Downtown Ann Arbor

What to Expect When Shopping Safely in Ypsilanti

Retail shops are reopening slowly and safely around the Ypsilanti area with new safety precautions and guidelines recommended by the CDC on social distancing. Shops are adapting to this new normal by limiting the amount of guests in a store. Some have implemented extra restrictions to help keep…

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Celebrate Beer Week with Ann Arbor Brews

If you didn’t already have enough reasons to support your local Ann Arbor area breweries, this week is American Craft Beer Week®. The Michigan Brewers Guild invites residents around the state to join them in celebration of local brews during May 11-17, 2020, a recognition of small and independent…

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Great Minds Think A Lot: Khadija B. Wallace

In October 2019, as Khadija B. Wallace’s grandkids candied apples that would be delivered as a “thank you for your business” gift to several clients of Joyful Treats – Wallace’s Ypsilanti-based catering service – the original vision for the company was made manifest. “The idea was, this would be our…

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Great Minds Think a Lot: Sean Duval

This profile is the inaugural edition 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. Sean Duval is the kind of person that some would present as evidence that the American Dream is…

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Dining in the State Street District

The food scene in Ann Arbor is massive, and the huge variety of restaurants options can feel overwhelming if you’re not sure where to begin your culinary journey! Luckily, we at the State Street District have created food itineraries for you, making your next restaurant decision easy as pie. The…

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Motawi Tileworks: Creative, Quirky, Quality

This article is from 2017, but still has some great ideas for ways to experience Ann Arbor! For updated event dates, click HERE. Head west on Jackson Road about six miles out of downtown Ann Arbor, and you’ll find what is quickly becoming a national treasure right in our own backyard. Motawi…

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