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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
Stef Chura

Proving Ann Arbor indie rock still has spunk, Stef Chura’s electrifying 2017 release Messes joins her seven releases dating back to 2010 with whimsical singing, driving beats and meat-and-potatoes arrangements. Her band’s full-bodied sound and playful attributes give her music a carefree vibe with a healthy dose of punk sensibility.

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Ann Arbor, MI
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Zingerman’s Delicatessen
Locals line up for generous deli sandwiches at this funky, longtime market with specialty groceries.
422 Detroit St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Sidetrack Bar & Grill
Lively railroad-themed bar with deck serves handmade burgers & local beer amid taxidermied trophies.
56 E Cross St, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, USA
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Dominick’s
Cozy spot for traditional Italian eats & pizza with cocktails in Mason jars & a patio with fountain.
812 Monroe St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Beezy’s
Chill eatery & coffeehouse serving breakfasts & lunches featuring locally sourced ingredients.
20 N Washington St, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, USA
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Bomber Restaurant
Mom-&-pop brunch diner adorned with model airplanes famous for an enormous breakfast platter.
306 E Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, USA
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People’s Food Co-Op & Cafe Verde
The People's Food Co-op is Ann Arbor's first natural-foods grocery store.
216 N 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Unity Vibration
The brewery produces artisan Kombucha Tea and Kombucha Beer products using the healthiest ingredients possible.
93 Ecorse Rd, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, USA
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Arbor Vitae Loft
Arbor Vitae Loft above Wazoo Records on the third floor is host to up and coming artists in the Ann Arbor area.
304 1/2 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Nichols Arboretum
The arboretum is operated by the University of Michigan and located on the eastern edge of campus.
Nichols Arboretum, Angell, MI, USA
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The Blind Pig

Established as a home for blues musicians, the historical venue has famously hosted acts like Joan Baez, Sonic Youth, Pearl Jam and Nirvana.

208 S 1st St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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