In The News
Film And Video
Reuse / Rebuild
Video Game Design
The kitchen swings into action at Sava Lelcaj's new tapas restaurant Aventura in downtown Ann Arbor - Doug Coombe
Making a Big Difference with Brides' Big Day
Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Weddings and cancer, they don't exactly sound like two life events that go together. And yet most people have been touched by both. So, how can someone's happiest day help ease the suffering of someone else's worst? The Brides Project boutique seeks to answer that very question.
Speaker Event: Doing Business in Downtown Ypsilanti
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Maybe you haven't noticed but more and more businesses have been moving into Ypsilanti, fueling a drive to revive the downtown as a vibrant commercial destination. So, how do things look at street level? To answer that question we've invited local business owners to talk about how they're doing and where things are going. Sign up now for this
Ann Arbor Booksellers Give Survival Tips to Downtown's Newest Addition
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Pundits have been ringing the death knell for independent bookstores for years. As we move into a digital future the printed word's demise is inevitable, they say. That hasn't stopped Hilary Lowe and Michael Gustafson's plans to open Literati Bookstore in downtown Ann Arbor.
Richard Retyi chats with some local veterans about how the duo can prove the naysayers wrong.
Concentrate Speaker Event: Downtown Ann Arbor's New Entrepreneurs
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Change is inevitable. Slowly but surely Ann Arbor's downtown is reflecting that fact as old businesses fade away and new businesses move in.
January speaker event looks at downtown's next generation of entrepreneur - who they are, the challenges they face, the experiences they've had, and the things they'd like to see in our community. Join us for a spirited conversation at The Bar At Braun Ct.
for happy hour. Sign up now, space is limited!
Kahootz Toys Is Hard At Play
Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Maybe they learned it from playing games. After the four partners who owned toy company Giddy Up sold their business in 2011 they had to decide what to do next. So, they moved their pieces back to start and launched another toy company - Kahootz. First on the agenda? Introducing a new generation to a classic favorite: Spirograph.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Is it worth paying a 6% sales tax to keep jobs in Michigan and build vibrant downtowns? Ingrid Ault, executive director of Think Local First, writes a series on how to not just talk local, but how to live local.
Doing Business in Downtown Ypsilanti
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Last week, at the
speaker event, blogger Mark Maynard interviewed a quartet of local business owners about the opportunities and challenges Ypsilanti's downtown offers them. From the impact of festivals to the need for space to claims that the city is easier to work with than Ann Arbor, the conversation took some surprising turns.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
The \'aut Bar\ is Ann Arbor's gay and lesbian Grand Central, where you can do everything from brunch to raise a toast. It's hopping with straight folks too. This popular Ann Arbor hangout has even spawned a sister bookstore, cabaret, and gallery in its Kerrytown courtyard, earning it the moniker: the Queer Quad.
Share this page
Give us your email and we will give you our weekly online magazine. Fair?
Ypsi eyes pop-up retail concept for downtown revitalization
Nankin Hobby to bring crafts and jobs to Washtenaw Ave. by the holidays
Book enthusiasts open Black Stone Bookstore as literary hub for Ypsilanti
GFS Marketplace celebrates opening of second area location
Ophir Crafts brings the art of crafting to Westgate with kits and classes
Main Street Coins & Collectibles brings antiquities to Saline
Chelsea dealership celebrates opening of new facility, services and jobs
A new sense of style and community come to N. Main with Legion
Orange Leaf aims for February opening with frozen treats, community values
At double the size and staff, Lily Grace blooms on Main St.
( 61 ) View All Development News
Local high school entrepreneurs peddle team 'Spirit Specs'
Ann Arbor makes room for indie bookstores
Source: Detroit News
Domino's "Pizza Theater" stores spread nationally
Source: Chicago Tribune
Ann Arbor's impending Literati Bookstore is real news to some
Source: The Huffington Post
Chelsea record collector launches online store
Nicola's Books celebrated in writer anthology
Source: Deadline Detroit
20 years of murder and mystery
Source: Ann Arbor Journal
Bebarang's Allen Kim is 2010 College Entrepreneur of the Year
Source: Entrepreneur Magazine
Small retail treasures in Ann Arbor: Kerrytown's Treasure Mart
Source: The Detroit News
( 9 ) View All Buzz
Ann Arbor-based EatBlue.com launches mobile app
Vis-A-Vis Spa hires 16 as it grows biz, location in Ann Arbor
SmartBars app turns bar codes into price-shopping weapon
FlockTAG's loyalty card technology hits major milestones in 1st year
Chicago grad moves to Ann Arbor, opens SONGBiRD Cafe
ForeSee Results adds 40 in Ann Arbor, has 25 openings now
Underground Printing opens three new locations
LookInTheAttic expands into new facility, plans to hire 8
The Brides Project adds social entrepreneurship to wedding market
Ann Arbor's OWN Point of Sale adds 14 jobs, closes $250K angel round
( 15 ) View All Innovation News
Non Profit (41)
Software Design (34)
View More Growing Companies
Have a tip for us?
Submit a Lead