<span class='image-credits'>Doug Coombe</span>

Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor has it all: the University of Michigan, great shopping, bars and restaurants and amazing concert venues. It also has a vitality that few college towns across the country can boast. It's the kind of city that draws in undergrads and then keeps them for good.

Toss a rock into the air and it'd be hard not to hit a cafe, bistro, or high-tech startup. From its ever-thriving summer Art Fair to its venerable Film Festival, the city consistently tops national quality of life surveys --Forbes, Money/CNN, Sperlings, the list goes on and on. Its school system is first rate, green spaces dominate the landscape and nearly 70% of the population holds a college degree. This small but mighty city is Michigan's leader in innovation.

Feature StoryGail Summerhill at Fresh Start Church in Ypsilanti.
Innovation NewsMary Kerr of Destination Ann Arbor.

Town hall meeting to develop "destination master plan" for Washtenaw County


Innovation NewsClinc's office in Ann Arbor.
Innovation NewsToyota will take on Food Gatherers' Summer Food Service Program this summer to serve more food-insecure children and adults in Washtenaw County.
Innovation NewsYpsilanti city council member Lois Richardson was among the honorees at last year's Tribute to Women of Achievement.

Ann Arbor event to honor local African-American "Women of Achievement"


Innovation NewsParticipants in last year's Bridging 23 Unity Walk walk through Ann Arbor.
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Experience Ann Arbor as a tech hub at a2Tech360


Feature StoryThe American Center for Mobility was specifically deigned to put autonomous vehicles through rigorous testing applications. Photo by ACM.

Innovative test facilities advance mobility safety


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Mobility Moments Podcast: Rob Stead, AutoSens


Innovation NewsA plate of bacon at Camp Bacon 2017.

Zingerman's celebrates 10 years of annual multi-day bacon festival


Innovation NewsLast year's Hiring Blitz.
Feature StorySouth State Street at I-94.
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