Sometimes we all need to take a little time out and enjoy some of the sweeter things in life. One Chaldean entrepreneur has dedicated her life’s work to helping us do just that.
Lauren Roumayah started her Ferndale-based Detroit Cookie Co. in 2015 out of a need to be creative and a love for baking. Read More
The summer is quickly winding down. But, that doesn’t mean that your kids’ activity level has to wind down with it.
One Chaldean entrepreneur developed a great way to keep both boys and girls active all year round through the all-American game of football.
Francis Meram of Rochester Hills started National Flag Football in 2002 with adult leagues because he, himself, wanted to play. Read More
Metro Detroit area Supercuts salons are ready for the busy back-to-school season after undergoing major growth and a makeover of their own.
A Birmingham-based ownership group of nine Chaldean entrepreneurs called Super C Group, led by private equity group firm Vision Growth Partners, is growing and improving the Supercuts brand after acquiring 65 Michigan based salons from Minneapolis-based Regis Corporation. Read More
Waffles aren’t just for breakfast anymore. One young, Chaldean entrepreneur has taken them to the next level as a sweet or savory comfort food that can be enjoyed any time of day. Read More
Sahara Restaurant and Grill’s decades long history has a humble beginning on the corner of 9 Mile and Woodward in Ferndale. Since the inception of their first location, co-owners Zeana and Saad Attisha – who are also husband and wife – have worked to expand. Read More
Middle Eastern fast casual dining is not a new concept and Brandon Bahoura is not reinventing the wheel, but he certainly is adding horsepower and sparkle to the industry. Read More
Birthdays, graduations, anniversaries, or just a way to beat the heat, there is no doubt people love ice cream. It is so loved, they bring it home from the store and still have their favorite places to go and indulge. Read More
It all started when the ice man failed to show up one hot summer weekend in 1984. Foad Abbo owned a retail business and he was out of ice during one heat spell. “That just wasn’t acceptable to my grandfather,” said Jacob Abbo from U.S. Ice, Inc. “He said, ‘if they can’t provide good enough service, then I can.’” Read More
They say soup is a comfort food. If that is the case, the owners of Souper Bowl, are using the comfort they give to patrons, to get a taste of the American Dream.
Of course, while soup is in the name, and it is their signature food, with 10 varieties on the menu at any given time, it would not be fair to say it is a “soup restaurant.” Read More
Sean Tela started cutting hair at 11-years-old while still living in Telkeppe, Iraq. His family later moved to Baghdad where he continued to cut hair. “My dad’s friend who lived across the street from us back home taught me how to cut hair,” he said, “but cutting hair there and working here in the United States is day and night – no comparison.” Read More
Parc Resturant, located on Campus Martius Park in Detroit, was named the 2018 Restaurant of the Year by Hour Detroit. Co-owner Zaid Elia received the news when he was vacationing in the Bahamas over the New Year’s holiday. “I was taken aback when I received the call. I thought to myself…Wow! What an honor. We were also recently named 100 Best Restaurants in America for a Big Night Out by Open Table, so it was exciting news all-around,” said Elia. Read More
Established in 2012, by owner Jimmy Nafso, AirTime Trampoline & Game Park quickly grew in popularity with its wall-to-wall trampolines and overall enticing environment. Since its inception, AirTime Trampoline & Game Park has grown in size, boasting six locations across the metro Detroit area, including Troy, Sterling Heights, Westland, Novi, Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor, which recently opened in the Fall of 2017. Read More
Formed as a partnership between two sets of brothers, Marlow and Monte Abdulnoor and Rimon and Raymen Yaldo, Top Notch Party Bus & Limousine is a fresh business that has its sights set on provziding an experience that’s unsurpassed in the party bus industry. Read More
Bas and Tanya Robin have expanded their family dealership business in Dearborn to the other side of the state. They have taken their success and given back to the community and around the world through charitable endeavors and their dealerships, Dearborn’s Superior Buick GMC and Superior Buick Cadillac in Battle Creek, which they acquired a few months ago. Read More
After years of purchasing Edible Arrangements® as gifts for his wife and his clients, Salim Gasso decided to buy his own franchise location. “It’s such a special and thoughtful gift,” he said. “I love the business world. I love chocolate, and I love fruit so, to have it all in one was enough for me to jump on board.” Read More
Boost Mobile is boosting its presence as a leading prepaid wireless service provider in Michigan and looking toward the business-minded to help it make the sprint to number one nationwide. Boost Mobile, the prepaid arm of Sprint, was acquired by the company in 2002. It’s currently undergoing a major transformation with the revamping of both its public image and its fast growing number of retail stores. Read More
W3R Consulting came to fruition as a result of a budding college friendship between Eric Hardy, Chief Executive Officer, and Patrick Tomina, Chief Financial Officer. Hardy and Tomina came together as business partners and recognized the potential of Information Technology. For years, Hardy and Tomina worked on developing their company. Their perseverance and commitment to their business model has made W3R one of the largest minority owned staffing companies in Michigan. Read More
Bateel is the Arabic word for the young branch of the date palm tree. Bateel is also the name of an increasingly popular and continually expanding brand of gourmet fare based in Dubai. And now, its delicacies can be enjoyed here in the U.S. at its very first retail location in Oakland County’s beautiful city of Birmingham. Read More
Mike Palmer grew up knowing, one day, he wanted to own his own business. He had family members who owned businesses in the grocery industry, but it was his uncle’s venture opening a pet supply store, that would clear a patch for him. “My uncle, Raymond Hesano, originally opened Premiere Pet Supply back in 1992,” said Palmer. Read More