October 2015 Biz Buzz

. October 12, 2015.
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Life of luxury

From Dan Ketelaar, the man behind the development of the luxury apartment complex at 618 South Main, comes a new set of high-rise apartments, Madison on Main, (at the cross streets of the same name). Construction is set to begin in October and wrap up by the end of 2016.

So fresh and so clean

Health food fans will rejoice that Freshii, the Toronto-based franchise dedicated to salads, frozen yogurt, and wraps, and one of the fastest-growing restaurant chains in North America, will soon open a new location in the Briarwood Mall.
freshii.com

Say cheese!

Steve Hall and Abbey Olitzky, formerly of Zingerman’s and Sweet Heather Anne, and the palates behind the Central Provisions pop-up, debut Spencer, a new restaurant and cheese bar located next to Kilwin’s chocolate shop and ice cream bar. Check the website for news about their opening this fall.
113 E. Liberty | spencerannarbor.com

Pizza Hut no more

Pizza fans will have to look elsewhere – the Pizza Hut at 5630 Jackson Road in Scio Township shut its doors for good August 25. The Carpenter Road location remains open.

New dance party

Pronounced “ego,” Club 3GO, had its grand opening September 5 and will continue to run events throughout the year. The alcohol-free club located in the heart of downtown Ypsilanti is a nice alternative for the college crowd who still want to enjoy a fun night out without the beer-related hassle. Girls, 18-plus, while guys must have a college ID to get in.
9pm-2am Fridays and Saturdays. Depot Town, Ypsilanti | club3go.wix.com/club3go

Community united 

Billed as a “one-stop bliss shop,” Lampshade Café features a little bit of everything. The Ypsilanti project aims to be a café, bookstore, performance venue, art gallery, classroom, meditation center, and home-base for all things local. Leave your money at the door; Lampshade is introducing a new currency called the schmeckel to rework the relationship between community and commerce. Fundraising and renovations are going on now.
206 W. Michigan Ave. Ypsilanti | lampshade.life 

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