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Sorry this post is a bit late from the time it actually occurred but I’m still pretty excited about it and deemed it blog worthy.This week we had a little bit of excitement when President Barack Obama paid a visit to Birmingham,AL to speak at a local community college less than 10 minutes from my hometown. 371 more words


First Look: Gas Street Social

Gas St Social, the latest venture from the Shaker Group has very recently opened its doors to their new and very lovely bar and restaurant in the Mailbox. 279 more words

Eating Out Reviews

Brother Rice tankers repeat for first time in 18 years

Birmingham Brother Rice’s boys swim team accomplished something it hadn’t done in 18 years at the recent Division 1 state championship meet.

The Warriors scored 358 points in the competition held March 13-14 at Eastern Michigan University to capture their second straight state crown. 540 more words


Cranbrook tankers make it back-to-back state titles

Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood had never won a boys swimming state championship until last year. Now the Cranes have two.

Cranbrook easily vaulted to its second straight Division 3 crown March 14 at Oakland University by scoring 430 points – a whopping 133 more points than it scored last year. 393 more words


Rice shows character in march to state hockey crown


That’s the key word Brother Rice veteran ice hockey head coach Lou Schmidt used to describe his team’s play this season, including the satisfying five-game run to the Division 2 state championship. 671 more words


Focused Cranes return to winner's circle

Cranbrook Kingswood’s boys ice hockey team was on a season-long mission.

The Cranes were dumped from last year’s Division 3 state tournament by eventual state champion Farmington in the quarterfinal round. 696 more words


Strong practice habits key to Seaholm's state crown

As far as Tom Wyllie is concerned, practice makes perfect.

Seaholm’s veteran boys swim head coach indicated his team’s high-quality daily practices played a significant role in propelling the Maples to their seventh state championship in program history March 14 at the Holland Aquatic Center. 648 more words