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August
17

Ann Arbor Trails for Geocaching - Remerica Hometown Realtors

Living in the Ann Arbor area means that you're never far from nature, and geocaching is a great way to experience some of the most stunning natural spaces that the region has to offer. There are a number of geocaching organizations that are very active around Ann Arbor and throughout Michigan, so you will always have something new to experience. Explore the easier trails with the whole family, or grab your favorite hiking partner for a journey deep into nature. Our REALTORS® have you covered either way, with our guide to geocaching around Ann Arbor.

  • Matthaei Botanical Gardens Trail – 1800 N Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105
    Located near Ann Arbor homes for sale, the Matthaei Botanical Gardens Trail starts in those gorgeous gardens and ends at Parker Mill County Park. In between, you'll experience 2 miles of beautiful, well-maintained asphalt trails, and an ideal setting for anyone new to geocaching that still features plenty to see for more experienced treasure hunters. The trail is wheelchair accessible, and biking/inline skating are also allowed.

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August
10

Steakhouses - Ann Arbor - Remerica Hometown Realtors

Craving a perfectly cooked steak? These favorite local steakhouses can deliver. Our REALTORS® recommend these six Ann Arbor-area restaurants for a delicious steak dinner.

  • Carlyle Grill – 3660 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
    Known for its elegant, understated décor and friendly, neighborhood atmosphere, the Carlyle Grill has long been a favorite place for steaks close to Ann Arbor homes for sale. Enjoy the warm weather with a meal in the spacious, beautifully decorated open-air dining area. This is a great restaurant for a date night, or an evening out with friends, with an extensive drink menu and daily happy hour specials.

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July
6

Camping - Ann Arbor, MI - Remerica Hometown Realtors

Summer is finally here! After being cooped up at home for so long, our REALTORS® are ready to explore the great outdoor spaces the Ann Arbor area has to offer. Camping is one of our favorite ways to relax, destress, and spend some quality time with our friends and family. If you're hoping to pitch a tent and enjoy the warm weather, check out these five awesome campgrounds around town.

  • Bishop Lake Campgrounds – 5210 Bishop Lake Rd., Brighton, MI 48116
    The Bishop Lake Campground is ready to welcome back visitors for the summer. With five trails ranging from 1- to 6-miles long, it's one of our preferred places to hike and mountain bike. What we really love about the Bishop Lake Campground is its inclusivity. There are handicap accessible trails, beaches, boat launches, a fishing pier, and modern restrooms, making it a convenient and easy way for the whole family to enjoy a night of camping.

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May
26

Virtual Game Night - Remerica Hometown Realtors

Has social distancing disrupted your fun? Don't worry — you can still have game night every night with virtual gaming. Old favorites like Monopoly, Clue, and other classic board games have been given a digital update, joining hundreds of other new and exciting games online. If your young ones are bored — or if the young at heart desire some nightly entertainment — our real estate agents know that your whole family will love playing these fun games remotely.

4 Virtual Games for Children

  1. Minecraft
    Chances are high that your children already know about Mindcraft, but if they don't, now is the perfect time to play. This kid-friendly game lets players build and explore extravagant worlds. A new Education Edition was created to help kids learn STEM while having fun.

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March
9

Spring Break Fun - Ann Arbor, MI - Remerica Hometown Realtors

If you and your family have been putting a lot of effort into exploring Ann Arbor homes for sale, it's time to reward yourselves with some fun adventures over spring break. After all, if you're working with one of our REALTORS®, you can be confident that they'll take care of all the important details so you can relax and enjoy your time with your family. 

Don't feel like you want to go too far away? No worries! There are many great places to spend spring break right in the Ann Arbor area. Here are five local destinations that we recommend. 

  1. Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum: 220 E. Ann Arbor St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    Want to make sure the kids have fun and learn something this spring break? Then head over to the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. Here you'll find over 250 interactive exhibits that give kids (and adults!) the opportunity to learn about science, technology, art, math, and engineering. This is an adventure that the whole family is sure to love.

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March
2

Furniture Stores - Ann Arbor, MI - Remerica Hometown Realtors

Whether you're sprucing up your own home to sell it, or you're in the market for some tasteful new furnishings to stage a home you've bought for resale, how about going local? There are many charming galleries and shops in the Ann Arbor area. Think of them as a valuable resource for distinguishing your property from other Ann Arbor homes for sale.

The "shop local" movement is all the buzz in the food world, but it's also about encouraging production of arts and crafts in your region and promoting local markets for these goods. Shopping locally for home decor, artwork and home furnishings can help individual artists and craftsmen in your area, while boosting small business in general. 

