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Just a hop, skip and jump down the road from Ann Arbor is the town CNN/Money Magazine calls one of the country's top 100 "Best Places to Live" (It's 42nd). Known for its annual Celtic Festival in July, this community of 9000 boasts great schools, a charming downtown and the kind of quality of life other communities drool over.
Meet a friend for coffee at the Drowsy Parrot, chow down on one of the best burgers you've ever had at Dan's Downtown Tavern or slurp oysters at Mac's Acadian Seafood. From its weekly farmer's market to a pair of nationally renowned high school bluegrass/fiddle groups, if you're looking for authetic midwestern living, look no further.
The Art of Community Building: Saline's TwoTwelve Art Center
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
How do you turn a community of artists into an arts community? It's a question many in Washtenaw County struggle to answer. In Saline, Margie Bovee has helped to make the TwoTwelve Art Center part of the solution, creating a space that teaches, exhibits, and advances both the expression and profession of art.
Now Playing: Spontaneous Art
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The name kind of says it all. Then again, maybe it doesn't. Spontaneous Art is a trio of guerilla (and sometimes gorilla) performance artists who have dedicated themselves to making life in the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti region a little funkier, a little sillier, and, most importantly, a little less predictable.
Game Day Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, November 02, 2011
The mantra for many an entrepreneur is: Where there's a need, there's a dollar to be made. So, what do you get when twenty five thousand cars are looking for a parking space at the same time? A business opportunity.
Jon Zemke chats with Taylor Bond, co-founder of the game day parking finder ParknParty.
Game Theory: A Q&A with Matt Toschlog
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
The computer gaming industry rakes in nearly $9 billion each year. Michigan has only a very small sliver of that pie, and part of that sliver is Quantum Signal in Saline.
chats with Matt Toschlog, who heads up the company's simulation and gaming division. He weighs in on the state of the industry in Michigan, our film and video game incentive program, and the strategic advantage of having dreadlocks.
Total Investment: A Q&A with Bhushan Kulkarni
Wednesday, March 09, 2011
From an engineering job with Ford to a serial entrepreneur in the process of launching his fourth company, Bhushan Kulkarni epitomizes the immigrant success story. A passionate booster for his community, family, and the state's economic future, Kulkarni chats with
about the challenges of start-up culture and the need for more mentorship.
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In the News
Daily Beast ranks Saline High School in America's Top 300
Source: Daily Beast
Ann Arbor's "human capital" is tops for small metros
Source: The Atlantic Cities
Toyota Tech Center celebrates 35 years of R&D
Source: Product Design & Development
It's not the thing you fling, it's the fling itself
Issue Media Group named to Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in the nation
Source: Columbia Journalism Review
WSJ describes economy through Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Saline
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Saline's use of Google apps saving money
Local libraries see uptick in popularity with down economy
Source: The Dexter Leader
Bike to Work Week starts Monday
Source: The Saline Reporter
Saline may offer housing community for disabled adults
Source: The Saline Reporter
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