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Bizz Buzz

^ After 60 years in business, A2’s legendary Blimpy Burger closed in mid-August. Located at 551 S. Division St., the restaurant had to close after the University of Michigan purchased the  building and surrounding properties to construct a new graduate dormitory. Owner Rich Magner is in the early stages of finding a location for a

Biz Buzz

After a 76 year tenure at UM, the University Club restaurant will be closing its doors for good on August 13. The restaurant, which is located on the first floor of the Michigan Union, will be replaced by franchise cafe and bakery Au Bon Pain and a Starbucks. 734-936-2701. www.uunions.umich.edu/uclub       Athleta, a

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 Fun 4 All Comics and Games has found a new home at 3773 Carpenter Road in the Target Plaza next to Meijer. The establishment, which has dutifully served Southeast Michigan’s comic and gaming fans for over 20 years, will be officially moved to their new location on July 1st. 734-434-7440. www.f4ahobbies.com A new vintage ice-cream

New Bizzs

Cardamom, Noodles & Company, The Gulo Room, The Holiday Inn, Great Lakes Seafood Restaurant

Rebooted and Rising

Esperion closed on $33 million funding round last month just before reporting the success of its Phase 2 clinical trials of its cholesterol lowering therapy.