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Ypsilanti: What’s in a Name?

“Ypsilanti” is a daunting name to pronounce for those unfamiliar with it. However, it's very unusualness is central to Ypsilantians' sense of the uniqueness of their community. How did a town in southern Michigan, known for many hundreds of years in Native Iroquoian and Algonquian languages, and…

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Your Ultimate 2019 Ypsilanti Halloween Guide!

If you’re looking for the ultimate Halloween-time destination, look no further than here in Ypsilanti! Spend some time visiting this October and discover what makes Ypsilanti unique for visitors and residents alike. Whether you crave spine-chilling thrills from creepy ghost stories, haunted houses…

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Fun Facts About The Willow Run Bomber Plant

You’ve probably heard of Rosie the Riveter, that iconic figure of American spirit. Many people may also know that Rose Will Monroe traveled from rural Kentucky to Ypsilanti, Michigan to work among thousands of others during World War II. But what about where she worked and what she made? Find out…

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The Buzz About First Fridays In Fall

A brilliant way to explore Ypsilanti in the fall is by attending First Fridays Ypsilanti, a free and accessible self-guided art and culture walk through Downtown, Depot Town, and more. On the first Friday of each month you are invited to chart your own course through performances, exhibits…

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