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16 07, 2017

PODCAST: The History Of Henry The Hatter And Its Future With Paul Wasserman

2017-09-19T12:19:00+00:00

Henry the Hatter is one of the most beloved establishments in all of Metro Detroit. The clientele of the oldest hat shop in the United States, owned by Paul Wasserman, is a who’s who of musicians, politicians, and even a president. For this special episode of the Daily Detroit Happy Hour Podcast, Sven Gustafson stopped [...]

PODCAST: The History Of Henry The Hatter And Its Future With Paul Wasserman 2017-09-19T12:19:00+00:00
11 07, 2017

Henry the Hatter forced to close its downtown Detroit store, for now

2017-09-19T12:19:00+00:00

A few weeks ago, news went out that rocked Detroit's small business community. Henry the Hatter, which claims to be the country's oldest hat shop, will close the doors of its downtown location after 124 years of business. But since the announcement, Henry the Hatter doesn't look like a struggling store. In fact, customers are [...]

Henry the Hatter forced to close its downtown Detroit store, for now 2017-09-19T12:19:00+00:00
30 06, 2017

Rent too high: Henry the Hatter to close

2017-09-19T12:19:00+00:00

Written by Charles E. Ramirez and Leonard N. Fleming, for the Detroit News Detroit — Hold on to your hat. Detroit’s iconic Henry the Hatter is closing its historic downtown store. But a quasipublic Detroit agency confirmed Friday that it is talking to store owner Paul Wasserman about ways to keep the store in the [...]

Rent too high: Henry the Hatter to close 2017-09-19T12:19:00+00:00
26 06, 2017

Henry the Hatter shop may be forced to move as Detroit rent rises

2017-09-19T12:19:00+00:00

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Amidst the new in downtown Detroit, sits an institution—Henry the Hatter. The oldest hat shop in the nation (1893), the store sits on Broadway, which has seen rent increase with new businesses coming in. Sources tell Action News, owner Paul Wasserman could soon find himself priced out, meaning the historic site would [...]

Henry the Hatter shop may be forced to move as Detroit rent rises 2017-09-19T12:19:00+00:00
13 01, 2015

Developer envisions what Summit Place Mall could be

2017-09-19T12:19:18+00:00

By Oakland Press Staff Writer Carol Hopkins Ron Goldstone, senior vice president of Southfield-based Farbman Group, took time recently to consider what could be done with Waterford’s vacant Summit Place Mall. On Jan. 5, 2015, Waterford officials placed condemnation signs on exterior doors at the nearly 2 million-square-foot property. What would you as [...]

Developer envisions what Summit Place Mall could be 2017-09-19T12:19:18+00:00
13 01, 2015

Farmington Hills student’s art selected for Spring Arbor show

2017-09-19T12:19:18+00:00

Kim Bigos created this wheelchair by connecting together more than 1,000 toy Army men. By Joni Hubred-Golden for the Farmington Voice Kim Bigos created this wheelchair by connecting together more than 1,000 toy Army men. Photo by Farmington Voice FARMINGTON VOICE — FARMINGTON HILLS — An unusual piece of art created by Farmington [...]

Farmington Hills student’s art selected for Spring Arbor show 2017-09-19T12:19:18+00:00