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What to Expect When Shopping Safely in Ypsilanti

Retail shops are reopening slowly and safely around the Ypsilanti area with new safety precautions and guidelines recommended by the CDC on social distancing. Shops are adapting to this new normal by limiting the amount of guests in a store. Some have implemented extra restrictions to help keep…

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Finding Socially-Distant Fun in Ypsilanti

While we are adjusting to our new normal and looking forward to going out and supporting area establishments as soon as possible, Ypsilanti businesses and restaurants are taking precautions and adding extra measures to welcome customers back in while maintaining safe and socially distant…

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What is Now Open in Ypsilanti?

Ypsilanti has begun the process of reopening and welcoming visitors back into the community. Ypsilanti is just as exciting as you remember, but things may look a bit different since your last outing or visit. We have compiled a list of what you can expect! Please be aware that while most businesses…

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Fly Fishing in Every Season

Mike Schultz (known as “Schultzy” to most) is the Owner of Schultz Outfitters, specializing in Southeastern Michigan angling and instruction. He has the expert knowledge to help you and your family have a great time on the water, and Washtenaw County has some great fishing spots like the Huron River…

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7 Ways Ypsilanti is Taking On COVID-19

All over the world, folks are adjusting to life during the COVID-19 outbreak and its changes to our society. Here in Ypsilanti, our community is adapting as well, but we’re inspired by how much has stayed the same - especially the unity, resolve, innovation and compassion that we’re proud to see…

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Ypsilanti’s Iconic Water Tower

Cities all over the world have important landmarks. They have titles ranging from “most important” to “must-see” or even to “greatest achievement”. Ypsilanti, Michigan has its own fair share of landmarks, and one has always stood out of the crowd as the most iconic – the Ypsilanti water tower. Known…

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8 Exciting Ways to Experience Ypsilanti

1. Experience Ypsilanti's Signature Landmark Is there any more quintessential Ypsilanti location than the Water Tower? Take a selfie with this 147-foot historic structure, or the nearby marble bust of Demetrius Ypsilanti, and bask in the legendary glow of this eye-catching landmark structure. 2…

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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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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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