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GreenSpace Receives Signage; Eskimo Jack's Talks Expansion Plans

An essential Wednesday restaurant news roundup.

GreenSpace Cafe
GreenSpace Cafe
Brenna Houck is a Cities Manager for the Eater network. She previously edited Eater Detroit and reported for Eater. You can follow her on the internet at @brennahouck.

EXPANSIONS — Eskimo Jack's founder Josh Charlip talks ice cream sandwiches, food trucks, and his plans for expanding the brand to Florida in a recent interview. "I think food trucks have been around the coast for a while, but in Detroit it's still a novelty," he says. [DBiz]

THE CHAINS — Frantic attempts by McDonald's to improve sales continue with the roll-out of Midwest-specific menu items. The chain will offer a pulled-pork sandwich in 90 Michigan and Indiana restaurants through July 31. [Bloomberg News]

MEIJERWIRE — The original Meijer in Grand Rapids was given Michigan Historical Marker. Fun fact: The store first called Thrifty Acres before changing its name. [Freep]

PLYWOOD REPORT — It still isn't open yet, but GreenSpace Café is now in the process of fixing up the restaurant's façade. The eatery even received its official sign today. [Facebook]

EATER IDK — In case you're in need of a cuddly, fur-covered companion, the Old Miami has kittens that are in need of homes. [Facebook]

Old Miami

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