Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Dr. Randall R. Benson is a specialist in brain injury and sports-related brain trauma.
Nationally renowned, Harvard-trained neurologist, Dr. Randall R. Benson has set decided to open up his own neurological practice in Novi. The Center for Integrated Neurology is located at at 43000 W. Nine Mile Road just east of Novi Road, according to a press release. “The Center is a general neurological practice located on the west-side of Metro Detroit, but we’re certain we’ll see patients from across Michigan because of our specialty in brain injury and sports-related brain trauma,” said Benson in a statement. Benson’s interest in sports-related concussions was established early in his career when he participated in two studies of National Football League (NFL) players. His work led him to testify in 2010 before a U.S. Congressional …
Monday, March 4, 2013
Northville residents Mark and Jordan Dick hope to "surprise and delight" customers at the new JD Racing in Twelve Mile Crossing at Fountain Walk.
Go-karting isn't just for kids anymore. At the new JD Racing Indoor Karting in Novi, adults can get in the driver's seat to experience a fast-paced race on a challenging track. Father and son Mark and Jordan Dick, of Northville, recently opened the business in Fountain Walk and have geared it toward adults and young adults. "People walk in and they think it's either a fun park or an amusement park," Mark Dick said. "Then they look around and think, 'Wow, it's not what I expected,' but in a good way. Then it's our job to delight them with the experience." Patrons need only be 54" to drive, but Mark said the track can be challenging for younger children. At approximately 1,100 feet long, the track is designed to be technical, with many turns…
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
IXL Learning Center recently opened on Seven Mile Road.
On a Friday morning at IXL Learning Center in Northville, three infant boys are in a classroom with their teacher—but they're not just playing with toys; they're practicing their yoga. The new childcare center opened in late January at 43333 Seven Mile Road in Northville and focuses on providing high-quality childcare and educational opportunities for infants to school-aged children. "It's a place for parents to come in and feel like they are well taken care of, like they're family," said Jamie Miller, who oversees day-to-day operations at the Northville center. All of the children at IXL are taught by certified teachers, and children can have fun on the outdoor playground or in the gross motor room. IXL has four other locations in …
Monday, February 25, 2013
The newest LUV location is now open in West Oaks.
You may have heard commercials for LUV Manis & Pedis on the radio, and now you can check out the hype at the new location in Novi. LUV Manicures and Pedicures opened at 43440 West Oaks this past Monday. LUV is best known for its classic manicure and pedicure deal for $30. Another thing LUV prides itself on is being American owned and operated. This is LUV's 13th location to open. Locations are mostly located in Michigan, with two in Illinois and one in Ohio. The next closest locations are in Livonia, Canton and Farmington Hills. The salon offers natural nails, extensions, gel polish and full body waxing, but the Novi location does not offer facials. Customers can also purchase their own "luvicles," or a set of tools that will be saved …
Friday, February 22, 2013
The bakery opened recently in West Oaks.
After spending 30 years decorating cakes and pastries for friends, Debra Capaldi of New Hudson decided to open her own bakery. Perfect Desserts opened at 43448 W. Oaks Drive in Novi in October and offers cupcakes, special cake orders and other pastries. Capaldi, who attended pastry school at Oakland Community College, is the owner and chef of the family owned business. She said the bakery can personalize cakes for any occasion from birthday parties to weddings to bachelorette parties. "They can come in here and order anything they want — dessert of any type," she said. "We customize cakes to the customer." Brides can also rent cakes to use for a display at their weddings. The bakery is also looking into offer gluten free desserts in the …
Monday, January 28, 2013
The restaurant offers several different dining experiences.
A new Japanese steakhouse has opened in Novi. Genji Japanese Steakhouse, located at 27155 S. Karevich Drive across from Twelve Oaks Mall, had its soft opening two weeks ago and will celebrate its grand opening on Friday. The restaurant is owned by the Pi family, who have six other restaurants in Michigan—each one different than the other. Tony Pi said the family is happy to open a restaurant in Novi. "Novi just had so many people and a lot of people coming in from other areas, but many people were having to go out to eat in Ann Arbor or Royal Oak to get that city feel," Pi said. Genji will also serve as a showroom for the Pi family, and the restaurant has a commissary in the back that will be used for catering in the future. The Dining …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The gym opened in late December.
If you're still looking to get started on your New Year's resolution, Anytime Fitness has just opened in Novi and is accepting new members. The gym opened in late December at 47980 Grand River Avenue across from Providence Park Hospital and is owned by David and Karla Michael of Hartland. The fitness franchise has been around for 10 years and now has nearly 2,000 locations across the nation — all of which its members are welcome to use. What's unique about the gym is that members get their own key to the door, so they can come and exercise any time they want on any day of the year. The gym is staffed and the doors are open during the day, but members can let themselves in at night. Since the staff isn't always there, Anytime is equipped …
Monday, January 14, 2013
The new restaurant combines Scottish, Irish and English tradition.
Tilted Kilt, a new pub and eatery that opened Dec. 1 in Novi's Fountain Walk, is the first of its franchise to open in Michigan. The restaurant features 30 draft beers on tap including local beers like Short's Soft Parade, Fat Tire and Magic Hat #9. "It's a great sports viewing atmosphere, great service. Our slogan is: Cold Beer Never Looked So Good," said General Manager Brian Meussner. The female servers, who wear plaid kilts, are a big part of the Tilted Kilt experience and are featured in their own calendar. Sports watching is another part of the experience as there are more than 50 televisions in the Tilted Kilt, so patrons can count on seeing their favorite games, Meussner said. "Wings and burgers are always a big hit," he said …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The restaurant serves authentic Goan cuisine.
Indo Fusion, a restaurant located in Fountain Walk in Novi, was recently reviewed in Hour Detroit magazine. The restaurant has "some of the most original and best Indian cooking to grace the western suburbs," the article said. Indo Fusion opened at the end of 2011 and serves Goan cuisine, which is a mixture of Portuguese and Indian. The business is family-owned by a brother and sister. What do you think of Indo Fusion? Leave your review in our Patch directory.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Tell us which places we can't pass up in our coverage.
Patch is a place where users decide what's important to their community, so why should we tell you which local businesses to pay attention to? Instead, you tell us. We want you to spend the week deciding which businesses should be featured in Novi Patch this holiday season. Here's how: You have until 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 1 to make your voice heard. Restaurants, services, shops—they're all fair game, as long as they're local. When all is said and done, we'll take the top 5 vote-getters, dig a little deeper and feature one per week on Patch.