Here are six unique home decor shops around Ann Arbor to check out.

  1. Found Gallery - Kerrytown Market and Shops, 415 N. 5th Ave., Ann Arbor
    Found Gallery
     offers a mix of gifts and home goods. Shop here for candles, home accents and some vintage collections of artistic items. If you're looking for creative accents that can make your home stand out in the marketplace, try this vintage modern store in the Kerrytown Market and Shops.

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February
17

Wine Bars in Ann Arbor - Remerica Hometown Realtors

Some holidays give us more reason for excitement than others, and when our REALTORS® found out that National Drink Wine Day was coming up on February 18, we just had to spread the word. Here in Ann Arbor there are a lot of great places to celebrate the occasion, including some truly outstanding wine bars that serve our favorite local Michigan wines!

  • Vinology Restaurant - 110 S. Main St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    It's right there in the name. Wine is a science as well as an art at Vinology, a great Ann Arbor restaurant with an extensive wine list. More than 150 wines are arranged in such a way that makes it easy for novices and experts alike to navigate the wine list and choose a bottle or glass that perfectly compliments Vinology's New American menu. The restaurant is located right on Main Street, footsteps away from many Ann Arbor homes for sale.

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February
3

February Festivals - Ann Arbor, MI - Remerica Hometown Realtors

Winter is in full swing, and that means some of the best festivals of the year will be coming to Ann Arbor. February features a truly unique schedule of events, including an ice carving competition, a storytelling series that blends music with spoken word, and a chance to learn more about the history of shipwrecks in the Great Lakes. All of these festivals are hosted by local organizations and feature entertainment for all ages. Our REALTORS® are ready for winter fun, and we've got the inside scoop on three exciting local festivals coming to Ann Arbor this February.

February Festivals Around Ann Arbor

  • Winter Fun Fest: Ice Carving Festival at Washtenaw County Parks & Rec. – 2230 Platt Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 | Feb. 9
    It's easy to make the most of winter around Ann Arbor homes for sale, thanks to great local events like the Winter Fun Fest: Ice Carving Festival. Ice carving has a rich history throughout Michigan, and the Ice Carving Festival brings together college ice carving teams from around the state for a full day of competition. If you've never seen an ice sculpture created, you may be surprised by some of the tools involved. These teams will be using chainsaws, traditional tools, and even flamethrowers to create their works of art! You'll be amazed by the creations on display and the talent of the teams involved. This is a free event for the whole family, with refreshments available and plenty of fun activities for kids throughout the day.

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January
20

Spas and Salons - Ann Arbor, MI - Remerica Hometown Realtors

When you're out looking for Ann Arbor homes for sale, why not take a break and enjoy a relaxing massage, aromatherapy wrap, lash or brow treatment, or other indulgence?

Fortunately, the Ann Arbor area offers plenty of places where you can treat yourself to these services, including the following day spas:

  • Sha Zen Massage - 2020 Hogback Road, Suite 6, Ann Arbor
    Sha Zen Massage offers many popular services that allow you to indulge yourself and reach the height of relaxation. Treat yourself to a personalized massage, which focuses on specific areas with therapies that can include deep tissue massage, hot stones, stretching, or cupping. Couples massages are also available, and if you're in your second or third trimester of pregnancy, a special prenatal massage targets the muscles that support you during pregnancy. To pamper your face, choose a facial treatment including a professional-grade cleanser, exfoliator, toner, and moisturizer as well as cupping for the face.

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December
30

New Year, New Hobbies - Ann Arbor - Remerica Hometown REALTORS

2020 is right around the corner, and instead of making your usual New Year's Resolution, our REALTORS® encourage you to start the year off by taking classes for a hobby you've always wanted to learn. Enroll in lessons at one of these inviting studios around Ann Arbor.

  • Paint a Masterpiece at Brighton Art Guild — 202 W. Main St., Brighton MI 48116
    Unleash your inner artist at the Brighton Art Guild. If you've always wanted to express your artistic side but weren't sure how to begin, you can sign up for a variety of classes including drawing, abstract, journaling, scrapbooking, watercolor painting, or mixed media. Class availability changes from week to week and their difficulty levels range from beginner through intermediate and advanced lessons. Be sure to check the schedule ahead of time so you can sign up for a class whenever you'll be in town looking at Brighton homes for sale.

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November
11

Ann Arbor Parks for Hiking - Remerica Hometown REALTORS

Surrounded by the rolling forests and farmlands of eastern Michigan, Ann Arbor is a truly beautiful place to spend time in the great outdoors. It's a particularly great destination for hiking, with countless miles of trails and greenways ripe for exploration.

