1) Ferndale: In hiring news, Zeke's Rock and Roll BBQ is looking for staff as they quickly approach opening day. All positions are open and applications can be picked up on-site.
2) New Center: Eater spoke with Jordi Carbonell recently about Café Con Leche Norde saying the coffee shop's second location would open this fall. While it doesn't look like the cafe will make that mid-October soft opening, Carbonell confirms with Eater that the inspections are scheduled for next week.
3) Royal Oak: B Spot Burger's in Royal Oak looks like it's in the final construction stages. A peek inside, revealed the characteristic "b wall" made of beer cans as well as a corner bar. UPDATE: According to a response via Twitter by B Spot the restaurant will open on November 11.