Birmingham

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...
Skinnytees

The Skinny on Reinvention

For Linda Schlesinger-Wagner, the only thing constant in the world is change. Change motivated the creator of the Birmingham-based clothing line skinnytees to flesh out a middle-of-the-night idea in 2009....

Zonta Club of Pontiac-North Oakland Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Supporting Women

Excerpt: The organization Zonta International is celebrating 100 years of advocating for laws that ensure gender equality and helping every female realize her full potential. The Pontiac-North Oakland chapter celebrated its...

Von Maur Coming to The Village of Rochester Hills

Renovation work has begun on a new Von Maur location at The Village of Rochester Hills at 104 N. Adams Rd. The upscale department store offers apparel, shoes, accessories,...

Oakland County Assists Two Local Municipalities Taking Action to Prevent Lead Exposure

Oakland County Health Division (OCHD) is assisting the City of Birmingham and White Lake Township after water samples from testing of water supplies for lead and copper identified homes...

Birmingham Restaurant La Strada Going Tipless With Salaried Employees

Excerpt: The tipless restaurant trend that so far has been limited locally to a few buzzy spots in Detroit is hitting the suburbs. Birmingham's La Strada Dolci e Caffé will...

The Townsend Hotel is a Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award Winner

The Townsend Hotel placed No. 7 on this year’s Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, in the Top 20 Hotels in the United States, Midwest Region category — up...
Elena Victoria Swingler

Sewing Confidence

Metro Detroit students are learning a traditional home economics skill — sewing — in a fresh, modern way, thanks to fashion designer and sewing teacher Elena Victoria Swingler, a...

Holly’s Venerable Union Depot Train Station Competes for $2 Million in National Contest

The Village of Holly and its Union Depot are vying for a share of $2 million to help rehabilitate and transform the building into a welcome center touting Holly’s...