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Linda Lombardini

"Linda is the consummate professional when it comes to dealing with real estate in the Ann Arbor area...

"Linda is the consummate professional when it comes to dealing with real estate in the Ann Arbor area...

Jan 29 5 minutes read

"Ann Arbor does it up different"

If you're new to the city, know these things:

  • Yes, we *are* liberal. And progressive. And proud of it.
  • Yes, we *do* wear Birks. Brazenly.
  • Yes, we care about being green.
  • Yes, we love diversity—in many flavors.
  • Yes, we're smart. More people here have graduate degrees than undergrad.
  • Something's happening every day and night. Check the city's most comprehensive events calendar.
  • Don't plan on going anywhere on football Saturdays. Except during the game. Unless you're *at* the game.
  • No, we're not snobby. We're deep in thought.

Local Faves



Local Secrets

Fairy Doors:

  • Urban Fairies website
  • Fairy Doors search results on Google, including stories by Atlas Obscura, MLive,  NPR and the Today show.

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Reduce / Reuse / Recycle / Resources


Peruse the many organizations Ann Arbor hosts, from the Ann Arbor Observer's City Guide.

The University of Michigan Medical Center was recently rated the No. 1 hospital in Michigan and the 18th best in the United States.

Kid Stuff

Farmers' Market / Foodies / CSA

Events Calendars

Ann Arbor Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Ann Arbor Observer
Current magazine
Crazy Wisdom Bookstore & Tea Room
City of Ann Arbor
Jim Toy Community Center
Pride Source
Kerrytown goings-on
University of Michigan
University Musical Society

Useful Ann Arbor Links

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