Even with the colder weather, it's a great time to lace up your hiking boots, bundle up, and hit the trails. In honor of National Hiking Day on November 17, our REALTORS® are excited to share some of their favorite hiking destinations in the Ann Arbor area. 

  • Nichols Arboretum - 1610 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    Established in 1907 as an outdoor oasis next to the University of Michigan campus, Nichols Arboretum is one of the most scenic spots in Ann Arbor for a leisurely afternoon stroll. The arboretum includes 3.5 miles of trails that meander through serene gardens, woodlands, and meadows along the Huron River. Located right around the corner from countless Ann Arbor homes for sale, the Nichols Arboretum is open daily from 8 am to 6 pm. 

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November
4

Ann Arbor Holiday Craft Fairs - Remerica Hometown REALTORS

The holidays are fast approaching and sometimes it can be tough to find the right gifts for your loved ones. Fighting crowds at the mall to buy mass-produced stuff can get frustrating and exhausting. But don't despair, our REALTORS® have the info on the best places to find unique holiday gifts. Get ready for some unique holiday shopping at these Ann Arbor holiday arts and crafts shows.

  • Ann Arbor City Club Art & Crafts Festival - 1830 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor | Saturday, December 7th
    Celebrate the season at the Ann Arbor City Club Art & Crafts Festival, which features food items, art, jewelry, candles, wall hangings, stained glass, sculpture, adorable holiday decorations, and more. Buy local and meet new friends at this member-owned organization that has been a vital part of the Ann Arbor community since 1951. And be sure to stop by Ann Arbor homes for sale while you're in the area.

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October
21

Ann Arbor Museums - Remerica Hometown REALTORS

If you love to explore history, culture, and science at local museums, then Ann Arbor is an amazing place to call home. The University of Michigan Campus alone is home to some of the country's best museums, and you'll find a variety of other unique museums to visit throughout the city. Whether you're looking to experience what life was like in another era or searching for the perfect place to entertain children, there's a museum in Ann Arbor with your name on it. Our REALTORS® know Ann Arbor, and we've got the details on five fun, local museums you can visit in the city.

  1. Kelsey Museum of Archaeology – 434 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109
    The beautiful University of Michigan campus offers many public attractions close to Ann Arbor homes for sale, including the excellent Kelsey Museum of Archaeology. Stop by for a guided tour, or pick your own path through exhibits that cover thousands of years. The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology is also active in research, uncovering history at dig sites around the world. You never know what the team at the museum will uncover next, so check back often for new exhibits.

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September
3

Ann Arbor Italian Restaurants - Remerica Hometown REALTORS®

A plate piled high with pasta is the perfect way to start your search for the best Ann Arbor homes for sale. It will give you the energy and stamina you need to sort through listings in your search for the perfect home. If you're craving pasta, you'll be thrilled to learn that chefs in the area are gearing up to do the cooking for you Sept. 15 for National Linguine Day.

  1. Nico & Vali Italian Eatery - 744 Wing St., Plymouth, MI 48170
    Nico & Vali is the nicest Italian restaurant this side of Palermo. Their lunch and dinner menus are filled with locally sourced ingredients, including wild-caught salmon, pesticide-free poultry, cheeses, and much more. Dining here is a great way to fill up and support a robust regional economy. It is also the ideal setting to discuss Plymouth homes for sale with your family.

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August
19

Kayaking Around Ann Arbor - Remerica Hometown REALTORS®

Nestled along the banks of the Huron River, the city of Ann Arbor is a great place to enjoy the great outdoors. For anyone with a love of canoeing and kayaking, the Ann Arbor area offers endless possibilities. Be sure to check out favorite paddling spots our REALTORS® recommend in this beautiful corner of Michigan.

  1. Island Park - Island Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105
    This popular picnic spot is also a great place for paddling. Located halfway between downtown Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan's North Campus, Island Park encompasses a lovely stretch of riverside forests and fields just minutes from numerous Ann Arbor homes for sale. The park is a popular stop on longer river trips, but new launch facilities also make it a perfect place to start a canoe or kayak adventure in Ann Arbor. Island Park is right across the river from Fuller Park, and a pedestrian bridge connects the two.

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July
29

Ann Arbor Breweries for National IPA Day - Remerica Hometown REALTORS

The city of Ann Arbor has always been known for its diverse dining and entertainment options. Now, it's making its mark in the craft beer scene as well. It seems like every time you look, there's a great new brewery or bar opening up. 

