Pay an afternoon call to Longbourn, the home of the colorful Bennett family who Jane Austen brings to life in PRIDE AND PREJUDICE. Learn about the author, her works, and her legacy while enjoying a variety of carefully brewed teas, tasty scones, savory sandwiches, and delicious desserts. A fundraising event for the Friends of the…Read More
These eight self-care tips will help you through a tragedy As all of you probably know, 11 members of Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill Jewish community were senselessly killed by a white supremacist this past Saturday, October 27. A few days before, yet another white supremacist fatally shot two black Americans at a Kentucky grocery store. With…Read More
West Bloomfield native and clinical psychologist Steve Nakisher and his business and life partner Shane Talbott were struggling to build a business in the worst economy in recent U.S. history when they got the lucky break that changed their lives forever.
The couple met in Chicago 15 years ago, where Nakisher, who attended Congregation B’nai David and later Temple Israel, was pursuing his doctoral degree in clinical psychology after earning his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan.Read More
Ask Ann Arbor native Jeremy Lopatin the story of how he came to be in business and he’s likely to say, “Well, you start with a wife who dropped out of her master’s program.”
He’s talking, of course, about Aubrey Lopatin, his wife and business partner who, as a student of architecture at the University of Michigan, secretly nurtured the dream of opening a small cafe. “One day, I realized that I don’t have to wait until I’m old to follow my dream” says Aubrey.
And, after steeping that dream in a fortuitous brew of gumption and opportunity, the couple founded Arbor Teas. The Ann Arbor-based online tea seller has been in business since 2003 and has grown steadily each year.