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Royal Oak


Many cities have Main Streets, but everyone in Metro Detroit finds their way to Royal Oak's. Its multitude of dining options and nightspots lure in the crowds around the clock, but the city's charming bungalows, high-end lofts and townhouses, as well as plentiful parks, are what make it a premier residential borough.

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Meghan Hart inside her store Meghan Marion

Meghan Marion Offers Contemporary Clothing That Appeals to the Midwestern Woman

Meghan Hart is owner of Meghan Marion, a contemporary women's clothing boutique in downtown Royal Oak that seeks to create a comfortable, personalized shopping experience with classic items that appeal to the Midwestern woman. 

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. revs up for success

From their Royal Oak basement to the stages of Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. is yet more evidence that metro Detroit is both the destination and birthplace for contemporary music. The indie duo explains why our local music scene continues to rock, pop and rap with the best of them.

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The Beaumont Neuroscience Center of Excellence consolidates services in new $22 million building

Beaumont Health System has unveiled the new $22 million, 80,000-square-foot Beaumont Neuroscience Center of Excellence at their Royal Oak campus, a comprehensive consolidation of multiple neurological services for children and adults.

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Urbanizing Metro Detroit's Suburbia

The lines between suburban and urban are finally blurring in some Metro Detroit communities. And none too soon. Though our region ranks last in terms of urban revitalization among the 25 largest metros, things are looking up. "You're moving in the right direction," says Christopher Leinberger, senior fellow at The Brookings Institution.

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Why They Sit on Their Local School Boards

Let's face it, being a school board member can be a tough and thankless job, especially if you have kids enrolled in the very educational system you help to oversee. To get an insider's view, Metromode's Amy Kuras chats with parents of school-age kids who also serve as school board members in Dearborn, Northville and Royal Oak.
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