Ferndale is a walkable community with an active downtown and cool shops and restaurants.
One of the top places for young professionals, Ferndale is a welcoming community of 20,000 known for its mix of cool neighborhoods and active downtown district. 9 Mile Road is where it’s at, with great restaurants and bars like Soho, Public House and One Eyed Betty’s. There are also a ton of local businesses throughout the community: Found Sound is a great independent record shop, Library Bookstore has piles of books to thumb through and Boston Tea Room is a great place to your tarot cards read, if that’s your thing! Rust Belt Market is former big-box-store-turned-local-market and a hub for entrepreneurs and small businesses across Southeast Michigan to sell their goods and gain customers.
With walkability, high ratio of bars and restaurants, cool homes and proximity to downtown Detroit, the young professional network in Ferndale is strong and you’re sure to have some fun exploring this great little suburb.