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Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees

May 2nd 2015

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees (compiled, May 2, 2015) The experts at MSU Extension are advising people to avoid the spread of Oak Wilt by not pruning their Oak trees now that it is springtime. According to Bert Cregg, Michigan State University Extension, Departments of Horticulture and Forest: “Oak wilt is an aggressive disease […]

Birmingham Hometown Parade & Party in Shain Park May 17, 2015

May 1st 2015

Birmingham Hometown Parade and Party in Shain Park May 17, 2015 (compiled, May 1, 2015)   The annual Celebrate Birmingham Hometown Parade will be on Sunday, May 17, 2015.  Come join the festivities by marching in the parade, sponsoring a specialty unit, volunteering, or just watching the parade. Park activities for the kids will be […]

Sean Madigan Hoen, Michigan Notable Author, at Baldwin Library May 17

May 1st 2015

Sean Madigan Hoen, Michigan Notable Author, at Baldwin Library May 17 (press release, May 1, 2015) The Baldwin Public Library is proud to announce that the Library of Michigan has awarded the Library a grant to host Sean Madigan Hoen, the author of one of the 2015 Michigan Notable Books. Sean Madigan Hoen, author of […]

Birmingham Grub Crawl May 16

April 29th 2015

Birmingham Grub Crawl May 16 (press release, April 29, 2015) SATURDAY MAY 16 2015 REGISTRATION: 2:45pm Shain Park, Downtown Birmingham Shopping & Sampling:  3:00-7:00pm Afterglow for Silver Spoon Pass Holders: 7:00-8:30pm   Downtown Birmingham offers so many exceptional shopping and dining experiences it’s hard to take them in all at once. The Downtown Grub Crawl […]

Birmingham Farmers Market to Open Sunday, May 3

April 25th 2015

Birmingham Farmers Market to Open Sunday, May 3 (Press Release, April 25, 2015) Fresh scents, healthy food and friendly conversations will return to Birmingham’s Public Parking Lot 6 as the Birmingham Farmers Market’s 13th season kicks off on Sunday, May 3. Attendees will find fresh foods and flowers from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at […]

Construction to Impact Quarton, Lahser and Telegraph Roads

April 23rd 2015

Construction to Impact Quarton, Lahser and Telegraph Roads (Bingham Farms Press Release, April 23, 2015) The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has approved the closure of Quarton Road between Cranbrook and Woodward Avenue in the communities of Bloomfield Hills and Birmingham to through traffic beginning Wednesday, April 29. Residential access will be maintained within […]

Countdown to Mobile Mayhem – What Google Policy Change Means

April 21st 2015

Countdown to Mobile Mayhem – What Google Policy Change Means (Lisa Schmidt, Legal Linguist, April 21, 2015) You’ll be seeing some changes around here in the next couple weeks. That’s because starting April 21, 2015, Google will be promoting mobile friendly websites over any others. Here’s what to expect and how to prepare. Google’s New […]

Saving the Earth from the Trash Sweater: SOCRRA Event Inspires Families to Recycle

April 20th 2015

Saving the Earth from the Trash Sweater: SOCRRA Event Inspires Families to Recycle (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 20, 2015) Walking through the materials processing facility at SOCRRA, first grader Colin Bibbs was amazed by the mountains of paper, plastic and yard refuse kept outside for composting. With wide eyes he looked over the massive conveyer […]

W. Bloomfield Police Chief Michael Patton Named Diversity Champion

April 15th 2015

W. Bloomfield Police Chief Michael Patton Named Diversity Champion (United We Walk Press Release, April 15, 2015) United We Walk, a celebration of the life, dedication and dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is proud to announce that West Bloomfield Police Chief Michael Patton is this year’s 2015 Diversity Champion sponsored by the Race […]

Expedition 2015 at Birmingham Groves Offers Interactive Opportunities for All Ages April 22

April 15th 2015

Expedition 2015 at Birmingham Groves Offers Interactive Opportunities for All Ages April 22 (press release, April 15, 2015) Explore and create with STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics – during Expedition 2015 on April 22. Hands-on activities, interactive demos and experiments, and students mentoring students are all part of the educationally stimulating community […]