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Meadow Brook Concert & Cuisine
More than 350 ($85 - $125 tickets) convened at Oakland University for the annual summer fundraiser for MBT - “Michigan’s answer to Broadway.” Before the food stations opened, folks lollygagged outside sipping beer and wine from the Rochester Tap Room and bid $9,000 for the silent auction items Colleen Brnabic and Maryann Foxlee had set up in the hallway. Generous local restaurants (see photo gallery) served savory fare for dining on the stroll before the theatre doors opened. Artistic director Travis Walter conducted a live auction with his trademark good humor. He got $500 from two bidders for two Dickens packages that included a walk-on role in MBT’s “A Christmas Carol” and $900 for a Fender Squire Guitar signed by The Grass Roots Band.
oakland confidential HORSE RACES: Democratic aspirations of taking a majority hold on Congress after the 2018 General Election will hinge on the party’s ability to take two dozen congressional seats, which may include upsets in Michigan’s 8th and 11th Districts, according to recent rankings of 82 districts by The New York Times. The piece split the districts into eight groups to watch, based on competitiveness ...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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