Week In Review: School Board Race Down to 3, Francesca's Coming to Town

Here's 10 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 10 stories you may have missed about Birmingham this week:

According to a memo sent to school district officials and school board members Monday, one of the four candidates for the Birmingham Board of Education has left the race.

The League of Women Voters hosted a forum for the candidates running for the Birmingham Board of Education this November; challenger Mary Blake was absent.

Man Caught Stealing Detroit Tigers Hats; Birmingham Woman Nabbed for Drunk Driving

Employees chase down a man caught stealing three Tigers hats from the Vasity Shop while police are still searching for a missing driver after a chase on Woodward.

Christian Science Reading Room to Add Two-Story Worship Space

Meanwhile, the Church of Christ, Scientist at the corner of Chester and Willits is up for sale for $1.7 million.

Francesca's Opening in Former Ann Taylor Loft Space

The women's apparel boutique will be opening at 115 S. Old Woodward early next year, making it the ninth location in Michigan.

Police tracked a car seen hitting a parked car on Derby to Square Lake and Rochester using leaking fluid.

Iconic Diner Celebrates 60 Years With Premiere of 'Hunter House: The Movie'

'This place is like going home,' says owner of Hunter House Hamburgers, which is turning 60 years old this year.

The Detroit Historical Society Museum's Legends Plaza, unveiled today, features a connection to Groves High School graduate Sam Raimi.

Classical Brunch Returns With 'Strongest Season Yet'

The 2012-13 Classical Brunch series at The Community House kicks off this Sunday with performances from Theodore Oien, Alexander Mishnaevski and Pauline Martin.

Feature Photos: Birmingham Gets Yarn-Bombed

Birmingham In Stitches officially made its debut over the weekend, covering everything from lamp posts to parking meters in colorful yarn.


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