Sunday, April 21, 2013
The Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently celebrated the grand openings of new businesses in Shelby Township.
The Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce & Industry recently hosted grand opening celebrations of new local businesses including:
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Biggby, a Lansing-based coffee chain, is offering $.99 tall hot and iced drinks Wednesday, March 20. Shelby Township and Utica have three Biggby locations.
Biggby Coffee is another year older and will be celebrating its 18th birthday Wednesday with 99-cent tall, hot or iced drinks until 5 p.m. March 20. After 5 p.m., all drinks will be 50 percent off. In 1995, co-founders Bob Fish and Mary Roszel, opened the very first Biggby location in East Lansing, MI. The coffee chain now has 164 cafes open or under contract across six states in Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, South Carolina, Wisconsin and Texas, according to Biggby. Shelby Township and Utica offer three Biggby locations at 51185 Van Dyke Ave., 47053 Hayes Rd. and 8771 Hall Rd. Looking for other local deals? Select Dairy Queen stores, including those the Shelby Road and Van Dyke locations, are serving ice cream cones Wednesday in exchange for a…
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Closed since September 2012, the Biggby Coffee on Van Dyke north of 23 Mile Road reopens Tuesday, Jan. 15. Biggby Bob, the chain's founder, is also expected to drop in.
Friday, January 11, 2013
Closed since September 2012, the Biggby Coffee on Van Dyke north of 23 Mile Road will celebrate its grand reopening with free and discount drinks starting Tuesday, Jan. 15.
After three Caramel Marvel-less months, the Biggby Coffee on Van Dyke is ready to offer its signature brews once again. Closed in September 2012, the store will reopen under new ownership on Tuesday, Jan. 15 – a date new owner Al Elfakir has been anticipating for the past six years. “This is my first official ownership of a store, although it’ll be six years this October that I’ve been in the Biggby family,” the 28-year-old said. A Sterling Heights native, Elfakir joined Biggby in 2007, working at the company’s home office while helping his brother to open a Biggby franchise of his own in Westland, MI. Although he admits to being a lover of all things espresso, he said his commitment to the company is rooted in its product and philosophy…
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
If your morning routine includes picking up a coffee from Biggby on Van Dyke and 23 Mile Road, it's about to get interrupted.
You’ll no longer catch a whiff of fresh roasted coffee as you drive down Van Dyke Road in Shelby Township after the Biggby Coffee on Van Dyke, just north of 23 Mile Road, closed its doors. A note posted on the coffee shop’s door stating, “business closed 9/28,” greeted loyal coffee patrons Monday morning. Franchise Owner Dave Danyko told Patch that he’ll miss his daily interactions with the community and the friends he made since opening the shop in 2008, but tough economic times have forced him to “hang up the apron.” “Although it’s a wonderful business, the location and business climate in Macomb County—it was just one of those things that could not be sustained,” he said. This is the second independently owned coffee shop on Van Dyke …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
If you've been itching to get your hot rod out all summer, you don't have to go far on Fridays to show it it off.
Dozens of hot rods lined the parking Biggby Coffee parking lot on 21 and Hayes roads Friday night for the kick-off of the summer classic car show. Biggby owner Dave Danyko has invited classic car owners and enthusiasts to come show off their vehicles every Friday evening beginning at 5 p.m. throughout the summer. The idea is the brain child of Ford employee, John Daraban, who said he is hoping to attract car enthusiast - young and young-at-heart. Daraban said he would love for people to bring their classic cars, and new vehicles, too.
Friday, July 13, 2012
Biggby Coffee on 21 and Hayes Road will host a classic car show every Friday evening, beginning tonight.
Biggby Coffee on 21 Mile and Hayes roads in Shelby Township will be cranking up the Beach Boys music Friday while classic car enthusiasts show off their hot rods. Every Friday at 5 p.m. throughout the summer, the public is invited to show off their muscle cars in the parking lot while sipping on a cup of hot or cold Joe. The idea is the brain child of Ford employee, John Daraban, who said he is hoping to attract car enthusiast - young and young-at-heart. Daraban said he would love for people to bring their classic cars, and new vehicles, too. "Should be a good turnout of cars," he said.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
A boil water alert won't stop several Shelby Township businesses from being in business and making sure they are following all safety procedures.
Since a boil water alert was issued for Shelby Township Tuesday after a major water main break on 24 Mile Road, several businesses in the area remain open and going to great lengths to ensure they are serving clean water and food. Dave Danyko, owner of two Biggby franchises in Shelby Township, said all coffee beverages will be made with bottled water until the boil water alert is lifted. "This has happened before and we are prepared," he said. Cheryl Steinhurst, owner of Steiny's Tavern said she too has replaced all drinking water with bottled water, set up additional hand sanitizer stations at all sinks and all food will be rinsed in boiled water. “I am just totally overseeing every single aspect of what they (employees) do. We gave them …
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Biggby Coffee shops are passing out free swag to customers Tuesday, while supplies last.
So that's a tall Caramel Marvel, with extra whip and a free gift? Uh-huh ... wait, did you say free gift? That's right freebie fans, Biggby Coffee shops are passing out free swag today with every purchase, while supplies last. Rumor is its a sticker. The concept is simple. Order your favorite drink, and Biggby baristas will give you a free gift, courtesy of Biggby. Why? Biggby says, "just because we love you!" Here's a list of Biggby locations in Shelby Township and Utica:
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
A special birthday coupon good for one 99 cent, tall, creamy beverage will be made available Wednesday.
Craving a Caramel Marvel? A Teddy Bear? How about a Wild Zebra? Biggby Coffee will offer these customer favorites and more for 99 cents Thursday in celebration of the company's 17th birthday. Customers signed up for Biggby e-wards will receive a coupon good for one 99 cent tall, sweet and creamy beverage of their choice on March 15. But no need to be disappointed if you don't sign up in time. Biggby says the coupon can be forwarded to any of your friends, and here at Patch, we choose you!