The Arab American News is continuing to keep track of Middle Eastern entrepreneurs who’re launching new businesses across metro Detroit, and contributing to the region’s economic stability. Here’s our latest piece on some businesses that haven’t been open for a year, and are thriving.
Five Star Flower Boutique
SOUTHFIELD — Since opening in May, Five Star Flower Boutique of Southfield has earned a reputable name because of its unique floral creations. It’s co-owned by Farah Saad, and her sister Zeinab Saad.
The business offers flower arrangements for nearly all occasions such as weddings, anniversaries, graduations, funerals and other events. It also provides deliveries. There are several floral themes to chose from that vary from anything to modern or tropical designs. For hours and locations visit www.fivestarflowerboutique.com or call 248.354.1404. The business is also on Facebook and Instagram. Location: 29555 Northwestern Highway Suite 318, Southfield, MI 48034.
LA Bistro business booming since expansion
DEARBORN — In April 2012 LA Express expanded when it moved to a new and larger location here. It’s now LA Bistro. Its previous location could only seat 30 people. Today it holds events that can seat up to 120. For years it was known as one of the city’s finest gourmet cuisine restaurants. Speaking to The Arab American News, one of its owners said business is booming. It’s owned by Sami, Ahmed and Souheil Johair who’re all brothers. It also caters for various occasions. For more on LA Bistro visit www.labistrodearborn.com or call 313.277.5999. Location: 21928 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48124.
Salon West Dearborn
DEARBORN — A new upscale salon is offering quality services at affordable costs. Salon West Dearborn opened in December, and is co-owned by two Arab Americans. Its professionally trained staff brings up to 18 years of experience. The trendy salon pampers its customers, while providing services that are reasonably priced. Besides haircuts, and hair styling for men, women and children, its services include make-up, hair treatments, tanning, eyebrow tinting, hair extensions and more. It may also offer chemical peels, and other medical esthetic procedures soon. For more on Salon West Dearborn, visit its Facebook page, Salonwest Dearborn or its site, salonwestdearborn.com, or call 313.565.6031. Location: 22085 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48124.
Dallo Law Firm
BIRMINGHAM — Dallo Law Firm of Birmingham opened in January. The Firm specializes in criminal defense and immigration law. It’s owned by Jalal Dallo, a Chaldean American. Dallo came to Oak Park, Michigan as an immigrant with his family when he was just one. His background inspired a strong discipline and work ethic that has lasted throughout his life and professional career. For more on Dallo Law Firm visit www.dallolaw.com. It’s also on Facebook and Twitter. To reach the firm by phone call 248.283.7000. Location: 255 South Old Woodward Avenue, Birmingham, Michigan 48009.