All posts by Jenny Hong

Pete Earley’s “Crazy”

Beyond internal battles, mental illness patients face institutionalized barriers Crazy: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness, a 2007 Pulitzer Prize finalist book written by Pete Earley, breaks ground on mental health literature. Earley is a long-time journalist and former Washington Post reporter. When his son was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, he was determined

Hola Seoul, Hola Korean Style Fried Chicken

by Jenny Hong This new Korean-Mexican Fusion restaurant serves Korean Style Fried Chicken and Kimchi Fries. Sweet, savory and spicy, they also feature Korean bbq-inspired tacos. Open Mon through Sun 11am to 9pm 715 N University Ave.

New Academy Of Russian Classical Ballet Studio In Downtown Ann Arbor

by Jenny Hong Offering students of all ages, skill levels and backgrounds a professional ballet education in the Vaganova (Russian) ballet method, ARCB opened a new studio in August. Located on the second floor of the Michigan Theater building, registration for fall classes has begun. 527 E Liberty Ste 208 248-826-8181 |

YMCA Introduces Child Care Program In Senior Living Community

by Jenny Hong Glacier Hills YMCA Child Development Center is a new intergenerational childcare program on Ann Arbor’s Glacier Hills Senior Living Community campus. Staff in this facility have access to subsidized onsite childcare and the residents have the opportunity to interact with the children who also benefit from forming positive relationships with the older

Charlies Still On Main Serves Comfort Food Till Midnight

by Jenny Hong This restaurant, dedicated to bourbons and whiskeys, sports a wall of liquor behind the bar which is definitely one of its highlights. Serving Kentucky-inspired food, including a blackened burger, salmon and fries and a Nashville hot chicken sandwich. Open Tues through Sun 4pm to 12am 525 N Main St Suite 200, Milford

Thrive Juicery, Raw Cold-Pressed Juices And Smoothies

by Jenny Hong Thrive Juicery is a local cafe owned by two former University of Michigan athletes, Anna and Andy Mignery. The second store, which opened over the summer, is a pop-up style location preparing for a grand opening in fall. Signature juices range from nutty to sweet to green. 111 W Liberty St. 734-585-5221