Nostalgic soda and candy shop Rocket Fizz to open in downtown Ann Arbor

ANN ARBOR, MI– Whimsy and nostalgic California-based franchise Rocket Fizz is set to open a

ANN ARBOR, MI– Whimsy and nostalgic California-based franchise Rocket Fizz is set to open a new site in downtown Ann Arbor.

The store is set for the previous WSG Art Gallery place at 306 S. Major St.

The Ann Arbor store will element 1,500 types of candy, which features nearly anything from new favorites, to nostalgic treats like candy cigarettes, to imports from Mexico, Canada, Asia and Europe.

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Rocket Fizz also functions more than 500 versions of soda, primarily in glass bottles and made with genuine sugar. The retailer, self-proclaimed as wacky, also involves soda novelty flavors like ranch dressing, pickle and mustard.

Entrepreneurs Tom and Heather Holmer opened their initial Rocket Fizz franchise in Kalamazoo in 2018. The store’s results led the Holmers’ to open up a next in Traverse Town in 2019 and now, a third place in Ann Arbor.

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Tom Holmer remaining his company job soon after opening his 2nd Rocket Fizz keep, which is not some thing he imagined doing.

“Never in a million many years would I have believed that I’d be running these outlets and I really feel blessed,” he explained.

Tom and Heather Holmer will open up their third Rocket Fizz franchise at 306 S. Major St in downtown Ann Arbor. The area formerly housed the WSG Art Gallery. (MLive File Photograph)

The Holmers’ obtained a style of the store’s large range of glass bottle soda and nostalgic sweet on a vacation to Lake Tahoe.

“We thought it was genuinely awesome,” Tom Holmer stated. “I didn’t operate dwelling and open up a person up straight away. It sort of percolated for awhile. We ended up looking for a thing that we could do on our very own.”

Following opening their Traverse City locale, the Holmers’ quickly seemed to Ann Arbor, which he reported has an astounding vibe.

“We have been so glad we observed a little something on Major Avenue, which is the place we needed to be the full time,” Tom Holmer said. “And we have been having a tough time very last calendar year obtaining one thing on Principal Street, so we’re tremendous geeked.”

Rocket Fizz is established to open up throughout the first week of August. The retail outlet will be open up Monday by way of Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Sunday from midday to 8 p.m.

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