Locals

Tiny Expo at Ann Arbor District Library—A Curated Holiday Gift Fair with Flair

The Tiny Expo is a gem of an indie arts and crafts fair for vendors with original and unexpected products that make wonderful gifts but may not be an obvious fit for Ann Arbor’s mainstream art fairs. Shoppers who crave artistic, high quality products with diverse price points will find a rich variety of unique, handmade products to choose from.

Ypsilanti Holds ‘Master Plan’ Visioning Workshop

Ypsilanti Township invited community members to participate in a four-day master plan workshop called Ypsilanti Township 2040, held Oct. 16-19. The workshop, organized by township officials and facilitated by consultants from Carlisle/Wortman Associates, consisted of a mix of panel discussions, tours, and workshops. From these events and conversations, a vision for what Ypsilanti could look

Ordinances in Ypsi Gives Citizens a Say in New Developments

The people of Ypsilanti got a boost on September 11th when City Council passed a new ordinance, by a margin of 5-2, giving citizens more say on community benefits to be required from proposed real estate developers seeking financial incentives from the City.

Person of Interest: Shayla Fletcher

Shayla Fletcher is a wife, mother of two, and a local attorney. But beyond that, Shayla feels her biggest calling as a community volunteer.

Q&A With Lab Director Greg McGuire

Q&A with Greg McGuire, Lab Director at Mcity University of Michigan’s driverless vehicle testing facility

Letters to the Editor

Last month’s cover story, ‘Hot Mess: Ann Arbor Real Estate is on Fire!’ received quite a bit of feedback. Here are a couple of our notes received from our engaged readers. Read on!

Proposal: Ann Arbor Central Park

Deciding best use for the Library Lot The Ann Arbor Central Park Proposal is headed to November ballot. After years of trying, a citizens group known as Ann Arbor Committee for the Community Commons has garnered the 5,000 signatures required to bypass City Council and allow Ann Arbor residents to decide if the city-owned Library

The Gun Summit That Nobody Wants

On December 14, 2012, after the murders at Sandy Hook elementary school, I posted on Facebook… [read on].