Celebrating Looks A Little Different

The holiday season is looking a bit different this year. Though we will be making adjustments to some of our traditions in an effort to help protect friends, family, and neighbors, we do still have some safe events that we can look forward to this year. Excited to see Santa? You still can! This Friday […]

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Curbside, Delivery & Take-Out

Here we go again, folks. It’s tough, it’s frustrating, and as I write this I am contemplating how to cope. It’s difficult to be still in our busy world, but that’s what is needed keep those most vulnerable in our community safe. My sanity plan: Pet my cats: Did you know their purrs resonate at […]

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Art Hop is Coming…

Kick off your weekend in a most fabulous way! This Friday is the Fall edition of Art Hop! What is Art Hop? For those unfamiliar with the event, it is the celebration of local art. Participating locations throughout our beautiful downtown area will be hosting artists and displaying their work. “Art Hop is a night […]

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Downtown Events This Weekend

Fall is coming! The first full weekend of Spooky Season is packed with activities for the downtown area. The fun kicks off Thursday evening with the McMorran Drive-In Movie. They will be showing ‘Jumanji’ in the South parking lot (between the bus station and SC4). Friday evening is another edition of Shop, Rock, & Stroll. […]

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Stroll With Your Alcohol

Today the Raven was approved to sell alcohol that can be consumed in the confines of our newly licensed social district (see map)! *Here are the details: Permitted drinks must be purchased from a licensed downtown bar/restaurant. Currently it’s just the Raven, but many others have applied and their licenses are coming down the pipeline […]

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20 Unique Places to Visit in Michigan

Renowned for its great lakes, enchanting forests and sugar-sand beaches, Michigan is a nature enthusiast’s paradise. Indeed, the state’s richly diverse natural landscapes are matched only by the dozens of vibrant, eclectic towns and cities that can be found here, each one exuding their own inimitable charm, character and appeal… READ MORE @ TRAVELMAG.COM

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For Your Entertainment

Okay, listen. We live in an amazing place, do we not? Even in the midst of a global pandemic, the multi talented individuals that we find ourselves surrounded by are coming up with ways to keep us entertained. Check out the great lineup of activities there are for this week! Thursday the 16th continues the […]

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Do you ship your Chai?

Usual answer, “No, not really.” Current answer, “YES, due to the pandemic and demand we will ship it for a limited time. We want you to be happy.” How do I order it? I’m so glad you asked. Here are the links: ORDER A POUND FYI: I can only ship them individually, sorry, but I’ve […]

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We Miss You

Kitchen loading… 50% complete. Unfortunately we will not be opening tomorrow as we’d hoped. Our new projected opening is Monday, March 2nd. We apologize for the inconvenience. We miss you.

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Out with the Old…

Howdy! Let me start by formally introducing myself: I’m Jody Parmann, (AKA JP), official “Aesthetics Manager” of the Raven Cafe. What the heck kind of title is that? It’s a fancy name for someone in charge of making the Raven look good – inside, outside and to the world at large. That means I organize […]

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