The beers at Arbor Brewing Company are so tasty, soon they'll be drinking them halfway around the world — literally. The Micro Brewery's owners, Renee and Matt Greff, are leaving for Bangalore, India on December 1 for three months to oversee the opening of a new pub in the city. The idea spawned from a friend, UM alum and business partner who lives in Bangalore. States in India have recently started legalizing brewpubs, and Ann Arbor seems to be finding its place among the outsiders looking to bring in the joy of carefully crafted beer. 114 East Washington St. 734-213-1393. www.arborbrewing.com
Platonic soulmates and a pitch-perfect cast By Emily Slomovits When people think of the word “relationship,” they usually think of a romantic one. And indeed, in much of pop culture and entertainment, romantic relationships are given the primary focus and are considered the ones to strive for. But in Welcome to Paradise, The Purple Rose
After lying vacant for years, the site of a former DTE Energy plant at 841 Broadway St. has a new development plan, approved 10-1 by Ann Arbor City Council on July 1. The conceptual plan, designed by Detroit-based Roxbury Group, includes condos, a restaurant, a hotel, commercial space, a canoe/kayak launch, an event pavilion, a
Kristen Roupenian’s You Know You Want This is a collection of short stories that revels in the mystifying aspects of interpersonal relationships without ever feeling the need to justify them.