Blog Archive - 05/2016

May 26, 2016
It’s summer time in Ypsilanti. Can you believe it? Seems like yesterday we had our ice scraper and winter coats at our finger tips. Now it’s all about events in the park, swimming at Rolling Hills Water Park, and strolling around Ford Lake. Keep reading to find out what’s happening ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: Things to Do
May 23, 2016
Take the time to stop and look at the expert craftsmanship on these signs in Ypsilanti, Michigan. 1) Terry Bakery This giant neon sign on Michigan Avenue indicates the home of one of the tastiest bakeries in Ypsilanti. This sign was refurbished in 2013, and the city rejoiced upon its return. Terry ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: Things to Do
May 20, 2016
I recently just got my bike back into my possession. This is a liberating feeling, as it reminds me of when I first learned how to ride a bike, and I felt like I could go wherever I wanted to go. Unlimited freedom. Until you get your license a few years later and then you’re like, well I was wrong. Now, ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: Outdoor Recreation
May 17, 2016
Ypsilanti is known for its homegrown bars and restaurants. We scoured the #ypsireal hashtag on Instagram to find the best photos of pretty plates in Ypsilanti, Michigan. 1. Feast your eyes on this mouthwatering slab of steak and fresh vegetables from Encuentro Latino.   Have you tried the ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: Food
May 13, 2016
The original name of our fair city was Woodruff’s Grove. In 1825 the founders switched the name to Ypsilanti, and people have struggled to pronounce it ever since. Truth be told, there are a few attractions in Ypsilanti that are commonly mispronounced. We are here to clear the air. Keep reading ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: Things to Do
May 10, 2016
If you love classic cars, motorcycles, and automotive history – Ypsilanti is the place for you! Located 36 miles away from Detroit, the city of Ypsilanti has a rich history of rear-engines, hatchbacks, hardtops, and more. Keep reading to learn about ways you can worship automotive heritage in Ypsilanti, ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: History
May 06, 2016
Have you seen The Ypsi Real Big Chair in Riverside Park? It’s a great place to lounge and strike a pose. Here’s some inspiration for your next selfie while taking a jaunt through the historic park. Be sure to share YOUR photo of The Ypsi Real Big Chair on Instagram using the #ypsireal hashtag. 1) ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: Things to Do
May 03, 2016
“There’s definitely some kind of channeling going on…” – Anthea Ypsilanti is a city full of creatives. Check out this blog about local band, Wraiths, and why they call Ypsilanti home. Anthea Leigh remembers “being in first grade walking around the playground and ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: Art & Culture
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