Birmingham's popular Luxe Bistro received unanimous approval from the Birmingham City Commission on Monday, November 9, to expand into the adjacent former shoe store in order to enhance its functionality and add spacing between tables during the coronavirus pandemic.
Birmingham Planning Director Jana Ecker explained the Bongiovanni family, who owns Luxe, is proposing to extend their 31-foot storefront and add an additional 28 feet in width, “which will allow them to spread
Bloomfield Township trustees approved tentative preliminary plats for two residential lots at 7010 Franklin Road, and for a nine-lot subdivision to be called Franklin Woods at 7141 Franklin Road, at their meeting on Monday, November 9, as required by the Land Division Act.
Patti Voelker, township director of planning, building and ordinance, explained, “Terry Nosan of Wing Lake Village, LLC has made application to commence with the state platting process as prescribed by th
In order to provide the finishing touches to the Maple Road reconstruction project, the city of Birmingham has announced Maple Road between Pierce and Chester and between Woodward and Old Woodward will close from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, November 16, through Friday, November 20.
Construction crews will be installing benches for seating along Maple Road in the downtown area.
As the number of COVID-19 infections continue to rise, Birmingham Public School officials announced on Thursday, November 12, they would return to an all virtual format beginning Monday, November 16.
Currently, only the district's elementary schools had in-person hybrid learning.
In coordination with the Oakland County Health Department, district leadership shared with families that their safety status level had shifted to red. In red status, they stated, all schools and
Five disruptive customers in the Bloomfield Township At Home store the evening of Tuesday, November 3, rode scooters throughout the store and then left with a bag full of merchandise they had not paid for.
The store manager at At Home, 2100 S. Telegraph Road, informed township officers that five people had left the store around 9:30 p.m., and she believed one of them had taken store merchandise without paying for it. The manager described the behavior of the group to police
A Birmingham resident discovered her car had been broken into during the overnight hours of Tuesday, November 3, after she noticed gift cards and a credit card missing from her wallet.
The resident, a 35-year-old female who lives in the 1300 block of Bird Avenue, contacted Birmingham police on Wednesday, November 4, after she received an alert from a retailer who she has a credit card with noticed a suspicious transaction made in an Ohio store location.
The woman informed
A Birmingham resident discovered that his vehicle, left parked unlocked in his driveway overnight on Tuesday, November 3, had been entered, and his iPhone charger and a package of N-95 masks were stolen.
The resident, a 22-year-old male who lives in the 1200 block of Humphrey Avenue, informed officers that he went to enter his vehicle around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 4, and discovered the lift-gate glass was ajar and the center console was in disarray. He said he had pa
Bloomfield Township police are looking for a white male who was seen concealing bottles of liquor in his coat and then taking off from the Rite Aid store at Woodward and Square Lake Road around 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 4.
A store employee at the Rite Aid store, 42931 Woodward Avenue, reported to police they saw the man conceal several bottles of liquor in his jacket and then leave the store without paying. The suspect is described as a white male around 50 years old,
In the annual eCities study, Birmingham was honored as a five-star community for entrepreneurial growth and economic development.
The annual eCities study is conducted by researchers at iLabs, University of Michigan-Dearborn's Center for Innovation Research. The 2020 eCities study analyzed publicly available data from 277 communities from 54 counties in Michigan. Birmingham was honored as a five-star community along with 110 other communities across the state.
A group of shoppers stole small pieces of merchandise from the women's boutique Willow & Fernn in Birmingham on Friday, October 30.
Around 1 p.m., store personnel reported that a group of shoppers entered the store, located at 600 N. Old Woodward, and stole small pieces of merchandise. They then concealed the items in their coats.
Birmingham police are investigating.