Biz Buzz

. June 1, 2015.
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Glasshouse Brewery Construction

One of Ann Arbor’s oldest family businesses, Diamond Glass and Feiners, has a new enterprise on tap: beer! The window and door installations laid plans to open Glasshouse Brewery this summer. Expect IPAs, porters, stouts, ambers, Belgians.

2350 W. Liberty St. 734-637-5421. glasshousebrewing.com

Dos Hermanos Restaurant

The locally cherished Ypsilanti Mexican grocery store has opened a restaurant at the former Sweet Bones BBQ space. Family-owned Dos Hermanos Restaurant serves up authentic Mexican dishes.

301 E. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti. 734-487-8839. doshermanosmarket.com 

Which Wich

Texas-based fast-casual sandwich company Which Wich plans to open five to seven shops in the area within the next five years. The first location is planned for Liberty Street, scheduled to open this month.

301 E. Liberty St. whichwich.com 

Coffee Station

A new place to fuel up: Black Diesel Coffee, independent, specialty coffee house, has taken over the former Peet’s Coffee & Tea slash Caribou Coffee space at the corner of Packard and Stadium.

1423 E. Stadium. 

 

Vinology’s menu trade

Vinology is getting into the brunch game and out of the lunch scene, though, of course, the brunch menu will feature lunch-y items. Emphasis on world cuisine.

11am-3pm, Fridays and Saturdays, 10am-3pm, Sundays. 110 S. Main St.
734-222-9841. vinologya2.com 

 

Ricewood

Former Ravens Club chef Frank Fejeran's has opened a Pacific Island barbecue food truck in association with Morgan & York. Fejeran’s serves chamorro-style rice bowls with Texas-style ribs, brisket and pork shoulder at lunchtime every Monday through Friday from noon until they sell out—Fejeran prepares approximately 100 portions per day.

1928 Packard St. ricewoodbbq.com

 

Kroger Comeback

Say goodbye to Hiller’s, Kroger is taking over. Kroger has purchased seven Hiller’s Market grocery stores, including the Ann Arbor location in Arborland Shopping Center. The sale is expected to be finalized next month.

3615 Washtenaw Ave.
kroger.com

 

Classy Trimmings

Taylor & Colt has migrated their Canadian upscale barbershop to downtown Ann Arbor. Along with massages, pedicures, shaves, and facials, hairstylists can fashion a dude’s hairdo to look his best.

601 E. Liberty. 734-929-2229. taylorandcoltmi.com

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When performing plays, actors use props, costumes and set pieces to immerse themselves in the story. Spinning Dot Theatre repertory company members Aya Aziz and Forrest Hejkal, who star in the North American premiere of Chelsea Woolley’s two-hander, The Mountain, had extra help preparing to portray children on a playground; they did some of their