Downtown: The GAR Building, soon to be home to two Kate Williams' restaurants, teased photos of silverware this week with a caption: "This would be silverware. Being polished. Can only mean one thing...We're getting close." At the Patron Secret Dining Society event last Thursday, chef Williams implied that one or both of her restaurants might open as soon as December 27.
Canton: Canton Brew Works has begun its buildout. The company started with the floors but has quickly moved on to tearing down walls. The owners are carefully documenting their progress on social media.
Grosse Pointe: SWEET Artisan Marshmallows is seeking a last minute boost of funding through Kickstarter to help with the cost of signage, outdoor lighting, a freezer, insurance, and more. The confections boutique had a grand opening last month but still requires upgrades to meet code. So far, the company has raised more than half their goal.
Birmingham: EliTea Bar has started the process of hiring its opening staff. The company is seeking to fill both full time and part time positions.