After almost four years of planning, and overcoming funding obstacles, Back Office Space (BOS) has officially opened in Ypsilanti at 13 N Washington Street. BOS provides small businesses and entrepreneurs a coworking space with private offices, shared desks, four conference rooms, high-speed WiFi, and even a “nap room,” among other amenities. Membership costs vary. thebackofficestudio.com
Buying local is about more than getting great stuff. It’s about maintaining the unique character and feeling of our towns, and supporting the livelihoods of families that make our community strong.
Domino’s Pizza and Arbor Research are both launching new office building projects at Domino’s Farms. Domino’s Pizza is creating a 33,000-square-foot building on the north side of Domino’s Farms, expanding to their current space. Arbor Research is creating a new 49,500-square-foot headquarters building on the east side of Domino’s Farms. Both buildings should be completed
Formerly long-vacant buildings in Downtown Ypsilanti are experiencing revitalization as small businesses and nonprofits are rapidly filling up spaces. Michigan Advocacy Program (MAP), a nonprofit organization that, “provides access to the justice systems for those that need it most,” recently purchased the Smith Furniture building at 15 S Washington Street which became their headquarters. Decode
K. A. Letts’s exhibition, “The Strangeness of Everyday,” opened at the Connections Gallery at the University of Michigan’s North Campus Research Complex on September 20th and runs through December 21. Letts says of her art: “My work looks both forward and back in time. I employ techniques and strategies from painting’s history to describe the present Anthropocene age where all of nature is touched by humans and all humans are touched by technology.”