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Workantle provides a versatie community study space.
MARLENELcAcASsE/Daily TRACYKO/Daiy TEESAMATHEW/Daily
n find Hippie Hash. Customers can receive a discount by playing rock, paper, scissors. Comic book store Vault of Midnight holds tournaments for table-top favorites.
ng Main Street for 36 hours
it-based" foods made and folks from all different awesome motto: "Life, Liber- mnt. Steeped in folk music his- from other points of interest,
from local ingredients, backgrounds, Workantile is an ty, Beaches, and Pie." There is tory, past performances include but if you've already hit every
he sweet potato quinos office space alternative for the absolutely no reason not to pay Arlo Guthrie, Peter Yarrow, Tom other museum in town, pop
td a variety of pastas, self-employed. Rather than this storea visit. Paxton and hundreds more. The into this one to get your fix for
andwiches and pizzas. being stuffed up at home or in 6 p.m. at Vault of Midnight: venue also hosts tribute concerts local, Washtenaw County his-
makes Jazzy Veggie a a noisy coffee shop, members Whether you're into comic to such folk legends as Woody tory. The exhibit "Rest in Peace:
eet staple is the casual of the Workantile community books or not, Vault of Mid- Guthrie and Pete Seeger. Upcom- The Washtenaw County Way
re and the genuine come to the space between night is one of the coolest shops ing December performances of Death," currently on display,
on the staff show. I Huron and Washington streets on Main Street, if not in Ann include bluegrass singer/song- depicts a Washtenaw County in-
during a visit that res- to get some serious work done in Arbor. The origins of the store writer Tim O'Brien and Grammy- home funeral in the 1ate-I9th to
nanager Tim Leonard an environment akin to a co-op. are mysterious, the legend nominated singer/songwriter the early-20th centuries, Past
le a cheese pizza for a Minus the bumming around being (according to the store's Shawn Colvin, exhibits include a hintory of
-I with a dairy allergy on the couch with the hippiest website) that Vault of Mid- the streets, roads and individ-
so tasty it moved her to of friends. Complete with con- night "was formed in a type lb Day Two ual lives of Washtenw County
za with tear-inducing ference rooms, a kitchenette, supernova, probably during an residents as well as "Bad Hab-
I need not say more. lockers and an indoor bike rack, interstellar war between rival 11 a.m. at Rock Paper Scis- its: Drinks, Drags, and Drugs
:t Crazy Wisdom Book- Workantile has all the amenities comic shop-planets." Suffice sors: Specializing in stationery, in Washtenaw County History."
Tearoom: Established of an office or home workspace to say that owner Curtis Sul- kitchenware and other trendy The museum is open Saturdas
:uinox in March 1982, without the noise and distrac- livan and his family have been decor, this gift shop has an and Sundays from 12 to 4 p.m.,
sdom hasbeen a legend- tion. If you're a student looking dishing out issues of "X-Men," appreciation for snail mail and or by appointment.
Arbor bookstore for its for a quieter, more professional "Batman," "Captain America" a sense of humor. Opened in 2 p.m. at Fleetwood Diner:
, good eats and alterna- workplace than the library and the like at the store's cur- June 2012 by Lisa Roberts and OK, so it's not exactly on Main
selection for 30 years. or the lab to collaborate on a rent Main Street location for the her mother, the. store operates Street, but the Fleetwood
ering the store, as you project or work independently, passeven years. The store hosts under the belief of "celebrat- Diner is so quintessentially
mong the dream catch- for a discounted fee of $40 per gaming events throughout the ing everything," and caters to Ann Arbor, it might as well be.
ise, candles and other month, Workantile can be your week, which include a differ- customers who are of the same Located just a block away on
torture the body, mind savinggrace. eat featured game every week. mind. Customers can even cele- South Ashley Street, Fleetwood
, be sure to check out 5 p.m. at Cherry Republic: Head to the shop Thursday, Dec. brate on certain days by playing is the type of small-town diner
y Wisdom bestseller's Free chocolate covered cher- 6 to play Doctor Who: The Card a game of rock-paper-scissors to where everyone seems to be on
rre you'll find titles like ries. Free hot cherry salsa. Game. receive discounts on store mer- a first name basis. It's open 24
:et Guide to Spirit Ani- Free cherry butter, cherry jam, 7p.m. at Jolly Pumpkin: It's not chandise. There are plenty of hours, there's no manager and
I "Children of the Fifth cherry BBQ sauce ... there's aslot easy to choose just one bar forthe gifts for the writing-inclined, there's only enough room inside
rab a book to peruse to love about a store that dishes night on Main Street, but if it's those looking to add a few deco- to seat about 20. With a set up
i upstairs to the tea- out free samples and a lot more only going to be one, head to he rations to their walls or to keep like that, it means people actu-
iere you can snack on to love when those samples are Jolly Pumpkin. Offering a variety some small reminder of Michi- ally talk to each other and get to
:cheese andspinachdip sweet, sour or a little of both. of microbrews, gourmet pizzas, gan. The shop also offers cus- know each other over omelets,
ing on a cup of herbal This Michigan-based store is salads and sandwiches, there's a tomized wedding invitations, burgers, or hippie hash - Fleet-
ive flower fairie blend a much-deserved celebration little something for everybody. save the dates and other paper wood's famous homemade hash
chly recommended). On of Michigan cherries, and its Try the truffle fries, the cari- products. Aside from weddings, browas with grilled tomato,
ad, visit the tearoom to fourth and newest location is vore granite baked pizza or the however, this is the place to go green pepper, onion, mushroom
r some live music or sit here in Ann Arbor at the cor- newest holiday-inspired beer on if you're using the words "small and broccol topped with feta
a psychic or tarot card ner of East Liberty and Main. It tap: Noel de Calabaza, a genuine and gifty" for someone on your cheese. Fleetwood is the kind of
ave no fear if you're a has continued to attract people Jolly Pumpkin artisan ale. holiday shopping list. place where, when regulars ar
eling too stressed to be from all over the state not only 8p.m. at The Ark: Anyone with 12 p.m. at Washtenaw County away, they send postards bck
i a place. As'one store for its free samples, but for its an ear for acoustic music ought HistoricalMuseum: On the typi- to the diner, which get postd
toldnme,CrazyWisdom downright amazing cherries. to attend The Ark at least once. cal University student's mental on the wall behind the coouter.
(s) all paths." The store offers a multitude of With a capacity for about 400 map of Main Street, this muse- Built in 1949, Fleetw ad holds
at Workantile: Corn- cherry-inspired snacks, bever- people, performances at the Ark um is probably missing. Located a special place in the heart of
independent workers, ages and gifts that are beloved are intimate, mkingyou feel like on the corner of North Main Ann Arbor and its c tames
rs, web developers, by Michiganders and beyond. you're listening live to a favorite and East Kingsley streets, this As Earl, a 17 ya reguar pt it:
designers, engineers What's more, they have an band in a cozily crowded base- tiny museum is a bit of a stroll "It's home."

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