In Case You Missed It: Top Stories from the Week (Nov. 1-5)

An Asian street food-inspired restaurant called Basan will open next year, kids can now get the COVID-19 vaccine in Michigan, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan wins his third term, and Hudsonville Ice Cream debuts new holiday treats
Basan
Basan will open next year in Detroit. // Rendering courtesy of Four Man Ladder Management 

A new Asian street food-inspired eatery will open in Detroit.

Basan is Four Man Ladder Management’s third restaurant concept; the company also operates Grey Ghost and Second Best. It will open near Little Caesars Arena next year.

Glenlore Trails’ winter wonderland installation returns this month.

Glenlore Trails: Aurora opens Nov. 26 and will feature a mile of holiday-themed interactive elements, photo opportunities, and more.

Pop-up Fried Chicken and Caviar makes its way around metro Detroit.

Founders Chi Walker and Nik Renee Cole aim to serve dishes reflecting African American heritage to a diverse audience. Their next stop is Frame in Hazel Park.

Michigan started vaccinating kids ages 5-11 this week.

The doses of the Pfizer vaccine have about one-third of the amount of vaccine used for adolescents and adults.

Michigan will offer a nonbinary gender marker for driver’s licenses and IDs.

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson says Michigan has been working toward this goal since 2019. The non-binary marker will be available starting Nov. 7.

Hudsonville Ice Cream debuts a new holiday flavor.

The Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cakes flavor hit shelves earlier this week and will be available only at Walmart while supplies last.

Here are the Election Day results for metro Detroit.

In Detroit, Mike Duggan won his third term as mayor with more than 75 percent of the vote compared to his opponent Anthony Adams’ 24 percent.

A look at Michigan Medicine’s elite air unit.

Survival Flight was one of the first air-medicine programs in the country when founded in 1983. With higher demands for organ transplants, the unit is needed now more than ever.

Tracy Reese on her quest to make Detroit an ethical fashion manufacturing hub.

The renowned designer spoke with Fast Company about returning home to build Hope for Flowers, supporting local creatives, and more.

Ford will require most of its U.S. salaried employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Those who do not get fully vaccinated by Dec. 8 could be put on unpaid leave. The deadline aligns with the federal mandate for government contractors to require vaccines.


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