Week In Review: Community Mourns Late Seaholm Student, Bookstore Coming to Beverly Hills
Here's 12 stories you may have missed on Birmingham Patch this week.
Are you spending your Sunday catching up with last week's news? Here's the top 12 stories you may have missed about Birmingham this week:
Collin Trask, who was diagnosed with a meduloblastoma in his brain and spinal cord when he was in seventh grade, passed away Tuesday. He was 18 years old.
Students and community members took to social media this week to celebrate the life of the "toughest kid at Seaholm," Collin Trask.
The Community House's annual gala on March 16 will recognize Linda Orlans of eTitle Agency while also raising money for the organization's at-risk youth development programs.
Denice Wimbush, a model, Beverly Hills resident and Groves graduate, was picked by Maxim Magazine as one of the "hottest women" on the photo-sharing application, Instagram.
In the Birmingham Police Department's 2012 Annual Crime Report, released this week, arrests were up last year, parking tickets are down and larceny is still the No. 1 crime across town.
Police were first called to the home on Webster earlier this week after a neighbor complained about a dog barking late at night.
Fire investigators are still unsure what started the fire that caused "substantial" heat and smoke damage to a Birmingham home Tuesday night.
The Detroit Free Press reports that the country's second-largest bookstore chain is looking to move into the empty space at 13 Mile and Southfield, formerly the home of Borders.
Meanwhile, servers from Elie's Mediterranean Grill raised the most money for Forgotten Harvest during Birmingham Restaurant Week 2013.
The home accessory shop at 2121 Cole St. recently celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting and open house.
Meanwhile, the dropout rates at Birmingham's two high schools are less than 1 percent, a new report from the Michigan Center for Educational Performance and Information states.
The Birmingham Village Players will put on the science fiction favorite, 'Little Shop of Horrors,' beginning March 1.