Quick Buzzes

. March 25, 2013.
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Despite the uncertain future of marijuana dispensaries in Michigan, Mediswipe  is pushing ahead.  The company,  is opening an Ann Arbor office with three physicians who can write marijuana prescriptions and another half dozen administrative folks who can help patients with their certification paperwork.

After 51 years of operation, Herb David Guitar Studio will close its doors on March 31 following one massive liquidation sale. Herb himself will retire, and is considering leasing the space his studio once occupied.

The Florida sandwich chain, Firehouse Subs, is expanding in Michigan with an Ann Arbor location that opened in mid-March at 609 East William Street.

Bikram Yoga, located next to Whole Foods on Washtenaw Ave., is expanding its facilities in anticipation of increased traffic, thanks to new businesses moving into the Washtenaw Corridor. The additions include new locker rooms, showers, and an expanded
reception area.

 Sweetwaters Coffee and Tea will open its first Ypsilanti location at 735 Cross St. this month. The local franhcise has three locations in Ann Arbor proper.

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Domino’s Farms Aids Ann Arbor’s Need for Office Space

Domino’s Pizza and Arbor Research are both launching new office building projects at Domino’s Farms. Domino’s Pizza is creating a 33,000-square-foot building on the north side of Domino’s Farms, expanding to their current space. Arbor Research is creating a new 49,500-square-foot headquarters building on the east side of Domino’s Farms. Both buildings should be completed

A Physician’s Perspective on Legalized Cannabis

On Tuesday, November 6th, Michigan became the 10th state to legalize cannabis for recreational use. Ten years ago, we had become the 13th state to legalize Cannabis for medical use. I voted for the medical cannabis law years ago because, in my view, cannabis is not a dangerous product, and too many people were being imprisoned for its use. At that time, however, I did not subscribe to the argument that there were legitimate medical uses for cannabis. How things have changed.

Tiny Expo at Ann Arbor District Library—A Curated Holiday Gift Fair with Flair

The Tiny Expo is a gem of an indie arts and crafts fair for vendors with original and unexpected products that make wonderful gifts but may not be an obvious fit for Ann Arbor’s mainstream art fairs. Shoppers who crave artistic, high quality products with diverse price points will find a rich variety of unique, handmade products to choose from.

New Tenants in Downtown Ypsilanti

Formerly long-vacant buildings in Downtown Ypsilanti are experiencing revitalization as small businesses and nonprofits are rapidly filling up spaces. Michigan Advocacy Program (MAP), a nonprofit organization that, “provides access to the justice systems for those that need it most,” recently purchased the Smith Furniture building at 15 S Washington Street which became their headquarters. Decode