All posts by Grace Jensen

48th Dexter Daze

The 48th annual Dexter Daze festival will include music, food, the Chalk the Block competition and local artisans and businesses. Saturday will start with a parade and end with fireworks. Free entertainment for all ages includes a ventriloquist, clown, magic show and rubber duck race. Although they’re “just a small town,” Dexter’s best will be

Sarah McLachlan Performs in Rochester Hills

Canadian Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan, best known for emotionally-charged anthems such as “Adia”, “Angel”, and “Building a Mystery,” will bring her soulful sound to Rochester Hills, with accompaniment from the local Meadow Brook Festival Orchestra. McLachlan’s 2014 album, Shine On, inspired by the death of her father, hit No. 4 on the U.S. Billboard

Louis Goral

Executive Chef at Blue LLama Jazz Club By Grace Jensen Louis Goral is a critically-acclaimed chef who has cooked all over the country, from Denver to Philadelphia to Chicago to Washington D.C. to New York City. Now, he has settled down in Ann Arbor to create music-inspired cuisine at the Blue LLama Jazz Club (a

Ann Arbor Farmers Market 100th Birthday Bash

The Ann Arbor Farmers Market is celebrating its centennial this year! To mark the anniversary, they are going all out with a birthday bash. The usual Saturday market will be amped up with live music, an Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra instrument “petting zoo” for the kids (where they can try their hand at all different

Hopcat Ann Arbor Beer Dinner with Bell’s Brewery

Join Hopcat Ann Arbor for a four-course vegetarian dinner paired with carefully-chosen beers from Michigan’s own Bell’s Brewery. The menu includes pretzels with dips, roasted cauliflower soup, spinach and avocado enchiladas, and vegan cookie dough ice cream. Hopcat has been ranked as one of the top bars in the world for quality beer selection. Perfect

The One University Campaign

Advocating for parity between U-M’s Ann Arbor, Flint, and Dearborn campuses By Kiran Hoeffner-shah and Grace Jensen Nicole Bonomini did not even consider applying to the University of Michigan Ann Arbor; she knew the cost of tuition would be prohibitive. Instead, following a friend’s recommendation, she applied to the Dearborn campus, and has found it