Albion Reopening & Other Community Updates

It was an interesting spring and start to summer in our community and across the country. Our community came together while staying apart to help do our part to stop the spread of COVID-19. Though we recognize that we are not yet back to normal we are adjusting to our new normal. As we adjust we hope that you will continue to connect with businesses and services within our local community. We need each other now more than ever and every small effort counts. Below we have compiled a list of businesses, services, and supports that are open in some capacity and ready to serve you.

Of course, we ask that all members of our community to stay home if you are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 or have been in contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19. Businesses and services also ask that you wear your mask when inside a public place to help stop the spread of the virus. We have been in this together since the beginning and we need to continue to support each other in any way we can.

We will do our best to keep this updated as new resources become available and the situation evolves.

Dine-In Food Options

Albion Malleable Brewing Company

  • Hours: 11:00am – 9:00pm Monday – Thursday / 11:00am – 11:00pm Friday & Saturday / 12:00pm – 8:00pm Sunday
  • Offerings: Full menu available for dine-in or carry out
  • Phone Number: 517-343-2202
  • Face masks are required for entry and while not seated at a table. The number of tables has been reduced to 50% capacity and outdoor seating will be opening in the coming weeks.

Cascarelli’s of Albion

  • Hours: Tuesday – Friday 12:00pm – 9:00pm and Saturday 4:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Offerings: Full menu available for dine-in or curbside pick-up
  • Phone Number: 517-629-3675
  • Face masks are required for entry and while not seated at a table.

Foundry Bakehouse & Deli

  • Hours: 7:00am – 2:00pm, Tuesday – Saturday (revised hours)
  • Offerings: Full menu available for dine-in or carry out. Carryout orders can be placed over the phone or online at
  • Phone Number: 517-680-0092
  • Face masks are required for entry and while not seated at a table. The number of tables has been reduced to ~25% capacity and tables are available for outdoor seating as well.

La Casa Mexicana

  • Hours: 11:00am – 9:00pm daily
  • Offerings: Full menu available for pick-up and dine-in
  • Phone Number: 517-630-0215
  • Face masks are required for entry and while not seated at a table.

Little Red Lunch Box

  • Hours: 8:00am – 2:00pm
  • Offerings: Full menu  and burger special
  • Phone Number: 517-629-9753

Other Food Options

Biggby Coffee

  • Hours: 6:00am – 8:00pm Daily
  • Offerings: Full menu available through the drive-thru ONLY, download the Biggby App to place your order, pay and pick up your order through the drive-thru. Text COFFEE to 474747 to download the app.

Full Moon Restaurant

  • Hours: 6:00pm – 7:00pm Monday – Friday, 6:00am – 9:00pm Saturday & Sunday
  • Offerings: Full menu available for pick-up
  • Phone Number: 517-630-0627

Gina’s Pizza and Deli

  • Hours: 11:00am to 9:00pm, Monday – Saturday
  • Offerings: Full menu available, free delivery and curbside pick-up, and outdoor dining
  • Phone Number: 517-629-9330

Lopez Taco House

  • Hours: 4:00pm – 7:00pm Monday, 11:00am – 8:00pm Tuesday – Saturday
  • Offerings: Full menu available for pick-up
  • Phone Number: 517-629-2800

Splitters Classic Grill / University Lanes

  • Hours: 4:00pm – 9:00pm, Tuesday – Saturday
  • Offerings: Full menu available for delivery and pick up
  • Phone Number: 517-343-2005

Superior Nutrition

  • Hours: 6:00am – 4:00pm Monday – Saturday
  • Offerings: Full menu available for curbside pick up only.
  • Phone Number: 517-554-1620

Restaurants Closed Until Further Notice

  • Courtyard by Marriott Bistro
  • Charlies Tavern
  • Rosie’s Flavor

Shops & Other Services Now Open

Dickerson Music Company

  • Dickerson Music has reopened to the public with regular business hours, Tuesday – Friday 10:00am – 8:00pm and Saturday, 10:00am – 3:00 pm. Staff will be limiting the number of customers in the store at any given time and all customers are required to wear a face mask while shopping. Online lessons are still available for music students.

Oaklawn Express Care

  • Oaklawn Express Care clinic is available if injury or illness strikes unexpectedly. No matter what your healthcare needs are, we’ll make sure you’re taken care of. If you need additional information on Oaklawn’s policies click here.

Family Fare – Albion

  • Family Fare has set aside special hours for those most at risk of contracting COVID-19, including older adults, pregnant women, and immunocompromised individuals. Reserved hours will be every Tuesday and Thursday from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Homestead Savings Bank

  • As of June 15, Homestead Savings Bank is back and fully open for customers and has returned to regular business hours. All customers are required to wear a face mask while in the bank lobby if you do not have one will be provided for you. Homestead has also implemented many other health and safety measures to ensure that customers and staff remain healthy and limit exposure.  You can reach the Albion branch at 517-629-5588

Chemical Bank

  • As of June 26, Chemical Bank is back and fully open for customers. Customers are asked for follow social distance guidelines and wear a mask when inside the banking center.

