2022 October

Marketplace Closings | October 2022

Julia Goulet is closing Late Bird Boutique, the women’s clothing store she launched in 2019, at the end of October and says she’ll offer heavy discounts on her remaining inventory. After she “worked for the greats” of Ann Arbor...

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A New Building for Fox Hyundai

In August, Fox Ann Arbor Hyundai opened its new 18,000 square-foot facility on Jackson Rd. Since its start in Grand Rapids in 2000, Fox Motors—owned by Dan DeVos, son of Amway’s cofounder—has steadily added brands and...

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New Owners at Moon Winks

Kevin Cox and Nate McCardell, the new owners of Moon Winks Café, used their carpentry connections as owners of Michigan Studs and Walls to remodel the Dixboro restaurant in one week, reopening at the end of August. The new look...

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A “Bustaurant” at Miller and First

Near Knight’s Market, behind the office building at Miller and First, passersby may catch a glimpse of a bright red double-decker bus in the back of the parking lot. Husband-and-wife team Aaron and Miriam Orr had it shipped from...

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Palgong Tea Opens in Woodland Plaza

Jeanne Park’s entire family pitched in to handle the grand opening crowd September 2 at Palgong Tea, Park’s new bubble-tea shop in the former Espresso Royale in Woodland Plaza. Her eldest son, Yeajoon Lee, a recent U-M business...

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A Sukkot Miracle 

I came across my breast cancer goody bag the other day. The surgeon’s scheduler gave it to me five years ago, after we reviewed the pre-op paperwork. You may wonder: “What goes into a breast cancer goody bag?” It’s kind of like,...

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