If you happen to be in the area looking at Ann Arbor homes for sale in early August, we suggest celebrating National IPA Day by visiting one (or more!) of these popular establishments. 

  1. The Grotto: 303 S. Ashley St. Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    Known for its great vibe and even better beer selection, The Grotto is a popular spot among locals. With 36 rotating beers on tap, you're sure to find an IPA you'll love. Once you get your beer, find a table indoors or head out to the inviting patio to enjoy some relaxing music. Although this bar doesn't serve food, they do encourage guests to bring their own. There are some great nearby restaurants that are happy to accommodate with take-out orders, and some will even deliver them to the bar! 

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July
8

Horseback Riding - Remerica Hometown REALTORS

July 15th is National I Love Horses Day, and there's no better way to celebrate it than to go horseback riding in Ann Arbor. Our REALTORS® chose five of the favorite riding stables in and around Ann Arbor where you can enjoy a morning or afternoon horseback ride.

If you're ready for an equine workout, head over to one of these local businesses:

  1. Trailsend Farm - 2352 Warren Road, Ann Arbor, MI
    Trailsend Farm is a 44-acre property that is currently a work in progress as the owners are busily expanding their farm. But there's still plenty to keep you and your horse occupied in both their indoor and outdoor arenas. If you're a tenderfoot, they offer horseback riding lessons for riders of all ages and skill levels.

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July
1

National French Fry Day - Remerica Hometown REALTORS

French fries have been a favorite in the U.S. for generations. They are a traditional side-dish that pairs well with just about anything and are considered a must-have comfort food by many. But did you know that French fries have their very own national day?

July 13th is National French Fry Day, and if you're a fan of these delicious potato treats, you'll certainly want to observe it by sitting down to a plate of fries. But what if you're away from home—and your favorite french fry spot—on the big day, shopping Ann Arbor homes for sale? If so, you're in luck, because our city has plenty of spots that serve great fries. Here are 5 great places to celebrate National French Fry Day in Ann Arbor:

  1. Frita Batidos – 117 W. Washington St., Ann Arbor
    Frita Batidos is a casual restaurant inspired by Cuban street food. It's known for its delicious Cuban-style burgers, called Fritas, which are served with shoestring french fries. If you're feeling adventurous on National French Fry Day, be sure to try their signature garlic and cilantro fries.

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June
17

Ann Arbor Ice Cream Shops - Remerica Hometown REALTORS®

June is a great month for ice cream lovers. Summer—and ice cream season—kicks off in June, and this month also boasts not one, but two big days celebrating your favorite frozen treat. June 20th is National Vanilla Milkshake Day, an entire day devoted to this traditional and very popular icy treat. June 27th is National Ice Cream Cake Day, a celebration of that awesome, creamy, and delicious dessert.

Of course, for the true ice cream enthusiast—and really, who isn't?—missing out on these celebrations just can't happen. But what if you are in unfamiliar territory, visiting our area to shop Ann Arbor homes for sale, and don't know where to go for great ice cream? If that's how things are for you this June, don't worry, we've got you covered: Here's the scoop on 5 ice cream shops around Ann Arbor.

  1. Blank Slate Creamery, 300 W. Liberty St., Ann Arbor
    A popular local spot for ice cream and more, the Blank Slate Creamery offers lots of traditional ice cream flavors along with a revolving selection of its own original flavors. You'll find dozens of flavors to try out on any given day, and for vegan customers or dairy-sensitive ice cream lovers, there is also a great selection of delicious non-dairy ice creams and sorbets.

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June
3

Belleville National Strawberry Festival-Remerica Hometown REALTORS

Get ready for the sweet taste of summer at the Belleville National Strawberry Festival. This tasty annual event returns to Belleville during Father's Day weekend for another year of fruit and fun for the whole family. Celebrate strawberry season with our REALTORS® and your Belleville neighbors for three days of non-stop fun!   

  • When: June 14 – 16, 2019
  • Where: Downtown Belleville on Main Street & Trinity Episcopal Church – 11575 Belleville Road, Belleville, MI 48111
  • Free Parking: Belleville Presbyterian Church – 11900 Belleville Road, Belleville, MI 48111

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May
20

Ann Arbor Antique Shops-Remerica Hometown REALTORS

When you're browsing Ann Arbor homes for sale, you're probably imagining what your dream home will look like once you've settled in. After all, a house doesn't really feel like home until you've had a chance to give it your own personal touch. 

