Tag Archives: events

Resurrecting “Beer with Bloggers”… May 31, 7:00 to 9:00, at the Corner Brewery

A long time ago, in the early days of blogging, back before most of you were born, I used to host events designed to lure painfully-akward bloggers out of their parents’ basements, so that they might drink beer and attempt to mate with their readers. This reoccurring event was called Beer with Bloggers, and, from […]

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Occupy Ypsi Free School this Saturday at EMU

I took these photos on Water Street a couple of days ago, where some folks had gathered to make art and discuss, among other things, the teach-in that’s scheduled to happen this Saturday at EMU. Here, for those of you not adverse to the idea of getting out of your homes, meeting strangers, and encountering […]

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The new Director of Ypsilanti’s Heritage Festival, Andrew Clock, on the future of the event

As I believe most of you know, word went out a few months ago that the group of individuals behind Ypsilanti’s annual Heritage Festival were looking, after several years, to hand the reins off to a new generation of leaders. There were a few open meetings, that interested individuals were encouraged to attend, and, ultimately, […]

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This summer will mark the tenth anniversary of MarkMaynard.com… What, if anything, should we do to mark the occasion?

It’s recently been brought to my attention that this blog, assuming I can stay alive for a few more months, and keep dragging my fat fingers across the keyboard of this old computer, will turn ten years old in August. The person who wrote to me, and alerted me to this fact, wanted to know […]

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Talking with Fred Thomas about the Ypsi Flea

As the Ypsi Flea is coming up in about a week, I though that I’d take the opportunity to speak with Fred Thomas, who organizes the event. What follows is our email exchange. MARK: So, what’s the Ypsi Flea? FRED: Ypsi Flea is a free, all ages event held every so often that’s part flea […]

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