Birmingham

Chief Financial Credit Union Opens Branch in Downtown Birmingham

Chief Financial Credit Union recently opened the doors to its newest branch just across from Shain Park in Birmingham. Chief has already been a community partner and resource to...

Birmingham Museum Outdoor Presentation on Women’s Suffrage on Fridays

Excerpt: During the month of September, the public is invited to view materials from the Birmingham Museum’s collection that tell the story of some pretty amazing local women and...

Main Street Oakland County Looks to the Future and Offers Downtowns a Path to Recovery from COVID-19 Pandemic

Main Street Oakland County is partnering with Main Street America to offer a free strategic recovery plan workshop for downtowns and historic commercial corridors that have been hardest hit...

25th Annual Birmingham Bloomfield Cultural Arts Awards Honorees Announced

Kerry Mills, 2020 Birmingham Bloomfield Cultural Arts AwardThe cultural arts award is given to a person who has made an impact in the arts in the Birmingham Bloomfield Community....

September Is National Preparedness Month: ‘Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today.’

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), an annual opportunity for families and communities to help raise awareness and take steps to be better prepared for emergencies. The theme this...

Women’s Fashion Boutique Makes Michigan Debut in Birmingham

Johnny Was is opening its first Michigan store in September in Birmingham. Photo courtesy of Johnny Was A women’s fashion retailer is making its Michigan debut in downtown Birmingham in...

Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center Gets Creative During COVID-19

Annie VanGelderen discovered the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center 20 years ago when she purchased a piece of art glass at its Holiday Shop.“They threw a program book in the...

Main Street Magic: Developing Downtowns for 20 Years

A commitment made two decades ago to treat Oakland County’s downtowns as assets has more than paid off as Main Street Oakland County marks its 20th anniversary.Main Street is...

Mix Your Own Unique Scented Candles at Birmingham’s Urban Wick Candle Bar

Excerpt: When looking for a place to open their new candle-making business, Marlene Mansour knew it had to be in a downtown setting. She and her daughter, Elise Mansour, began...

Sculptor Marshall Fredericks’ Works Found Throughout Birmingham Area

Excerpt: “I had known about our famous sculptor, Marshall Fredericks, ever since I was a child at Quarton School waiting beside the bear statue to be picked up,” says...