Chelsea

More than just the home of Jiffy Mix, the city of Chelsea (pop. 4500) has embodied the virtues of progressive small town living for nearly 190 years. Classic neighborhoods surround its historic city center where festivals run all summer long. The city's picture-perfect downtown boasts the popular upscale bistro the Common Grill, just a block away from the award-winning Purple Rose Theatre --founded by local resident, actor Jeff Daniels. 

Pick up a bottle of Michigan wine at The New Chelsea Market. Drop by the Chelsea Gallery to take in some fine art or socialize over coffee and dessert. Take a class at the Chelsea Center For The Arts. The city may be overflowing with time-out-of-place charms, but it's very much attuned to what makes a downtown vibrant. And if that isn't here-and-now enough for you, DaimlerChrysler's Proving Grounds are situated just outside the city's limits.

Innovation News Ugly Dog Distillery's S'Mores Kentucky Bourbon.

Chelsea distillery wins national awards for s'more-flavored bourbon


Innovation News Afton Branche-Wilson.
Innovation News A rider on a WAVE bus.

WAVE public transit offers free rides to Chelsea vaccination site


Innovation News Michigan Works! Southeast logo
Development News Bikers and runners take a trip on the B2B Trail.
Longform The Petting Farm at Domino's Farms.
Longform Maribeth Leonard in the crisis residential services unit at LifeWays Community Mental Health's new mental health crisis service center, funded by Jackson County's mental health millage.

Mental health millages meet crucial needs in four Michigan counties


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