Tag Archives: Ann Arbor

A frugal foodie’s dream: Ann Arbor Restaurant Week

The only thing better than going out to a great restaurant? Going during restaurant week and paying way less than you normally would. Ann Arbor’s just started and it’s the perfect opportunity to go out and try new places without…

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Destination Michigan: Best stops for a quick weekend getaway

This summer, take a family vacation to a place with both beautiful scenery and must-see attractions – The Mitten State! The diverse cities of Michigan offer everything from scenic beaches and unique dining to kid-friendly activities and entertainment, perfect for…

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Enjoy dining in Ann Arbor without breaking the bank

I like to consider myself a foodie, but when it comes time to choose a restaurant, I am often stuck. I get overwhelmed by the plethora of choices in Ann Arbor and typically end up picking a place that is…

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‘From victim to victor': a fitness quest sparked by reading this blog

I enjoy hearing stories about your weight-loss success. A few of us at A Healthier Michigan have either personally struggled with or have a loved one who has struggled with obesity, so hearing about your victories feels a little like…

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Kick off Thanksgiving right with one of these 11 great Turkey Trot races in Michigan

Each Thanksgiving Day, my wife and I join up with friends for one of our favorite rituals of the year. No, I’m not talking about the Thanksgiving feast — that comes several hours later — but rather the ritual of…

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Michigan hospitals awarded for organ donation and transplantation success

Nineteen Michigan hospitals were honored for their tremendous success in achieving and sustaining national goals for organ donation, including a donation rate of 75 percent or more of eligible donors at their facilities. Hospitals across the nation that achieve this…

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Michigan Hospitals Revamp Their Menus

As a part of the Healthy Food Hospitals Initiatives, approximately 50 Michigan hospitals have made the pledge to revamp their menus and patient food options towards a healthier track.  Along with a number of other hospital systems, hospitals in Ann…

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Save money at these end-of-summer Michigan staycation destinations

As summer winds down and we approach the Labor Day holiday weekend, many Michiganders are preparing for their final trips of the season. Lucky for us, Michigan makes it pretty easy to stay state-side and avoid air travel with a…

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‘Unreal’: Ann Arbor ALS swimmers break world record for 2-way English Channel crossing

A couple of weeks ago, we wrote about a group of six Michigan women who were attempting to break the world record for a two-way crossing of the English Channel in a bid to raise money for ALS research. Well,…

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