Downtown Ann Arbor

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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#ErininA2: One Day in Ypsilanti

During our year-long partnership with The Epicurean Traveler (a fabulous blog from Erin Klema, a Grand Rapids-based foodie), we've done our best to show her the most exciting, quirky, wonderful, unique, and impressive things happening in the Ann Arbor area. With this quest in mind, we knew that she…

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#Ypsireal Instas we Love: 2018

Well, Ypsilantians, you've done it again. 2018 was an epic year for your Instagram feed, and we're honored and grateful that you used #ypsireal to share your shots with us! We sure do have plenty to share - art, natural beauty, tasty eats, interesting people... it's all here in Ypsilanti. Here's a…

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3 Artists to Get Excited About at This Year's DIYpsi

Every year, we look forward to DIYpsi Holiday Market. (pronounced DIP-see) Independent, original, eclectic, and unapologetically Ypsilanti, this event brings together artists and craftsmen/women of all kinds for a holiday shopping extravaganza. DIYpsi 2018 takes place December 8-9 at the Riverside…

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8 Ways to Enjoy Thanksgiving and Not Cook a Thing!

Thanksgiving is my absolute favorite holiday. Every year I look forward to getting together with my family, enjoying a delicious and calorically-dense feast, and pausing to be grateful for the time we share together. I also look forward to eating an otherwise socially unacceptable amount of pie, and…

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Ypsi-Made, Ypsi-Themed Products Gift Guide

One of the most marvelous things about Ypsilanti is the availability of Ypsi-made products. More than simply being local for local's sake, many of the products made by local artists, artisans, and entrepreneurs are among the best of their kind. As the gift-giving season approaches, consider…

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