Birmingham

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 […]

Reporter Food: Cozy Cassoulet at Birmingham Toast

February 7th 2018

Reporter Food: Cozy Cassoulet at Birmingham Toast (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 7, 2018) Birmingham, MI – On a chilly winter evening a friend and I had a delicious warm meal at Toast in Birmingham. The bacon fried rice was a beautiful dish with a variety of toppings that my friend had.  It was perfectly cooked […]

Learn about the Clinton River Watershed Feb. 6

February 1st 2018

Learn about the Clinton River Watershed Feb. 6 Troy, MI – Come learn the watershed story of the mighty Clinton River and how you can help take care of this precious place for generations to come. In most of Macomb County, the eastern half of Oakland County, and small areas of southern Lapeer and St. […]

Poison and Resistance to Slavery Presentation at Baldwin Library Feb. 27

January 31st 2018

Poison and Resistance to Slavery Presentation at Baldwin Library Feb. 27 BIRMINGHAM, MI – Black History Month is an annual celebration of the achievements made by African Americans throughout our nation’s history. During February, the Baldwin Library, along with the Race Relations and Diversity Task Force, is hosting three programs to commemorate Black History Month. […]

Underground Railroad Presentation at Baldwin Library Feb. 13

January 31st 2018

Underground Railroad Presentation at Baldwin Library Feb. 13 BIRMINGHAM, MI – Black History Month is an annual celebration of the achievements made by African Americans throughout our nation’s history. During February, the Baldwin Library, along with the Race Relations and Diversity Task Force, is hosting three programs to commemorate Black History Month. On Tuesday, February […]

Panera Bread Recalls Cream Cheese Products

January 29th 2018

Panera Bread Recalls Cream Cheese Products (FDA, Jan. 29, 2018) Birmingham, Troy, Lathrup Village, Rochester Hills, Southfield, Beverly Hills, Commerce Twp, Waterford and Farmington Hills, MI – While there have been no reported illnesses, out of an abundance of caution, Panera Bread is conducting a nationwide preemptive, voluntary recall of all 2 oz. and 8 […]

Birmingham Moves Forward with Reconstruction Plans for Old Woodward

January 14th 2018

Birmingham Moves Forward with Reconstruction Plans for Old Woodward (City of Birmingham, Jan. 14, 2018) BIRMINGHAM, MI – The 2018 Old Woodward Reconstruction Project took a vital  step forward on Monday (1-8-18) when the Birmingham City Commission approved a Resolution awarding a contract for the project to Angelo Iafrate Construction Co, based in Warren, Michigan. By unanimous […]