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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.

The Residences at 615 S Main moves toward city approval

Ann Arbor's Planning Commission has recommended that The Residences at 615 South Main -a 6-story apartment building that features ground floor commercial space and 245 units- receive approval by council.

Construction on Davis Row townhouses begins near downtown Ann Arbor

Work on the Davis Row townhouse development has begun. The four units are expected to be completed in early 2017.

Ypsi Alloy Studios renews lease after finishing strong first year

This month marks the first anniversary of Ypsi Alloy Studios, a maker space founded by a trio of women entrepreneurs who are looking to share their vision with local artisans and patrons.

Ann Arbor State Bank builds new branch on city's south side

Ann Arbor State Bank isn't just constructing the typical brick and glass box branch on the city's south side. It's planning to respond to its unique little corner of Tree Town.

The Kensington HotelĀ invests $4.5M into renovations in Ann Arbor

What was once the Kensington Court Ann Arbor is about to become The Kensington Hotel on State Street as a multi-million dollar renovation wraps up construction later this month. And Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales is in on the plan.
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