Small Biz Saturday: Nicolas Books fulfills increased demand during COVID-19 pandemic
ANN ARBOR Approaching its 25th birthday, Nicolas Books is known as a townie go-to spot for books and book-related events on the west side of Ann Arbor. First named Little Professor, the independent bookstore in the Westgate Shopping Complex was rebranded to Nicolas Books after it was purchased by Nicola Rooney in 1995. In March, Nicolas Books had to shut its doors to the public. Nicolas Books also began selling puzzles, gift boxes and hosting virtual events, like webinars with authors, workshops, storytimes and book previews. She said that Nicolas Books will celebrate its 25th birthday in some fashion but doesnt yet know what that will look like.
Ann Arbor Farmers Market 100th birthday bash; A2 Blues Fest turns 50; EMU buyouts
ANN ARBOR - Happy Friday! The Ann Arbor Farmers Market will be celebrating its 100th birthday on Saturday with free ice cream from Washtenaw Dairy, live music and more. On the music side, the Ann Arbor Blues Festival turns 50 this weekend. - Meredith (@meredith_A4)What's been happening: As Eastern Michigan University struggles with declining enrollment, 142 EMU employees recently accepted early retirement buyouts. All About Ann Arbor is powered by ClickOnDetroit/WDIV.