All posts by Ann Arbor Family Staff

Sun & Snow partners with D&D Bicycles and Hockey

Two Michigan companies have found a way to coexist— and perhaps kicked off an enterprising new way of running small businesses. Sun & Snow, a company offering outdoor recreational gear doesn’t sell a lot of snowboards in summer. That creates a perfectly good span of storefront space that isn’t getting used for half the year.

New Japanese restaurant addition in Briarwood Mall

Briarwood Mall welcomed their newest restaurant addition in February: Sozo Japanese Grill. Located next to Tricho Salon and Spa in the JC Penney wing, Sozo Japanese Grill is a fast-casual, hibachi-style restaurant serving traditional Japanese fare with a fresh, modern twist. The restaurant is owned and operated by Sky Chen, the restaurateur behind three other

Two new retailers at Washtenaw Commons

The popular Washtenaw Commons Ann Arbor shopping center is gaining two new retailers this spring. Jamba Juice, was scheduled to open March 20, and Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, set to begin dishing out Texas-style, fast and casual BBQ in May, recently announced their move into Ann Arbor.

Library Space Camp at Ann Arbor District Library

Kids will have a blast! at this fun event at the Downtown location of the Ann Arbor District Library. There will be space-related crafts, a science experiment, and a straw rocket launch. The library will also have a space-themed book and tool display for the kids. The event is recommended for kids in grades K-5.

American Girl Party at Ypsilanti District Library

Come to the Michigan Branch of the Ypsilanti District Library on Saturday, April 8 to make a bracelet for yourself and your American Girl doll. The party will also include American Girl bingo for prizes and a yummy snack. Saturday, April 8. 3:30-5pm YDL-Michigan, Program Room, 229 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti 734-482-4100×1390 | ypsilibrary.org Free

March 2017: Favorite things

Sci-fi Junior High Written by Scott Seegert of Farmington, Michigan, and illustrated by John Martin of Farmington Hills, Michigan, this funny graphic novel is an out-of-this-world story about friendship, accepting our differences, and the fight against evil… bunnies. Kelvin Klosmo isn’t just the new kid at school— he’s the new kid in the galaxy. Welcome