Downtown Ann Arbor

Fairy Doors? Yes, you heard that right!

There may be no more quintessentially "Ann Arbor" attraction than the Urban Fairy Doors - which makes a treasure hunt around the city a must-do for visitors interested in all things quirky, unique and mystical. First appearing in Ann Arbor in 2005, the premier fairy door spotted at a commercial…

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“Oh my gosh, this store is amazing!”

Ann Arbor is a lot of things - bold, quirky, independent, unexpected - and the shopping scene in the area certainly reflects that vibe. In the downtown area alone, you'll find shops that offer goods found nowhere else in the world - and if you venture into the other communities in the Ann Arbor area…

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The Ann Arbor Art Fair Has It All!

Ann Arbor is the place to be Thursday, July 18 – Sunday, July 21, 2019, when the city will transform into an art lover’s paradise, where visitors and locals alike will enjoy original works of art, street performances, live music, fabulous restaurants, culinary treats and a variety of sidewalk sales…

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Great Minds Think a Lot: Jenn Cornell Queen

This profile is part of Destination Ann Arbor’s Great Minds Think a Lot series, highlighting influential leaders in Washtenaw County who make a positive impact within our community. Jenn Cornell Queen – Ann Arbor SPARK’s VP of Marketing and Communications and a driving force behind a2Tech360 – has…

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What's New at Ypsilanti Restaurants

Nom, Nom, Nom The sun has returned! Beleaguered Ypsilantians have begun to stumble out into the light, ready to make up for lost time with events, friends, and one of our community’s great loves: dining. Your taste buds are going to be so happy. Venture out and experience what’s new in the Ypsilanti…

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3 Historical Museums to Explore at U-M

How awesome is it that Ann Arbor is home to world-class museums housed at the University of Michigan, with totally free admission? When you visit the Ann Arbor area, you’re walking into a treasure trove of knowledge and wonder, in no small part because of these free museum experiences at U-M. Here…

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