5 Famous Ann Arbor Natives and Residents

With a population of over 121,000 and a history stretching back to 1824, it’s no surprise that a few of our native sons and daughters have garnered national recognition in their careers or their deeds. Actors, politicians, writers, athletes, and … Read More

Ann Arbor Street Fairs and Festivals (Plus Melissa Ethridge!)

  Summer is fully here, and for Ann Arbor residents and visitors alike, the best part of the season is all the street fairs and festivals. These are an exciting way to get a taste of the community in Ann … Read More

3 Summer Date Ideas in Ann Arbor

With long nights and warm, sunny weather, summer in Ann Arbor is the perfect setting to spend some quality time with your significant other — or to take a night to get to know someone new and see where the … Read More

Enjoying the Arts in Ann Arbor

As we’ve discussed before in posts about the literary scene in Ann Arbor and the music scene in Ann Arbor, the city is known to be vibrantly artistic. It’s hard to swing a visit to Ann Arbor without checking out … Read More

3 Hospitals in Ann Arbor

When you’re vacationing, one of the last things you’re likely to consider is the hospitals in the area. You hope, in fact, to avoid them completely. But sometimes the unexpected happens and you find yourself going to a hospital — … Read More

The Beautiful Outdoors of Ann Arbor

Summer is a beautiful time of year in Ann Arbor, and no matter how long you plan to stay, you won’t want to spend it cooped up indoors. There are beautiful parks and bike trails throughout Ann Arbor, and that’s … Read More

3 Reasons for Book Lovers to Visit Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor is a city known for its sports, its fairy doors, and even it’s music and food scene. But do you know what Ann Arbor has to offer bookish visitors? From a wide range of bookstores to libraries in … Read More

Best Places to Bike in Ann Arbor

How will you spend your National Bike Month? It’s a great opportunity to get fit, enjoy the scenery around you, and use less gas to get where you need to go so you can reduce your carbon footprint. If you’re … Read More

Ann Arbor Independent Businesses: Restaurants

Ann Arbor is the kind of city that locals love to keep weird. With its own fairy lore, a local restaurant chain that covers just about every area of gourmet food, and independent businesses and publications to spare, Ann Arbor … Read More

The Music Scene of Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor is an artistic city, and that includes a lively local music scene. There are venues all over the city, featuring music of all genres, from folk to hip hop, jazz to punk. Most showcase new musicians, though some … Read More