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East Delhi Bridge

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East Delhi Bridge, MI

East Delhi Bridge

The Delhi Bridge pictured above is actually not the original bridge that once occupied this spot. The original bridge was destroyed by a tornado in 1918. The bridge was built by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio, a major and prolific bridge company with unique designs that are easily spotted.

 This bridge is located in a very picturesque setting, with a metro park close by, which offers awesome views of the bridge. Ruins of the Delhi Mills are still visible in the area, with some pretty rapids in the river in that area now also. The area is wooded, and the bridge seems to fit right in with its rural turn of the 20th century appearance. The demolition of this bridge and replacement with a modern slab of concrete would have had a severely detrimental effect on the beauty of the area.

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Hudson Mills in Dexter, MI

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Hudson Mills, Dexter, MI

Hudson Mills park in Dexter, MI provides year-round fun! Just 12 mile NW of Ann Arbor, MI, it has all that nature can provide with woods, fields, wetlands and tons of wildlife. It is right by the beautiful Huron River- perfect for canoeing, and kayaking. And also provides winter fun w/ the ski trails.

It also includes an 18hole golf course, disc golf courses, areas for cycling, hiking, fields for soccer and softball, covered picnic tables for on-lookers and events, play areas for kids, and a 2mile nature trail!

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Dexter Cider Mill, Dexter, MI

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Dexter Cider Mill, Dexter, MI

 

Its that time of year! Although the weather still thinks its Summer, the cider mills know it’s Fall! Dexter Cider Mill is open for business, so stop in for some carmel dipped apples & cider!

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Allmendinger Park, Ann Arbor

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Allmendinger Park, Ann Arbor, MI

Allmendinger Park in Ann Arbor, MI surrounds Pauline Ave., Hutchins, & Edgewood. The park is at the center of the neighborhood and offers 8 acres with a basketball court, volleyball court, tennis court, baseball diamonds, play structures, a pavilion, restrooms, and picnic tables. Fall Saturdays are an especially fun time, as tailgates throughout the neighborhood celebrate Michigan Football. The Bouma Group has listed and sold many homes in Allmendinger Park throughout the years. Currently, The Bouma Group just listed 700 Pauline in Allmendinger Heights Sub.

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Huron River at Gallup Park, Ann Arbor

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Huron River, Ann Arbor, MI

Gallup Park is a 69-acre park located along the Huron River & Geddes Pond. The park contains two playgrounds, a canoe livery, picnic areas and grills scattered throughout the park, two picnic shelters, open field for play, sceneic walkways, and over 3 miles trails that for biking, rollerblading, walking or running. Benches are scattered about for those who are there to just relax and maybe enjoy the sunny weather.

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German Park opens for the summer!

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German Park, Ann Arbor, MI

Every last Saturday of the summer months German Park on Pontiac Trail in Ann Arbor, MI opens its gates for the German Event of the year. People from all of A2’s surrounding areas gather at German Park with German outfits, for German dancing, German food, and German beer (of course!) Its all outdoors, 5 dollars to get in, and a night filled with everything German! This Saturday was the first event of the summer and the weather was perfect!

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Launch Skateboard Shop, Ann Arbor, MI

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Launch Skateboard Shop, Ann Arbor, MI

Launch Skateboard shop is located at 1200 S University in Ann Arbor, at the Galleria Shopping Center. Perfectly located, right in the middle of the students, Launch sells skateboards, apparel, and skateboard shoes.

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Polo Fields, Ann Arbor

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Polo Fields, Ann Arbor | Ann Arbor Real Estate

The Polo Fields Golf & Country Club in Ann Arbor is an 18-hole golf course & country club with fitness center, tennis courts, hot tubs, lap-pools, and regular swimming pool. It’s a great place to relaxation and have a ‘stay-cation’. The club house also features a large banquet room. The Polo Fields is great for banquets, golf outings, and special events.

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Country French Estates, Ann Arbor

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Country French Estates, Ann Arbor

Last week, Martin personally went up in a helicopter and took ariel views of Ann Arbor businesses and subdivisions. Pictured above is Country French Estates. The Bouma Group has done quite alot of business in the sub and knows it well. The sub is made up of French-named streets and focuses on a ‘community’ feel. It’s a great place for the kids as there is a park with a playground and soccer field.

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The Diag

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Summer and Fall on the U of M campus wouldn’t quite be the same without students and businessmen/women sitting with laptops in the park, reading, or sitting on a blanket with pets and friends. The Diag is friendly to all walks of life and careers, and for foot traffic or bicycles. Even on hot summer days you can always find the right amount of shade to open that book or sit and listen to a local musician strum their guitar by a tree.

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