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The Best Local Coffee Shops in Ann Arbor, Michigan

The best coffee in Ann Arbor is all around you! Ann Arbor, Michigan is known as the "City of Trees," and it is a gastronomic town surrounded by trees, so it must have amazing coffee…which it does, in abundance! Fortunately, Ann Arbor has a plethora of terrific non-chain coffee shops to keep professionals and students…

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Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving in Ann Arbor, MI

Most people stay home for Thanksgiving, but if you are planning on sticking around in Ann Arbor this year, don’t worry. Just because you’re not eating at home doesn’t mean you can’t feast… and no, we aren’t expecting you to make it yourself. While most restaurants are closed on Thanksgiving, a few hidden spots are…

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It’s Not Just a College Town: The Rich History Behind Ann Arbor

  When most Michiganders think of Ann Arbor, a certain phrase pops into their head: “Go Blue!” It’s true that the University of Michigan has been a driving force behind the city nearly since its inception, but as any resident will tell you, there’s so much more to this town.  From rural hamlet to WWII…

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Trick or Treating and Halloween Events Around Ann Arbor

ANN ARBOR Although Ann Arbor has not yet confirmed the times for trick-or-treating in the city, but previous years have seen little ghouls going from door-to-door from 5 to 8 p.m. on Halloween night. Downtown trick-or-treating will take place on Oct. 31 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a costume parade starting at 11…

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Celebrate the Beginning of Fall with the Annual Saline Oktoberfest

September 17–18, 2021  Location Oktoberfest will be located at 109 W Michigan Avenue, Saline, MI 48176  Tickets You can purchase tickets here before the event along with beverage tickets to be able to enter the Bier Garten without waiting in line. Friday and Saturday nights are both $5 entry for anyone 21 and up. Under…

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7 Best Hiking and Nature Trails Around Ann Arbor, Michigan

Home to 159 parks and located at the heart of an impressive lineup of state recreation areas and open spaces, Ann Arbor offers countless opportunities to opt outside. From biking to fishing, we’ve got it all! But if you’re looking to get out for a hike, there are plenty of trails and Metro Parks within…

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Weekly Farmers Markets Near Ann Arbor for Fresh, Local Produce

The Haven of Ann Arbor is excited to tell its residents and the local community about local farmers markets here in the Ann Arbor area. We have a ton of great markets,  with a huge amount of local produce, farm-to-table food, handcrafted goods, art, and more! It’s our pleasure to promote these community events and…

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7 of the Best Ann Arbor Patio Bars and Restaurants for Summer Dining

Patio bars are a fantastic way to enjoy outdoor dining this year, and some of the best patio bars in Ann Arbor have our mouths watering. There’s nothing better than a frosty glass filled with a cold drink on a hot summer day. Get outside and enjoy your favorite summer drinks with these top patio…

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