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Meijer Embraces Local Cafe

Renovations at the Ann Arbor-Saline Road Meijer have brought a variety of refreshment and caffeinated options at the Michigan-based Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea. The cafe area includes a hand-drawn chalk mural done by local artist, Michelle Abbey. If you’re lucky, you might run into Chop, Sweetwaters’ dragon who roams the store with free samples or

A Second Aldi, More Low-Prices For Washtenaw County Shoppers

Aldi, the German discount grocery chain, known for low prices and small stores, is shaking up its Washtenaw County presence this fall with a new location, opening in November, on Carpenter Road. Additionally, the store branch on Dexter Road will be closed from mid-September to mid-October for a major remodel. The new concept will include

Take A Dip With The Fishes

Garra Rufa fish have arrived at Briarwood Mall for your exfoliation needs with an enjoyable and unique experience. Garra Spas opened a location in Briarwood Mall in July. This breed of fish is known for the gentle tickling sensation they create while exfoliating dead skin off customers feet. The new store is located next to

Ink & Dye Salon Opens In Milan

In mid-August a new tattoo, piercing and hair salon opened in Milan. The Ink & Dye salon, run by Thaddeus St. Clair, originally from Pinkney who has been tattooing for 11 years, and Ashley Kerkes, originally from Milan who has been doing hair for seven years. The couple has been together for 10 years with

Music Therapy For All

Miriam Sherk, a music therapist, mom and founder of Ann Arbor Music Therapy, offers her skills and knowledge within a therapeutic relationship tailored to individual needs. The therapy, both instrumental and vocal, also provides communication for those who have difficulty expressing their feelings with words, as well as those with autism, developmental disabilities, mental health

Blow Dry Bar Coming To Ann Arbor

This month, mother and daughter team Karin and Jillian Brooks are opening Ann Arbor’s first dedicated blow dry bar. If you’re looking for a quick, easy wash and style, Go Blow is the salon for you. A relaxing hair wash and style will be $35, but does not offer cuts or coloring. The blow dry