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City Council approves all mayor's re-appointments
By Dan DuChene
Jun. 16, 2010   ·   3:42 a.m.

Jone Coleman, president of downtown business LookInTheAttic, shares his thoughts with City Council about the discussion and procedure taken to pass mayoral re-appointments, which he was being considered for the Downtown Development Authority.

After much procedure, Ypsilanti City Council approved six mayoral re-appointments to city boards and committees Tuesday, including the two postponed from earlier...read more

Council postpones two reappointments
By Mark Tower
Jun. 4, 2010   ·   4:57 p.m.

Two of Ypsilanti's volunteer board members were not reappointed on schedule Tuesday night, owing to a 4-2 vote by City Council to delay the appointments until...read more

Downtown properties to be rehabilitated
By Mark Tower
Jun. 4, 2010   ·   10:40 a.m.

The three properties located at 120, 122 and 124 West Michigan Avenue in downtown Ypsilanti will soon be rebuilt into commercial and office space and loft apartments, thanks to a planned $1.7 million investment by developers.

Three recently-vacated properties in downtown Ypsilanti, two of them condemned, will soon be renovated owing to recent purchase by a local development company and...read more

Ypsilanti Township authorizes litigation against Liberty Square
By Mark Tower
May. 28, 2010   ·   6:53 p.m.

Many of the homes in the Liberty Square complex on Grove Street in Ypsilanti Township are already boarded and ready for foreclosure sale. All 151 units, some of which are still occupied, will be condemned Tuesday, Ypsilanti Township has resolved.

Residents living in the Liberty Square complex of townhouses will see a sticker appear on their homes Tuesday, when the Ypsilanti Township Building Department places...read more

Ford plant granted tax exemption by township
By Mark Tower
May. 24, 2010   ·   5:44 p.m.

Ford Motor Company's Rawsonville Plan, located at the intersection of Textile and Bridge Roads in Ypsilanti Township, will soon be the new home for production of Ford's Electric Focus batteries, formerly produced in Mexico.

New machines and equipment will soon be wheeled into Ford's Rawsonville Plant in Ypsilanti Township as it begins manufacturing a line of batteries for the new global...read more

Cady's Grll & Bar in Depot Town announces closing

Cady's Grill & Bar is closing its doors after 15 years in Depot Town. Owners say they plan to open a barbeque restaurant that offers lower prices at the location. Photo by Christine Laughren

Cady's Grill & Bar is closing its doors after 15 years in Depot Town. Owners say they plan to open a barbeque restaurant that offers lower prices at the location.
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Lower priced barbeque restaurant to come

By Christine Laughren
Jan. 25, 2009    ·    12:02 a.m.


After careful consideration the owners of Cady's Grill & Bar have decided to close their doors and re-evaluate the restaurant's direction according to a recent email sent out by owners Bill and Sandee French.

“We would like to thank our many loyal customers for their patronage these past 15 years,” the email states. “We believe customers are moving away from restaurants with high price points and in the future, 'value restaurants' will become the choice of more and more diners.”

The remodeling will take approximately 30 - 60 days to turn the current space into a “fun, upbeat barbeque restaurant.”

According to the owners, the menu prices of the new restaurant will be lower than Cady's menu. Bob Roberts, general manager of Cady’s, will remain in that position until he transfers to a new Aubree's location in Northville in the summer.

Aubree’s is a pizza chain also owned by Bill and Sandee French.

The owners say they have not decided on a new name yet and are looking for ideas.

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