Birmingham

Restaurants, shops coming, going, moving in Oakland County

Excerpt:  From bookstores to bridal gowns to top-shelf beef, the Woodward Avenue corridor in southeast Oakland County is booming with new businesses.  Read more. 

Happy holidays from Oakland County Prosper!

The holidays are here once again, if you can even believe it! (We certainly can't.) We here at Prosper would like to wish you and yours a safe, happy,...

Serra Donovan Law of Rochester merges with Birmingham’s Lippitt O’Keefe Gornbein

Excerpt:  Rochester’s Serra Donovan Law Group is merging with the Birmingham law firm of Lippitt O’Keefe Gornbein, and William Donovan is joining the latter as senior counsel. Reese Serra will...

Lyudviga Couture opens store in Downtown Birmingham

Excerpt:  Nearly 20 years ago, Lyudviga Shneyders stepped off the plane from Crimea with nothing but $200 in her pocket. Today, she’s a fashion maven and owner of Lyudviga Couture in...

Barber shop, furniture store open in Oakland County

Excerpt:  A hip barber shop in Hazel Park, handmade furniture in Ferndale and El Salvador flavors in Oak Park are among what’s new or coming soon to southeast Oakland County. Read...

Dentists all smiles over merger

Excerpt:  Scott Meldrum, D.D.S., was looking to slow down. Glen Maylath, D.D.S., wasn’t actively looking to merge his practice with someone else. But in June, the long-time friends and colleagues combined their...

Greek Islands Coney Restaurant in Birmingham: 24 years of food, families, and “Opa!”

Excerpt:  “Opa!” exclaims John Kotsogiannis as he stops by a booth to greet a long-time customer with a warm handshake and a clap on the back. “Where’s your daughter? Still...

13 Michigan schools earn coveted Blue Ribbon awards

Excerpt:  Does your school deserve a blue ribbon? Thirteen Michigan schools received the coveted 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools award Monday  — a recognition of either overall strong academic performance or...

These diverse Metro Detroit schools are also among the state’s best

The world is becoming increasingly diverse. And leaders at top local schools say they need to reflect that diversity for students to be successful. Through educational opportunities, committees, events, and...