Long known for its abundance of trees and green spaces, Washtenaw County has been named by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) as a Community Wildlife Habitat, a diverse space on both public and private land for wildlife and pollinators. Washtenaw County is the first in Michigan to receive this honor and includes 400 homes, 42 common areas, and 12 schools. This NWF designation shows that Washtenaw County stands out as an area that has conserved and promoted its natural areas, for the benefit of people and wildlife alike.
Following my Detroit Gallery Crawl piece in October Current highlighting contemporary art galleries in Detroit, it seems only fair to highlight the visual arts galleries in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti.
Explore the art scene As the weather in Michigan turns cool, if you are curious about Detroit’s art scene and in the mood for a short 45 minute road trip, now is a great time to head downtown. When I began exploring Detroit several years ago, my hunt for significant art and artists was more
The CoOp’s community-focused approach is music to our ears “The vision was, honestly, to bring people together,” says Frances Master, one of six UM students who operate The CoOp, a space inside Openfloor Studio (231 S. State St.). Undeniably, it is refreshing to hear that motivation for creating opportunities to experience live music, as that’s