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ANN ARBOR, MI - Dawn Farm treatment center has partnered with The Ark of Ann Arbor to host a benefit concert in support funding for addiction treatment in Washtenaw County. The concert, "A Time To Plant" takes place the day before spring at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 19 at The Ark. Home-grown ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - Students across the country will exercise their First Amendment rights to free speech and assembly on Wednesday, March 14, as they participate in a National School Walkout to advocate for more gun control. In many ways, they'll be following in the footsteps of Ann Arbor resident Paul ...

Michigan is full of many inviting cities to call home, and if you're still on the hunt for the perfect community, consider the smart, culturally-vibrant city of Ann Arbor. Ann Arbor is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live because of its seamless blend of world-class educational opportunities, culture ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - Artistic designs depicting trees, acorns, kayaking on the Huron River and the University of Michigan's Burton Memorial Tower will adorn Ann Arbor's future manhole covers. The Ann Arbor Art Center, which managed a manhole cover artwork-selection process for the city, has announced ...
Work on Ann Arbor's ambitious new French restaurant the Standard Bistro & Larder, the latest project from former Zingerman's Roadhouse chef/owner and James Beard Award winner Alex Young, is nearing completion in anticipation of a March opening. Located on a six acres inside the former Creekside ...
Local organizations, including Food Gatherers, Ann Arbor YMCA and Alpha House, will have tables set up with activities so families can learn more about the work they do in the community. Tickets are $25 per family, though the registration page allows you to select from several payment options.

ANN ARBOR, MI - Three and a half years ago, 23 employees in Ann Arbor city government had base salaries topping $100,000. Two and a half years before that, 16 city employees had six-figure base salaries. As of January 2018, a total of 54 city employees had base salaries in the six-figure range, ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - The day after teenagers across the country plan to walk out of school on Wednesday, March 14, to protest gun violence, a group of Ann Arbor students plan to lead a community conversation on school safety. The student-led town hall meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Pioneer High ...
Residents who want to find out more about the upcoming construction, which is expected to last into fall 2019, are invited to attend a community meeting next week. DTE representatives will be on hand for an open house from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at the Ann Arbor Senior Center at Burns Park, ...
Ann Arbor also rated No. 4 on the list for best cities to raise a family in America, and No. 5 for the best public schools in America, according to Niche. Ann Arbor has a median home value of $250,200 and the median rent is $1,114, Niche said in its profile of the Michigan city of more than 118,000 people.
ANN ARBOR, MI - A lot of improvements are planned in downtown Ann Arbor over the next few years, and it's going to be costly. The Downtown Development Authority, an arm of the city's government undertaking several big projects, is planning to draw $8.4 million from its cash reserves to balance its ...
ANN ARBOR - Farmer Eric Kampe started Ann Arbor Seed Company in 2012 with a vision to provide local farmers and gardeners with the best quality seed from the best quality crops. Fast forward to today, and he is doing exactly that. He sells more than 60 varieties of seed in various locations in Ann Arbor ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - The Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority wants to allow curbside parking on Huron Street during off-peak hours, meaning outside of weekday rush-hour times. But whether that will happen is up to the Michigan Department of Transportation to decide, as the state controls the ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - The transition away from traditional coin parking meters in downtown Ann Arbor began about nine years ago. With the purchase of another 150 solar-powered, e-park pay stations, the transition will be complete. The Downtown Development Authority board voted this week to spend $1.3 ...
WEBSTER TOWNSHIP, MI - One person was killed in a rollover crash during the evening commute Thursday, March 8 in Webster Township, according to the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office. The two-vehicle crash was reported just after 6 p.m. Thursday along Mast Road, just north of Brass Creek Lane.
ANN ARBOR - We're so done with winter. We've gotten hints of warmer weather only to later be punished with more cold, and unfortunately, this week is no exception. As always, however, the weather will not get us down, and this weekend is full of wonderful events that will put a smile on your face, snow ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - Officials were kept busy running to crashes on the evening of Wednesday, March 7 as snowy, icy roads developed across Ann Arbor. Ann Arbor police responded to 61 calls for crashes of disabled vehicles between 7:30 p.m. and 11 p.m., according to a post on the Ann Arbor Police ...

