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Doing Business in Ypsi…. February 12 on Dreamland Tonight

The next episode of Dreamland Tonight, assuming we can get the script written, the guests lined up, and the video segments edited by then, is schedule for Saturday, February 12. The theme of the show, to the extent that there really are themes to these things, is Doing Business in Ypsilanti. My friend Chris and […]

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Cafe Ollie launches Tuesday, selling veggetarian fare… and the occasional record

Ypsi’s newest restaurant, Cafe Ollie, will be celebrating its grand opening in Depot Town on Tuesday, February 1. The Cafe, which has actually been open for about a week now, is owned by Ypsi locals Danielle Scherwin and Mark Teachout. The festivities are scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM, with bands playing at about 8:00. […]

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The Thompson Block, and its effect on Depot Town retail

As you know, the historic Civil War barrack here in Ypsi, commonly referred to as the Thompson Block, was set ablaze almost three months ago, leaving towering walls of unsupported brick. The owner of the building, Stuart Beal, within a few days, erected an enormous scaffold around the structure in order to support it, effectively […]

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Friday Free For All: brought to you by Cafe Luwak

Anything. Really.

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Friday Free For All brought to you by Cafe Luwak

Just as MSNBC’s Morning Joe program is now sponsored by Starbucks, at least for the month of June, MM.com is sponsored by the wonderfully terrific weekend breakfast bar at Ypsilanti’s Cafe Luwak… I would go on and gush some more about the succulent sausage, the mouth-watering french toast and such, but I’m afraid of what […]

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