Ann Arbor Hosts the 2013 IEDC Annual Spring Conference
Apr 26, 2013
The International Economic Development Council will be hosting their Annual Spring Conference in Ann Arbor this year. Attendees of the conference will discover emerging opportunities and grasp industry trends every ...
Ann Arbor in Concert presents the musical ‘Ragtime’
Apr 23, 2013
Don’t miss this special one-night only concert presentation of the three-time Tony Award-winning hit musical. The show is being put on by Ann Arbor’s newest performing arts group, Ann Arbor in Concert ...
Taste of Ann Arbor
Apr 20, 2013
Date: June 2, 2013 Time: 11am – 5pm This annual community event features local restaurants offering visitors bite size, and some not so bite size, tastes of what they do best. Tickets for food tastes can be purchased ...
Ann Arbor Restaurant Week
Apr 19, 2013
Date: June 9 - 14,2013 Join in a local celebration of dining in our community coming again this June! Experience cuisine that delights your palate and defines the art of dining in Ann Arbor. Don’t ...
The Ann Arbor Summer Festival
Apr 18, 2013
Date: June 14 – July 7, 2013 *Photo by Myra Klarman The Ann Arbor Summer Festival is an exhilarating celebration of performing arts, outdoor entertainment, and community spirit. A boutique music and arts festival, ...
Cinetopia at the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor
Apr 18, 2013
Date: June 6-9, 2013 Experience more than 40 of the best feature length dramas, comedies, and documentaries from the world’s best film festivals, including Sundance, Cannes, Venice, Toronto, and Berlin – ...
The Ann Arbor Art Fair
Apr 17, 2013
The 2013 Ann Arbor Art Fair will be July 17th-20th. For more than 50 years, artists with amazing talents and unsurpassed skills have come to the streets of downtown Ann Arbor in July to exhibit at the Ann Arbor Art ...
7 Reasons Why Jiffy Mix of Chelsea, Michigan Can Save America
Mar 05, 2013
No matter where you grew up in the United States, you’ve probably seen the timeless box of a Jiffy either at the grocery store or in your own cupboard. With its roots firmly planted in Chelsea, Michigan, Ann Arbor's ...
Who’s Behind the Fairy Doors? [BOOK RELEASE]
Mar 04, 2013
If you don’t know about Ann Arbor's famous fairy doors, odds are, you’d probably walk right by them without knowledge of their existence. These tiny doors are located throughout downtown Ann Arbor ...
Discover Ann Arbor [VIDEO]
Mar 04, 2013
Engage in the art of living in Ann Arbor! Our city revolves around a world class university and health system, and a creative, vibrant community that offers year-round arts and cultural events and performances, a wealth ...
Ann Arbor Area Happy Hour App
Feb 18, 2013
It's finally here! Ever since our first preview a couple of weeks ago, we've been waiting with bated breath. Currently the 'Happy Hour Deals' App is available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The ...
Purple Rose Theatre Special: Buy One, Get One Free
Feb 15, 2013
Buy one ticket and get a second free for select performances of 'The Meaning of Almost Everyhting.' Buy Tickets Now or Call 734-433-7673
A Snow Day at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor [VIDEO]
Feb 07, 2013
The Alumni Association of the University of Michigan made this brilliant video, highlighting a beautiful, snowy day on campus in Ann Arbor. Make sure to wait for the star of the video, Mr. Squirrel.
Zingerman’s makes list of America’s best chocolate chip cookies
Feb 04, 2013
On the heels of getting a nod from Food & Wine for having one of the best cups of hot chocolate in the USA, Zingerman's has done it again! This time, it was for their Funky Dunky Dark Chocolate cookies, made with ...
The Sundance Film Festival comes to Ann Arbor
Jan 25, 2013
We're proud to announce that 'The East', one of the 2013 Sundance films, will be screened at the Michigan Theater in downtown Ann Arbor on January 31st at 8pm. The Michigan Theater is one of only ...
Ann Arbor in the News
Jan 22, 2013
See what everyone is saying about Ann Arbor: Shopping in Ann Arbor Suite101 - February 2013 10 Coolest Cities in the Midwest - Ann Arbor is #6 MSN Travel - January 2013 The Best Things ...
Restaurant Week January 20 - 25, 2013
Jan 17, 2013
Ann Arbor Restaurant Week comes to town twice a year, January and June. Restaurant Week will be back in Ann Arbor January 20 - 25, 2013. Here's how it works: Lunch is a $15 menu of special restaurant week items. ...
Open skate at University of Michigan’s Yost Ice Arena in Ann Arbor
Jan 11, 2013
If you're looking for a unique experience in Ann Arbor, consider attending an open skate session at the University of Michigan's Yost Ice Arena! They offer skate rental for all ages - and the public is ...
