Ypsi Real Blog

Dec 09, 2017
Our Instagram followers are seriously talented! We're constantly impressed by the fabulous photos we see pop up in our feed, taken by our very own followers. This is a run-down of some posts that we found particularly inspiring in 2017.  In Ypsilanti, there's plenty of life to capture on ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: Art & CultureFoodThings to Do
Dec 04, 2017
Mittenfest is the most incredible annual end-of-year music festival in Michigan. Some have even called it the best annual music festival in the midwest, but you’re encouraged to be that judge this year yourself. It exists to showcase the most dynamic Mitten-made bands and artists, as they donate ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: Art & CultureEntertainmentFestivals & EventsThings to Do
Nov 16, 2017
Our guest contributor Emily Tuesday, Executive Director of the Riverside Arts Center, gives us a first look at what's new at this year's DIYpsi Holiday Market.  One of my first exposures to the arts scene in Ypsilanti was an Indie Art Fair called DIYpsi (pronounced DIP-see). I found ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: Art & CultureFestivals & Events
Nov 03, 2017
With her determined spirit and “can-do” attitude, Rosie the Riveter was inducted into the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame, receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Michigan Women’s Studies Association. Rosie’s nomination was submitted by the Yankee Air Museum to recognize ... Read more and see comments!

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Nov 03, 2017
See some of the most striking homes and buildings in the Ypsilanti area at the 21st annual Ypsilanti Holiday Home Tour. Over the years, thousands of visitors and residents have attended the home tour to discover Ypsilanti’s historical beauty and charm. Each house will feature holiday décor ... Read more and see comments!

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