PPNA Happenings

Happenings, history and news of the Prospect Park Neighborhood and Ypsilanti

Memorial Day Weekend in Ypsilanti

Posted by ppna on May 26, 2008

The Ypsilanti Symphony Orchestra kicked off this Memorial Day weekend with a ‘free’ concert in Riverside Park. The Orchestra sounded great and the event was well attended. It was a nice hour in the park and I hope they take this concert and build on it next year.

Judging from the lines at Lowes and Home-Depot, Sunday was the day everyone in the area decided to do their lawn work and I was one of them. I did take a two hour break to head to the Corner Brewery where Danny Boy was spinning tunes (some low key house and peaceful rock) in the beer garden. I have heard the Danny Boy Lounge Sundays will be a regular event in the Beer Garden so watch for those.

This Morning was the memorial day parade which included 5 bands (East-Middle, West-Middle, Lincoln-Middle, Ypsi-High, Lincoln-High). The Memorial Day parade isn’t much but its a great way to get together with the neighbors to discuss the plans for the rest of the day.

That’s it, a relaxed weekend in the city. I guess the best part about Memorial day is that the Lazy River at Rolling Hills County Park and the Rutherford Pool are both open now.

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