Everyone is singing the praises of Ferndale. It wins a neighborhood
award, its DDA is top notch, and now National
is in on the mix. The place is totally deserving.
great little walkable town. And if you haven't visited it lately,
you're missing out. If National
can make it out, you surely can.Excerpt:
National Geographic Traveler Magazine is singing
the praises of one Oakland County Community. Ferndale is one of
just five communities from across the nation chosen for a "Great
American Main Street Award."
The award is given to towns who create jobs, get the community involved
and demonstrate an authentic American Culture.
In an article titled, "Take A Stroll Down Main Street.," the magazine
notes that the city has managed to cut its downtown business vacancy
rate from 30-percent to six-percent over the past ten years, despite
Southeast Michigan's economic decline.
But Mayor Craig Covey says there's one thing in particular he loves
about his town. "My favorite thing about downtown is the walk-ability. I
don't have to drive my car," Covey told WWJ.
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