January 2020 Biz Buzz

. January 1, 2020.

YPSILANTI

Home decor shop Tuesday Morning has closed its Ypsilanti location at 3140 Carpenter Rd.

ANN ARBOR

Custom apparel and promotional products company Underground Printing will move its S. University Ave. store to the new Vic Village North building across the street. The business will consolidate its Main Street locations to operate exclusively out of “The Bo Store” at 333 S. Main St. undergroundshirts.com

The Ann Arbor District Library’s Traverwood Branch is currently closed for renovations and improvements, which will include a new reservable meeting room. The 10-week closure began on December 19. adl.org

LaFawn Pughsley, baker and owner of Ypsilanti-based Plush Party Palace, has opened Plush Cupcake Boutique in the Briarwood Mall near the food court in the center of the mall. 10am-9pm on Mondays and from 11am-6pm on Sundays. 734-219-3054. plushpartypalace.com/cupcake-boutique.html

Philadelphia-based Snap Custom Pizza has opened a specialty pizza shop in the former Pieology space at 620 E. Liberty St., promising customers quick in-and-out service. The eatery’s $10-or-less menu items include vegan and gluten-free options. 11am-10pm, Monday-Thursday & Sunday. 11am-11pm, Friday-Saturday. 734-531-6446. Snapcustompizza.com

Antelope Antiques will close in early February. The Ann Arbor antique shop, owned by Amy Lagler, has served the area since 1996. The liquidation sale continues with 30% off storewide until close. 11am-6pm, Tuesday-Saturday. 255 E. Liberty St. (underneath Afternoon Delight). 734-663-2828. antelopeantiques.com

Women’s resale store, Clothes Mentor, has opened in the Maple Village Shopping Center at 339 N. Maple Rd. 10am-8pm, Monday-Friday. 10am-9pm, Saturday. 10am-4pm, Sunday. 734-263-2150.
clothesmentor.com/ann-arbor-mi

Dixboro House, the newest venture from SavCo Hospitality (Sava’s, Aventura, and Wilma’s) will open in Spring 2020. The project, geared as a “community hub and destination restaurant,” will occupy seven creekside acres at 5400 Plymouth Rd., once Lord Fox, and most recently Roger Monks. For more information, visit dixborohouse.com.

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