Monday, December 15, 2014

31 Reasons to Love Ann Arbor Michigan (including Chelsea, Dexter and Ypsiltanti)

michigan stadium 'the big house'
A look at Michigan Stadium aka. The Big House

the bookstore mural ann arbor
The bookstore mural including: Woody Allen, Edgar Allan Poe, Hermann Hesse, Franz Kafka, and Anaïs Nin.

ann arbor michigan

A typical street in Ann Arbor

Chefs of Ann arbor michigan: the brinery, mezzevino, vellum
  Chatting with David Klingenberger of The Brinery, Executive chef Brent Courson at Mezzevino and Executive chef Jeffrey Sartor of Vellum

graffitti alley ann arbor
 Ann Arbor street art near graffiti alley.

angell hall at univeristy of michigan

The city features loads of beautiful architecture including the imposing columns of Angell hall at the University of Michigan.
law quad univeristy of michigan

Imagine studying here at The Law Quad (left). The gorgeous interior of the Law library at the University of Michigan (right).

michigan theatre in ann arbor
Street view of the Michigan Theater

logan restaurant ann arbor
Dinner and wine pairings from Chef Thad Gillies and sommelier Kevin Hobart at Logan

tea haus ann arbor michigan
Any tea of your choice at the TeaHaus

zingermans bakehouse ann arbor
Zingerman's Bakehouse with a variety of breads.

bigalora pizza ann arbor
A selection of pizza from Bigalora.

chelsea ale house michigan
Founder, Owner and Brewmaster, Chris Martinson of Chelsea Alehouse Brewery and a selection of beer.

mezzevino ann arbor
 Mezzevino Swordfish dish at dinnertime.

cherry republic ann arbor michigan

A selection of cherry products at Cherry Republic

University of michigan art
  University of Michigan Museum of Art
the last word michigan
Co-owner Robbie Schulz mixes cocktails at The Last Word.

cafe zola ann arbor
A variety of delicious breakfast specialties at Cafe Zola

zingermans cornman farms in dexter michigan
Zingerman's Cornman Farms in Dexter Michigan

kieron hales of cornman farms
 Cornman Farms (and former Devonian) managing partner Kieron Hales

ayses turkish cafe ann arbor michigan
Desserts and Turkish coffee from Ayse's Turkish Cafe

vinology ann arbor
Father and son duo John and Vinny.  Bottles of wine (right) at Vinology Wine Bar 

michigan union
The iconic Michigan Union.

aventura michigan
Modern Spanish tapas (including a roasted suckling pig) Aventura.

ugly dog chelsea michigan
 Dewey and his wife of Ugly Dog distillery serving premier vodka

ann arbor farmers market
Getting ready for Christmas at the Ann Arbor Farmers market.

john loomis zingermans creamery
Cheesemaker and managing partner John Loomis and his delicious cheese at Zingerman's Creamery.

takashi tagihashi slurping turtle
Taro Root tacos and an Asian salad (right) at Takahashi Yagihashi's the Slurping Turtle.

isalita ann arbor
Isalita Cantina Mexicana tequila tasting.

kindlefest ann arbor
A honey vendor at Kindlefest in Kerrytown

mani osteria ann arbor
  Mani Osteria and Bar Pickled Tomato bruschetta

handels messiah hill auditorium
An evening performance of Handel's Messiah at Hill Auditorium

purple rose theatre
Jeff Daniels (and Michigan native), Purple Rose Theatre

ypsilanti michigan
Look out on to the water at sunset from The Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

A team from CSL just returned from a culinary, and cultural tour of beautiful Ann Arbor Michigan.  A food revolution with passionate chefs and artisans are at the fore,  with exceptional local produce from local farmers.  The vibrant energy and stunning architecture throughout the campus (and stadium) at The University of Michigan feeds the soul of the city while locals are welcoming and hospitable.

Want more Ann Arbor Michigan? Look for the full travel editorial in the upcoming Spring 2015 issue of City Style and Living Magazine plus lots more on CSL's website and Social Media (links below)

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Anonymous said...

You forgot the Eisner Award winning Vault of Midnight: Comic Books and Stuff on Main St.

City Style and Living said...

Thank you so much for the tip. Next time we're in town we'll be sure to check it out! So many gems to explore.

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