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Firehouse Subs Opens on Washtenaw

With more than 1,200 locations nationwide and a dozen in metro Detroit, Firehouse Subs was already a familiar name to many fast-casual diners before it arrived on Washtenaw in January.Inside the restaurant, locals will spot some...

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Gourmet Cinnamon Rolls Come to Liberty

Cinnaholic, a cinnamon roll franchise, was aiming for a January opening on E. Liberty next to Running Fit. The menu offers more than twenty frosting flavors and “a variety of fresh and decadent toppings,” according...

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Briarwood Gets Torrid

Torrid, a chain familiar to plus-sized shoppers, has come to Briarwood in the JCPenney wing. Torrid features an ‘ever-changing variety of trendy clothing in sizes 10-30, as well as staples like jeans and lingerie....

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Home Appreciation Trends

Home appreciation in Washtenaw County mirrors national trends. According to information from the Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors, the median price for a single-family home in the county in the first eleven months of 2021 was...

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A Tiny Wine Store at Zingerman’s Southside

Sharp-eyed drivers on Ellsworth Rd. last month may have spotted bright red lawn signs reading “Wine Is Just Around the Corner,” with an arrow pointing to Phoenix Dr. The signs lead to an entrance at Zingerman’s Mail Order, where...

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Restaurant in Exile

Since it opened in 2014, Slurping Turtle on E. Liberty has drawn crowds of students, moviegoers, and locals for its bowls of ramen and plates of sushi.In September, it closed for what it estimated would be a six-to-eight-week...

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Store Owners Look to Their Next Chapters

Crazy Wisdom Bookstore plans to close its Main St. location on February 15, owners Bill Zirinsky and Ruth Schekter announced in November. The business was founded thirty-nine years ago, and the couple have owned it for more than...

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