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Great Minds Think A Lot: Eve Aronoff Fernandez

Photos by Cybelle Codish 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. One of Ann Arbor’s most esteemed chefs, Eve Aronoff Fernandez, has been a little busy…

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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” via an app called Vamonde. “It’s this exciting…

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Great Minds Think A Lot: Nikki Sunstrum

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. Between having six young, active kids and working as the University of Michigan’s Director of Social Media…

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Great Minds Think A Lot: Matthew VanBesien

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. Former University Musical Society President Ken Fischer left some pretty enormous shoes to fill when he retired in…

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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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Zingerman's Camp Bacon: Yes, This is a Real Thing!

It’s official: Zingerman’s famous Camp Bacon is just as dreamy as it sounds. Now in its tenth year, this multi-day celebration (happening May 29-June 2, 2019) of everyone’s favorite savory meat features a film festival at Greyline; a Bakin’ with Bacon class at the Bakehouse; the Bacon Ball (this…

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FoolMoon and FestiFools

FoolMoon and FestiFools – two related, celebratory community art events (produced by Ann Arbor nonprofit WonderFool Productions) that happen each year during a single weekend in early April – have a long history of sneaking up on, and delighting, people who aren’t familiar with the events. “Years…

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Smoke & Ale Fall Festival in Chelsea

If there was an award for best-smelling local event, the prize would likely go to Chelsea’s annual Smoke & Ale Fall Festival, happening October 12-13. For not only will more than 40 serious barbecuers from different parts of the region gather to compete in SAFF’s Professional Masters Series (now…

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