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Nicola’s Books renamed Schuler Books

Nicola’s Books is now proudly Schuler Books! Originally known as The Little Professor, former owner Nicola Rooney purchased the bookstore in 1995 and changed its name to Nicola’s Books. In 2014, Rooney sold the...

“Sunburst Blooms” Shines On as New Local Business

While Sunburst Blooms arrived in their new physical location in April, they have been around as an online shop since 2019. So now, people of all ages are even more encouraged to appreciate flowers...

Project Grow Community Gardens Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

  Project Grow Community Gardens is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and it is one of the longest-running community gardens in the country according to Kirk Jones, Managing Director. But community gardening isn’t just about...

Washtenaw County Clean-Up Days

Get rid of your hard-to-dispose waste and items. If you’ve got a collection of things in your home that you want to get rid of but you’re not sure how? Washtenaw County Clean-Up days are designed...

Best of Washtenaw 2022

NOTE: Voting is NOW OPEN! It's time for your vote! Each year, we love to give your favorite places the recognition they deserve. Let your voice be heard! Tell us who your favorite businesses and people...

Remembering Ypsilanti’s African American Civil War Veterans

In 1861 a grateful President Lincoln exclaimed “Thank God for Michigan” as a regiment composed of brave soldiers from Michigan left for Washington D.C. This regiment was the first from the Midwest to reach...