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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Oakland County offering virtual workshop for restaurant owners

Learn new customer trends coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic to guide your business planning. 4 dates available in May.

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Eastern Market Brewing Co. plans Royal Oak expansion, including new taproom by end of 2021

The Detroit brewery, which also owns and runs Ferndale Project, plans to expand beer production and run its other businesses at the former Roak Brewing Co. space at 330 East Lincoln Ave.

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

SBA is launching a Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Registration will begin Friday, April 30 at 9 a.m. EDT and SBA will begin accepting applications via the application portal on Monday, May 3 at 12 p.m. EDT. The application portal will remain open to any eligible establishment until funds are exhausted

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

RO DDA wins Main Street Forward Award

The RO DDA is the only DDA in Michigan to win this award, and one of 6 nationwide

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

When You’re a Small Business, E-Commerce Is Tougher Than It Looks

(From the NY TImes) On a ledger of pandemic winners and losers, Royal Oak's Holiday Market is in the positive column thanks to online shopping, which helped push the store’s overall revenue up 20 percent in 2020 compared with 2019.

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Posted on: February 15, 2021

Co-working Operator Bamboo Opens Downtown Royal Oak Location

Bamboo, a co-working space operator and designer, announced the opening of its first expansion outside of Detroit — Bamboo Royal Oak. The development, located in downtown Royal Oak, adds more than 20,000 square feet of workspace across three floors.

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

New shops, restaurants open, coming soon in southeast Oakland County

Coming soon: The Side Bar is expected to open at 116 W. Fourth Street, the former home of Town Tavern

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

New shops, restaurants open, coming soon

Jimmy's Pancake Grill and Panda Express among the new offerings coming to Royal Oak

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