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Birmingham, Michigan is located in Oakland County. Zip codes in Birmingham, MI include 48012, and 48009. The median home price in Birmingham is $575,000 which is roughly $231/per square foot. More Birmingham information.

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1 hr ago | Patch.com

Royal Oak Names New School Administrator

"Kirk has a passion for public education," Superintendent of Schools Shawn Lewis-Lakin said, according to a news release. "He has personally experienced the powerful positive impact that teacher and caring school personnel can make.

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10 hrs ago | Hometown Life

the City of Birmingham

For Fall 2014 Tree Purchase and Planting Project Sealed proposals endorsed 'Fall 2014 Tree Purchase and Planting Project', will be received at the Department of Public Services Office, 851 S. Eton Street, Birmingham, Michigan, 48009; until 2:00 pm Tuesday, October 7, 2014 after which time bids will be publicly opened and read. The City of Birmingham, Michigan is accepting sealed bid proposals from qualified professional firms to provide and plant approximately one-hundred and fifteen B & B trees for the Fall 2014 planting season in the City's parks and right-of-ways on various streets throughout the City of Birmingham.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Westland Observer

Social Scene: Pure BirminghamSocial Scene: Pure BirminghamTCH was the ...

Social Scene: Pure Birmingham TCH was the host site, and beneficiary, for the Second Annual Farm to Table Block Party. Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/life/columnists/julie-yolles/2014/09/14/social-scene-pure-birmingham/15622621/ They found out about the Farm-to-Table Block Party on the Pure Michigan website and came to Birmingham for a fun evening.

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Westland Observer

What to do about the Baldwin Public Library?What to do about the...

What to do about the Baldwin Public Library? The library board wants to develop a new building plan following the defeat of the bond request in May Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/birmingham/2014/09/14/baldwin-public-library/15622483/ The Birmingham City Commission believes a citizens' committee, as opposed to a professional survey is the best way to figure out future building needs for the Baldwin Public Library building.

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Westland Observer

Claymore Shop owner celebrates 75th birthday and 48 years in...

Claymore Shop owner celebrates 75th birthday and 48 years in business Bob Benkert, owner of The Claymore Shop on Adams Road, celebrates a successful career in Birmingham Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/birmingham/2014/09/14/claymore-shop-owner-celebrates-th-birthday-years-business/15622503/ Bob Benkert, owner of The Claymore Shop at 908 S. Adams Road, recently celebrated his 75th birthday and the 48th anniversary of his business. The menswear store first opened its doors in 1966.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Northern Virginia Daily

Robert B. Reich: Bankruptcy of Detroit and the division of America

Detroit is the largest city ever to seek bankruptcy protection, so its bankruptcy is seen as a potential model for other American cities now teetering on the edge. But Detroit is really a model for how wealthier and whiter Americans escape the costs of public goods they'd otherwise share with poorer and darker Americans.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Examiner.com

SNL Alum David Spade guest stars on the premiere of 'The Goldbergs'

Birmingham, Michigan born Saturday Night Live alum David Spade is set to guest star in the season two premiere of the television comedy the Goldbergs . He is set to appear as a less-than-trustworthy photo shop employee who makes fake IDs for teens.

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Detroit Free Press

Robert B. Reich: The bankruptcy of Detroit and the division of America

This April 9, 2008 file photo shows the city of Detroit. An attorney for Detroit is set to resume his opening statement, Wednesday, Sept.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Film premiere of 'On the Line' to benefit The Village Players on September 26

Every now and again the worlds of theatre and film collide in mutually beneficial way. On September 26, Birmingham's community theatre, The Village Players , will premiere an original short film, "On the Line," which is based on the stage play, "Twilight."

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Detroit Free Press

Andiamo restaurants aim for 'wow factor' with dramatic new menus

A prosciutto, parmesan and peach salad is served with arugula in a wide shallow bowl on the new Andiamo Ristorante menus. / Sylvia Rector/Detroit Free Press A whole grilled Branzino dramatically presented atop chickpea-spinach ragu is one of the most popular entrees on the new menu at Andiamo Ristorante, says founder and CEO Joe Vicari.

