Ann Arbor’s Blank Slate Creamery open for season
ANN ARBOR – Sure signs of spring in town include an increase in doodles from chalk artist David Zinn, cyclists on Huron River Drive, tulips sprouting from the ground and, of course, the opening of Blank Slate Creamery for the season. Blank Slate opened its walk-up window on Wednesday serving up scoops of its handcrafted ice cream, sundaes, floats, baked goods and more. New flavors include Chocolate Covered Strawberry and Brandy Old Fashioned -- a creamy brandy base with orange, bitters and maraschino cherries blended throughout. 🥳 come enjoy this beautiful weather and get some deliciously creamy ice cream! To place an order and see everything Blank Slate has to offer, click here.
2020: A year in review in Ann Arbor
💕 Operation Face Shield Ann Arbor was launched by a nurse who saw a need for face shields in hospitals, clinics and local businesses. ✊ Local residents demonstrated on Juneteenth in downtown Ann Arbor to mark the holiday and march against racism and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s killing. 🆘 Downtown Ann Arbor business owners spoke to us candidly about what the pandemic has done to their establishments ahead of an underwhelming holiday season. Know someone who loves Ann Arbor? All About Ann Arbor is powered by ClickOnDetroit/WDIV.
These Ann Arbor Summer Festival #a2chalkday submissions will make you smile
The Ann Arbor Summer Festival recently released a fresh new round of programming, which included Sundays #a2chalkday. We've partnered with @davidzinn_art and the @AASummerFest to provide prizes for the best chalk art done across Ann Arbor today. More info: https://t.co/evlpb33oiC pic.twitter.com/Ku6rHI9GRF Ann Arbor District Library (@aadl) June 14, 2020 Like what youre reading? @aadl pic.twitter.com/LHRWxVqwSS Meg Hixon (@MegDaLibrarian) June 13, 2020We miss Top of the Park but still love Ann Arbor Summer Festival. Part of the A2District Library Summer Game 2020 #a2chalkday @AASummerFest @aadl pic.twitter.com/v54usaOZS1 Kathleen M. Wright (@kidpeoplewrite) June 15, 2020#A2CHALKDAY!
Ann Arbor Summer Festival announces five new programs
ANN ARBOR While the Ann Arbor Summer Festival has canceled its traditional indoor events and outdoor Top of the Park, it is adapting to the times and announced Friday new programming for the local community to enjoy. Music Hikes & Story WalksTop Music Hikes & Story Walks is presented in partnership with the Ann Arbor District Librarys Summer Game. The activity geo-tags music and audio stories to trails around Ann Arbor. At the end of the month, a fictionalized story set in downtown Ann Arbor featuring shops and landmarks will be available to audiences. As part of its Summer Game, the Ann Arbor District Library will select winners.