All posts by Laura Eliason

New Brighton bookstore

2 Dandelions Bookshop, an independent store, as opened in downtown Brighton, carrying a wide selection for all ages and reading levels. Owned by Jeanne Blazo, a retired kindergarten teacher, and Jeri Kay Thomas, who also teaches at Spencer Elementary. The store is open from Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-8pm, and Sunday, noon-5pm. 2 Dandelions Bookshop, 209 W. Main

Got LEGOS to donate?

The LEGO Group is launching a pilot program, called LEGO Replay, just in time for the holiday giving season to accept collections of LEGO and DUPLO sets. The new program will donate these sets to Teach For America and Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston. Round up any loose LEGO pieces, place them into a

Autism friendly movie showings in Saline

Families with children on the autism spectrum look for programming that accommodates their special needs. The Autism Friendly Program at Emagine Saline is sensory-friendly and makes going to the movies a more enjoyable and accessible experience. With brighter house lights, lower volume, and audience interaction (movement, speaking, phone and tablet use), guests can also bring

Cold is Cool

The Michigan Snowsports Industries Association (MSIA), is giving Michigan kids an opportunity to get out, have fun and get healthy this winter. Cold is Cool is a state-wide program providing every fourth and fifth grader in the state with the opportunity to ski for free. Students can obtain a Cold is Cool Ski & Ride

Hiking goes to the dogs

Virginia-based dog care provider Canine Adventures has entered the Ann Arbor market, offering two-hour Adventure Walks for groups of dogs and one-hour Solo Training Hikes for single dogs. Call 855-364-4453, visit or