March 2024’s Biz Buzz

A donut with sprinkles from Dunkin' Donuts.

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.


Dunkin’ Donuts has recently opened a new location downtown Ann Arbor at 201 E Liberty St. in downtown Ann Arbor. This is in the location of the old former Cloverleaf restaurant.

Base Camp Restaurant is now open at 5060 Jackson Rd SET: A, Ann Arbor. This Himalayan restaurant serves cuisine from India, Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan.

Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union recently opened a branch at 2151 W Stadium Blvd., Ann Arbor. 

MI Express Primary & Urgent Care is now open at 80 S Zeeb Rd Unit 101c, Ann Arbor. This urgent care office takes a holistic approach to wellness and is led by Dr. Umayr Azimi.

The Healthy Choice logo.

The Healthy Choice Chelsea is now open at 1070 S Main St., Chelsea. This health food restaurant serves meal shakes, refreshers, energy herbal energy drinks and more.

Coming soon

A slice of pizza from Coratti.

Coratti’s Pizzeria Bar and Bocce recently purchased the former location of The Original Cottage Inn. Coratti’s has another location in Howell. Not only do they serve pizza and drinks, but they also are known for their bocce ball courts. 

HomeGoods is moving into the former Bed Bath & Beyond location in Arborland Shopping Center at 3645 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor.

Vertex Coffee Roasters plans to open this spring at 307 N. River St., Ypsilanti. This coffee shop will be in the previous home of Cultivate Coffee and Tap House. Their roastery is located in Milan and they have another location in Ann Arbor.


The Original Cottage Inn at 512 E William St, Ann Arbor. This iconic restaurant has been in the Ann Arbor community for 75 years. It will reopen as Coratti’s Pizzeria Bar and Bocce. 

JR’s Restaurant at 1000 Dexter St, Milan, has officially closed permanently. This was a local restaurant selling American cuisine.

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