Birmingham

Berkley Library Discussion Revives Interest in Unsolved Oakland County Child Killer Deaths

April 9th 2018

Berkley Library Discussion Revives Interest in Unsolved Oakland County Child Killer Deaths (Sam Gurwin, April 9, 2018) Berkley, MI – Many memories of mothers and fathers in 1976-1977 involved carefully watching children as they walked in groups to schools throughout Oakland County. That is because an unknown person was lurking, abducting and murdering children. Even […]

Author Michael Smith at Baldwin Library in Birmingham May 1

April 6th 2018

Author Michael Smith at Baldwin Library in Birmingham May 1 Birmingham, MI- 2018 Michigan Notable Author Michael Smith will speak about his acclaimed book, “Designing Detroit: Wirt Rowland and the Rise of Modern American Architecture.” Local bookseller The Book Beat will be on site to sell copies of Mr. Smith’s book. May 1, 2018, 7pm-8pm […]

Gerrymandering Presentation at Baldwin Library in Birmingham April 18

April 1st 2018

Gerrymandering Presentation at Baldwin Library in Birmingham April 18   Birmingham, MI- On April 18, 2018, 7:00pm – 8:00pm, WSU political science professor Kevin Deegan-Krause will discuss the basics of gerrymandering and the efforts being organized to prevent it. Dr. Deegan-Krause received a B.A. in Economics from Georgetown University in 1990 and a Ph.D. in […]

Social Knitworking at Baldwin Library April 18

April 1st 2018

Social Knitworking at Baldwin Library April 18 Birmingham, MI – Join Baldwin’s social “knitworkers” for some friendly knitting and chatting. Knitters and crocheters of all skill levels are welcome. April 18 2pm to 3pm Baldwin Library is located at 300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009. Check out their website at https://www.baldwinlib.org/   ******   […]

Books, Bags & Bagels at Baldwin Library in Birmingham March 18

March 10th 2018

Books, Bags & Bagels at Baldwin Library in Birmingham March 18 Birmingham, MI- Fundraiser to support ongoing programs at the Baldwin Public Library. Lightly used handbags, totes, and books of special interest to women and/or written by women authors available for sale; bagels and beverages provided. Sunday, March 8 from 1-4pm, Baldwin Library 300 W. […]

Reporter Food: Mad Hatter in Birmingham

March 7th 2018

Reporter Food: Mad Hatter in Birmingham (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 7, 2018) Birmingham, MI – For a whimsical and tasty lunch in Downtown Birmingham, Mad Hatter was a good choice.  I met a source there for a story and was impressed with the cuteness of the decor. Long royal-colored curtains, and cheerful artwork made it […]

Woodward Avenue Resurfacing to Begin in April

March 2nd 2018

Woodward Avenue Resurfacing to Begin in April Birmingham, MI – The Michigan   Department of Transportation (MDOT) will host a public meeting to discuss the   M-1 (Woodward Avenue) resurfacing project set for this year between 14 Mile   Road and Quarton Road/Big Beaver Road. Work includes replacing asphalt, improving   sidewalk ramps, and modernizing […]

Birmingham Firefighters Raising Money to Fight Cancer in Firefighters

February 22nd 2018

Birmingham Firefighters Raising Money to Fight Cancer in Firefighters (City of Birmingham, Feb. 22, 2018) BIRMINGHAM, MI, February 20, 2018 – The Birmingham Firefighters Local 911 is raising funds to help support fellow firefighters battling cancer across the area. The local firefighters union began selling wrist bracelets earlier this year for $5 with the wording […]

SOCRRA Reopens Drop-off Recycling Services

February 12th 2018

SOCRRA Reopens Drop-off Recycling Services (SOCRRA, Feb. 12, 2018) Berkley, Beverly Hills, Birmingham, Clawson, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Lathrup Village, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak, Troy, MI – We are pleased to announce the reopening of our recycling drop off services! SELF SERVICE RECYCLING AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC: MIXED RECYCLING: All Paper (newspaper, […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

February 9th 2018

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Dec. 13, 2017) Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, and it’s something we’ve dealt […]