"It's a very unfortunate thing. I've always had a good relationship with the Ilitch family, but it's a completely different culture with Chris Ilitch. It's disheartening to think you would be good enough to be in their building for so long ... and now they will dismiss someone and not show any loyalty to a longtime tenant."
"The reason we went downtown was to be a part of the rebirth. We've been here since 2001, invested time and a lot of money — and because of the two floods, lost a lot of money — and now there's no opportunity to be a part of the new downtown," she says.
While there are no plans to move Foxtown to a new spot, Barbieri Kolinski will likely start thinking about a new concept somewhere else in downtown.
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