Blimpy Burger http://michiganradio.org en Ann Arbor staple Blimpy Burger finds a new home http://michiganradio.org/post/ann-arbor-staple-blimpy-burger-finds-new-home <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The&nbsp;</span>Blimpy<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Burger lives on.&nbsp;</span></p><p>According to <a href="http://www.mlive.com/business/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2014/04/blimpy_burger_owner_signs_leas.html#incart_river_default">MLive’s Lizzy Alfs</a>, owners of Krazy Jim’s Blimpy Burger signed a lease on 304 S. Ashley Street — the former home to the Eastern Flame restaurant.</p><p>And more notably, right next store to the Fleetwood Diner.</p><p>As Michigan Radio’s <a href="http://michiganradio.org/post/ann-arbors-iconic-blimpy-burger-holds-last-supper-public">Mark Brush reported</a> in August, the 60-year-old restaurant shut its doors last summer after the University of Michigan bought the burger joint to make room for a new dormitory.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:30:15 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 17281 at http://michiganradio.org Ann Arbor staple Blimpy Burger finds a new home Ann Arbor's iconic Blimpy Burger holds 'last supper' for the public http://michiganradio.org/post/ann-arbors-iconic-blimpy-burger-holds-last-supper-public <p>Owners promise it's not the end. They say they're still looking for a new location, b<span style="line-height: 1.5;">ut it IS the end for </span>Blimpy<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> at its historic location on the corner of Division and Packard Streets in Ann Arbor.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The University of Michigan bought the building and plans to build a&nbsp;dormitory on the site.</span></p><p>Today is the last day for the public to stop by and enjoy a "quad (or a quint!) on a kaiser bun with bacon, cheddar, and a fried egg with fried veggies on the side."</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 17:58:01 +0000 Mark Brush 13983 at http://michiganradio.org Ann Arbor's iconic Blimpy Burger holds 'last supper' for the public