Sunday, May 19, 2013
Take a closer look at one of the homes currently on the market in Troy.
This house at 262 Streamview Drive in Troy is listed for sale at $279,000. It has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and 2,081 square feet. Features include a wooded lot backing up to a nature preserve, an in-ground Gunite pool, two-level deck and more. Information and photos courtesy of Zillow.com.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Let's come up with a good use for the former Big Boy restaurant at Long Lake and Dequindre roads.
This Big Boy restaurant in Troy used to serve up Big Boy burgers and salad bars. Now, it sits vacant. Troy Patch wants to know, what's your vision for the former Big Boy building (2995 E. Long Lake Rd., Troy)? You don't need to be a commerical developer or city planner — or have money to invest in a business project — to have the next great idea. We want to hear about it.
Check out these local homes being shown this weekend.
Are you interested in buying a home in Troy? Or maybe you just want to know what's out there? Here's a look at this weekend's open houses. 6325 Atkins Drive, Troy 454 Lesdale Drive, Troy Information courtesy of AOL Real Estate and MoveInMichigan.com.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Transformation Wellness Center owner Kim Conniff gains satisfaction from offering 'complimentary and alternative medicine' in Troy.
Lingering injuries caused by a car accident bothered Kim Conniff for years. After visiting physical therapists and chiropractors to no avail, she started researching alternative medicine in spare time away from her job as a certified public accountant. Now, some 12 years after the accident which caused her pain, she's in a new field—passing her skills and knowledge on to others from Transformation Wellness Center in Troy. The business she runs at 1147 E. Long Lake Rd., east of Rochester (Ste. 2, in Long Lake Plaza) has served a varied clientele from all over Metro Detroit since opening last September, said Conniff, a licensed massage therapist. Conniff said that she's found a successful home in Troy, giving thanks to the Troy Chamber of …
Sip and savor your way around Oakland County's eateries with Patch.
If you're hungry for the latest restaurant news from around Oakland County, we've got you covered! Read on to find out what's new, what's closed, what's coming and more. Second Sidewalk Cafe for Hamlin Corner: The city of Royal Oak recently approved a second sidewalk cafe at the new Royal Oak bar, which is set to open on May 23. Lisa D's Divine Treats to Open in Downtown Ferndale: "Everyone in Ferndale has been excellent and willing to help me. It's like a family," says owner Lisa Davis, who plans to hold a soft opening for the sweets shop this week and a grand opening May 30. Decorations at the Blue Nile in Ferndale: The decorations go deeper than beauty at the Blue Nile. The hanging umbrellas and angelic faces that adorn the Ethiopian …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Bottle & Cork Wine Shop sold a $200,000 prize-winning ticket in 2010.
If you're looking to play the Michigan Lottery's Powerball and you live in Troy, you might have a better chance than most. According to information on the Michigan Lottery's website, a ticket worth $200,000 was sold in 2010. The Powerball ticket, purchased at Bottle & Cork Wine Shop, was claimed on May 7, 2010. Tonight's jackpot is worth $360 million. Find a list of Troy retailers that sell Powerball tickets on the Michigan Lottery's website.
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As part of our new Smart Spending series, Patch wants to uncover the true going rate for various goods and services in town, so you'll know exactly how much you should pay for what you need. Help us out by replying in the comments.
This week: How much do lawn services cost? How much do you pay for your lawn service? And what does that cover - just mowing, or does it cover weeding, pruning, planting? Please share in the comments below - we promise we won't judge you! And if you've got a lawn service you love, tell us that too. Check out a list of lawn services in Troy in our directory. If you use one of the services, be sure to rate it for your neighbors! This is the first of an ongoing series, "What's the Going Rate for..." where Patch seeks to uncover how much things cost so you never have to ask again.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
'Knowledge, experience, and connections with economic and business development in Michigan' helped lead Topouzian to the position.
The following information was provided in a press release. The Troy Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has named Ara Topouzian president/CEO effective June 3, 2013. John Tagle, chairman of the Troy Chamber Executive Search Committee and president of John Tagle Associates, Inc., said the appointment comes after many months of in-depth search for the right person to run the nearly 700-member organization. "The Search Committee had the difficult task of selecting the best candidate for this position from many qualified applicants," Tagle said. "We are thankful to everyone who applied for the position, and we're confident that Ara's knowledge, experience and connections with economic and business development in Michigan will serve our …
Business offers Chiropractic Services and Clinical Nutrition through Nutrition Response Testing.
After suffering severe back injury and receiving treatment, chiropractor Richard Sowerby decided to change his methods of his own practice. At Clear Choice Natural Healthcare, Sowerby goes with a more natural approach. He recently shared information about the business through the Patch Small Business Spotlight. Here are his answers. What does your business offer? Chiropractic Services and Clinical Nutrition through Nutrition Response Testing. What's your most popular product or service? Clinical Nutrition/Nutrition Response Testing What's a fact about your business that most customers probably don't know? Instead of treating symptoms, Dr. Sowerby gets to root causes of health related issues. Sometimes these hidden causes have been …