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Taste of Tree Town Sound

It’s an idea that some would consider genius: gather some of the best bands in Southeast Michigan and have them all play under the same roof during the same night. Folk, hip-hop, rock, maybe a touch of blues, with each act pl...
by Paul Kitti


Retyi, Set, Go: Best Patios in Ann Arbor

When you were a young Michigander, nice weather meant no more teachers, no more books, summer vacation and outdoor cooks. When you got older, nice weather meant the same old work, the same old books, a lot more sweating and, ma...
by Richard Retyi


Pacific Rim

Ann Arbor Restaurant Week

Have you been to Pacific Rim, Grange and Café Felix all in one week, but only for Happy Hour drinks?  Do you sometimes walk by Mani Osteria and smell a delicious aroma wafting from foods you feel certain you can’t afford? ...
by Mary Simkins


Taste of Ann Arbor

From 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday June 3, tantalize your taste buds with samples of local restaurant fare while soaking in the sounds of local bands at a Taste of Ann Arbor. This annual community event blends food with live ent...
by Stefanie Stauffer


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Art by Adam Bota

The Art of Local

Summer is a season to explore new horizons and try something a bit unexpected (Speedos notwithstanding, kids). Ann Arbor’s venerated vegetable vendor The Produce Station has decided to embrace this spirit with its first ever...
by Jasmine Zweifler


Esperanza Spalding

Ann Arbor Summer Festival

There are a few telltale signs that summer is finally approaching. Our favorite eateries open their patios, the sun actually stays visible for more than a measly six hours a day and, for those meandering throughout the Washtena...
by Treasure Groh


Fellow Graduates Your A2/Ypsi Bucket List

Trustees, faculty members, proud parents, family and friends. Graduating class of 2012, I’m honored and grateful that you’ve invited me to be a part of such an important moment in your lives. I stand here today before you, ...
by Richard Retyi


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Jack White

Jack White Returns to Detroit

With the April release of his debut solo album, “Blunderbuss,” Jack White leaves his Nashville home and returns to where it all started for him and Meg more than a decade ago. (Although, when you maintain the kind of artist...
by David Nassar


Photo by Bruno Postigo

Movement 2012

If you are a fan of electronic music and don’t have plans for Memorial Day weekend, you may want to check out Movement, Detroit’s Electronic Music Festival. This three-day showcase of electronic dance music seeks every year...
by Mary Simkins


Legend John Sinclair Returns to Ann Arbor for the 41st Annual Hash Bash

Sinclair // Legendary poet and activist, John Sinclair is known as the man who guided the rock-and-revolutionary MC5 to fame and as a political prisoner in the early days of the “War on Drugs.” He was sentenced to 10 years ...
by iSPY Team