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Happy Oberon Day! Here Are 13 Ann Arbor Bars Hosting Launch Parties:


Morning, Ann Arbor! And happy Oberon Day! Basically, every bar in Ann Arbor is hosting a launch party:

Oberon Day is the official start of Spring. Can’t change my mind.


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🍴 Black Pearl Expands: Black Pearl is expanding next door into the former downtown Starbucks (300 S. Main St.). The expansion, set for fall or early winter, will add 820 square feet to their dining space, allowing for more indoor seating and a larger bar. In addition to a larger floor plan, Black Pearl will also begin serving sushi.


🏀 Coach May: Two weeks after letting Juwan Howard go, Michigan basketball has announced Dusty May signed a 5-year deal to be the program’s new head coach. Coach May rose to national fame last year when his 9-seed FAU (Florida Atlantic) Owls made it to the Final Four and were 2 points shy of playing for a national championship.


🐓 Raising Canes: In a Tweet, Colliers Ann Arbor (a local commercial real estate agency) mentioned Raising Cane’s as an anchor client in a new building at 1116 S University Ave. The Ann Arbor location would be the state’s second Raising Cane’s restaurant.



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🎓 Graduate Hotels: Hilton acquired the Graduate Hotels brand (including their Ann Arbor and East Lansing properties) for $210M. Since its 2014 founding, Graduate Hotels has opened 31 locations in college towns across the U.S. (and 2 in England). Hilton believes they can continue to grow the brand domestically and abroad, with a total addressable market of 400-500 hotels globally.


📈 Michigan Senate Race: After receiving an endorsement from former President Donald Trump, Mike Rogers’ support among Michigan GOP primary voters jumped from 27% to 67%. As Michigan’s longstanding U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D) announced she would not be seeking re-election in November, Mike Rogers (R) is likely to face off with Elissa Slotkin (D) for the open seat. In a head-to-head matchup, Rogers and Slotkin both received 37% of the surveyor’s votes.


📺 Michigan TV: Three TV-related pieces of news to know:

  1. Netflix’s ”Love is Blind” is looking for Michigan singles for its next season.

  2. In August, David Koechner (The Office’s Todd Packer aka The Pack Man) is hosting an Office-themed trivia night in Lexington, Michigan.

  3. Lions’ Amon-Ra St. Brown will star alongside other NFL greats in a new 8-episode Netflix series called “Receiver”.



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That's all for now! Have a great week in Tree Town!
- Andrew

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