Pogo, 138 S. Old Woodward, Birmingham, an activewear and athletic store that specialized in footwear, apparel and accessories, has closed after a sale by its corporate owner. Business Matters for the Birmingham - Bloomfield area are reported by Lisa Brody. Send items for consideration to LisaBrody@downtownpublications.com. Items should be received three weeks prior to publication.
An eight-court tennis facility with a viewing concourse and bathroom facility at 500 Lone Pine Road, at the Cranbrook Educational Community's campus, was approved on Tuesday, September 10 by the Bloomfield Hills Planning Commission. The development, which will replace the site's current four-court facility, is based on the Hope College Tennis facility in Holland, Michigan, and will host high school competitive tennis tournaments. Plans for the outdoor courts include removing
Plans for a three-story, mixed-use office building proposed for a vacant parcel of land next to Evola Music, 2184 Telegraph Road, will go before the Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees for final approval following a recommendation from the township's planning commission on Monday, September 16. The proposed building, 2172 Telegraph, at the southwest corner of Telegraph and Bloomfield Place, will include site improvements and additional parking for Evola Music. The plan is e
A Birmingham resident on Monday, September 9, fell victim to a credit card scam after giving her financial information to an unknown person posing as a representative from Apple. Birmingham police said the victim contacted the department about noon to report that she received a text from Apple about verifying her Apple ID. The woman called the phone number listed in the text and provided them with her credit card information. The resident later discovered a fraudulent transac
Bloomfield Township police are warning residents to be wary of potential financial scams after a man on Wednesday, September 11, was bilked out of $500 through a phony bank loan. Police said the victim, a resident of the township, told officers he realized he was a victim of an online scam that stemmed from an email he received that appeared to be from US Bank informing him he was approved for a loan. The email directed the victim to purchase a $500 gift card from Walmart and