A behind-the-scenes tour at the University of Michigan
Jan 11, 2013
8 high tech telescopes. 20 libraries. 10 museums. 3 production studios. 1 planetarium. 350 acres of research and relaxation. An endless amount of radical ideas. Here's a 'behind the scenes' ...
New Restaurants in the Ann Arbor Area
Jan 10, 2013
In the past few months, several new restaurants have opened their doors in the Ann Arbor area. Here is a list of the new restaurants for you to visit: Lena – located downtown, Lena is a unique culinary experience ...
Save 20% on Amtrak train tickets
Jan 04, 2013
The Winter Warm Up Sale from Amtrak can save you 20% on your travels in the Midwest, including routes to Ann Arbor! The sale applies to the Blue Water, Pere Marquette and Wolverine routes, and runs through March 30th, 2013. Booking ...
Food & Wine: Zingerman’s hot chocolate is top-notch
Dec 26, 2012
Zingerman's has recently been recognized by food critics once again, but this time it's not for their famous sandwiches. Food & Wine gave a nod to Zingerman's Next Door in their recent article that ...
Ann Arbor Birthday Deals
Oct 12, 2012
Ingenex Digital Marketing - a local Ann Arbor business - set out on a journey to celebrate Ingenex CEO Derek Mehraban's 40th birthday by finding as many 'Birthday Deals' and freebies as possible. They ...
2 New Hotels in Ann Arbor
Oct 12, 2012
Fall 2012 has kicked off with the opening of two brand new hotels in the Ann Arbor area. We wanted you to be the first to know (and possibly the first to stay)! TownePlace Suites by Marriott - Open October 2, 2012. 1301 ...
‘The Spirit of Ann Arbor’ Video Feature
Oct 10, 2012
The University of Michigan College of Engineering created this lovely video about the 'Spirit of Ann Arbor'. Watch, enjoy, and join in on the fun by planning your next trip to Ann Arbor (aka 'Tree Town' ...
Engage in the Art of Dining
Sep 25, 2012
Get a Taste of Ann Arbor: Start with simple: Le Dog, elevating soup and hot dogs to haute cuisine. Or engage in gursha—eating from the same plate and sharing the same bread—at the Blue Nile Ethiopian Restaurant. ...
Ann Arbor & Ypsilanti featured in Pure Michigan Statewide Sing-a-Long
Sep 09, 2012
Rob Bliss and Jeff Barrett set out on a journey to stop at 50 cities in the state of Michigan to create a 'statewide sing-a-long' to Carly Rae Jepson and Owl City's hit song, 'Good Time.' The initiative ...
Ann Arbor a ‘Top 10 College Town’ for 2012
Aug 30, 2012
Livability.com has ranked Ann Arbor in their annual list of the 'Top College Towns' in the U.S. for a second year in a row! According to the article, Ann Arbor's 'mix of restaurants, bars, local shops, art ...
Mani Osteria is one of Travel + Leisure’s ‘Best Italian Restaurants in the U.S.’
Aug 28, 2012
Mani Osteria & Bar has been open for just over one year in downtown Ann Arbor, and has already garnered quite a bit of national attention. On the heels of being named in Food & Wine's recent list of 'America's ...
Top 10 Tips for Tailgating in Ann Arbor
Aug 14, 2012
Whether you’re rooting on the Maize and Blue, or you’re in town for a bit of friendly competition and Big House energy, you’re sure to have a great time tailgating in Ann Arbor. If you’ve never been ...
Food & Wine: Mani Osteria & Bar is one of the ‘Best New Pizza Places’ in the U.S.
Aug 02, 2012
Mani Osteria & Bar has quickly become a local favorite after opening in downtown Ann Arbor just over a year ago. They specialize in artisanal pizzas and other creative Italian dishes prepared in wood-burning ovens, ...
Ann Arbor: ‘Official Best Of Arts & Culture Destination’
Jul 26, 2012
Ann Arbor has been named an Official Best Of Vacation Destination under the 'Arts and Culture' category. The Ann Arbor segment features the Main Street Area, Selo/Shevel Gallery, the University of Michigan's ...
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum Offers $5 After 5 every Thursday
Jul 24, 2012
The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum is a non-profit organization that offers an interactive, engaging environment for kids of all ages to learn more about the world around them. With 4 floors boasting over 250 exhibits that inspire ...
Zingerman’s Featured in USA Today’s ‘Road-trip eats: Best off the interstate’
Jul 12, 2012
In USA Today, travel writer Larry Olmsted raved about seven great can't-miss road-trip eats throughout the country. It's no surprise to us that Zingerman's made the list! He gave a nod to Zingerman's Deli, ...
Ann Arbor, Pure Michigan: Watch the New Video
May 23, 2012
As a part of our innovative 'Sense of Place' national partnership with Pure Michigan this year, we're working with Ann Arbor SPARK to promote Ann Arbor not only for tourism, but for economic development. Our ...