While there are plenty of excellent places to find home decor, shopping at vintage and antique stores gives you the opportunity to get your hands on one-of-a-kind items you won't find anywhere else. If you want to give your new home a unique sense of style, try shopping at some of these popular area antique shops. 

  1. Treasure Mart: 529 Detroit St., Ann Arbor
    With the perfect blend of both thrift and antique items, Treasure Mart resale consignment shop is an excellent source for your home decor needs. They have plenty of high-end furniture, rugs, artwork, home items, and an array of oddities. Plan to spend some time digging around as you never know what you're going to find!

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May
6

 

 

Mother's Day Brunch-Remerica Hometown REALTORS

What most moms want for Mother's Day is simply to spend some quality time with their loved ones. Since there are so many great restaurants in the Ann Arbor area, our REALTORS® recommend taking the special ladies in your life out for a brunch date. Here are some of our favorite spots. 

  1. Sava's: 216 South State St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    Every Sunday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Sava's offers a top-notch breakfast buffet with a petite mimosa, bloody mary, coffee, or juice for just $20. They also offer a regular menu and a la carte items. Reservations are accepted, so book a table before or after you plan to look at Ann Arbor homes for sale.

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April
15

Ann Arbor Yoga Studios-Remerica Hometown REALTORS

Yoga focuses on the connection between mind and body to achieve overall health. The roots of yoga date back thousands of years, but its practice is as relevant as ever today.

Whether you're an experienced yoga student or a beginner taking your first class, find your inner om at one of these great yoga studios nearby Ann Arbor homes for sale.  

  • Blue Moon Wild - 440 S. Main St.
    Don't be fooled by the "wild" name. The mission of Blue Moon Wild is to provide a supportive, heart-centered community that feels like "coming home." BMW refers to their primary yoga style as Hatha-flow hybrid because it incorporates elements from many of the disciplines. Classes are offered seven days a week and rated on a scale of 1 to 10 to indicate the level of intensity you can expect. New students receive a 30-day trial period of unlimited classes for $30.

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April
1

Record Stores Around Ann Arbor-Remerica Hometown REALTORS

From the original vinyl records to digital downloads and back to vinyl again, people in the U.S. have been obsessed with owning music for decades. The stores where we purchase our music have done so much more than simply provide us with access to the latest hits. They've also played a major role in the creation of a culture.

If you're like most people, there's a good chance it's been a while since you've set foot in a record store. You might even be surprised to learn that there are several located right near Ann Arbor!

In honor of National Record Store Day on April 13th, our REALTORS® suggest that you pay a visit to one (or more!) and see what you've been missing.

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March
18

Ann Arbor Bookstores-Remerica Hometown REALTORS

At Remerica Hometown Realtors, we're happy to say our REALTORS® do everything by the book. Some of our expert REALTORS® can give you chapter and verse of the entire Ann Arbor market. They can even provide a quick primer in finding your way around Ann Arbor, including these six great book nooks. 

  1. Literati Bookstore – 124 E. Washington St.
    An independent bookstore of Literati's caliber is very nearly a necessity in a college town like Ann Arbor. Host of book and subscription clubs, author events, panels, discussions, storytimes for children, and more, Literati is a bookstore with quirks and character. Shop for bargain books, staff favorites, bestsellers, and many more.

    Literati is a relative newcomer to Ann Arbor, having been in business only since 2013, but it has clear plans to have a long shelf life.

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March
4

Ann Arbor Michigan Theater-Remerica Hometown REALTORS

Are you ready for a night of entertainment? Head on down to the Michigan Theater and enjoy one of their many amazing events throughout the month of March. Film screenings, comedy specials, public speaker showcases, and more are featured in this historic Ann Arbor venue. Our REALTORS® have attended many shows at this performing arts center and encourage you to view their calendar of events to discover the amazing public speakers, concerts and plays that have made this theater a cherished piece of Ann Arbor nightlife.

History of the Michigan Theater

Established in 1928, the Michigan Theater has entertained the families of Ann Arbor for nearly a century. As a shrine for the performing arts, it's future was uncertain in 1979 when The Butterfield Theatre Corporation moved out of the theater. Thankfully, the Michigan Theater Foundation was quickly formed as a non-profit organization, and they saved the structure from demolishment.

Since then, the foundation has enabled the Michigan Theater to continue showcasing the arts in all its forms. From live comedy and music to engaging stage productions and more, the Michigan Theater has become a treasured gem of Ann Arbor history and culture.

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February
18

Ann Arbor Speakeasy Bars - Remerica Hometown Realtors

When Ann Arbor house hunters contact us looking for great deals on superb properties, they often also ask us for recommendations on where a soul can sip some spirits. Our REALTORS® share how to find these hidden gems in the Ann Arbor area.

