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A bustling downtown and charming neighborhoods make Ann Arbor an ideal place to live, learn and work. As an organization, the City of Ann Arbor’s nearly 700 employees provide services to the city’s more than 114,000 residents and maintain and enhance the 28 square miles of city limits.  

Ann Arbor, known for its acres of trees and progressive environmental initiatives, has something for every interest — performance venues, museums and world-class dining and shopping — from the Ann Arbor Farmers Market and local boutiques to national retailers. Nearly 160 city parks, two city golf courses, two city canoe liveries on the Huron River and endless trails entice residents to enjoy the city’s great outdoors.

The city takes pride in the service provided to our citizens and our community’s well-earned reputation. 2014 honors include:

• "Top 25 Most Beautiful Cities in America," BudgetTravel.com.
• "The 10 Most Intelligent College Towns in America," No.1, Zoomtens.com.
• "Best Cities for Well-being," No. 6, USA Today and Gallup.
• "America's Best Main Streets," The Huffington Post & Fodor's Travel.

Stay connected with the city:

• Website: www.a2gov.org.
• Comment on a topic: www.a2gov.org/a2opencityhall.
• Sign up for CodeRED emergency alerts: www.a2gov.org/codered.
• Report a problem via the A2 Fix It app or at www.a2gov.org/services/Pages/Report-a-Problem.aspx.
• Follow A2 on social media: Facebook; Twitter @a2gov; and LinkedIn.
• Sign up for topic-specific email notifications: www.a2gov.org/subscribe.
Watch a public meeting live, or via CTN’s video on demand.

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Posted: 10/28/2014 9:33:12 AM by Katie Jones | with 0 comments


IMG_3275-(1).JPGAdjoining Ann Arbor's beautiful Bluffs Park overlooking the Huron River, Regency at Bluffs Park was completely rebuilt in 2011. It is now one of the first certified"green" skilled nursing communities in Michigan per LEED standards. Bluffs Park offers both short- term and sub-acute care, specializing in Rehab to Home services. The professional staff is focused on providing compassionate services around the clock. Of the 71 beds, 33 are private suites (with personal bathrooms including showers) and 19 are semi-private rooms. Bluffs Park is conveniently located near M-14 and Main Street within close proximity to University of Michigan Hospitals and Veterans Hospital.

Contact Regency at Bluffs Park at 734-887-8700 or online.
Posted: 10/21/2014 8:05:38 AM by Katie Jones | with 0 comments


Logo-for-Spotter-Bottles-(2).JPGFrom carpet, upholstery and air duct cleaning to mold, fire and water restoration, we are your one stop shop for all your cleaning and restoration services. You can count on us to get the job done right.

Our family owned and operated company has over 16 years of experience and is dedicated to providing you with friendly and professional service at an affordable price no matter how big or small the project you have in mind.

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Posted: 10/13/2014 11:00:11 AM by Katie Jones | with 0 comments


telemus-capital-logo-(1).jpgOur primary business is to provide holistic financial “solutions” for our clients based in investment management, asset management and wealth advisory services that encompass the unique needs of each individual. Further, our objective is to take the least amount of risk necessary for our clients to achieve their investment goals.

We frequently collaborate with our clients’ attorneys, CPAs and insurance professionals to ensure that activities such as investments, trusts and estate plans are coordinated to support the long-term interest of our clients and potentially multiple generations.

Telemus is an independent, investment advisory firm located in Southeastern Michigan. In 2006, Telemus acquired asset management capabilities by acquiring Beacon Asset Management, an Ann Arbor based company, founded in 1982. Experienced Investment professionals from a variety of backgrounds also joined forces with Telemus Capital, completing the circle of resources necessary for our clients to have a comprehensive investment management experience. Our clients receive guidance from the entire firm, rather than the ideas of a single individual.

Charlene G. Reardon, Portfolio Manager/Senior Advisor has been with Telemus Capital (Beacon) for over 16 years and have over 26 years of industry experience. She would be happy to answer your questions at (734) 662-1200. Visit Telemus Capital online at www.telemuscapital.com.
Posted: 10/6/2014 7:28:57 AM by Katie Jones | with 0 comments


Residence-Inn-Marriott-Logo-(1).jpgThrive on Long Stays

Set a pace that suits you at Residence Inn by Marriott®. Whether you are with us for a few days, a few weeks, or a few months, your daily routine matters. You'll thrive at Residence Inn with the conveniences you need. Like spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom suites with separate living and sleeping areas. A fully equipped kitchen ready for your favorite cuisine. Complimentary grocery delivery service to fill your refrigerator and satisfy cravings. Free Internet for connecting to work and the outside world. Free hot breakfast to start mornings off right and evening social hours to end the day well. And, a fitness center for strengthening your body and soul. Relax and unwind when you want. And stay focused and productive when it is essential. At Residence Inn, we'll make sure you thrive during your stay.

Contact Residence Inn Marriott at 734-327-0011 or visit their website at www.marriott.com/arbrn.
Posted: 9/29/2014 9:48:01 AM by Katie Jones | with 0 comments