ANN ARBOR, MI - Snow flurries didn't stop more than 80 ice cream fans from gathering outside of Blank Slate Creamery Wednesday, March 7, as it prepared to open for the season. The business at 300 W. Liberty in Ann Arbor is known for its long lines of customers who patiently wait for scoops of natural, ...
Niche rankings are based on analysis of public data sets and user feedback in the form of millions of reviews. Ann Arbor was also ranked the No. 4 Best City to Raise a Family in America and the No. 5 City with the Best Public Schools in America. (Photo: Ann Arbor Hands On Museum). Nickel's Arcade ...
May Mobility, based in Ann Arbor and focused on small-scale community transportation, differentiates itself in operating both proprietary technology and services. “We look to invest not just in the brightest ideas and teams in mobility, but in the best businesses,” Jim Adler, managing director of Toyota AI ...
"These landscapes here in Ann Arbor were historically maintained with fire by Native Americans," Dave Borneman, deputy manager of Natural Area Preservation, said. "So the oak forests and oak savannahs and prairies that we have are here because the Native Americans burned these landscapes.
The specially-designed pin by Ann Arbor-based Pincause displays the words of Emma Gonzalez, a high school senior in Parkland, Florida, who has been ... ANN ARBOR, MI - An Ann Arbor company that makes pins with political messages has a new design featuring the face of a high school student ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - With previous plans for a community bath house scrapped, a new mixed-use development is in the works for a vacant site on Ann Arbor's North Main Street. Elroy's Place is the name of the six-story building now proposed at 321 N. Main St., where Peter Woolf's Sun Baths development ...
We were playing off the city winning "best place to live" awards on a regular basis, and thought we'd reach out to get your ideas on what a highly regarded community is lacking. You responded strongly on Nextdoor and All About Ann Arbor with more than 20 ideas in less than a week. Thank you to ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - Over 6,000 gallons of raw sewage is estimated to have spilled into the Huron River last week, Ann Arbor officials report. Between Feb. 20 and Feb. 22, the city reported two incidents in which raw sewage overflowed into the river. On Tuesday, Feb. 20, the city reports there was an overflow ...
Black Diesel Coffee LLC (1423 E. Stadium Blvd., Ann Arbor) had four priority violations and a total of nine violations overall. Here are some of the violations included in the report: Soap not available at the back-room hand sink. Soap must be made available at all hand sinks for proper handwashing to occur.
At nearly 4,000 square feet, this condo is the largest unit in its building and one of the largest high-rise condos in Ann Arbor. Its late owner was a woman who traveled the world — Morocco, Tanzania, Kenya, India, Vietnam, Croatia and Myanmar, to name fewer than half the places — and sailed twice across ...
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan visited Ann Arbor this week, building on connections between the cities that include higher education, tech-centered employment and, he joked, Michigan basketball. But in a crowd brought together by the largest local bank in Washtenaw County, Duggan also targeted potential ...
ANN ARBOR - If January felt like it was never-ending, February came and went in the blink of an eye. Next week it will be March. Maybe February went by quicker because love was in the air. The sentimentality of a cheesy Hallmark holiday has away of grabbing a hold of even those who don't celebrate.
20, that Ann Arbor Police Chief James Baird planned to retire after two years of leading the department, the town of Breckenridge, Colorado, announced he would be taking the same position there. Breckenridge Town Manager Rick Holman welcomed Baird as the town's new chief of police in a news ...
Approximately 20 students gathered Wednesday night at the Ford School of Public Policy as Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor discussed a wide array of issues relevant to city residents, including how the City Council, under his leadership, has tried to foster stronger ties with University of Michigan.
Local real estate is booming, its tech scene is growing, new restaurants are joining established favorites on a regular basis and cultural offerings are seemingly endless. Aside from Michigan winters and the unavoidable pothole disaster, things in A2 seem A-OK. So what's missing? Share your thoughts ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - High school students across Ann Arbor walked out of classes the afternoon of Wednesday, Feb. 21, to protest gun violence in schools. The walkouts were relatively brief, lasting between 17 minutes - in memory of the 17 people killed in the Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, Florida ...
ANN ARBOR - Here are some of the events happening in Ann Arbor on Wednesday about which we're most excited. Which ones do you plan to attend? What event should we cover in greater detail and why? Let us know in the comments below or email us at allaboutannarbor@wdiv.com.
