporarily Close for $200K Renovation

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Oakland County brewery institution Royal Oak Brewery is preparing to undergo a $200,000 renovation this month with a focus on freshening up the exterior and interior of the building, per a release.

Owner Drew Ciora, who founded t...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Royal Oak Offers Free Pedicab Service Downtown

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There's a new way to get around downtown in Royal Oak and it's free. The Royal Oak Downtown Development Authority (DDA) approved a resolution to fund a private pedicab service, Skoop, that will provide free rides in downtown during a free parking promotio...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Bar Louie Opens As One Of Downtown Royal Oak's Newest Restaurants

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ROYAL OAK, MI — The popular national restaurant Bar Louie has opened in Downtown Royal Oak, occupying the former Blackfinn space at 510 South Main Street. The new location's manager, Chad Apap, is excited to be a part of the Royal Oak community.

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

A Coffee and Ice Cream Shop Is Filling the Former Gayle’s Chocolates Building

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A new coffee and ice cream shop is poised to open this summer in downtown Royal Oak. Milford-based roaster Proving Grounds Coffee confirmed on Tuesday afternoon that the owners have leased the former Gayle’s Chocolates building ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Oakland County reports over $185 million worth of investment projects in 2019

The $70 million Henry Ford Health Systems project in Royal Oak represents the largest investment project in Oakland County through the first four months of 2019.

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