All posts by Laura Eliason

A New Place for HomeGoods

Off-price home decor retailer, HomeGoods has opened a new store in the shopping center at Maple Road and Jackson. This will be their second store in the Ann Arbor area (3150 Carpenter Rd, Ypsilanti). HomeGoods sells a unique assortment of high-quality home decor including kids room decor and toys, furniture and gourmet kitchen supplies. “Our

2|42 Community Church is Making Room

The Ann Arbor campus of the 2|42 Community Church is expanding by renovating a 55,000 square foot warehouse into a Community Center and Church at 648 S. Wagner Road will happen in stages. The 2|42 Community Church will move into the front half of the facility in December. By Easter of 2017 a new 800

BABIES Act for Public Restrooms

In October, President Obama signed into law the BABIES Act. Babies in this case stands for, somewhat comically, Bathrooms Accessible in Every Situation Act. This new law requires that both men’s and women’s restrooms that are publically accessible in federal buildings contain baby changing tables. It may only be federal buildings for now but it’s

Girls Group Planting the Seeds for Success

For thirteen years, Girls Group has helped local young women defy statistics, graduate from high school, and become first-generation college students. Currently, the organization serves 350 young women: 260 teens from 15 Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti-area schools and 90 first-generation college students. 100% of the high school students that participate have successfully graduated and earned

Welcoming Santa at Briarwood Mall

Join Santa’s elves in welcoming Santa back to Briarwood Mall on Friday, November 11 from 6-7pm. Also joining the welcome party will be the Detroit Tigers PAWS, Colors the Clown along with activities from the Ann Arbor Hands On Museum. Enjoy Mrs. Fields cookies, festive holiday music and more! Friday | November 11 | 6-7pm