Field & Stream Opens First Store in Michigan

For Those Who Love the Outdoors The first Michigan Field & Stream Specialty Store opened in Troy in early March. They hosted a large four-day grand opening to celebrate the eleventh store nationwide to the Oakland Mall location. The official ribbon-cutting ceremony took place on Thursday, March 26. Field & Stream, a specialty retail concept carrying the best brands to meet the evolving needs of hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts welcomed media for guided tours to get to know … [Read more...]

Ipad 2 Review

Apple planned the launch of the iPad 2 perfectly on my wife's birthday. Being the generous, wonderful, loving husband that I am, I took her to the local Apple Store in Troy, Michigan at The Somerset Mall. It turned out that I was only one of about 500 people that had the same idea! We saw people with camping chairs and heard stories of people forming a line as soon as the mall opened. I spoke with an Apple employee who told me they had no idea how many units they even had in stock. They were … [Read more...]

Arbor Drugs Stores

Arbor Drugs opened its doors in Troy, Michigan in 1974, when founder Eugene Applebaum combined several drug stores under the name. At the time, he owned a handful of pharmacies, including one in Ann Arbor. Because the Ann Arbor store was the best of the bunch, he decided to use the second half of the city’s name for his business. … [Read more...]