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The New Theatre Project's upcoming show, "Woyzeck," will take audiences below the stage and into the depths of the Mix Studio Theater basement, the original mid-19th-century foundation filled with remnants from the early days of the opera house at the corner of Michigan Avenue and Washington Street in Ypsilanti.
Solar energy and Ypsilanti. Those two words have become synonymous when talking about solar power, an alternative form of energy that is increasing in popularity throughout the area. On Oct. 6, community members are invited to attend a tour that will highlight the use of solar energy throughout the city.
Two prominent Ypsilanti businesses will become the scene of a mob on Sept. 21. The Ypsilanti Jaycees is staging a cash mob at The Rocket and Sticks to help promote and support local businesses. A cash mob is an organized shopping event where a group or groups of people shop at a specific store en masse.
One local craft brewery is taking sustainable business to a new level. The Corner Brewery, 720 Norris St. hosted a Green Brewery Project celebration Aug. 28, which included presentations and a tour of a host of projects designed to make the brewery more sustainable and minimize impact to the environment.
One of the Ypsilanti Public Schools Foundation's more prominent endeavors now has a more noticeable place in our community. Formerly located in a corner of the Ypsilanti Public School District transportation building on Railroad Street, the foundation's ReSale Shop celebrated a grand reopening on Aug. 25 in the former George Elementary School on Ecorse Road.