Our black neighbors need our support. Let’s give it by supporting local black-owned businesses in Washtenaw County. This list will help!
Chelsea Burger plans to open this month in the former Seitz Tavern space at 110 W. Middle St. Co-owner Paul Fredenberg, who owns a 55-acre farm with his wife, plans to use an abundance of his farm-raised meat and produce in the eatery.
In anticipation of the 13-story Vic Village South high-rise project, developed by Hughes Properties, two locally-owned businesses have been replaced. The El-Awar family’s South U Pizza at 1106 S. University Ave. closed in December and their Rendezvous Hookah Lounge at 1108 S. University Ave. closed in January. Their third business, Oasis Grill, has moved across
Michigan-based breakfast, lunch and brunch eatery The Jagged Fork opened its first Washtenaw County location at 414 S. Main St., in the former Marnee Thai Restaurant space. The cafe’s menu, similar to Rochester Hills, Grosse Point Farms, West Bloomfield, and Lathrup Village locations, also features a few Ann Arbor-specific additions, like The Big House Crepe.