Downtown Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor Area Holiday Gift Guide 2020

We have put together a shopping guide to aid in your holiday gift giving! Many stores in the Ann Arbor area are now offering in-store, online, and curbside pick-up, making it a win-win for local gift buying this holiday season. We’ve included many stores that are off the beaten path. You will be…

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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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What to Do This Fall in Ypsilanti

The Fall season is approaching fast and we are excited! The Ypsilanti area offers tons of activities to enjoy in the Fall, including walking paths filled with color-changing trees and finding new family Fall traditions like picking U-pick pumpkins at a nearby orchard. Area establishments are…

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10 Ways to Support Small Businesses

The Ann Arbor area is full of unique, locally-rooted, beloved small businesses that span many industries and generations. It is so important to support them as much as possible right now, as they're experiencing challenges as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Small businesses are so important to…

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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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