  1. The Last Word - 301 W. Huron St.
    This speakeasy is named for a 1921 cocktail, and the entire atmosphere of The Last Word capitalizes on the Prohibition-era setting. Find whiskey, wine, and beer, plus light cocktails; stronger-flavored, bitter, and herbal drinks; and nightcaps and sweet-finishing cocktails.

    Open Monday 5 p.m. to midnight; Tuesdays through Saturday 5 p.m. until 2 a.m. Expect dim lighting and a sophisticated atmosphere.

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February
4

Ann Arbor Polar Plunge-Remerica Hometown REALTORS

Our REALTORS® at Remerica Hometown REALTORS® are eager to kick off 2019 by putting even more of our customers into the best Ann Arbor homes for sale.

There's always something exciting going on in Ann Arbor, which benefits from its popularity as a college town. Concordia University, University of Michigan, and others have campuses here.

One great thing about living here is all the opportunities to get involved in the community. Local colleges and their students frequently sponsor charitable events. There are all sorts of volunteering options for people of all ages, skills, and abilities.

Other local organizations, such as police departments, are frequently involved.

One terrific example: The University of Michigan Polar Plunge!

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January
28

Craft Destinations - Remerica Hometown REALTORS

One of the great joys of owning your own home is personalizing it to your interests, hobbies, and tastes. Many Plymouth home buyers enjoy converting a room into a craft corner, stocked with art supplies, crafting needs, and a well-lit place to work. For inspiration and expanding your craft community contacts, consider these five places to get crafty near Plymouth. 

  1. Creatopia - 924 W. Ann Arbor Trail, Plymouth
    Creatopia is the spot for hand-painted pottery. You can play fast and loose with your imagination, or gather a group of friends to follow step-by-step directions for a lovely pottery project with an existing design. Imagine chatting about all the great Plymouth homes for sale in the relaxed atmosphere of a pottery painting class. Then imagine returning later to announce you snagged one of those great homes and have designs for a pottery room of your own!

    Creatopia is open late many evenings (closed Mondays) and offers snacks for each class, at $20/person plus the price of the pottery piece you pick. 

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January
14

Date Night in Plymouth - Remerica Hometown REALTORS

Whether you've just met that special someone or you're in a long-term relationship, it's essential to plan an occasional date night. Great dates give you a chance to connect and keep the romance alive. Luckily, there are plenty of fun things for couples to do in the city of Plymouth.

Our REALTORS® are familiar with all of the best local activities and hotspots. Here are seven of our favorite ideas to help make you a date night hero. 

  1. Meet for Coffee at Plymouth Coffee Bean - 884 Penniman Ave.
    Meeting for coffee isn't just for first dates. Grabbing a quick cup of java with your significant other is a great way to share some time when you've both been busy.

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December
17

Plymouth Coffee Shops - Remerica Hometown Realtors

Sometimes, the hours get away from you and the next thing you know you barely get any sleep before work. The only thing that is going to get you through the day is your coffee fix. It's always good to know the closest coffee shop to your home.

Our REALTORS® want to ensure you get the best cup of joe before work. Here are six coffee shops located around the Plymouth area to make sure you have your caffeine fix before work.

  1. Espresso Elevado - 606 S Main St., Plymouth, MI 48170
    At Espresso Elevado, their mission is to craft and share coffee in a way that can elevate the experience. They also happen to be an award-winning artisan coffee roaster. On top of that, their coffee beans are organically grown to ensure you are getting the highest quality coffee. Now that you know a great coffee shop in the location try looking at some Plymouth homes for sale.

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December
5

Plymouth Winter Family Fund
With a chill in the air and winter on its way, it's almost time to layer up and enjoy all of the cold-weather fun available in the Plymouth area. Whether you enjoy skiing, snowboarding, sledding, or learning to do something new, you'll find no shortage of outdoor fun around Plymouth. There are activities available for all ages, and plenty of opportunities to enjoy fun, family-friendly outdoor attractions throughout the season. Our REALTORS® have all of the exciting details, in our one-stop guide to outdoor winter fun in Plymouth, MI.

Outdoor Winter Fun Near Plymouth

  • Stock Up on Supplies at Sun & Snow Sports – 338 S. Main St., Plymouth, MI 48170
    No matter how you plan to enjoy all of the outdoor winter fun in Plymouth, it always pays to start the season with the right supplies. Sun & Snow Sports, located in Plymouth, offers everything that you need to enjoy the season. Stock up on ski/snowboard supplies, pick up comfortable cold-weather gear or have your skis/snowboard tuned up for the season. Sun & Snow Sports also offers rentals, perfect for trying something new.

