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Ypsilanti City Council candidates to address voters tomorrow night in the Kresge Building

On Thursday evening, several candidates running for Ypsilanti City Council will be participating in a “meet and greet” sponsored by the Jaycees. The event, which I was initially led to believe would be formal a debate, is set to take place at the Mix Marketplace (200 W. Michigan Avenue). It’s scheduled to run from 6:30 […]

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Bona Sera Cafe to open next week in downtown Ypsilanti

Having more than met the goals of their $10,000 Kickstarter campaign, word is that the Bona Sera Cafe, the brick and mortar Ypsi offshoot of the successful Bona Sera Supper Club, will be open for business as early as next week, on the ground floor of the historic Kresge building, at the intersection of Michigan […]

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Stewart Beal on his court case against Ypsilanti City Council

A few days ago, in a post about the the ongoing cluster-fuck that is Ypsilanti’s Thompson Block, I mentioned that Stewart Beal, who owns the increasingly-precarious burned-out shell of a building, was suing the City over the revocation of an Obsolete Property Reduction Act (OPRA) abatement that had been awarded on another one of his […]

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Yet another post entitled, “What’s up with the Thompson Block?”

Since people are discussing this in the comments section following an old thread, I thought that I’d move the subject up here, to the front page… Today is April 26th, which means, according to the interpretations of some, that Stewart Beal has missed the deadline that he’d negotiated with City Council, by which time he […]

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A new nightclub may be opening soon in Ypsi’s Kresge building

According to the folks at AnnArbor.com, there may soon be a new bar in the old Kresge building, at the corner of Michigan Avenue and Washington Street. It seems as though the owner of a bar called US-12 in Wayne has paid Karen and Eric Maurer to hold the property for 60 days, while he […]

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