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Expanding the Asian Horizon

One BowlOne Bowl, an Asian bistro at 1220 S. University, opened its doors (which actually face S. Forest), on July 6, in the deadest time of the year on campus. Owner Unyeon Choi bought the restaurant from her best friend, Kim Sunghee, after waitressing there for three years. She decided to continue the old Saigon Bistro menu for longtime customers who love Chinese food, but she added Korean, Japanese, and Vietnamese specialties as entrees–all served in large bowls.

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From Auto Parts to 80″ Screens

TV WarehouseWhen John Wall’s lease was about to expire on a small, out-of-the-way South Industrial location, he decided The TV Warehouse was ready for bigger and more visible digs. He subleased the former Advance Auto Parts storeroom on Packard then set to work on renovations. A new ceiling, linoleum floor, and partitions were finished and walls were still wet with paint on August 15, three days before the store’s official opening. As employees hurried to build and arrange shelves, a former customer walked through the open door and walked out with a television set. “We’re taking that as a good sign,” says store manager Adam Muszkiewicz, grinning.

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Dexter Launches Alternative ED Program

Center StageIt is with a heavy heart that DCP must cancel our fall production, Little Shop of Horrors. Due to unforeseen circumstances, Copeland Auditorium is no longer available for use. Dexter Community Schools has unexpectedly rescinded our lease on the theatre until further notice …

So reads the home page of the Dexter Community Players, a strong cultural presence in the community since 1981. After Copeland Auditorium was renovated in 1999 as a black-box theater, most DCP performances were staged there. This fall, however, the Dexter school system is premiering an innovative alternative education program on Copeland’s stage.

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