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Jim Brady’s Opens in Ann Arbor

Jim Brady’s, an iconic Detroit eatery, opened in December in Downtown Ann Arbor at 220 Main Street. The two story restaurant offers patrons a step back in time to the 1950s, when the original Jim Brady’s opened in Detroit. The first story houses a bar and restaurant seating, while the second story welcomes guests to

Jolly Pumpkin Opens Location in Dexter

Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales and Kitchen opened its second Washtenaw County location, in Dexter at 2310 Bishop Circle East, offering a wide selection of inventive dishes and housemade brews. Chef Maggie Long has a strong commitment to sourcing her food from local farmers, and the bright, creative menu changes constantly depending on what is in

Ypsilanti Opens New Co-Workspace

After almost four years of planning, and overcoming funding obstacles, Back Office Space (BOS) has officially opened in Ypsilanti at 13 N Washington Street. BOS provides small businesses and entrepreneurs a coworking space with private offices, shared desks, four conference rooms, high-speed WiFi, and even a “nap room,” among other amenities. Membership costs vary. thebackofficestudio.com

Two Ann Arbor Mainstays Open Restaurants in Dexter

After months of delay, Chela’s Restaurant and Taqueria opened its third location at 7065 Dexter-Ann Arbor Road in December. The family-owned restaurant, refurbished by the owners themselves, offers a variety of traditional Mexican foods. The Dexter location is different from other Chela’s with a full bar and an expanded menu featuring chile rellenos, enchiladas, flautas,

Brighton Coffee House and Theater— A New Stomping Grounds

Brighton Coffee House and Theater received a warm welcome from the community when it opened its doors recently, buzzing with business from early morning until late evening. More than a coffee house, they offer baked goods, sandwiches, and salads as well as an array of coffees, espresso drinks, and teas. Brighton Coffee House and Theater,

New Ventures for Real Irish

Real Irish recently opened its second location, providing another outlet for customers to buy products inspired by the owners’ favorite place to visit. Stuart Marley and Meredith McGehee have been selling Irish imports in Ann Arbor since 1999, beginning with a small kiosk at Irish festivals, before launching their website. This year the company is