Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Bink & Babs will celebrate its grand opening on Small Business Saturday.
Mark & Barb Binkley, owners of Cooper & Binkley Jewelers, are gearing up for the grand opening of their second downtown Brighton business - this one a fashion boutique. Bink & Babs, located at 334 West Main Street in the former Fabuless Jewelry & Thingz space, will open to the public on Small Business Saturday. Barb Binkley said both her and Mark have wanted to open a boutique for forever after attending jewelry shows and seeing accessory booths here and there. "Honestly it was meant to be the way everything came together," she said. "Main Street is in our DNA - it had to be Main Street for us. We were like Restaurant Impossible on the Food Network - they do it in two days and we did it in two weeks. We're retailers, it's in our core, so …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Check out some of the top Brighton-centric pages available on Facebook.
The following list is in no particular order. Know a really great Brighton-related Facebook page missing from the list? Add your favorites in the comments section and we'll update our list with your suggestions.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The Highland grocer helped raise money for the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center Tuesday evening.
Colasanti’s Market in Highland hosted the Bo Schembechler “Heart of a Champion” fundraiser Tuesday evening. Customers purchased special bottles of wine and had the bottles signed by former University of Michigan football players who played for Schembechler. Colasanti’s Market, the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center and Cathy Schembechler put together this charity event to support research that will lead to new methods to prevent, diagnose and treat heart disease. Rob Knue, wine manager at Colasanti’s Market, organized this event for the third time, which ran from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. According to Knue, "for each bottle of wine purchased, the U of M Cardiovascular Center receives $2 per bottle." A small team of former University of …
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Have you met local trainer Lori Murphy? Catch up on some of her most popular blogs on Patch.
Lori Murphy, owner and fitness trainer at My Stronger Self, has been a regular blogger and contributer on Patch for many months. Each week, she shares fitness tips to help achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle while teaching and running her own local gym. If you have missed her past blog posts, catch up on the Top Five most popular and remember to look for her future posts every Tuesday. If you have any questions for Murphy, leave a comment here or contact her at 810-923-4585.