New Kids on the Block—September 2018 Area Business Briefs

How to feed a unicornIMG_7150_150

Magical unicorn fairy dust is being sprinkled on Ypsilanti at Unicorn Feed & Supply. Located in the heart of downtown, the store features all things sparkly. What’s not to love about that? The long list of magical items they stock includes terrariums, fairy gardens, stickers, magical stuff, and other sparkly items.

Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-7pm | Sunday, 12-5pm

114 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti
734-961-8610 |

Blazing new trailssaginaw-trailhead_150

Another great forested trail to explore is now open in Ann Arbor. The University of Michigan and 242 Community Church have partnered to open the Saginaw Forest Trailhead to the public. The new trail, just over three miles long, offers a scenic walk through the University of Michigan’s Saginaw Forest and around Third Sister Lake. Find the trailhead at the Southwest corner of the South parking lot at the 242 Community Center.

Saginaw Forest Trailhead | 648 S Wagner Rd
Saginaw Forest is open to the public from 6am-6pm.

In a galaxy far, far awayOur-Place-in-a-Galaxy-Far-Far-Away-square

The Michigan Science Center in Detroit has launched a new live planetarium show, Our Place in a Galaxy Far, Far Away. This 45-minute live show features an exciting video tour and compares our solar system and galaxy to those far, far away. Fans of Star Wars will learn the real meaning of a parsec and discover what the asteroid belt really looks like.

Tuesday-Friday, 10am-3pm | Saturday, 10am-5pm | Sunday, Noon-5pm
General admission is $14/adult, $11/child 12 and under or senior citizen (65+).
Children under age two are free. Visit their website for details.

Michigan Science Center | 5020 John R St, Detroit
313-577-8400 |

The largest nail salon in Michigan1266937_714079431951544_1529750141_o_150

Signature Nails and Spa is now open next to Tricho Salon in Briarwood Mall. The 4,600-square-foot-space has its own exterior entrance near Von Maur and is the largest nail salon in Michigan, with 28 pedicure stations and 31 nail stations. The new salon features pipeless whirlpool spa chairs that provide a full body massage. They also offer waxing and facial services.

Monday-Saturday, 10am-9pm | Sunday, 11am-6pm
100 Briarwood Circle | 734-332-4676