The 56th annual Birmingham Village Fair is returning to downtown Birmingham Thursday, May 30, through Sunday, June 2, on the streets surrounding Shain Park.
The Village Fair will take over Birmingham’s Shain Park and all of the streets nearby as Tilt-a-Whirl, the carousel, ferris wheel, fun slide, and so many more carnival rides populate the city to entertain kids of all ages.
The annual four-day event is hosted by the Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber and presented by United
A pedestrian suffered injuries to his hand and arm on Saturday, May 11, outside of a Bloomfield Township Costco store when a driver lost control of his vehicle while backing up, police said.
Bloomfield Township police said an elderly male driver was backing up his vehicle near the entrance to the store when he lost control of his sport utility vehicle and struck a pedestrian. The man also crashed into the vestibule of the building before coming to a stop.
The pedestrian i
Birmingham police are investigating a pair of crimes that occurred about 5 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, in the 1100 and 1200 blocks of Washington Boulevard that involved an unknown man in a mask.
Police said the man entered an unlocked garage on Saturday, May 18, in the 1100 block of Washington Boulevard and removed a leaf blower.
Officers responding to a burglary complaint in the area responded about 5 a.m. to speak with the residents. The victims told police someone entere
Birmingham police are investigating an apparent burglary on Monday, May 20, in the 900 block of Rivenoak Avenue that occurred around 10 p.m. while the homeowners were home.
Officers responding to the complaint of a possible break-in spoke with the victims who said they were in the upstairs portion of the home when they heard their back sliding door open.
Victims believed it was a family member who had opened the door, but got no response when they called out to the person
A Warren woman was arraigned on Thursday, May 16, in connection to uttering and publishing counterfeit money and larceny by false pretenses for an incident in Bloomfield Township.
The woman, identified as Paula Garrison, 51, is accused of purchasing a painting from a seller in Bloomfield Township using counterfeit money.
The victim said the woman purchased the painting on November 30, 2018 and used $800 in counterfeit $50 bills. At the time, the woman identified herself o
A Southfield teen was arrested on Friday, May 3, after getting caught shoplifting from a Bloomfield Township Target store, police said.
Bloomfield Township police responding abut 6:45 p.m. to the report of a retail fraud complaint arrived to Target, 2400 Telegraph Road, to talk to a loss prevention manager. The manager told police the man was observed concealing merchandise in his backpack. The man then tried to leave without paying for anything.
The man was stopped outsi
A Southfield woman was arrested on Thursday, May 16, in connection with retail fraud after allegedly walking out of Whole Foods, 2100 East Maple, Birmingham, with a cart full of stolen groceries, Birmingham police said.
Police identified the thief as a 41-year-old woman from Southfield. Police said the woman admitted to "having a hard time" lately and had no intention of paying for the items.
She was arrested on suspicion of retail fraud.
A Pontiac woman was arrested on Sunday, April 28, in connection with shoplifting from a Bloomfield Township Target store, police said.
Bloomfield Township police responding about 12:15 p.m. to the report of a retail fraud complaint at Target, 2400 Telegraph Road, arrived to speak with a store manager who said a woman was being detained after trying to steal about $38 worth of merchandise.
Officers arrested Jamie Lynn Shipley, 29, of Pontiac, in connection with retail frau
Concerned about toxins and contaminants in your family’s water? A new retail showroom in downtown Birmingham offers an opportunity for you to provide cleaner water in your home. HANS Premium Water will open a showroom at 239 Pierce Street, in the former Todd’s Room location, in late May, offering a hands-on interactive educational experience on water quality and safety standards. Salespeople will demonstrate its unique equipment, which are considered the first major technolo
A long vacant storefront on Maple Road in downtown Birmingham is finding new life. According to retail leasing consultant Julie Fielder, “The good people of Revive are opening ABC Vintage across the street in the former location of the original Revive.” Revive is an upscale casual men’s clothing boutique located at 157 W. Maple. ABC Vintage will be located at 154 W. Maple, directly across the street, where they want people to discover specialty vintage goods. The store, curre