  • Local Skiing at Alpine Valley Ski Area – 6775 Highland Road, White Lake, MI 48383
    With all of your supplies in hand, you'll be ready to hit the local slopes at the Alpine Valley Ski Area, located in White Lake. Alpine Valley features 25 trails, with options for every skill level. There's an extensive area for beginners, a large terrain park, and challenging runs to test the skills of experienced skiers. Keep an eye on the special events schedule as well, because there's always something new and unique coming to the Alpine Valley Ski Area.

  • Ski and Snowboard Lessons at Mt. Brighton – 4141 Bauer Road, Brighton, MI 48116
    Looking to brush up on your skills, or learn to do something new? Ski and snowboard lessons at Mt. Brighton are the perfect way to develop your skills on the slopes in a relaxed, educational setting. There are lessons available for kids, teens, and adults, along with racing and terrain park lessons for all ages. When your lesson is over, hit the slopes to enjoy the many trails available at Mt. Brighton, or head to the lodge from some hot cocoa and well-earned relaxation.

  • Sledding at Plymouth Twp. Park Sled Hill – 46640 W. Ann Arbor Trail, Plymouth, MI 48170
    Sledding is one of the most popular winter activities for kids in every community, and Plymouth homes for sale make it easy to carry on the sledding tradition. Start by heading to the Plymouth Township Park Sled Hill, where outdoor winter fun is always on the menu. The Plymouth Township Park Sled Hill is open throughout the winter, weather permitting, and has long been a favorite of local families.

  • Sledding at Heritage Park Sled Hill – 24915 Farmington Rd., Farmington Hills, MI 48336
    Is one great sledding hill not enough? No problem! The Heritage Park Sled Hill, located in nearby Farmington Hills, is another great spot to bring the family for some winter fun. The sled hill is open throughout the afternoon every day of the week. It's a great place to keep the kids busy on snow days or to enjoy a fun family outing on the weekend.

No matter the season, the Plymouth area is a wonderful place to call home for anyone who enjoys spending time outdoors. Contact us at Remerica Hometown REALTORS® to buy, sell, and learn about homes in the Plymouth, MI area.

November
20

Ann Arbor Holiday Family Fun
When you visit Ann Arbor homes for sale during the holidays, you'll get to see the city coming alive with holiday excitement. Christmas music, festive displays, and seasonal fun create a celebratory mood. Twinkling lights provide a perfect backdrop for beautiful Ann Arbor neighborhoods. 

Our REALTORS®  want you to see our city at its holiday best. We've done the research and created a list of some of our favorite holiday events happening in Ann Arbor this year.

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November
7

Community Events Ann Arbor Area
Every family celebrates the holidays in their own unique way. The traditions you create are repeated year after year and passed down through generations. This year, why not start a new tradition by gathering up the family and heading over to a local Turkey Trot Race?

This annual Thanksgiving Day event has been held in cities across the United States for over a century, with the very first one having been held in the city of Buffalo, NY in 1896! While the first race had only six participants, it's been held every year since, and now attracts thousands of runners annually. Our REALTORS® love attending local Turkey Trot races and think you will too. Here are some of the most popular races nearby.

  1. Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot in Ann Arbor: E. Liberty and Fourth Ave., Ann Arbor, MI
    If you're considering one of the gorgeous Ann Arbor homes for sale, you'll love getting to know your potential new neighbors at the Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot in Ann Arbor. There's no need to be super-competitive during this race. Participants are encouraged to run, walk, or crawl through the 1k or 5k courses. Strollers are welcome, and participants will receive a commemorative shirt and metal. After the event, enjoy the hot chocolate, photos with Santa and Turkey Tom, and a fun after-party. A portion of all entry fees will support the ChadTough Foundation.

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October
5

Ann Arbor Fall Events
Ann Arbor, MI features something for everyone, and that's obvious when looking for fall family-oriented activities. Whether you've lived here for years or are currently shopping for Ann Arbor homes for sale, you'll find lots of places to spend Fall together as a family. Our REALTORS® are here with a list of seven of the best places to visit during the Fall.

  1. Wilson Barn Pumpkin Fest - 29350 W Chicago St, Livonia, MI 48150
    The Pumpkin Fest allows families to enjoy Michigan fall weather and traditions during October. Pick and decorate pumpkins, take a hayride ride, and enjoy cider and donuts. On weekends, children under 12 can enjoy the haunted barn stroll.  While visiting the area, check out some nearby Livonia homes for sale.

