Biz Buzz

. June 1, 2015.
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Glasshouse Brewery Construction

One of Ann Arbor’s oldest family businesses, Diamond Glass and Feiners, has a new enterprise on tap: beer! The window and door installations laid plans to open Glasshouse Brewery this summer. Expect IPAs, porters, stouts, ambers, Belgians.

2350 W. Liberty St. 734-637-5421. glasshousebrewing.com

Dos Hermanos Restaurant

The locally cherished Ypsilanti Mexican grocery store has opened a restaurant at the former Sweet Bones BBQ space. Family-owned Dos Hermanos Restaurant serves up authentic Mexican dishes.

301 E. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti. 734-487-8839. doshermanosmarket.com 

Which Wich

Texas-based fast-casual sandwich company Which Wich plans to open five to seven shops in the area within the next five years. The first location is planned for Liberty Street, scheduled to open this month.

301 E. Liberty St. whichwich.com 

Coffee Station

A new place to fuel up: Black Diesel Coffee, independent, specialty coffee house, has taken over the former Peet’s Coffee & Tea slash Caribou Coffee space at the corner of Packard and Stadium.

1423 E. Stadium. 

 

Vinology’s menu trade

Vinology is getting into the brunch game and out of the lunch scene, though, of course, the brunch menu will feature lunch-y items. Emphasis on world cuisine.

11am-3pm, Fridays and Saturdays, 10am-3pm, Sundays. 110 S. Main St.
734-222-9841. vinologya2.com 

 

Ricewood

Former Ravens Club chef Frank Fejeran's has opened a Pacific Island barbecue food truck in association with Morgan & York. Fejeran’s serves chamorro-style rice bowls with Texas-style ribs, brisket and pork shoulder at lunchtime every Monday through Friday from noon until they sell out—Fejeran prepares approximately 100 portions per day.

1928 Packard St. ricewoodbbq.com

 

Kroger Comeback

Say goodbye to Hiller’s, Kroger is taking over. Kroger has purchased seven Hiller’s Market grocery stores, including the Ann Arbor location in Arborland Shopping Center. The sale is expected to be finalized next month.

3615 Washtenaw Ave.
kroger.com

 

Classy Trimmings

Taylor & Colt has migrated their Canadian upscale barbershop to downtown Ann Arbor. Along with massages, pedicures, shaves, and facials, hairstylists can fashion a dude’s hairdo to look his best.

601 E. Liberty. 734-929-2229. taylorandcoltmi.com

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Laith Al-Saadi & Friends – Annual Birthday Bash

It goes without saying that Laith Al-Saadi is a treasure of the Ann Arbor music community. But if you haven’t yet experienced this bipedal force of nature with his signature beard, shredding guitar, and astonishing singing voice, then clear your schedule next Saturday… Laith Al-Saadi’s Annual Birthday Bash Sept 29 The Michigan Theater 8pm INFO

Grove Studios Grand Opening

If you’ve been following the pages (printed or online) of Current this past year, then you’ve probably heard a bit about Grove Studios already. Grove is a grassroots effort to provide musicians and artists from all around the Detroit metro area and western Washtenaw County a rehearsal and creative space for their work and development.

Audiotree Music Festival (Kalamazoo) – Sept 22/23

The Audiotree Music Festival returns to Kalamazoo’s Arcadia Creek Festival Place next Saturday and Sunday. The lineup features more than 20 artists, including Father John Misty, Khruangbin, Chicano Batman, Diet Cig, and many more! While the names we dropped in the previous paragraph are nationally renowned artists signed on to notable labels like Sub Pop or

saajtak featured among a genre defying lineup at blind pig – sept 13

  Genres are irrelevant. No one proves that assertion better than Detroit’s saajtak. Formed five years ago at U-M’s School of Music, saajtak’s made quite an impression with their stormy fusion of free jazz, noise experimentation, electronica, space-rock and opera. Their newest EP, Hectic, came out earlier this summer. Hectic EP by saajtak Thurs, Sept 13 saajtak