Gone are the days when eating vegan meant you could only go to that one salad bar where they make you take off your shoes and cleanse your aura before you eat. Veganism is on the rise, with one report from research firm GlobalData indicating a 600% increase in people identifying as vegan in the U.S. ... Read more and see comments!
The Date that Does Good - 6 Ways to Make a Romantic Weekend a Community Affair
Apr 11, 2018
Ypsilanti is not only a hub for fantastic food, beautiful recreational opportunities, and quirky local attractions, it’s also a tight-knit company of people with a deep attention to community betterment. Around every corner is an opportunity to learn something new, invest in a good cause, or support ... Read more and see comments!
Some people know it simply as Valentine’s Day. V-Day. Lover’s Day. Day of love. Others know it simply as the day of ice cream, gourmet chocolate sales, and comfort. Whatever you think of the day (and no matter your relationship status), there are plenty of things to do in Ypsilanti and on ... Read more and see comments!
We're jazzed to present our ideas for 18 things to experience in 2018, right here in Ypsilanti, Michigan!
1. Hit up the Ypsilanti Farmer’s Market! Year-round, local food producers gather downtown to flaunt their pretty produce. Ypsiplanti is also based at the Farmer’s Market - where ... Read more and see comments!
This article is from 2016, but still has some great ideas for ways to experience Ypsilanti! For updated event dates, click HERE.
Our Instagram followers are seriously talented! We're constantly impressed by the fabulous photos we see pop up in our feed, taken by our very own followers. ... Read more and see comments!
Welcome back students! I know you’re excited to see your friends and get settled into your home-away-from-home. Whether this is your first year or last semester as an EMU Eagle, U-M Wolverine, or a member of the WCC Wolfpack, Ypsi holds new adventures, great coffee, and college-budget friendly ... Read more and see comments!
This blog was published in 2017, but still has great information about the annual Summer Beer Festival in Ypsilanti! For this year's event dates, visit our events page.
Hey, everyone! Riverside Park here. Just wanted to give you all a heads up that the Michigan Brewers Guild Summer ... Read more and see comments!
Year Round Farmers Market Hopes To Revitalize Downtown Ypsilanti
Feb 09, 2017
Growing Hope is an Ypsilanti nonprofit that has been serving the community since 1999. Their mission is to use locally grown, healthy food help develop the people, environment, and community at large in the city. Branching off of this wide mission, Growing Hope has recently implemented a grand new idea ... Read more and see comments!
I’m going to spend this Valentine’s Day with my latest crush … Ypsilanti. This stylish community just east of Ann Arbor is serving up all sorts of sweet treats this February — and all year long! Check out some of these great destinations and share with us your favorite place ... Read more and see comments!
Pro Tip: When in Ypsi, eat local. Skip overrated, untrustworthy chain restaurants and make a choice (right now!) to taste and experience all of Ypsi’s quirky, awesome, and unique character. Whether you’re new to the area or you’re a faithful townie, by the end of this, you’re ... Read more and see comments!
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!
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!
Where does Ypsilanti get all of its charm and energy? Coffee, of course. The city is full of amazing and unique cafes (click here to learn about ALL of them). Thanks to the fans of Ypsi Real, we were able to uncover the city’s most beloved coffee shops! Cheers to everyone who participated! Over ... Read more and see comments!
Search no more, fellow veggies, because Ypsi Real has compiled a list of Ypsilanti’s vegetarian and vegan hot spots and highlights.
$2-$10 per meal
Cafe Ollie (42 E. Cross St.)
Two-thirds of Cafe Ollie’s menu features a vegetarian and vegan options. One of the cafe’s highlights ... Read more and see comments!
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The people have spoken, and we heard them loud and clear! We asked our Facebook fans to tell us their favorite place to get a burger in Ypsilanti. We were overwhelmed by our audience’s enthusiasm as we tallied up the votes. Now, we’re ready to share the top three burgers spots in Ypsilanti ... Read more and see comments!