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Westland Observer

The Bird & The Bread offers an evening of food and tango lessonsThe...

The Bird & The Bread offers an evening of food and tango lessons Evening to include authentic Argentinian menu Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/birmingham/2014/09/10/bird-bread-offers-evening-food-tango-lessons/15385457/ For the first in an ongoing dinner and dance series, Birmingham's The Bird & The Bread will pair wines presented by Bodega Catena Zapata of Mendoza, Argentina, with an authentic Argentinian menu and tango dance lessons and performances. The Bodega Catena Zapata Collector's evening will feature tango performances and lessons provided by Birmingham tango dancers.

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C & G Newspapers

Common Ground celebrates 40 years of street art fair

Ornaments like this one, created by the husband-and-wife artist team at One Acre Ceramics, will be among the finds at the annual Common Ground Birmingham Street Art Fair. Ornaments like this one, created by the husband-and-wife artist team at One Acre Ceramics, will be among the finds at the annual Common Ground Birmingham Street Art Fair.

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C & G Newspapers

From behemoths to bungalows

It was nearly 30 years ago that Gayle Orlow and her husband fell in love with their house in Beverly Hills. The Albert Kahn-designed gem was built in 1938, and over the years, the family has carefully preserved the home's historic authenticity while also making the space their own.

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The Detroit News

New Bill's sets a shining example for Metro Detroit eateries

That rather bland title is about the only thing drab about Bill's, the sparkling new restaurant that anchors the building at the southeast corner of Woodward and Long Lake in Bloomfield Hills.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

ClickOnDetroit

Find out who makes Defenders' greed list

THEY TAKE AND TAKE AND TAKE. UNTIL THERE IS NOTHING LEFT. TONIGHT THE LOCAL 4 BE DEFENDERS REVEAL SOME OF METRO DETROITERS GREED HE CRIMINALS, SOME HEARTLESS ENOUGH TO GO AFTER THEIR OWN CHILDREN.

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Christian Science Monitor

Why the poor are paying for Detroit's bankruptcy

The Detroit city skyline. Reich argues that the city's bankruptcy places an undue burden on the poorer residents of the inner city, while the residents of Detroit's wealthy outlying suburbs look on unaffected.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Westland Observer

Birmingham U-M alumnae to celebrate Patriot Week with tea...

Birmingham U-M alumnae to celebrate Patriot Week with tea party Learn some fun facts about the American flag Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/birmingham/2014/09/07/birmingham-u-m-alumnae-celebrate-patriot-week-tea-party/15238687/ In celebration of the 227th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution, the Birmingham University of Michigan Alumnae will host an "American Tea Party," 3:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the Bloomfield Open Hunt Club at 405 E. Long Lake Road.

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Westland Observer

Speaking to the (four-legged) deadSpeaking to the (four-legged)...

"I'm like the telephone," Lisa Turek said about herself. "I'm the go-between connecting the animal and the person."

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Westland Observer

BluArch Collection launches - Make Your Mark' campaignBluArch...

BluArch Collection launches 'Make Your Mark' campaign Birmingham store to promote street art in Detroit Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/birmingham/2014/09/07/bluarch-collection-launches-make-mark-campaign/15238567/ Starting next week, Birmingham's BluArch Collection at 142 W. Maple Road will launch its "Make Your Mark" campaign, in which the public is invited to add their own artistic touches to a 4-feet by 6-feet painting that's being started by local artist Daniel Cascardo. "You can add to this painting so it looks like a piece of street art," store owner Chuck Krause said.

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Observer & Eccentric

Notice of Public Hearing

Publish September 7 & 14, 2014 Approved minutes may be reviewed at: City Clerk's Office Persons wishing to express their views may do so in person at the hearing or in writing addressed to City Clerk, City of Birmingham, 151 Martin, Birmingham, MI 48009.

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