Biz Buzz: January 2017

. December 29, 2016.

Film Fantasy
Emagine Theatre-Saline encourages you to “Emagine” screening the latest releases in a state of the art facility, ensconced in a posh, reclining chair with a personal beverage holder. Emagine the ability to stretch out as seating rows are separated by 7 full feet.
Coming February 2017 Emagine Theatre-Saline. For more info: emagine-entertainment.com

Dynamic Duo-Traveler Village Shopping Center
Kroger has partnered up with the Detroit Popcorn Company (DPC) to bring you all things popcorn. Located inside the Traveler Village Shopping Center, visit the DPC kiosk for fresh popcorn and gift tins filled with flavored and colored varieties of the popped treat.
For more information about The Detroit Popcorn Company and DPC kiosks at Kroger locations, please call: 313-387- 1600 or visit; detroitpopcorn.com.

Design on a dime
The Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop has opened a new store next to their home base at 2280 S. Industrial Highway. The new SHOWCASE Space caters to all of your high-end desires.
Hours of operation are: Monday-Friday from 9 a.m – 7 p.m. Saturday from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11a.m-5pm. For more info please call: (734) 996-9155 or a2ptothriftshop.org

Supernatural Goodness
Blueberry quinoa pancakes, avocado toast and the green goddess cobb salad are just a few of the inventive dishes offered at the newly opened Avalon Cafe and Kitchen, 120 E. Liberty. Stop by and partake in the ambiance and pleasing food options prepared by Executive Chef Cory Beattie and Sous Chef Matt Welch.
For more info, 734-263-2996 or avalonbreads.net

Better late than never
Buddy’s Pizza, Detroit’s well-known square pizza, opening soon in Pittsfield Place Development. The 6500 square-foot restaurant is set to open in 2017.

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Casablanca: Comfortable, Down-To-Earth Moroccan Cuisine

Casablanca, on Washtenaw, close to Downtown Ypsilanti, has a comfortable, down-to-earth atmosphere, hiding it’s 35-year-ago provenance as a Taco Bell. The manager/owner, Mohammad Mohammad, is hands-on, ensuring satisfaction for each customer, assuring that each dish placed on the table is properly presented. The abundant natural light from ample windows gives the dining area a warm,

Cullen Washington, Jr.’s Meditations On Interconnectedness, Vivility, Democracy And Inclusion

In Ancient Greece, the agora was a central public space, meaning “gathering place” or “assembly.” The agora served as a political, commercial and social hub and was also where Socrates found himself in trouble because of his philosophical inquisitions. In The Public Square, an exhibit on view at the University of Michigan Museum of Art

Third Monk Brewery: Empowering Local Performers With Licensing Agreements

Jeff Robinson can hear the music of the brew. After working as an audio engineer for nearly 30 years, the owner of South Lyon’s Third Monk Brewing doesn’t see that career as dissimilar: “…malt is the bass,” he says, “and hops are the treble, and the yeast is the mastering. I can take components of

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