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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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An Unexpected Art Destination: Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti is positively bursting with arts and culture. One thing you may not know about Ypsilanti is just how many art galleries, rotating art displays, arts festivals, and art-focused shops we have. There is always somewhere to view – and purchase - the latest from local artists, and beautiful and…

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Kick Back with a Local Ypsi Brew this Winter

When the air is cool and crisp and the only way you can imagine stepping outside for even a single moment is to walk briskly from your warm car to a warm building, make that warm building a local Ypsilanti taproom. Our community has a wealth of area spots that brew their own beer in every style –…

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Last-Minute Holiday Gifts in Downtown Ypsilanti

Did you wait too long to do your holiday shopping this year? Don’t despair - you’ve got ample opportunity to find the perfect gifts at the independently-owned businesses of Downtown Ypsilanti. No matter who you’re looking to surprise this season, you’re sure to find a treasure when you visit any of…

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7 Reasons to Love Ypsilanti

There are endless reasons to love Ypsilanti, MI, but here are some of our favorites! 1. The Food Ypsilanti has everything you crave with lattes, burgers, burritos, soul food, craft beers and so much more. Visitors and locals find themselves immersed in award winning burgers, retro diners, artisan…

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Holiday Happenings in Ypsilanti

Make Ypsilanti your top holiday stop this season! Visit the Ypsilanti area this holiday season for an enchanted experience in our charming city. There are plenty of events happening and things to do - you may find yourself getting cozy by the fireplace at Corner Brewery, or perhaps feeling like…

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8 Incredible Antique Stores in Ypsilanti, Michigan

Ypsilanti is known for its juxtaposition between the old and the new. Students from Eastern Michigan University ignite excitement in the community, while historical architecture and museums line the streets. While Ypsilanti is making a name for itself as a home for young entrepreneurs and artists…

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10 Unique Things to See When Visiting EMU

Not only does Eastern Michigan University have tons of resources and activities for students and faculty, but many of those are available for public view or exploration. Read on to learn more about what there is to see as a visitor to EMU: 1. Art Walk Take a self-guided art walk throughout campus…

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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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