Summer in Ann Arbor



Finally! The winter blues are over and it’s time to celebrate summer in Ann Arbor—there is really no place better to be than here.

At 618 South Main we are so lucky to be close to everything happening throughout town! Here is everything you need to do this summer in Ann Arbor:

1.       Ann Arbor Summer Festival – ends July 4. Find a full schedule here.
2.       Dart For Art—July 17. Sign up here.
3.       2017 Summer Beer Festival – July 21 - 22. Get your tickets here.
4.       Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, The Original – July 20 – 23. Learn about the non-profit organization here.
5.       Kayak or tube in Gallup Park – all summer. Find out how to rent kayaks here.
6.       Bill’s Beer Garden—all summer. Find a list of their beers and ciders here.


Comment on our Facebook if we missed your favorite Ann Arbor event. Now, get out and enjoy the sun!

The Best of the Farmers Market


There is nothing better than the Ann Arbor Farmers Market AND at 618 South Main we are less than a mile away.

Swing by the farmers market and then take advantage of our outdoor grilling stations.

Check out this delicious appetizer from Real Simple. Here’s what you need to grab from the Farmers Market for these delicious Lemon-Braised Artichokes:

·         Lemon
·         Thyme
·         Garlic
·         Artichoke

That’s it! Let us know how it turns out. Don’t forget the Ann Arbor Farmers Market is open Wednesday & Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. ALL summer.


Ann Arbor Summer Festival


Guess what’s back Ann Arbor? Yup—the Ann Arbor Summer Festival starts today! With over 175 events to discover, you’re bound to find something you’ll love.

Here are a few things to check out:

·         June 6—start off the festival with multiple Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer, Diana Krall. Get your ticket here.
·         June 11 – FREE Vinyasa Flow Yoga on the Power Center Lawn. Tuesday thru Sunday head to the Power Center for a free workout class throughout the rest of the month.
·         July 1 – Do you love the podcast, This American Life? Then you must check out Ira Glass: Seven Things I've Learned.
·         July 2 – La La Land will be playing at Rackham Stage! (Fun Fact: University of Michigan alums Benj Pasek and Justin Paul won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for their song, “City of Stars”. Go Blue!)


Find the complete calendar here. Let us know what events are your favorite on our Facebook.