Growing Hope is looking for a new location to hold the Downtown Farmers' Market next month, as the event's current home may no longer be available.
Amanda Edmonds,...read more
Each year, residents in and around the city of Ypsilanti carry on a tradition started by a group of community members enrolled in a city leadership program, a sort of spring cleaning for the city and surrounding townships.
Sixteen years later, Ypsilanti PRIDE (People Restoring Image and Developing the Environment) Day organizer Jane Carr said inspiring people to clean up the neighborhoods is more important than ever, with dwindling city and township budgets to fund park maintenance.
“The idea...read more
The weather has turned, the trees are budding and the flowers are popping out of the ground; time for a cruise through town. But don’t be so quick to hop in the car; jump on your bike and get ready for Bike Ypsi’s Spring Ride and Festival.
Starting at 10 a.m. Sunday at the pavilion in Recreation Park (1015 Congress Street), riders have the option of three routes, which give local bicyclists a chance to meet, discover bike-friendly routes and gain confidence with street and group riding.
About 50 Ypsilanti Township residents gave the Washtenaw County Sheriff Office their input about law enforcement in the community Tuesday evening.
The information was shared at a community forum hosted by the WCSO at the Ypsilanti Township Community Center on Clark Road.
“The bottom line is you elected me sheriff,” Sheriff Jerry Clayton said. “It is my duty to hear and engage you as members of this community.”
The WCSO held a similar forum at the Ypsilanti District Library on Whittaker...read more
Ypsilanti has many faces, and Erica Hampton wants to share a few of them with you.
Over the past year, Hampton created the The Ypsi Project, a series of portraits of people who live and work in Ypsilanti.
She’s photographed everyone from Mayor Paul Schreiber to local artists to Eastern Michigan University students to people just hanging out in Depot Town. Her project has amassed more than 120 photos for the gallery exhibit she plans to hold at the end of May.
But she needs a little help. In...read more