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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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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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