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Team Outings

Savor Ann Arbor tours aren’t just for out-of-town visitors. Local companies, schools and universities love our tours to help ignite their team and build comradery.  Fresh air and tasty food do wonders to enhance relationships and improve creativity. Team tours are also a fun and unique way to celebrate special occasions and the holiday season.  […]

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Happy 200th Birthday to the U!

The University of Michigan just celebrated it’s 200th birthday. It began in 1817 in Detroit, and was moved to Ann Arbor in 1837. The President’s House on South University has been home to twelve University of Michigan Presidents, including the current one, Mark Schlissel. Built in 1840, it’s the oldest building on campus. It is […]

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A Whole Mess of Museums

This is a longer post than usual because I want to give lots of information to create your own museum tour.  I’m happy to take you around, but you can do this on your own!  This isn’t D.C.  You don’t even need a car to discover the extensive museums and galleries that Ann Arbor and […]

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Miracle Art Fair Weather!

We had an exciting week in Ann Arbor!  The U’s new President officially started his job, and we had miracle Art Fair weather.  No rain, no hail, no heat, no humidity.  I can’t remember an Art Fair, which always occurs the third week in July, that didn’t have at least one storm.  I always feel so […]

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Fries

We have a new mall on Washtenaw Ave that opened a few months ago—Arbor Hills.  I haven’t had time to explore the shopping much, but I met a friend for an early brunch at Zola Bistro last Saturday before it got too crowded.  I didn’t do a side-by-side comparison, but the menu seemed about the […]

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Mixology

Ann Arbor has embraced the mixology trend.  According to about.com, “mixology” is generally accepted as a “slang term for a refined and in depth study of the art and craft of mixing.”  In 1948, Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defined “mixology” as “the art or skill of preparing mixed drinks.”  Some use the term “craft cocktails.”  There’s a […]

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Excited about food!

I’ve already mentioned I’m from a foodie family.  My family gets excited about food!  The food that excited me the most at the farmer’s market this week was something that usually excites me, just not this time of year—asparagus.  But thanks to Rena at Locavorious, I got fresh-frozen, vitamin-filled, ready-to-cook-and-eat asparagus.  I immediately came home […]

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Showing Off Treetown

I got to do one of my favorite tours the other night in the first really cool, damp fall evening we’ve had this year.  I was touring with a couple who was thinking of moving here from Chicago.  It was a tour where I simply had to walk around town and talk about how great […]

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