Top 10 rails-to-trails states; Michigan is #1
May 09, 2012
The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy ranked Michigan as the #1 state for converting former rail lines into bike trails. With 2,370 miles of trails throughout the state and 28 ongoing projects that will produce 336 more miles ...
Jason Segel Talks About Ann Arbor on ‘The Tonight Show’
Apr 25, 2012
On Friday, April 20th, Jason Segel appeared on 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' to promote The Five-Year Engagement, a movie that was largely filmed and set in Ann Arbor. When Jay asks him about his time here filming, ...
North America’s Most Distinctive Theater Marquees
Apr 25, 2012
Ann Arbor has been receiving many accolades lately, and here's another one that we're happy to share. This article comes from The Atlantic, and sites The State Theater in Ann Arbor as having one of the most distinctive ...
The Five-Year Engagement: Filmed in Ann Arbor, Featuring Ann Arbor
Apr 23, 2012
The Five-Year Engagement, starring Jason Segel and Emily Blunt, was filmed in Ann Arbor - and actually featured the city of Ann Arbor. Jason Segel's character 'works' at Zingerman's Deli. Emily Blunt's ...
Travel + Leisure: Ann Arbor is One of America’s Greatest Main Streets
Apr 18, 2012
In a recent article, Travel + Leisure ranked Ann Arbor's Main Street as one of America's Greatest, an honor that we're proud to accept. Locals and visitors alike can attest to the fact that few rival Ann Arbor's ...
University of Michigan on Colbert Report
Apr 12, 2012
Watch a clip of the Tuesday, April 10th Colbert Report, where the University of Michigan was mentioned as a 'school doing it right' within a conversation about reforming higher education. We're definitely ...
AirRide: New Shuttle Service From Ann Arbor to Detroit Metropolitan Airport
Mar 20, 2012
AirRide is the new public transit service that operates daily between Ann Arbor and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW). The service is provided through a public-private partnership between the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority ...
Ann Arbor - A ‘Pure Michigan’ National Partner
Mar 19, 2012
'Tis the season for Pure Michigan! March 19th marked the kick-off date for the national campaign, which includes 12 weeks of air-time for the famous Pure Michigan commercials, all of them featuring Tim Allen's voice ...
PETA Prime: Touring Vegan Eats In Ann Arbor
Mar 13, 2012
Robin Tierney is a bicycling, hiking, award-winning writer and photographer who covers active travel, plant-based cuisine and green, aware living. She recently came to Ann Arbor - with her bike in tow - in search of the ...
Ann Arbor Tops List of ‘10 Best Cities for Single People’
Feb 14, 2012
It's true. Ann Arbor beat out big cities such as New York, Baltimore, Los Angeles and Philadelphia to take the top spot on Kiplinger's list for the 'Best Cities for Single People.' The article sites the ...
President Obama Visits Ann Arbor
Jan 28, 2012
President Barack Obama made a visit Ann Arbor on Friday, January 27th, where be spoke to a crowd totaling over 4000 at the Al Glick Field House on University of Michigan's campus. 'It is good to be back in Ann Arbor!' ...
El Nuevo Herald Features Ann Arbor: Culta, Libral, y Sabrosa
Jan 11, 2012
Alfredo Arango Franco, a writer that specializes in travel, food and wine, recently made his way to Ann Arbor, and back home to Miami, where he wrote a very exciting article for El Nuevo Herald. This publication is an award ...
Examiner.com - ‘Chelsea, Michigan - Elvis Costello Wants To Go Here’
Jan 06, 2012
Examiner.com recently featured Chelsea, Michigan in their 'road trip travel' section - a section that suggests great road trips from Chicago, IL. The article mentions the Jiffy Mix Factory, Jeff Daniels and his ...
Foolmoon & Festifools in Downtown Ann Arbor
Don't miss out on the Seventh Annual Festifools in Ann Arbor. The festivities are already beginning with Luminary Workshops every Sunday in March! Make your own Luminary for Foolmoon at Workantile in Ann Arbor from ...
St. Patrick’s Day in Ann Arbor 2013
Here are some fun ways you can celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Ann Arbor: Shamrocks & Shenanigans - March 10th, 2013: A 5K Run and Walk sponsored by Conor O'Neill's and Running Fit. The procedes are donated ...
Ann Arbor Valentine’s Day Events and Specials
Want to have a special Valentine's Day? Check out all the events in Ann Arbor that are sure to make it memorable: Enjoy the music of My Folky Valentine w/ Annie & Rod Capps at the Ark. If you're feeling a ...
The Purple Rose Theatre Company featured in NEA Arts Magazine!
The Purple Rose Theatre Company, located in Chelsea, MI, was recently featured in the NEA Arts Magazine. Artistic Director Guy Sanville explains how PRTC was a game-changer for Chelsea. Listen to the interview here.