All posts by Athena Cocoves

Goodbye, Bona. Hello, Bobcat.

On Sunday, September 15, Ypsilanti’s cozy neighborhood eatery, Bona Sera, located at 200 W. Michigan Ave., served its last brunch. In October, the historic downtown district space will reopen as Bobcat Bonnie’s, a popular Corktown-based gastropub. The two-story property is currently being transformed to better fit with the style of the Detroit-based restaurant’s other three

Ele’s Place Offers Support Groups and Programs

1 in 12 children in the state of Michigan will experience the death of a parent or sibling by the age 18, and the community-based nonprofit Ele’s Place seeks to help those grieving children and teens by providing peer support groups and programs. Through the organization’s A Home for Healing Hearts campaign, Ele’s Place was

Constant Buzz

Dominick’s boasts a long history (and an even longer menu) If you ask the townies, “Ann Arbor has changed over the years.” If you ask the busy and bustling crowds of U-M freshmen, they’ll ask: “What?” So, who’s right— the aging hippies who complain about the changing times, or the young newbies eagerly awaiting the

Texas Company, Kendra Scott, opens in Ann Arbor

A Texas-based jewelry company, Kendra Scott, will open a new Ann Arbor location in the Arbor Hills Shopping Center this fall. The jewelry boutique, which specializes in colorful pieces crafted in the company’s Austin, TX studio, will take over The North Face space at 3050 Washtenaw Ave., in between Anthropologie and Sur La Table. The

Dexter Pharmacy closes

The locally-owned Dexter Pharmacy, located at 2820 Baker Rd., Suite #100, has closed after more than 40 years in business. The closing announcement was abrupt, and owner Marni Schmid chose to “entrust [patient] pharmacy records to Walgreens… because of their dedication to patient care and continued personal attention to your health conditions, potential drug interactions,

Make memories and decor

Whether you’re a novice crafter or a do-it-yourself enthusiast, the newly-opened AR Workshop® Ann Arbor offers a unique, fun experience for all ages and skill levels through instructor-led workshops. The boutique DIY shop hosts a variety of classes and workshops, with the average project completed in two and a half hours. This is the seventh