Blog Archive - 06/2016

Jun 30, 2016
Ypsilanti’s name is synonymous with aviation. Home to the historic Willow Run Bomber Plant and Rosie the Riveter, Ypsilanti made tremendous contributions to World War II by producing Liberator Bomber Planes. At the height of production, the Willow Run Bomber Plant produced an aircraft every 60 ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: History
Jun 29, 2016
From trailblazers like HP Jacobs to remarkable places like the Willow Run Bomber Plant – Ypsilanti is home to a great deal of history. In fact, Ypsilanti is Michigan’s second largest historic district, with approximately 20 percent of the 4.4 square miles designated historic. Many have called ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: History
Jun 28, 2016
Ypsilanti, Michigan is the perfect destination for family fun! Cool down at the water park, enjoy arts and culture, and roam throughout the beautiful parks. Keep reading for more ideas the whole family will love! 1. Rolling Hills Water Park From a three-story-high water slide, to a calming lazy river ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: Things to Do
Jun 23, 2016
It’s summertime, and the living is easy. If you’re looking for Ypsilanti events to attend this July, look no further. Keep reading to learn about some of Ypsilanti’s biggest events of the season! July 4 The 87th Annual Ypsilanti Independence Parade will be held in Depot Town on ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: Things to Do
Jun 21, 2016
There is a new piece of public art in town, and here is the gentleman behind the mural. Jermaine Dickerson is an Eastern Michigan University Alum and current Ypsilanti resident. He designed the eye-catching mural on the back of City Hall on Huron and Michigan Avenue. We were able to sit down with Jermaine ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: Art & Culture
Jun 17, 2016
Ypsilanti is full of sights to see and people to meet. We’ve been sharing original Ypsilanti GIFs on our Twitter, but we wanted to share the love on our blog. Check out 9 GIFs that perfectly capture Ypsilanti, Michigan. 1. This hostess welcoming you into Ypsilanti’s favorite restaurant. Let’s ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: Things to Do
Jun 14, 2016
Hear ye! Hear ye! The Color Run is racing through Ypsilanti on June 25. Here are 6 ways you can prepare for The Color Run. Register It’s pretty simple really. All you do is click here for more registration information, and you’ll be well on your way to The Color Run extravaganza! Basic ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: Festivals & Events
Jun 14, 2016
The Ypsilanti Water Tower is easily one of the most iconic structures in the city since 1890, when it was constructed. Near and far, people travel down Summit Street to marvel at the tower and all its glory. But don’t take it from us – here are 14 Ways to Show Your Love for the Ypsilanti ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: Things to Do
Jun 10, 2016
June in Ypsi is the perfect month: the start of summer, sunny days that aren’t too hot, and the carefree attitude of everyone because they know they have three more months to procrastinate on things that aren’t due until the fall. The only problem with summer is the illusion that there will ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: Things to Do
Jun 07, 2016
What are the best restaurants in Ypsilanti? Let the fans of Ypsi Real tell you! We asked our followers on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter which Ypsilanti restaurants were their favorite. With that, here are the Top 10 Restaurants in Ypsilanti according to the fans of Ypsi Real. #1. Sidetrack Bar ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: Food
Jun 03, 2016
“The most rewarding part is when they get it – when the light bulb comes on – when they come to me with ideas – when they take the leadership role and tell me it’s time to work.” – Lynne Settles History, art, a few great teachers, and a team enthusiastic students ... Read more and see comments!

Posted in: Art & Culture
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