Downtown Ann Arbor

10 Ways to Give Back this Season

“The Season of Giving” is here. Whether you give with your time, money, or gently used items, we’ve outlined 10 ways you can give back in Washtenaw County. 1. Join Food Gatherers in the fight against hunger. Volunteer your time once, or become a regular, helping in the warehouse, delivering food…

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Ypsilanti Holiday Shopping Guide 2022

This holiday season, support small businesses by shopping in Ypsilanti! We’ve put together a quick-glance shopping guide in Ypsi to get started. Included are many, but not all, of the wonderful shopping ideas the area offers. Remember to pick up something for yourself. You deserve it! Ypsi-Themed…

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Vibrant History Abounds with Heritage Tours

You don’t need a “Back to the Future” DeLorean to visit Washtenaw County’s past. Any car, or even just a smartphone, will do. Yes, Washtenaw County’s Office of Community & Economic Development recently began translating heritage tours into “Story Maps” created using Arc GIS, and through the Vamonde…

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Fall Colors Abound in Tree Town

Mother Nature helps ease the transition between summer and winter in Michigan by painting landscapes in such spectacular colors. Plan a trip this fall and discover what makes Ann Arbor a top U.S. College town and perfect spot for a fall getaway. Ann Arbor gained the nickname “Tree Town” as a result…

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10 Must-Visit Murals in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor is well-known for hosting the largest juried art fair in the country, but did you know the city is full of inspirational artwork year-round? Check out these beautiful murals and collaborative art projects designed and painted by area creatives, and see for yourself why Ann Arbor is a true…

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