All posts by AAFP Contributer

A new-Detroit native arrives in Downtown

Detroit-based Avalon International Breads has opened a cafe in Downtown Ann Arbor, in the space recently vacated by Mezzevino. Avalon Cafe and Kitchen, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner and includes a coffee bar, showcasing Mighty Good Coffee. Avalon’s breads and baked goods, made with 100 percent organic flour, are featured in a warm, cozy environment. “The decision to open an

A new vegan/vegetarian option on Main Street

Ann Arbor vegans, vegetarians, and veggie-lovers, rejoice at the opening of Vedge Cafe on Main Street. Located in the space formerly occupied by Legion clothing, the new restaurant features a menu filled with fruitof-the-earth goodness, plant-based, made-from-scratch fare that is both delicious and good for the environment. The menu also features prices, mostly under $10,

A Bosch award for STEAM education

The Bosch Community Fund recently awarded an inaugural grant supporting organizations in the Ann Arbor community. The $56,826 grant to Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) allows for Project Lead The Way (PLTW) programming at alternative AAPS high schools. “Bosch is proud to support the students and teachers of AAPS engaged in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) programs,” said

Ping Chong + Company bring their ASL interpreted theater to Ann Arbor

Ping Chong + Company is bringing their theater performance Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity to Ann Arbor on Saturday, February 18. This interview-based theater production explores the diverse experiences of young Muslim New Yorkers, who came of age in post-9/11 New York City, at a time of increasing Islamophobia. Participants come from a range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds