Just as no one could have anticipated the COVID-19 pandemic and its ensuing lockdown and economic fallout, currently no one has a crystal ball to tell how long it will last, and when we'll all be able to go back to what we all term “life as normal” – our lives pre-March 13, 2020.
In lieu of that foresight, we have to praise the city of Birmingham and its city commission for working hard to come up with creative inducements to entice shoppers and diners to the city – first,
Birmingham City Commissioner Clinton Baller appeared at a hearing of the city's ethics board on Tuesday, September 1, relative to resident Donna Klein's formal complaint alleging he libeled her on the social media site NextDoor and via a newsletter he disseminates through email that he sends as a city commissioner, and through his public Facebook page.
Klein filed her complaint with the city July 27; Baller sent a written response August 24 disputing her allegations, with h
Brooklyn Pizza, 111 Henrietta Street in downtown Birmingham, has unveiled its newest incarnation – it is now a bistro, with a full bar, expanded dining room, larger patio space and a walk-up window.
The restaurant, which retains its original location, expanded into the adjacent former Birmingham Geek location on Maple Road, which allowed it to add more dining space as well as a bar. The owner applied for and received a bistro liquor license from the city of Birmingham.
The Community House in Birmingham believes in supporting local artists. It's such a part of their long-standing mission that they are converting their signature show, Our Town, into a virtual art show, to be held online September 10 through 30.
Thanks to the incredible support from DeRoy Testamentary Foundation and the Bank of Ann Arbor–Birmingham, and out of an abundance of safety and caution, The Community House has decided to hold this year’s show and sale virtually onli
A woman reported to Birmingham police that while she was shopping at Whole Foods, 2100 East Maple Street, the afternoon of Thursday, August 27, a man attempted to take contents from her purse.
She told officers she had left her purse in the shopping cart as she perused the store shelves. She then turned around to see a man’s hand in her purse. When she saw him, he ran from the store. Nothing was missing from her purse.
The woman described the suspect as 25 years old, five
Residents living in the 1500 block of Pleasant Court in Birmingham reported to police that while in an upstairs bedroom on the evening of Friday, August 28, they heard a door on the main floor open.
Officers arrived and found the rear door had been forced open. After a search, it was determined nothing was missing from the home.
Birmingham police currently have no suspects.
Birmingham police were dispatched to the Shell Gas Station, 33588 Woodward Avenue, regarding a smashed window and stolen items on Monday, August 31.
The window of the gas station had been smashed with a rock. Store employees reported that multiple packs of cigarettes and vape products were missing from the shelves of the store.
A witness described the suspect to police as a black man wearing a black skull cap, gray face mask, and silver Nike shoes. He was seen driving a s
Birmingham police were dispatched to Whole Foods, 2100 East Maple Street, regarding the theft of an order of crab legs on Tuesday, August 24.
Employees at the gourmet market told police that the suspect had filled his handheld shopping basket with crab legs and then ran out of the store without paying.
He then threw the entire basket through an open window in his Ford Focus and drove off.
Birmingham police are currently investigating.