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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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8 Exciting Ways to Experience Ypsilanti

1. Experience Ypsilanti's Signature Landmark Is there any more quintessential Ypsilanti location than the Water Tower? Take a selfie with this 147-foot historic structure, or the nearby marble bust of Demetrius Ypsilanti, and bask in the legendary glow of this eye-catching landmark structure. 2…

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9 Ways to Share #YpsiLove this Winter

Share some cozy Ypsilanti experiences with your sweetie this winter. Whether you like to go out and dance, shop for home goods, drink coffee after hours of sledding or all of the above, Ypsilanti offers it all and so much more! 1. Pick out a unique gift at The Rocket Want to surprise your partner…

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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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An Unexpected Art Destination: Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti is positively bursting with arts and culture. One thing you may not know about Ypsilanti is just how many art galleries, rotating art displays, arts festivals, and art-focused shops we have. There is always somewhere to view – and purchase - the latest from local artists, and beautiful and…

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Kick Back with a Local Ypsi Brew this Winter

When the air is cool and crisp and the only way you can imagine stepping outside for even a single moment is to walk briskly from your warm car to a warm building, make that warm building a local Ypsilanti taproom. Our community has a wealth of area spots that brew their own beer in every style –…

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Last-Minute Holiday Gifts in Downtown Ypsilanti

Did you wait too long to do your holiday shopping this year? Don’t despair - you’ve got ample opportunity to find the perfect gifts at the independently-owned businesses of Downtown Ypsilanti. No matter who you’re looking to surprise this season, you’re sure to find a treasure when you visit any of…

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7 Reasons to Love Ypsilanti

There are endless reasons to love Ypsilanti, MI, but here are some of our favorites! 1. The Food Ypsilanti has everything you crave with lattes, burgers, burritos, soul food, craft beers and so much more. Visitors and locals find themselves immersed in award winning burgers, retro diners, artisan…

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Holiday Happenings in Ypsilanti

Make Ypsilanti your top holiday stop this season! Visit the Ypsilanti area this holiday season for an enchanted experience in our charming city. There are plenty of events happening and things to do - you may find yourself getting cozy by the fireplace at Corner Brewery, or perhaps feeling like…

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