Bonanza in Dexter
As soon as the weather warms, they hope to expand their hours and add outside seating. Until then, takeout is your best bet. Thomas, gesturing around the small service area furnished with a bench and a few chairs, claims the restaurant seats four. Where's the table?
"I said it seats four," he retorts. "There's the four seats. Where you put your plate is up to you."
Hotel Hickman's Chuck Wagon BBQ, 8050 Main, Chelsea, 646-6261. Winter hours Fri.-Sun. 6 a.m.-7 p.m. hotelhickman.com
Anchored by the Country Market, Dexter Crossing is the older of the two strip malls on Dexter's eastern border, and it's hard not to notice the number of vacancies. But lately a few new lights have come on there.
In January, Melissa Duncan moved her Jewelry Box Boutique to Dexter Crossing-a relatively low-risk way to see if it can fly on its own.