All posts by Lindsey Lincoln

Bring Your Bike to the Second Annual Bike Rodeo at EMU

There won’t be horses or cowboys, but the annual Bike Rodeo at Eastern Michigan University (EMU) is sure to be a good time for families and kids of all ages. Head down to the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center on Saturday, August 3 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to join in on the fun.

Hot dog shop closing to make way for retail giant

Alpha Coney Island in the Oak Valley Shopping Centre will be closing after 30 years to make room for a rumored Old Navy. Coney Island owner, Marwan Al-Rabie, was given the opportunity to move into a different space in the shopping center, but the new location would require renovation so a final decision has not

Ypsi Township skateboard park groundbreaking

Washtenaw County celebrated International Go Skateboarding Day (July 21) by breaking ground on a new community skate park, slated to open in summer 2020 at the intersection of E. Clark Rd. and Midway in Ypsilanti. Washtenaw County Parks and Rec has pledged $250,000 for the skatepark, an amount that will be matched by the Build

A bad day makes for a good read

Sometimes being a kid is hard! Being Edie is Hard Today, by Ben Brashares, is a story that can help. Through Edie’s story, children can learn how to deal with big emotions and be encouraged to be themselves, no matter what. This book can be especially poignant for any kid dealing with anxiety or low

Students trade Spanish for STEM in Saline School District

The elementary Spanish program in the Saline School District will be replaced by a new special called “Innovation Lab,” as students weren’t demonstrating desired levels of fluency in Spanish. Administrators made the swap, hoping to maximise student time in the classroom and encourage more self-directed engagement. This change, part of Saline Schools recent push toward