But then, he says, a group of New York venture capitalists bought the building. Offered only a month-to-month lease for six months, he says, “I had no choice but to move.”
There’s a possibility the Cyrulniks might reopen Fly at Kerrytown at some point—they also own the Elephant Ears children’s clothing store there. But if that happens, Cyrulnik says, it’ll be down the line, and he’ll probably ditch the disc-golf angle and just keep the clothes. “Right now I think our focus is going to be on Elephant Ears, and expanding that,” he says.
That will leave Ann Arbor without a dedicated disc golf store—and all of the Cyrulniks' unsold inventory just waiting for a motivated buyer.
[Originally published in February, 2009.]