Interested in urban gardening, farms and sustainable, healthy food systems? Don’t miss the fifth annual Tour de Fresh on Tuesday, July 19, from 5-8:30pm throughout downtown Ypsilanti. Hosted by Growing Hope, Bike Ypsi and Transition Town Ypsi, the Tour begins at the Downtown Ypsilanti Farmers’ Market and ends at the Growing Hope Urban Farm. Different sites along the way include topics such as permaculture design and keeping urban bees and chickens. Tour participants may travel by bike or vehicle. Donations for entry are encouraged. For more info visit www.growinghope.net.
The Ann Arbor District Library’s staff observed the progressing spread of COVID-19 with a keen eye towards optimal safety measures. Like all libraries, it remained closed for the duration of the three-month period of Michigan’s shelter-at-home executive order, to curtail the spread of the virus. But Sherlonya Turner says that while their staff certainly considered
While Ypsilanti’s beloved Ziggy’s isn’t quite ready to open, we talk to David Jeffries about the recent bit of good news about reopening when the timing’s right.
There’s a solid likelihood one of your favorite bands stopped through this 400-capacity venue on 1st. St. on their way to their higher-tier status. Nirvana was at the Blind Pig in 1989 (opening for the Flaming Lips). Pearl Jam and the Smashing Pumpkins came through on respective tours in 1991. A few other names to
Social justice songwriters Heather Mae and Crys Matthews take their 2020 tour online. Here’s one way to stay positive during these trying times.