The Ann Arbor News


Lewis Jewelers set to open new Ann Arbor location

ANN ARBOR, MI -- An Ann Arbor jewelry store is set to open its new and expanded space in the coming weeks, with a grand opening to follow. Lewis Jewelers, 2000 W. Stadium Blvd., will be opening its new store at 300 S. Maple Road in mid-July. The location previously housed Quarter Bistro, which was demolished to make room for the new 25,000-square-foot development at Westgate Shopping Center.

Beaumont-Spectrum Health reverses course on halting ‘medically necessary’ abortions

Michigan’s largest health system will continue to provide abortions when medically necessary despite earlier statements indicating its hospitals would follow the legal guidance of a 1931 state law that virtually bans all abortions outright. Beaumont-Spectrum Health (BHBS) announced Friday that it will follow the decades-old ban to the letter...

Mediterranean rotisserie coming to former Chela’s in Ann Arbor

ANN ARBOR, MI -- The former location of Chela’s Restaurant and Taqueria is about to see a new concept from a Detroit-based chef. Brad Greenhill, owner and chef of Detroit’s Takoi, will be bringing a Mediterranean concept to 307 S. Fifth Avenue in the coming months. The restaurant — which currently has the working name Spiedo, the Italian word for a roasting spit — will feature a variety of rotisserie meats and vegetables.

Michigan man told DNR he shot, abandoned several deer out of season because it ‘relieved frustration’

KENT COUNTY, MI – A Kent County man is facing several charges after he admitted to shooting numerous deer from his vehicle and abandoning them to “relieve frustration.”. Edward Trout, 29, of Cedar Springs, admitted to Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers that he illegally shot and abandoned multiple deer in Nelson and Spencer townships.

Fourth of July weekend weather looking splendid

To please most people in Michigan through the Fourth of July period, the weather should be near normal. That looks like the type of weather we have coming. Near normal weather in early July gives us warm temperatures, but not sizzling hot. It also means most times of the day and night you won’t need a sweatshirt on, which is a big bummer for most Michiganders around July 4.