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Poole says his pizza is of the thin-crust variety, with dough made on-site and hand-sliced cheese and veggies. Paninis, spaghetti, lasagna, salads with house-made dressings, and "take-and-bake" entrees--including breakfast casseroles--will also be on the menu.
B-Line Pizza Island, 7050 Dexter-Ann Arbor Road. 426-2700. Sun.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 10 a.m.-midnight.pizzaisland.net.
Laura Keefer says her expertise in women's fashion comes entirely from dressing herself. The former Ford engineer has always loved clothes but wasn't able to give free rein to that love when working "in the guy world of black, grey, and brown." Now she's Dexter's only women's wear buyer. In March, she and business partner, Cathy Swan, opened Main Street Home & Apparel inside the Home Store, which Swan owns. (Swan is also co-owner of Nichols and Stafford a few doors down.)