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What Creatures Can Teach Us What Creatures Can Teach Us

By Allison Wilson

The Creature Conservancy in Ann Arbor has become not only a sanctuary for rescue animals, but also a place that promotes their welfare through hands-on, educational programming.

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Frita Batidos: A Local Favorite Inspired by Cuban Street Food Frita Batidos: A Local Favorite Inspired by Cuban Street Food

By Allison Wilson

Frita Batidos is a downtown Ann Arbor fast-casual restaurant whose creative menu and focus on fresh ingredients has earned praise from the New York Times, National Geographic and the Chicago Tribune.

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Farmers' Market Gathers the Best of Flint Farmers' Market Gathers the Best of Flint

By Allison Wilson

The Flint Farmers' Market is a year-round public market with more than 50 vendors purveying local produce, meat, baked goods, cheese and wine, arts and crafts, Mexican and Middle Eastern groceries, and almost anything else you can think of. It's also a great spot to hear live local music and storytellers, meet authors, and attend community events, which is why it has been a favorite gathering place for the people of Flint and Genesee County for more than 100 years.

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Reliving the Gilded Age in Flint Reliving the Gilded Age in Flint

By Allison Wilson

The Whaley House Museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of the city of Flint through programs and exhibits that focus on the Gilded Age. The museum's presentation of this period of innovation is one that can, and has already begun to, inspire the next generation of Flint leaders.

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Allison Wilson is a Staff Writer at Michigan Homes.

Allison Wilson is an award-winning writer and communications professional whose editorial background includes full-time and freelance work at city/regional lifestyle and shelter magazines, as well as corporate, academic, and alumni publications for major universities and health systems. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Advertising and Public Relations from the University of Central Florida and a Master's degree in Mass Communications from the University of Florida.