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Today on the Water Street Commons

[Photo by filmmaker Adam Wright, taken at Ypsilanti’s Water Street Commons sculpture park.]

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First Fridays Ypsilanti to grow with A2Awesome grant

Around the country, several communties have what are referred to as First Friday events, where, on the first Friday of each month, various venues coordinate new art installations and the like, encouraging people to come out, stroll between them, etc. Well, for the past several months, things have been ramping up locally, and, this past […]

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“He hath risen” …The Miracle on Water Street

Last night I posted a letter on the site written by my friend Jeff. In it Jeff explained how, the previous night, a person, or persons, unknown had vandalized what we’ve come to call the Water Street Commons, tearing apart a large sculpture, defacing books in the outdoor lending library, and upending a bench that […]

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Commoning, Public Art, Vandalism

A LETTER FROM MY FRIEND JEFF CLARK: About five months ago, on May Day, the local community joined together to seedbomb the acre of Water Street at the corner of River Street and Michigan Avenue. The little clay balls were handcrafted by children from Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor elementary schools, as well as several adults […]

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Milwaukee part two… fish fries, public art and swooning tweens

A week or so ago, when I told you about my recent trip to Milwaukee, I promised that there would be a follow-up post, in which I’d talk about fish fries, public art, and the like. Well, I’m afraid that I’ve put it off so long now that I can’t quite remember what it was […]

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