Category Archives: Ypsilanti

The History of Wiard’s: From Plows and Cider to Soda and Scare-tainment… an American story

As a rule, I try not to talk about local businesses unless I have something good to say about them, which is why, over the 12 years or so that I’ve been posting here, I’ve never mentioned the “agri-entertainment complex” that is Wiard’s. Call me old fashioned, but I like my cider mills without paintball, […]

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Andrew Clock, forced from his position as director of the Ypsi Heritage Festival, speaks out

Yesterday evening, Andrew Clock, the director of the Ypsilanti Heritage Festival, announced on Facebook that he’d been asked by his board to step down from the position which he’d held since January, 2012. As his tenure at the festival started with an interview on this site, I thought it only fitting that we’d speak again […]

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The Illuminated Underground Micro-Gallery (video)

It’s somewhat disjointed, but I shot a few snippets of video on Friday as I was putting the Illuminated Underground Micro-Gallery into the ground at the Water Street Sculpture Park, and I wanted to share it with those of you who weren’t able to make it out and see it in person this past weekend. […]

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The Ypsilanti Underground Micro Gallery is now open for business

It took almost the entire day, but the new gallery is now open.

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The Quote of the Day…. by Ben Connor Barrie

I’m not exactly sure what it was in reference to, but I turned a corner this evening and heard Ben Connor Barrie, the editor of Damn Arbor, make the following statement… I know I should have stuck around and found out what in the hell he was talking about. Instead, though, I ran home and […]

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