April 2024’s Biz Buzz

Here’s what’s happening locally this month in Washtenaw County: openings, closings, and business updates in Ann Arbor, Saline, Chelsea, Dexter, Ypsilanti, Milan and more.


Parda Credit Union recently opened an Ypsilanti location at 2170 Packard St. Parda Credit Union has been operating at various locations since 1937.

Ross Dress for Less recently opened in the old OfficeMax building at 2777 Oak Valley Dr., Ann Arbor.

Valor Strength and Performance is now open at 73 State Cir., Ann Arbor. This gym is open seven days a week and was opened by a former University of Michigan Football player.

The Bobalee Co. is now open at 1286 Anna J. Stepp Dr, Ypsilanti. Fruit teas, milk teas, slush and smoothies will be at this new bubble tea spot. They also offer a menu of sweet treats. 

Coming soon

Black Pearl plans to expand to 300 S. Main St., the previous Strarbucks location. The existing location is located next door, so this will add more space for the seafood restaurant to operate. 

Hear.Say Brewing + Theater is coming soon to2350 W Liberty St., Ann Arbor, the previous location of Townies Brewery. The owners are bringing improv back to Ann Arbor with this new spot which will be an improv theater and brewery.


McPherson Local, 105 N. Ann Arbor St., Saline, will be closing on March 30. For the last seven years, they have sold Michigan-made products in Saline.

Detroit Cookie Company is closed at 609 E. William St.

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