ACO Home, Garden & Hardware will be closing 14 under-performing stores around the state, including its Ypsilanti Township location, WXYZ reported.
The closures were announced Wednesday afternoon and include locations in Canton and Detroit. The closures are part of an effort to restructure and strengthen the company's financial position.
Six blighted houses along North Main Street in Ann Arbor will be demolished by the end of the week.
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The long-awaited demolition of a row of boarded-up houses along North Main Street in Ann Arbor began in earnest Wednesday morning.
Three of the six houses facing the wrecking ball were demolished by noon, and workers onsite from Den-Man Contractors said all six houses would be down by the week's end.
Melanie Maxwell | AnnArbor.comAs panelists and speakers at the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium in Ypsilanti continued to deliver good news and positive predictions about investment in area startups, one Ann Arbor technology company offered a concrete example for its optimism.
Police in the Whitmore Lake area are warning residents to lock their doors after a spate of recent home invasions.
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for portions of southeast Michigan, including Washtenaw County.
Police are investigating the theft of air conditioning units at businesses in the 6500 block of Jackson Avenue of Scio Township reported Tuesday.
Families, friends and neighbors gathered at Cobblestone Farm for the first farmers market of the season on Tuesday. Vegetables, jams, bread, meat and much more were offered from a variety of local organic farms. Additionally, there was story reading, musical entertainment and bubbles for everyone to enjoy.
Indianapolis Colts fans grew accustomed to seeing former Michigan quarterback Jim Harbaugh leading his team back from large fourth quarter deficits. Harbaugh's penchant for leading his team back from behind earned him the nickname of "Captain Comeback."
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In 2011, the parks and recreation commission agreed to pledge a $50,000 grant and a $75,000 loan — $125,000 in total — to the Friends of the Rutherford Pool for the project. The commission unanimously voted last week to rescind the loan and previous grant total, and to instead award a full grant amount of $150,000.
What was once Sloan’s Nursery and Dexter Gardens is now a nursery, garden boutique, art gallery, and center for landscaping and design business.
Jessica Webster | AnnArbor.comSometimes things just don’t work out the way you planned.
Last weekend was our friend Colleen’s birthday, so we invited her over for a night of Thai food and board games. We usually order Thai out, but I was feeling adventurous, so I hit the grocery store and stocked up on lemongrass, cilantro, galangal, red chiles and the like. I got out my Thai cookbooks and started planning.
But first, I decided that Colleen needed a signature cocktail for the evening. Something that incorporated some of the same flavors I was going to be cooking with. The experiments began.
Courtney Sacco | AnnArbor.comPretending to know what you're doing some Wednesday night in the near future, enter the unmarked doorway of a nondescript house and hie yourself to the top of some ill-lit stairs. Take a seat in the shadows of a room decorated in David Lynch lumberjack noir. Notice: curved wood paneling resembling the interior of a mid-century Airstream trailer, obscure framed art, antlered things.
Music is playing loud, hugging the line between fun and frustration. Watch the bar man measure, muddle, squeeze, shake and pour your drink.
Then consider food, listed on a brief handwritten menu. It's the Wednesday night pop up dinner from Central Provisions, the newest of several pop-ups hosted at The Bar at 327 Braun Court in Ann Arbor.
Celebrate 50 years of bawdy and hilarious entertainment with Super Happy Funtime Burlesque at the Blind Pig. Sexy clown extraordinaire Mabel Syrup will be a special guest.
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The idea that "boys will be boys" didn't fly in William Harris' gym class.