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Ann Arbor Restaurant Week typically takes place in January.  But because of the continuing pandemic, some changes were made, and it will now take place in late February.  Lisa Barry talks with Sandra Andrade, the executive director of Main Street Area Ann Arbor, about this year's event and supporting the Ann Arbor culinary scene while still enjoying some unique dining experiences.

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The pandemic has prevented many families from traveling during the holidays, but the convention and visitors bureau Destination Ann Arbor recommends for residents to consider staycations.  

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Starting December 15th, businesses in Washtenaw County affected by COVID-19 can apply to receive funding through a new program led by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.   

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As tourism continues to decrease in Ann Arbor because of COVID-19, Destination Ann Arbor says local residents will play a bigger role in helping keep the economy moving forward.  

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Destination Ann Arbor has launched an online COVID-19 toolkit to help local businesses and organizations affected by the coronavirus crisis.

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As concerns over the coronavirus continue to grow, so too does its impact on the local economy.

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This week, "Art and Soul" is about the local visual arts community.  89.1 WEMU's Lisa Barry is joined by state and local arts leader Omari Rush and the art coordinator at the Kerrytown Concert House, Nancy Wolfe, about a visual arts exhibit currently on display there.

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As part of our Black History Month coverage, we’re taking a closer look at a project in Ypsilanti, that once completed, will highlight African-American history in that area.

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The Ann Arbor Area Convention and Visitors Bureau has changed its name and is rebranding itself.