ANN ARBOR, MI - Smell that? The aroma hovering over downtown Ann Arbor is coming from Satchel's BBQ, now open in the former Pizza Pino building. The restaurant opened quietly on Valentine's Day at 221 W. Liberty and is attracting some patrons thanks to the giant "Now Open" sign gently flapping in ...
ANN ARBOR - Here are some of the events happening in Ann Arbor on Tuesday about which we're most excited. Which ones do you plan to attend? What event should we cover in greater detail and why? Let us know in the comments below or email us at allaboutannarbor@wdiv.com.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Janice Wery's Ann Arbor living room has been overtaken by dresses in every color, size and style. "Things live in my living room more than I do," she said. Wery is the founder of the A2 Prom Dress Project. It was a little idea she had as she volunteered at a local thrift shop. “Dresses ...
Both the police and fire departments in Ann Arbor are now confronting the issue of diversity within their ranks. Leaders of both departments recently updated the City Council on new diversity recruitment plans and efforts underway. "We've done quite a bit of work with a number of personnel working on this," ...
Bentley's Pet Stuff, registered in Illinois as Pet Stuff Illinois LLC, made headway into the state's market after a late-January acquisition of Green Paws LLC, a pet store dba Green Pawz Pet Supply in Ann Arbor. The owners are seeking to open a total of eight stores across the state by year's end that could ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - The Ann Arbor Art Center has launched public voting to decide three winners of a manhole cover art project. The public can vote for one submission of the six semifinalists. The top three will each receive a $1,000 stipend from the city of Ann Arbor, according to a press release. Each of the ...
The pair sampled treats from four area bakeries starting bright and early at the Dexter Bakery, 8101 Main St., Dexter, followed by Zingerman's Bakehouse, 3711 Plaza Drive, Ann Arbor, Pastry Peddler, 619 Packard, Ann Arbor, and ending at Ypsilanti standby Dom Bakeries, 1305 Washtenaw Ave, Ypsilanti.
ANN ARBOR, MI - A crash temporarily backed up traffic Monday, Feb. 19 at the corner of West Huron and Third streets in Ann Arbor. Authorities responded about 3:20 p.m. Monday for an angle crash between a white GMC Denali and a black Honda Odyssey. Officials worked to move the vehicles as they ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - Going into its sixth year, a used prom dress sale in Ann Arbor is bigger than ever. This year's sale will feature more than 500 long prom dresses plus more than 100 shorter dresses that could be used for less formal occasions, said event organizer Janice Wery. The dresses will be priced ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - When the Michigan Department of Transportation repaved North Main Street in 2016, it was a short-term fix, and it didn't include improvements for pedestrians and cyclists that the city wants to see. While the main gateway into Ann Arbor from the north is now noticeably smoother following ...
Here are some of the events happening in Ann Arbor on Thursday about which we're most excited. Which ones do you plan to attend? What event should we cover in greater detail and why? Let us know in the comments below or email us at allaboutannarbor@wdiv.com.
The Ann Arbor-based fundraising consulting firm Richner + Richner is proud to announce that Patrick Naswell and Kate Harris have joined the firm as Consulting Analysts. Both bring outstanding experience, fresh perspectives, and a deep passion for the non-profit sector. Patrick Naswell has nearly ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - Chelsea Manning, an advocate of queer and transgender rights and government transparency who spent seven years in military prison for leaking classified documents, will speak at the University of Michigan as part of the Penny Stamps Speaker Series. Manning will speak at 5:10 p.m. ...
Lady of the House, a restaurant that opened in September in Corktown, is a semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation's 2018 Best New Restaurant award. Seven Southeast Michigan restaurants and chefs made the James Beard Foundation's 2018 semifinalist list for awards including outstanding service, ...
In this Dec. 14, 2016, photo, Mark Clevey, vice chairman of the Ann Arbor Energy Commission, stands in front of his home in Ann Arbor, Mich., where he had solar panels installed. The city of Ann Arbor believes the system improves Clevey's property and should increase its taxable value because state law ...
Busses pull out of The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority on Thursday, March 3, 2017. The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority planned for a new mid-block walkway on the north side of the Blake Transit Center's bus drive, but the plan has stalled. Matt Weigand | The Ann Arbor News( Matt ...


 

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