The Yenta asked around for reader favorites when traveling Up North. Here are a few of the responses: “Glen Arbor Bed and Breakfast is our new favorite place to stay; highly personalized service, and great for older kids — parents can go out and kids can walk the town or hang out in the suite.” … “For outstanding dining it’s the Edgewater Bistro and Grey Gables, both in Charlevoix.” … “Golf at Bay Harbor and Crooked Tree, Papa Lou’s for pizza and American Spoon Gelato Cafe in Petoskey.” … “Siren Hall in Elk Rapids, Stella’s in Traverse City.” …Read More
Matt Prentice’s Detroit Prime restaurant on Northwestern Highway in Farmington Hills will open to the public Aug. 31, following two nights of fund-raising events. Prentice describes the restaurant as “a meathouse” rather than a traditional steakhouse. Most entrees will be under $20 … Sweet Dreams Fine Pastries and Coffee House, 4153 Orchard Lake Road, is now a kosher bakery under the certification of Kosher Michigan … Sweet Earth Ice Cream and Yogurt of Birmingham has opened a second location in downtown Royal Oak, 303 S. Main St. … DJ Head, Detroit’s Grammy Award-winning producer and DJ will be the headliner during special events AirTime Trampoline (coming to Troy this September). DJ Head has produced songs with Eminem, Jay-Z and Proof … June Moon Furniture Store (2743 Coolidge Highway in Berkley) is soon to celebrate its one-year anniversary. It will be holding its very first floor model sale through Labor Day, then all new samples to follow … In honor of its 100th anniversary, the Belle Isle Aquarium re-opened to the public on Aug. 18. You can take your family the first Sunday of each month and the second and third Saturdays of each month from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at no charge. More information at belleisleconservancy.org.Read More
The Yummy House sushi and Chinese restaurant has opened on Haggerty Road between Maple and Pontiac Trail in front of Meijer in Commerce Township … It’s getting a reputation for great sushi!
Looking for a place to have a kids’ party? Airtime Trampoline & Game Park recently opened at 662 E. Big Beaver Road in Troy.
How about a new hobby? Join the WWW club … Women Who Wine … a club that meets once a month at The Wine Guy (1932 S. Telegraph) in Bloomfield Hills. For more info, and a 10-percent-off coupon for new customers, go to www.thewineguystore.com or call (248) 977-4893.Read More