Estellas is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from noon to 6, Chantele Jones is selling her confectionary concoctions free of animal products - a cause close to her heart.
"I stopped using all those delivering companies, I don’t do business with (any) of them," said Luigi Cutrato, the proprietor. "Sometimes the food (was) sitting for 30 to 45 minutes."
"My sister is a disabled veteran and she was always really good with sewing," she said. "That’s what inspired us to start our business and I am a retired teacher, I taught for nearly a decade. So I wanted to create something that was educational and has purpose behind it."
The new location, which opened its doors to its first customers at 7 a.m. Wednesday, will sell a mix of delivered food and locally-grown options from nearby vendors.
"We have much to be thankful for, " said U-D Mercy President Dr. Antoine Garibaldi "Broad new sidewalks and pavements, bus stop bump-outs, parking, and bicycle lanes, innovative double street lights, bright and shiny new storefronts are ready to welcome new businesses."
"Understaffed is an understatement you’ll catch me cooking, doing line-work, anything to keep doors open," said Jared Kopiczko, general manager, Red Olive in Ferndale.
Proof of a shot - or no shots. A bar in Detroit is taking a unique approach to try and keep everyone safe.
Pub Chef Teresa shows us how to make a Lemon tart. Bring your ticket stub of "Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain" from the Birmingham 8 Theater to have a free dessert at the Pub. 555 South Old Woodward Ave. Birmingham.
A total of seven events held around the county titled Local Business Connect will hold community events with featured speakers and members of Oakland's economic development team.
"It's a tough industry, it's a man's industry, but I think women are evolving and showing the world that they are just more than what they were in the past," McIntosh said. "And I think it's important we show that."
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Darnetta Anderson was already making a major life change. Then she took her life on the road - literally.
Detroit sought to give legacy residents a head start in applying for recreational pot licenses before it allowed for the sale of weed in the city.
Restaurant owners say they risk being closed if they can not find staff to work as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.
The massive pledge will focus on affordable housing, small business loans, and increased capital for low-income communities in Michigan and 10 other states.
"It's beautiful to see Detroit is coming back to life again, coming back from last year," said Kyra Spries. "I know it will be booming now that the Tigers are opening back up. You know everyone's coming back out again so it's awesome."
Whitmer introduced something she calls Mi Bigger Paychecks, a proposal that would utilize $300 million to increase wages by offering grants to cover the difference between a company's hour wage and $15 an hour.
Deanna Nolan, one of the owners of Vino & Vibes - a wine bar in downtown Utica, played in the WNBA, and one of her many talents, her DJ skills which she uses to enhance the mood.
Right now four technicians rent out suites inside Hairston's beauty bar and she has four additional rooms available. While she's a busy business owner, Hairston is still working two jobs and taking online classes. Meanwhile, she hopes to set a good example for other young entrepreneurs.
Restaurant staff have dealt with closings, reopenings, limited capacity, more takeout, and so much more over the past 15 months. To reward employees, the owner of Bobcat Bonnies is closing all of his locations for one week at the end of June.
"Right now I pay about $110,000 per year for 10 vehicles and that's going to increase probably four or five times," he said.