Week In Review: Barrio Closes, Birmingham Village Fair Announces 2013 Dates
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:
Police arrested a Beverly Hills 21-year-old this week after he hit two cars on 14 Mile, ended up on a front lawn and then fled the scene.
Also this week in crime, police arrest a man for carrying concealed weapons — two knives and a handgun, specifically — in his car, and an iPad and purse is stolen at Seaholm after school lets out early.
The gourmet Mexican and tequila restaurant, located next door to the Palladium 12 Theater, served its last tacos on Feb. 23.
The Birmingham City Commission gave The Stand, which will replace Zazios in the Greenleaf Trust Building, the official go ahead on Monday night.
From the best place to be seen, to the best place to buy a wedding dress, to the best place to meet a professional athlete, Real Detroit Weekly says Birmingham is the place to be.
Even though the official Fashion's Night Out is on hiatus this year, PSD Director John Heiney said the city will still celebrate fashion and shopping this fall with an event that's "uniquely Birmingham."
More than 950 students, teachers and community members threw their support behind Chad Rutherford last month, the Harlan Elementary teacher recent diagnosed with cancer.
Six Birmingham firefighters climbed more than 1,000 steps at Detroit's Renaissance Center last weekend, raising more than $2,700 for the American Lung Association.
On Monday, the Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber also received permission to open the fair a day early — on May 29 — for a private party.
Colin Trask passed away from cancer on Feb. 19 and will be honored during a memorial at Seaholm High School on March 19.
By selling the district's 2013 Refunding Bonds, Birmingham Public Schools will pay millions less in interest — a savings that will be passed onto taxpayers, officials say.
Library officials can now start looking for an architect to create conceptual drawings of what the newly-renovated Baldwin Public Library of the future will look like.