Coming in? We have news for you…

Greetings! We have news. After much consideration, chatting with our staff, deep meditation and rage howling from our rooftop, we’ve decided to err on the side of caution and NOT open for dine-in service at this point. Across the nation we’re learning that eating out is “risky business” (insert Tom Cruise-in-skivvies slide here), but retail […]

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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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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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Answers to your Burning Questions

They’re hotter than our coffee! Can I order your chai? Yes! For a limited time we’ll be shipping it to the 48 contiguous states. ORDER HERE! It’s also available for takeout, curbside or delivery. How do I order online? I despise talking on the phone! We understand. Even with all this isolation, phone calls can […]

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Thank You For Your Patience

How’s things? Jessica, your Raven librarian here. I’m back at the Bird after a bit of a hiatus. Glad to be here! My job involved social distancing before social distancing was cool, sitting up in the TARDIS and tapping away at the keyboard. We miss all of you around this place. The buzz of our […]

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New Pandemic Hours

Greetings patrons, We hope this missive finds you well. Due to dwindling staff availability we’ve decided to modify our hours. Starting Monday, March 30, 2020 the Raven Cafe will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for takeout and delivery. We apologize for any inconvenience. We’re impatiently waiting for the day when we can […]

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Still Open

Dear Neighbors, We are still open and available to takeout and delivery during the shelter-in-place order issued today. Governor Whitmer has deemed restaurants that offer takeout and delivery as “essential services” that can remain open at this time. That said, we did leave the final decision up to our staff. They have voted unanimously to […]

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