Underground Printing moves headquarters to Ypsilanti area amid expansion
YPSILANTI, MI -- Founders of Underground Printing, Rishi Narayan and Ryan Gregg never anticipated that Narayan’s broken-down Ford Probe GT Turbo would somehow lead them to create a nationwide custom printing apparel business. Now more than 20 years later, Underground Printing is moving its headquarters to Ypsilanti Township to accommodate the company’s continuous growth over the years.mlive.com
Support Ann Arbor’s Michigan Theater, State Theatre with limited time T-shirt
Mich. – Support the Michigan Theater and State Theatre just by wearing a T-shirt. Created by MGoBlog and Underground Printing, the T-shirt celebrates Ann Arbor’s two iconic independent theaters, which temporarily closed their doors to audiences in March. On a navy blue background, marquees for the historic Michigan Theater and the Art Deco State Theatre sit in front of Burton Tower under a full moon. Money raised by T-shirt sales will go to the theaters, according to MGoBlog. Since closing their doors, the theaters have entertained movie buffs and film fans by offering online screenings of a rotating selection of films.
Ann Arbors Main Street Area Association launches T-shirt fundraiser
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Main Street Area Association has teamed up with Ann Arbors Underground Printing to launch a T-shirt fundraiser. Proceeds from T-shirt sales will support the associations mission and the organization of annual events, including Midnight Madness and Taste of Ann Arbor. The Main Street Area Association is a membership-based association of businesses, organizations and Ann Arbor individuals committed to the success of the downtown area. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the association transitioned some of its annual events online to promote local businesses and the Main Street area. It worked with the City of Ann Arbor and local businesses to close selected streets downtown so restaurants can extend their patios in order to serve customers while abiding by social gathering restrictions.
A4 looks back at the Ann Arbor Art Fair
ANN ARBOR The Ann Arbor Art Fair may have been canceled this year but that doesnt mean we cant celebrate its history and the thousands of people who take part in it every year. Made up of four different fairs collectively known as Art Fair, the annual extravaganza has been bringing art, artists, and art appreciators to Ann Arbor for decades as the largest juried art fair in the US. Last year, we talked to four Art Fair couples about how they met and the best aspects of working together. We learned about the jury selection processes for the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, The Original. The proceeds were donated to the four nonprofits that organize Art Fair every year.
Underground Printing: The story behind Ann Arbor's custom T-shirt company
ANN ARBOR - Like many local businesses (think: RoosRoast and Motawi Tileworks), Underground Printing got its start in a garage. Narayan explained that screen printing production requires water and the garage's garden hose kept freezing during the bitter Michigan winters. Credit: Meredith Bruckner"We started contracting out, and one of the places we would contract to was called Underground Printing," said Narayan. Underground Printing slowly took over the entire building over the years. For more information about Underground Printing, visit www.undergroundshirts.com.