Nov 4 2021

Locally-owned bookstore coming to Mt. Pleasant

November 4th, 2021|Epicenter|

Husband and wife Riley and Jennifer Justis hope to promote literature in Mt. Pleasant with their new business, Sleepy Dog Books. “We’ve always dreamt of opening a bookstore and Mt. Pleasant, surprisingly, doesn’t have one yet for being a local small-town,” Riley Justis says. “Mt. Pleasant is considered a book desert and this is an opportunity

Oct 31 2021

Midland’s Creation Coffee to expand to Mt. Pleasant

October 31st, 2021|Epicenter|

Creation Coffee is opening a new location at 914 E. Pickard Rd. in Mt. Pleasant. Danielle Patrick Creation Coffee's first brick-and-mortar coffee shop is located at 5023 Eastman Ave. in Midland, Michigan. Danielle Patrick Creation Coffee began as a wholesale and subscription coffee company before opening its first brick-and-mortar location in Midland in 2020. Now, the business

Sep 30 2021

Local businesses to sport maroon and gold during CMU home games

September 30th, 2021|Epicenter|

Central Michigan University Admissions staff members Skyler Conran (left), Bridget LaPoint, and Patricia Young (right), show off their game day buttons in the Bovee University Center at CMU. Riley Connell Celebration Cinema staff members Jacob Helm (left), Bella Melendez, and Brody Gibas (right), sport their game day pins at work. Riley Connell Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum

Jul 15 2021

7 great reasons to call Isabella County home

July 15th, 2021|Epicenter|

Isabella County is ready to welcome you home. “We’re a small community with the kind of big-city amenities so many people are searching for these days,” says Chris Rowley, Executive Director of the Mt. Pleasant Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. “We’re known for our friendly faces, abundant places, and comfortable paces.” Home to Central Michigan University

Jun 24 2021

StoryWalk, an outdoor reading activity, to be built in Rosebush

June 24th, 2021|Epicenter|

A new and permanent activity is coming to a park in Rosebush this summer. A StoryWalk will be installed in Isabella Township Park to provide local families with an interactive, outdoor reading experience. Created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, Vermont and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, a StoryWalk is an interactive story aimed at

Jun 17 2021

New boutique in Mt. Pleasant prepares for grand opening

June 17th, 2021|Epicenter|

Opening this summer in Mt. Pleasant, local resident Lindsey Msibi is launching a new boutique to offer residents modern boho looks both in store and online. “We’re channeling a very light and bright, airy feel,” says Msibi, owner of Cozy + Fresh Apparel & Home Decor Boutique. “We’re carrying a lot of boutique style clothing as

Apr 15 2021

Central Escapes brings puzzle-solving fun to Mt. Pleasant

April 15th, 2021|Epicenter|

Charlene Northon and her husband Kevin have owned and operated Central Escapes in Mt. Pleasant for just over three years now, but it wasn’t long before then that inspiration for the business struck as a result of family memories. Charlene Northon defines an escape room as a “physical adventure game in which 2-8 players solve a

Mar 11 2021

Over 1,000 pizzas donated through The Cabin’s Pizza 4 Hope program

March 11th, 2021|Epicenter|

When Michigan shut down indoor dining in 2020, local restaurant owner John Hunter wanted to find a way to give back to the community while continuing to provide employment for his workers. Hunter, who owns The Cabin, Hunter’s Ale House, and O’Kelly’s, found a solution in Pizza 4 Hope. “We were trying to connect frontline workers

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