Birmingham

Metro Detroit Was Once the Stomping Ground for These Celebrities

Excerpt: If you think all the famous people are from California or New York, think again. A good share of famous television personalities, sports legends and other well-known people...

Oakland County Business Calendar — February

Excerpt: • The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber will host its annual Real Estate Forecast Breakfast, 8-9:30 a.m. Feb. 14 at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham. Featured speakers are Taubman Centers Inc....

With Road Signs That Talk to Your Car and More, Oakland County Leads in Connected Infrastructure

Excerpt: Long before connected vehicles and connected infrastructure became buzzwords for the future of mobility, Oakland County was well along the path to change how commuters move through the...

Music League: From Fantasy Sports to Entertainment

For years, millions of Americans have experienced a measure of owning a professional football team, including the ability to draft players and deploy lineups on a weekly basis. Through fantasy sports...

Check It Out: Here Are the Most Popular Books and Movies at Local Libraries in 2019

Excerpt: At the start of the 2020s and in a digital age, area libraries are thriving. Libraries in Birmingham, Milford, Novi and South Lyon released 2019 reports that show not...

International Youth Soccer Program to Expand to Oakland County

Excerpt: Soccer Shots, a children’s soccer program best known for its focus on character development while teaching the fundamentals of soccer, will bring its program to the metro Detroit...

How Downtowns Across Oakland County Changed in 2019

Excerpt: It was a packed year of new housing developments, restaurants and road work in downtowns across Oakland County. Here’s a look back on what’s changed in the local downtowns,...

Founders of Goldfish Swim School Happy They Took the Plunge

Excerpt: Nearly 15 years ago, Jenny McCuiston and her husband brainstormed a plan to open a swim school for children. A longtime swimmer and instructor, McCuiston, 39, saw a need to...

Walled Lake and Birmingham Students Win Oakland County’s ‘I Voted’ Sticker Contest

Excerpt: Two students will see their sticker designs worn by voters across Oakland County. Over the summer, the county board of commissioners, in partnership with Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown...

Birmingham’s The Community House Presents Inaugural Book Signing Series

The Community House in Birmingham will host its inaugural book signing series later this month. The Community House, a nonprofit organization and public gathering space in downtown Birmingham, will be...