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Explore Ypsilanti Outdoors This Winter

Ypsilanti is a go-to when planning outdoor winter fun and recreational activities. Scenic parks and nature areas here offer a range of choices for outdoor recreation during the winter months including mountain biking trails, sledding hills and disc golf courses. The nature areas are perfect for a…

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Local Flavor To-Go: Dining and Drinks in Ypsilanti

There is certainly no question that the Ypsilanti area is full of flavorful options when it comes to restaurants, bars and breweries! From southern fare to make and take kits, to the freshest cocktails and specialty drinks, Ypsilanti has just what you’re searching for and much more. We reached out…

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Ypsilanti Holiday Retail Gift Guide 2020

Time to start checking off boxes on that gift-shopping list! With the holidays just around the corner, shop retail locally this year and show your love for small businesses. Here in Ypsilanti, you’ll find quality products and gifts for your loved ones to enjoy while feeling good knowing that your…

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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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