November 2023’s Biz Buzz

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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.


Prime Eatery is now open at 1721 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor. The original location is in Dearborn. This hamburger restaurant is open until midnight on weekdays and 3 a.m. on weekends.

Ann Arboristas is a new concierge business in town which helps visitors and newcomers explore Ann Arbor through car tours and more. They also offer opportunities for local businesses.

Chris Kolokithas: Agent Development Office is now open at 2211 Old Earhart Road, Suite 95, Ann Arbor. Kolokithas is a  Farm Bureau Insurance agent who lives and works in the community.

Galaxy Brain and Therapy Center is reopening at 5060 Jackson Road, Suite D, Ann Arbor. With expert therapists, this is a comprehensive clinic and wellness center that offers therapy and wellness services.

University Vintage was recently opened at 324 S State Street, Ann Arbor, by two brothers. One graduated from University of Michigan and the other received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State and  Masters from University of Michigan. They sell both University of Michigan and Michigan State apparel. 


Starbucks at 300 South Main Street, Ann Arbor is now closed at 300 South Main Street, Ann Arbor. Other Ann Arbor locations remain open.

Fresh Forage at 5060 Jackson Road, Suite A, Ann Arbor is closing. Their last day of business will be November 10. This small family owned and operated business is looking to sell the restaurant concept and equipment. 

GO! Ice Cream has closed after 10 years of operation at 10 N Washington Street, Ypsilanti

Of Rice and Men recently closed at the end of September at 312 S. Main Street, Ann Arbor. 

Hotel Hickman Chuckwagon BBQ at 8050 Main Street, Dexter officially closed in September.. 

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