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September
27

Farmington Hills Restaurants
Having great restaurants close to home is about so much more than just having a place to grab a bite when you're hungry. Restaurants a big part of what makes communities walkable, while a diverse dining scene can also attract new residents and revitalize downtown areas. A good restaurant is also a hub of the community, where friends, family, colleagues, and community members can gather together to share special moments. Farmington Hills is filled with the types of restaurants that add life to the community, and our REALTORS® have the details on five foodie favorites in Farmington Hills. 

5 Great Restaurants Close to Home in Farmington Hills

  1. Tomatoes APizza – 29275 W. 14 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills, MI 48334
    Ranked as "one of the 25 best pizzas you'll ever eat" by GQ magazine, Tomatoes APizza brings authentic, Neapolitan-style pies to the Farmington Hills area. A real expert creates each pizza with the highest quality imported ingredients and cooked in a red-hot brick oven for the perfect finish. With so much care put into every pie, your taste buds will tell you exactly why Tomatoes APizza has piled up awards from publications across the country.

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September
21

Ann Arbor - Things to Do
Ann Arbor, MI offers something for everyone, and that's never more evident than when you're looking for fun weekend activities. Whether you're a long-time resident or you're currently shopping for Ann Arbor homes for sale, you'll have no trouble finding great ways to spend your Saturdays. Our REALTORS® are here, with our guide to nine of the best places to spend a Saturday in Ann Arbor.

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September
6

Plymouth Fall Festival

Plymouth homes for sale won't disappoint you if you're looking for a place to call your home here in Michigan. Our REALTORS® are always on call to help you explore the opportunities.

If you happen to be looking for a place in Plymouth this September, the Plymouth Fall Festival will be there to greet you. This festival is one of the most fun and exciting events of the year.

People from Plymouth and all over Michigan look forward to the enjoyment of an event that has been around since back in 1956. Formerly a simple chicken barbecue sponsored by the local Rotary Club, the Plymouth Fall Festival is now so much more.

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June
12

Plymouth Michigan Celebrates Father's DayHere at Remerica Hometown REALTORS®, our REALTORS® love Father's Day!

There are all kinds of fathers out there, so naturally, there are all kinds of ways to celebrate the holiday dedicated to them. Each as unique as Dad himself.

If the father in your life likes to be athletic and active, then we have the idea for you: The Annual Plymouth Father's Day Run!

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June
4

Ann Arbor Argo Cascades
Summer can be a magical time for families. There's no school and vacation time means lots of opportunity for making the kind of memories that last a lifetime. If you've been looking at Ann Arbor homes for sale, you've probably already checked out some of the great leisure time activities available in the area. One place you shouldn't miss is Argo Cascades.

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February
14

Ann  Arbor - UM
Michigan's sixth largest city, Ann Arbor, is home to more than the Wolverines of the University of Michigan. U-M makes an impressive mark on the city, but Ann Arbor predates the university by 13 years. Named in honor of the wives (both named Ann) of its two founders, Ann Arbor is a progressive jewel in Michigan's crown.

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February
5

Canton MI Buying a Home
Nine Reason Why You'll Love Living in Canton, MI

If you're considering relocating to Michigan, why not settle into a city that has everything you need? Canton is a medium-sized city with big-city amenities. For your downtime enjoyment, you'll find numerous dining, recreation, art, culture, and entertainment options. When you tour Canton homes for sale, we think you'll fall in love with this wonderful city and you'll never want to leave.

Our REALTORS® understand that the cost of living in Canton is a bit higher than in other Michigan cities. Housing prices are a major factor, but we believe that Canton's quality of life makes it worth the investment. Here are some additional information to consider.

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January
25

Plymouth Ice Festival Community Event

When you visit Plymouth Mi, the first thing you'll notice is its warm friendly small town feel and upscale demographic. But don't let that fool you. As the residents will tell you, "Plymouth Rocks!" You'll see for yourself when you check out Plymouth, MI homes for sale.

The City of Plymouth, Michigan and Plymouth Township are centrally located in Detroit's western suburbs. They're 25 miles east of Ann Arbor and 15 minutes from the Detroit Metropolitan Airport. Together the two communities offer a small town fusion of everything you need for a fun and exciting lifestyle.

Our REALTORS® live, work, and play in the Plymouth area. We love this charming community and its family-friendly atmosphere. We wanted to share five reasons why we think "Plymouth Rocks!"

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