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Food Gatherers scores $200,000 grant for food prep program

A $200,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan will help make redistributed food more usable.

Beezy's Cafe plans new catering kitchen and banquet space

The popular Ypsilanti breakfast and lunch spot is expanding this fall, with a new production kitchen for catering and a banquet space for private events to open in a building across North Washington Street from the existing cafe.

Study to consider feasibility of Ann Arbor-Traverse City passenger rail

What would it take to get passenger rail service between Ann Arbor and Traverse City up and running, and how much use would it get? Those are a couple of the big questions a Traverse City advocacy group hopes to answer after a recently announced feasibility study is completed.

Pro-granny flats ordinance moves forward in Ann Arbor

An ordinance that would allow the addition of granny flats, technically known as accessory dwelling units, to single-family homes in the city of Ann Arbor has been recommended for approval by the city's Planning Commission

Michigan Union receives $85M in tender loving construction upgrades

The nearly 100-year-old Michigan Union is set to undergo $85 million in upgrades, the most extensive work done on the building since its construction.

State Theatre in line for $5M in upgrades this fall

The Michigan Theater Foundation has big plans for the State Theatre, and they start with a major renovation of the historic building early this fall.

McShane's Pub opens second location in Ypsilanti

Bob Roberts and Sean McShane liked going to a bar in Ypsilanti so much that they took it over and turned it into one of their own.

New subdivision, North Oaks, breaks ground in Ann Arbor

Workers have begun construction on the North Oaks of Ann Arbor subdivision. The development calls for nearly 500 new homes on the north side of Ann Arbor over the next decade.

First residents move into The Mark in downtown Ann Arbor

The first residents of The Mark are set to move into their new condos in downtown Ann Arbor later this week. And inquiries for open units keep coming in. Sadly, all seven units were sold before construction even began.

Redevelopment plans emerge for derelict building in downtown Ann Arbor

111 S. Main has stood empty for about 25 years. A full gut rehab begins next week, with an expectation that six months from now downtown will get another 12,000 sq. ft. of office space.

Ann Arbor Art Center asks for art proposals for Stadium Blvd

The Ann Arbor Art Center is looking for a few good artists to pitch ideas that will fundamentally change the way people see Stadium Boulevard.

Emagine Entertainment plans to open movie theater in Saline

What was once a Farmer Jack is becoming a movie theater. Troy-based Emagine Entertainment is working to turn the former Saline grocery store on E Michigan Ave into a nine-screen multiplex.

New mural goes up on city hall in downtown Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti recently installed a 24-foot-by-11-foot mural on the side of its City Hall. It depicts local landmarks, community references, historical figures and a rubber ducky.

Go! Ice Cream jumps headfirst into downtown Ypsilanti

From bike to brick and mortar. Go! Ice Cream is set to open a shop in downtown Ypsi. Just in time to beat the summer heat!

Blaze Pizza works to open Ann Arbor pizzeria in late July

Ann Arbor was the first town that came to mind when Blaze Pizza first targeted Michigan for its franchises. Now the fast-casual pizza joint is in the midst of opening its first location in Tree Town.
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