Kids ‘N’ Stuff Children’s Museum

  • Kids ‘N’ Stuff Children’s Museum has reopened at 25% capacity. Hours will be Tuesday – Friday 10:00am – 2:00pm, Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm and Sunday 12:00pm (noon) – 4:00pm. All individuals will be required to wear a facemask while inside the museum and sign a waiver upon entering. For more info about what to expect when visiting KNS, click here.

Pure Albion

  • Pure Albion is back open with limited hours, shopping by appointment and curbside pick up available.  The shop will be open Thursday – Saturday 4:00pm – 7:00pm. All items available in the shop are also available online at, simply select curbside pickup when checking out. All items can be also be shipped within the United States. Face masks are required with shopping in the store

Shops & Other Services With Limited Access

Albion District Library

  • The Albion District Library is open for curbside pick-up appointments only at this time. Use their online catalog to search for items and to place a hold with your library card number. Call 517-629-3993 to set up a curbside pick-up appointment.

Blue Ox Credit Union

  • Blue Ox Credit Union will serve its members via the drive-thru only starting Wednesday, March 18th. The lobby is accessible by appointment only and only for critical needs that cannot be served electronically.

The Bohm Theatre

  • The Bohm Theatre is not yet open to the public for the health and safety of the community.

Heritage Cleaners – Dry Cleaning Pick-Up in Albion

  • Let Heritage Cleaners help you clean and sanitize clothing and household items. Call 269-781-2348 between 8:00am and 4:00pm and ask for Deb and Julie to coordinate pick up for your items

Stirling Books & Brew

  • The bookstore and cafe are currently closed with plans to reopen to the public in August. Special orders are accepted by phone or email with delivery or pick-up options available. Contact Jim or Staci at  517-629-7560 or

Summer Community Events

Run Albion 5k Series

  • Run Albion continues to host its in-person and virtual 5k series, with two races left in the series. June 26 will be the History Hustle and September 18 will be the Forks 5k. Run Albion has implemented a rolling start to ensure that no large crowds gather at the start / finish line. For more details and to register for either race click here.

Swingin’ at the Shell Summer Concert Series

  • Swingin’ at the Shell announced that they will host their annual summer concert series in Victory Park. Concerts will begin on Sunday, August 2, and continue through Sunday, September 13. More details and a complete line up will be available soon. Click here to visit their facebook page.

Support Services Available to Community Members

Summer Day Camp Provided by YMCA

  • The Battle Creek Family YMCA in partnership with the City of Albion Recreation Department is hosting a summer day camps for youth ages 5 -12 all summer long. The camps are FREE for Albion residents and a nominal fee for those who do not live within the city limits. Children can be registered on a week by week basis or for the entire summer. For more details and to register text Tricia with the YMCA at 269.213.5162

Coronavirus Toolkit, Greater Albion Area Chamber of Commerce

Michigan 2-1-1

  • Michigan 2-1-1 is an easy way to connect with supports of all kinds. If you need help with food, housing, paying bills or other family crises during this pandemic call 2-1-1 for assistance or visit

Community Feeding Program

  • Beginning Monday, June 1st, and continuing through Friday, August 14th, Marshall Public Schools will be sponsoring the Summer Food Service Program.  Children 18 years old and younger are eligible to receive one lunch at no charge during each of the program’s operating days. Food will be available for pick up at the following locations in Albion
    • Opportunity High School, located at 225 E. Watson in Albion will serve lunch from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.
    • McIntosh Park, located at 791 Hoaglin St. in Albion will serve lunch from 11:15 am to 11:45 am.
    • Harrington Elementary located at 100 South Clark Street in Albion will serve lunch from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.
    • Holland Park located at 100 N. Albion St. in Albion will serve lunch from 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm.
    • Kids & Stuff located at 301 S. Superior St. in Albion will serve lunch from 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm.
    • Oak Meadows Apartments located at 1300 Hillside Road in Albion will serve lunch from 11:15 am to 11:45 am.

Supplemental Food Distribution for Seniors (60+)

  • The City of Albion, Albion Food Hub, and local area churches will be providing a weekly supplemental food distribution for Seniors in the Albion area. If you are 60 or older and need food supplies each week please contact a local area church. The first distribution will be Tuesday, March 24.

City of Albion

  • Albion City Hall is closed until at least April 3, 2020, to limit in-person contact.
  • The City of Albion has temporarily suspended water shut-offs. For water service restoration, contact the Water Department at 517-629-7866
  • Albion trash pick-up provider, Granger has suspended bulk collection (furniture, appliances, etc) until further notice. Trash pick up will continue as scheduled. Click here for more information.

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