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Shop Local Macomb: Toy store opens in Eastpointe just in time for the holidays

Gadgets and gizmos buzz around you. Bright pink princess dolls line the walls. Coloring books and comics are stacked on shelves. These are the sights that greet you when you walk into a toy store. It’s fun. It’s exciting. It’s … Continue reading

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Melodies & Memories: A Macomb County must for Record Store Day

Melodies & Memories is an independent record store that opened on Gratiot in Eastpointe in 1988. It is a sprawling labyrinth of records, CDs and memorabilia with a plethora of iconic items on display. “Music-lovers look low and collectors look … Continue reading

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Eastside Bagel opens second Macomb County location

This past weekend, I went to Baffin Brewing Company to meet up with Shannon Parent of Eastside Bagel to drink some micro-brewed beer and talk about bagels. A St. Clair Shores institution for the past 21 years, Eastside Bagel has … Continue reading

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Experience Detroit-style pizza at its best at Cloverleaf

Cloverleaf Bar & Restaurant is an iconic staple in Macomb County. Founded by the father of the Detroit square pizza, Gus Guerra, it has been in business since 1953. Still using the original recipe, Cloverleaf offers one seriously tasty deep-dish … Continue reading

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Stuff your stocking with specialty coffee

 Looking for the perfect stocking stuffer this holiday season? Coffee Break in Eastpointe sells one-pound packages of specialty roasted coffee beans from countries around the world. Whole bean selections come from Brazil, Costa Rica, Columbia, Mexico, Honduras, Peru, Congo, Indonesia, … Continue reading

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Find made-in-Michigan and vintage gifts at Iron Ivy

When looking for holiday gifts this year, Iron Ivy is the perfect place to shop. This local business is full of antique and vintage items ranging from feathered hats and sequined purses, dinnerware and china, toolboxes and crates with classic … Continue reading

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