All posts by Jeff McGinnis

Washtenaw Community College named Bee Campus USA

The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation recently named Washtenaw Community College (WCC) a “Bee Campus USA,” in recognition of the work it has done improving landscapes for pollinators. The campus utilizes non-toxic fertilizers, has many bee-friendly flowers and even hosts educational events about pollinating. WCC also recently earned a bronze medal in sustainability from the

Dry Night Out at Zingerman’s

Have you always wanted to enjoy one of Zingerman’s cheese and beverage pairing classes but you don’t drink? Have a Dry Night Out. This monthly event has Zingerman’s renowned cheesemongers present samples of the creamery’s best bites, paired with non-alcoholic beverages. Soda, fruit juice, Kombucha tea and more will be among the drinks accompanying Zingerman’s

A2ZERO Launches in Ann Arbor

A new initiative has been launched in Ann Arbor to support the City Council’s declaration to make the community carbon neutral by 2030. A2ZERO was launched on November 13 by the Office of Sustainability and Innovations to involve members of the community in the design and implementation of a realistic strategy to meet the Council’s

Tallest building in 50 years approved by Ann Arbor City Council

In further action to address the affordable housing shortage, Ann Arbor City Council voted 9-2 in December to approve the development of a new 19-story building at 616 E. Washington St. The building will be the tallest structure approved for construction in the city since the 1960s, a decade when both the 26-story Tower Plaza

2020 Whiskey and Wings Bar Crawl

Ahh, whiskey and wings. Two great things that go great together. Join Crawl with Us for a one-of-a-kind evening as part of the 2020 Whiskey and Wings Bar Crawl. Meet up at Bar Louie and spend the next six hours heading to six different bars offering food and drink specials. Wrap up the evening at

Washtenaw County CSA Fair February 16

Find great bargains on the freshest produce and meats possible at the Washtenaw County CSA Fair on February 16. Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farms sell their wares directly to consumers via a weekly allotment that customers pay for at the beginning of the year, giving the farmers some financial security and customers the promise of