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7 Ways to Experience ypsiGLOW 2020!

Since its first year in Ypsilanti, ypsiGLOW has become the city’s top illuminating event which has grown to become an upbeat costume party, parade and overall an exceptionally fun night! This year, ypsiGLOW will shine in its brightest year yet with reimagined ideas to bring the action to you…

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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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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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Finding Socially-Distant Fun in Ypsilanti

While we are adjusting to our new normal and looking forward to going out and supporting area establishments as soon as possible, Ypsilanti businesses and restaurants are taking precautions and adding extra measures to welcome customers back in while maintaining safe and socially distant…

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What is Now Open in Ypsilanti?

Ypsilanti has begun the process of reopening and welcoming visitors back into the community. Ypsilanti is just as exciting as you remember, but things may look a bit different since your last outing or visit. We have compiled a list of what you can expect! Please be aware that while most businesses…

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Fly Fishing in Every Season

Mike Schultz (known as “Schultzy” to most) is the Owner of Schultz Outfitters, specializing in Southeastern Michigan angling and instruction. He has the expert knowledge to help you and your family have a great time on the water, and Washtenaw County has some great fishing spots like the Huron River…

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Bottles & Brews: Ypsilanti's Craft Beer Culture

It’s no secret that we love our craft brews here in Michigan! Our great state has the 6th most microbreweries in the nation, and Ypsilanti hosts the largest Michigan-only beer festival in the state, the Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Beer Festival. Ypsilanti is also home to the West Cross Cider…

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Enjoy Ypsilanti From Anywhere!

On any given week, finding fun and entertaining things to do in Ypsilanti is effortless, from live music and performing arts to food tastings and festivals. However, while hanging out at local favorite hot spots is on pause, check out how Ypsilanti businesses and organizations are continuously…

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7 Ways Ypsilanti is Taking On COVID-19

All over the world, folks are adjusting to life during the COVID-19 outbreak and its changes to our society. Here in Ypsilanti, our community is adapting as well, but we’re inspired by how much has stayed the same - especially the unity, resolve, innovation and compassion that we’re proud to see…

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Ypsilanti’s Iconic Water Tower

Cities all over the world have important landmarks. They have titles ranging from “most important” to “must-see” or even to “greatest achievement”. Ypsilanti, Michigan has its own fair share of landmarks, and one has always stood out of the crowd as the most iconic – the Ypsilanti water tower. Known…

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