Business

At least six people have tested positive among staff the the Brown Jug since late August.

The Brown Jug, a popular student restaurant and bar on South University Avenue, has reported at least six positive COVID-19 cases among staff since late August. 

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Nearly 300 people virtually attended the annual Handleman Lecture Tuesday to hear Jacqueline Novogratz, founder and CEO of the venture capital fund Acumen, speak about how her company uses business practic

Students returning back to campus provide support to the local economy, but also the threat of expanding the COVID-19 pandemic throughout Ann Arbor.

As students return to campus, businesses are relieved to see the bulk of their customers return, but many also said they feared that the influx of students could threaten the safety of both employees and customers. 

Pizza Bob's, a popular spot for U-M students, will move to a different location on S. State St this coming Tuesday.

After more than 50 years of operation at its original location, Pizza Bob’s will find a new home this Tuesday just 110 feet north at 800 S. State Street. The new location, previously home to Red Light Cafe, will offer both indoor and outdoor seating.

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Nicholas Prada, a former employee at Tomukun Noodle Bar on East Liberty Street, filed a suit in a U.S. district court Friday claiming he was wrongfully terminated after contracting COVID-19 in late June.

Piada Italian Street Food has joined the list of Ann Arbor businesses that have permanently closed due to the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Piada Italian Street Food has joined the growing list of Ann Arbor businesses that have permanently closed their doors amid the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The University of Michigan Center for Human Growth and Development will be closing on June 30, according to an email sent out by Dr.

Ann Arbor business announce plans of reopening amidst COVID-19.

On June 1, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer lifted Michigan’s stay-at-home order, allowing bars and restaurants to reopen on June 8 for dining at 50 percent capacity. The next day, Ann Arbor City Council passed a resolution closing some main streets in the city like East Liberty Street, South State Street and South University Avenue from 2 p.m. on Fridays to 8 p.m on Sundays to enable restaurants to expand outside dining.

Though COVID-19 rates are decreasing in Michigan, many business owners are still taking safety and health precautions when interacting with customers such as wearing gloves and masks, consistently sanitizing surfaces and limiting customer capacity.

Espresso Royale Coffee announces permanent closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

After temporarily closing all locations for almost two months in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Espresso Royale Coffee has announced all business will permanently cease, including branch operations, catering and online sales.

Being voted Best Coffee Shop in Ann Arbor 2014, Espresso Royale is widely considered to be an on-campus staple for coffee lovers at the ‘U’.

University of Michigan students are urging University President Mark Schlissel to limit ties with local police departments.

University of Michigan students are urging University President Mark Schlissel to take action and condemn the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Department after a video