In August, Melissa Mathis opened Brick and Ivy Market in downtown Holland in the former Urban Found storefront at 182 S. River Ave. The store highlights Michigan makers and artists, selling a variety of products including women’s clothing and accessories, jewelry, skincare, baby toys and clothing, and home decorations.
Annie Lane Bridal in Zeeland began offering a fun, new experience for its clients in July — the AnnieCam. The AnnieCam is a new approach to engage family and friends while selecting a special gown. Brides-to-be can now get direct video and verbal input from anyone, located anywhere in the world. The AnnieCam is a rolling, tripod-mounted video recorder with special accessories to feed real-time video into a computer using Zoom; the image is then displayed on a 75-inch LED screen.
New Holland Brewing’s Pub on 8th is expanding its space by 2,414 square feet in downtown Holland. Announced in July, the expansion — primarily on the upper floor of the restaurant — will add a year-round indoor/outdoor bar space on the ground floor, as well as a rooftop patio, upper-level restroom and a storage area. The expansion is the second phase of New Holland’s renovation — the interior of the restaurant was completed in July.
KO Cutz Barbershop opened in its new space at 210 College Ave. in downtown Holland in June. Formally located on 29th Street, KO Cutz offers walk-in appointments on a first-come, first-served basis. The storefront was previously home to Kip’s Hot Dogs, which closed in April.