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Suite Dreams Project Hats Off Luncheon
From the first sip of pink bubbly (in a split with a pink straw) to the Hat Crawl guests’ exit with huge, hot pink balloons, the 16th annual Hats Off Luncheon was a dreamy, Sweet/Suite Sixteen production. During the reception the sold-out crowd (400 @ $150, $200-patron) oohed and aahed each others’ hats and bought all of the 1,000 chance auction raffle tickets. The luncheon program emceed by Rhonda Walker had highlights. Ali MacManus, a songwriter/singer who was born prematurely with multiple birth defects and has survived 11 major surgeries, got a standing ovation when she sang her composition “Breaking Free.”
oakland confidential GET WELL SOON: We know others will join us in wishing Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson a speedy recovery after back surgery on June 1 in the green mountain state of North Carolina. Word is he had a pretty aggressive surgery to help him get out of the wheelchair he was finding himself bound to more and more, and one Republican said that he is already feeling better. Patterson was seriously ...more»
01/27/2017 - BoConcept, a modern design furniture store founded in Denmark in 1952, which had a store in Birmingham at 670 S. Old Woodward Avenue, closed that location at the end of December.
BoConcept offered contemporary furniture for the living room, dining room, bedroom, and home office, and was known for its urban design and customization.
The Birmingham store location, which opened in October 2013 in the former Azar's Rugs location, was the only Michigan BoConcept store. According to information on the internet, BoConcept also closed its Tampa, New York SoHo, Chicago and Calgary stores.
Calls and emails to BoConcept for information were not returned.
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