Category Archives: Ypsilanti

The Nutcracker Ann Arbor Area Performance Guide

Ann Arbor Nutcracker Performances

For many families seeing The Nutcracker is an annual holiday tradition. We are lucky to have a number of Ann Arbor Nutcracker performances to choose from. When my daughter was younger, one performance that I would have selected is Ballet Chelsea’s Sunday matinee. They are offering a Sugar Plum Tea option before the performance. She would have loved dressing fancy and having a fairy […]

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African American Oral History Archive

The Ypsilanti District Library is launching an archive of African American Oral History. Oral Histories will be digitized and available online. The work is funded by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council. While the events associated with the process are geared towards adults, local students will benefit from having this information available in the future. Ypsilanti Library Launches African American Oral […]

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YpsiTasty – Saturday Restaurant Review

YpsiTasty - Grub Crawl Button

Today’s Saturday Restaurant Review is a bit different. Instead of featuring one restaurant, we will be talking about our experience at the YpsiTasty Grub Crawl organized by the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Regional Chamber and Growing Hope. During YpsiTasty we visited a number of food venues in Ypsilanti including Depot Town, Downtown, and near EMU’s campus. About Grub Crawls The Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber organizes Grub […]

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Maiz Mexican Cantina – Saturday Restaurant Review

Maiz - Chips & Drinks

In my opinion one of the best Mexican restaurants in the Ann Arbor area is Maiz Mexican Cantina in Ypsilanti’s Depot Town. They offer free kids meals on Sunday nights, so that is always a great day to visit. Every meal starts with chips and salsa. Of course margaritas are always a good bet (for the adults) at a Mexican restaurant. […]

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Ten Places to Get Wet: Ann Arbor Pools and More

Places to Get Wet in Ann Arbor this Summer

Note: This list of 10 Places to Get Wet: Ann Arbor Pools and More was originally written in 2015, but was updated for 2016 Are you looking for Indoor Pools? Be sure to check out our Indoor Swimming Guide. One of my daughter’s favorite parts of summer is the water – whether it’s swimming, water slides, splash parks, or just getting wet. With the hot […]

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Putterz – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of Putterz is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Yesterday my daughter and I visited Putterz in Ypsilanti for an afternoon of Miniature Golf after school. Update 3/8/2017 – While Putterz planned to close after the 2016 season, the deal fell through in September 2016 and Putterz announced that they would be back in spring! Today, they announced that the will […]

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