All posts by AAFP Contributer

University of Michigan Museum of Art Opens Cafe

Joining the trend of creating social spaces in public cultural institutions, the University of Michigan Museum of Art opened the UMMA Cafe last month, featuring pastries, sandwiches, bento boxes, salads and signature drinks. UMMA plans to offer Cafe programming in the future including talks, special events, music and more. 525 S. State St. | 734-764-0395

New Washtenaw County playground encourages playing together

In an effort to make the Washtenaw County Health Department’s Human Services Building more welcoming, and to help families claim and play in the space a new play scape opened in May and will be complete in August. The Play Here: Play Together design includes two concepts: play features and interactive sidewalks painted with bright

July 2019 Giveaway—Rescue Runts

These Rescue Runts and Rescue Runts Babies by KD Kids, their smaller counterpart, need a home to call their own! The super soft plush puppies Rescue Runts arrive in their crate packaging with matted fur full of fleas, dirty paws, bruises and bumps, tears in their eyes and downturned ears. Care for your Rescue Runt

K & D Bistro Vietnamese fare in Ypsi Township

Opened in mid-May in the strip mall just off Whittaker across from the Eaglecrest Marriott, K & D Bistro offers fast, casual and affordable Vietnamese food. The menu consists of Vietnamense favorites (all under $10), like Bahn Mi (a Vietnamese sub) or Pho (Vietnamese noodles) with eggrolls and a selection of beverages. Daily, 11am-8pm 1290

Morgan & York converts to York, adds Ricewood BBQ walk-up window

The infamous Morgan & York, home of the Cheese, Cheese, Cheese vintage sign out front, changed ownership in mid-June with the departure of Matthew Morgan. Tommy York continues on, renaming and remodeling the wine, cheese, coffee, store/cafe/bar at 1928 Packard St, now named York. Additionally, Ricewood BBQ, a former food truck, will operate a permanent

Zion Well, meditation/ yoga studio, on Ford Lake

Zion Well is nestled among trees in a small commercial building in Ypsilanti overlooking the north end of Ford Lake. Check the schedule for daily courses offering various lineups of 30-minute meditation classes and hour-long yoga classes for all levels of practitioners with a variety of price packages. Check online for class schedules. 874 South