News From Around Town
Five new places are opening in Berkley this month: A community art studio, Articipate, is opening at 3833 W. 12 Mile Road. It will provide open studio time for artists as well as classes and workshops, owner Debby Kobayashi says … Coco Fairfield’s is open for business at 2959 12 Mile with a naughty-and-nice menu — healthy fare such as vegetarian and gluten-free items, while the sinful side will include decadent selections such as grilled cheese on cinnamon-raisin bread with bacon … Check out the gastro-pub Republica, which offers craft beer and cocktails as well as gluten-free and vegetarian fare at 1999 Coolidge … Set to open on Labor Day weekend, Our Greentopia, 3165 12 Mile, is an eco-lifestyle boutique, in essence, an Earth-friendly products retail shopping experience … Outside of Berkley check out the Gallery Restaurant on Telegraph at Maple, which is now serving beer and wine… Over in Keego Harbor, Bachelor One now has great bands like Foster Brooks. It also has a new chef and is serving some great eats … Courtside Restaurant & Bar (www.courtsidemi.com), Farmington Hills’ newest sports bar and grill, celebrated its grand opening this summer at 38503 W. 10 Mile Road. The sports-themed restaurant features a comfortable modern upscale decor, 17 HDTVs, excellent food and bar selections and a customer-friendly wait staff … Happy’s Pizza opened its new Happy’s Pizza and Pub location in West Bloomfield (7170 Orchard Lake Road). The new location has a full bar and more than 40 flat screen TVs while still providing customers with the traditional Happy’s Pizza menu and concept of feeding a family of four for under $20 … Just Peachy Frozen Yogurt on Orchard Lake Road in West Bloomfield is having its big summer party on Monday, Sept. 2. Free yogurt/custard, DJ Cloud 9, free samples of baked goods and much, much more. Don’t miss it.