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Changes at Briarwood Mall

Swimwear, loungewear and intimates brand Aerie is open in the space adjacent to J.Crew. Sister brand American Eagle is relocating from its current location in the East Wing, to the store space next to Aerie. Express/Express Men will eventually take over the space left vacant by American Eagle later this summer and will temporarily move

Washtenaw County community opens a space to support Ypsilanti families

The struggle to find affordable housing in our community is real for many families, and once housing is secured, some families have trouble paying the bills. The Giving Room was created in November, 2019, in recognition of this need, as purely a donation space. Ypsilanti Community Schools students keep an inventory of donated household goods

Longtime downtown Saline favorite closes

After 37 years in business The Pineapple House in downtown Saline is closing, owner Joy Ely announced in February. Ely said she plans to continue her interior design business and sell home decor products through social media, a new website, events and markets. Find The Pineapple House on Facebook @PineappleHouseLtd for updates.

Springwell exercise clinic opens near Briarwood

SPRINGWELL, a health and fitness clinic that facilitates the control of your health, is opening their first location off State Street in Ann Arbor. Whether you have high blood pressure, diabetes, are overweight, or want to prevent future health conditions, the facility offers customized programs to help clients achieve health goals. SPRINGWELL is a sister

Sewing community in America

Hem your pants while supporting new business owners and expert tailors Nadya and Adnan Almiqdad. Quality Center Alterations recently opened in the Jewish Family Services (JFS) Incubator, a Microenterprise Development program that supports refugees in Ann Arbor in becoming economically self-sufficient. Quality Center Alterations will offer a broad menu of services including hemming, rip repairs,

Acton Academy opens new location in Brighton

The founding family of Acton Academy Ann Arbor will open Acton Academy Brighton this fall. Acton Academy’s self-described micro-schools embrace a multi-age classroom model and focus on learning design rather than a strict curriculum. For their inaugural year, the school will accept 12 founding students in grades K-3rd with plans to add additional students and