2019 April

Swaroop Bhojani Returns.

Last August, we reported that former U-M cancer researcher Swaroop Bhojani had sold Hut-K Chaats, his health-focused Indian street-food restaurant. Now Bhojani is back at Packard and Platt as manager of Hut-Kay Fusion. Bhojani...

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Edelbrau Brewery Opens

Teo Watson-Ahlbrandt and two fellow-brewers at the newly opened Edelbrau Brewery got into the craft at an early age. About twenty years ago, all three were in Tom Dodd’s project-based Earthworks class at Community High...

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Service Dogs?

Q: Are dogs allowed in restaurants, grocery stores, waiting rooms, etc.? Or are they supposed to be only support animals such as seeing-eye dogs? Are service dogs supposed to be identified in some way? A.”The Michigan food...

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From Jewelry to Cell Phones

Authorized Verizon retailer Wireless Zone opened a location at the corner of W. Stadium and Winewood in mid-March. The former gas station had been empty since the departure of Gold Crown Jewelers in 2016. Verizon deals mainly...

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Held Hostage

That was Paul Whelan, speaking from a glass cage in a Moscow courtroom in March. In the clip...

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Pizza Pivot on W. Stadium

Toarmina’s Pizza opened a west-side location in March in Boulevard Plaza, replacing competitor Papa John’s. Manager Allen Pieske says he and many other employees stayed on from their jobs at Papa John’s, and...

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Driving High

The state ballot proposal legalizing marijuana won big in November, with 56 percent of the vote....

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