REOPENING

Dearest Patrons, We have some good news and some bad news. GOOD NEWS: We’ll be reopening tomorrow, Monday August 23rd at 7:30 a.m. BAD NEWS: Because we’re down a few folks who need to get tested and are therefore quarantined currently, we’ll be closing early, at 3:00 p.m. for the next few days. There’s a […]

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Temporary Closure

Dearest Patrons, We have some unfortunate news: One of our staff members has tested positive for COVID-19 and, because we’re a close-knit group of friends and family we’ve decided to close down the cafe as we assess who was exposed, who needs to quarantine and get tested, etc. Like many businesses, we’ve been suffering from […]

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Anger

ANGER: One of the Seven Deadly Sins (if you’re into religion). Regardless of your spiritual persuasion, we at the Raven are quite sure that it’s unhealthy for those who feel it and, perhaps even worse, for those who are subjected to it. On Tuesday, June 22nd most of Michigan Covid-19 restrictions will be lifted by […]

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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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