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Bee Roll reflects on Beezy’s at the five-year mark… “If we want the world to be different, we have to start creating that world.”

As interviewed Bee Roll, the owner of Beezy’s, when she was first opening her restaurant on Washington Street, and again as she celebrated her first anniversary, I felt compelled to check in once again when I was reminded that her five year anniversary was approaching… I hope you enjoy the interview. MARK: So, has it […]

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Patricia Griffin on the business challenges and entrepreneurial opportunities of Africa

About a dozen years ago now, I had an opportunity to work on a project with a young, precocious engineering undergrad at the University of Michigan by the name of Patricia Griffin. Our lives have taken us in different directions over the course of past decade, but we’ve always done a pretty good job of […]

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Beezy’s Bee Mayhew takes a few minutes to reflect on her first anniversary in Ypsilanti

Remember how I told you last year about a great new restaurant in Ypsi called Beezy’s? Well, it’s still here. And the food is still great. And, now that they’ve done what most new restaurants don’t, and reached their first anniversary, I thought that I’d ask Beezy’s owner, Bee Mayhew, a few questions. MARK: So, […]

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