February 2020 Biz Buzz

. February 1, 2020.


Co-working tech hub Cahoots (206 E. Huron St.) has opened Cahoots Cafe, serving locally-sourced products and RoosRoast coffee. The Cafe, located in the lobby of Cahoots, is open to the public.
8am-1pm, Monday-Friday. Cahootscafe.com

Michigan’s first SoulCycle open at 1107 S. University Ave., Suite D., on January 17. The boutique fitness studio and lifestyle brand has 47 bikes and offers classes, clothing and more. 734-412-7900. Soul-cycle.com

Rose Beauty Boutique is now open, offering eyelash
extensions, facials, brows, spray tans, and more. 308 S. State St. #21,
734-224-4226. Rosebeautyaa.com

Following a few weeks of remodeling in December, casual chain restaurant bd’s Mongolian Grill reopened with a modernized interior design and a new recipe center to assist guests in creating their own stir-fry. 11am-10pm, Monday-Thursday & Sunday. 11am-11pm, Friday-Saturday. 200 S. Main St., 734-913-0999. Gomongo.com

The Women’s Center of Southeastern Michigan has moved from 510 S. Maple Rd. to a new, larger central Ann Arbor location at 100 Victors Way #10, off of S. State S. womenscentersemi.org

Do you want salon-styled hair, but don’t have the time or need for a cut? Two “dry bar” salons have opened in the Ann Arbor area, offering washes, styles and hair treatments:

  • The family-owned Go Blow opened on December 6 at 335 S. Main St., next to Real Seafood Company. 9am-8pm, Monday-Saturday. 10am-4pm, Sunday. 734-263-7610. facebook.com/letsgoblow
  • California-based Drybar opened on December 31 in the Arbor Hills shopping center at 3010 Washtenaw Ave. 7am-8pm, Monday-Wednesday. 7am-9pm, Thursday-Friday. 8am-9pm, Saturday. 9am-7pm, Sunday. Thedrybar.com

After 30 years in business, Kerrytown specialty paper and bookbinding shop Hollander’s announced plans to close on June 30. The owners, Tom and Cindy Hollander, will continue to sell products online. 10am-6pm, Monday-Friday. 9am-6pm, Saturday. 11am-5pm, Sunday. 410 4th Ave.,
734-741-7531. Hollanders.com

Lucky’s Market, at 1919 S. Industrial Hwy., has closed after the chain announced its move to close the majority of its stores.

The future is unclear for the popular, three-story consignment shop Treasure Mart. While the 60-year-old Kerrytown business, at 529 Detroit St., is still open, the second-generation owners listed the business and property for sale in late January, citing health issues, and hope a new owner will continue the business. 734-662-1363. treasuremart.com


The family-owned and operated 24th Cheesecakerie, popular for its Briarwood Mall storefront, will open a second location on February 1 at 14 N. Washington, in the former space of girls spa, Plush Party Palace. facebook.com/24thcheesecakes

Casual fusion eatery, Wok Mandu, is now open in the former Sizzles Burgers and Subs space at 10 N. Adams St., serving Tibetian and Taiwanese cuisine. Noon-9pm, daily. 734-961-7393. Wokmandu.com 

Keystone Bar & Arcade is open in the basement of Bobcat Bonnie’s Ypsilanti, which took over the 200 W. Michigan Ave. Bona Sera space after the eatery’s September closure. The arcade and dive bar offers cheap beers, cheap hot dogs and a variety of arcade games. 5-11pm, Monday-Wednesday & Sunday. 5pm-midnight, Thursday. 5pm-1am, Friday-Saturday.
734-879-0663. facebook.com/keystoneybarandarcade


Courtroom installation explores what is fair and equitable in the legal system

We human beings are a storytelling species. Our social institutions— religious, legal and cultural— are based on narratives that may be fanciful or fact-based or influenced by precedent. But they are also ever-evolving. Throughout the winter and spring of 2020, Courtney McClellan, this year’s Roman J. Witt Artist in Residence at the University of Michigan

Kickshaw Theatre presents Duncan Macmillan’s Lungs

Propelling their new season into uncharted waters For many couples, the mere prospect of parenthood is daunting enough without the weight of the world bearing down on our backs. Yet as we take our first tentative steps into 2020, Australia is in flames, the U.K. is split down the middle by Brexit, and the sound

Impulse Ann Arbor explores Michigan’s thriving techno scene

Thirty Years and Counting Jordan Stanton’s Impulse Ann Arbor documentary chronicles the techno music scene via MEMCO (Michigan Electronic Music Collective)— a university-affiliated group of student DJs, promoters, fans, and dancers. This DIY collective has roots that can be traced to 1980s Detroit. It’s a wonder to see how this music has evolved and thrived

Brother Elsey

Intimate and epic Americana to the Ark The three brothers of Brother Elsey are looking forward to the intimacy within The Ark. Brady, Beau, and Jack Stablein have been recording and performing a rousing blend of Americana and neo-country ballads for several years now, layering songs with evocative sheens of reverb, swelling harmonies, and road