Authors at the Raven

The Raven Café is all about showcasing local talent and creative spirits, from music to art to food to books. We are proud to present a diverse group of Michigan authors at our first-ever book signing event this August 1st. Each bring their own unique style and genre and would love to share their work […]

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We Gather

On any given Thursday, you may have the pleasure of meeting Cathy, Susan, Julie, Helen, Diane (pictured above, left to right) or any of the approximately 12 members of the Hillside Wesleyan Church small group at Table 6. They regularly meet at Raven Café  and like to begin with sharing a joke to brighten their […]

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Psyched!

“Hi guys! I’m a gluten free vegan and was psyched to find so many options…you guys are my fave! Cheers!”  (Written on the back of the Raven Review comment card by one of our patrons. We read them all!) “My server, Courtney, did an awesome job taking care of me!! Overall I found my experience […]

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Seeking Storytellers

You may have noticed, but we REALLY like books. We celebrate the great minds who thought them up and wrote them down. Our book-lined walls attract creative spirits including many writers and we’re approached often about hosting book signings. Because of this, we’re looking to organize an event for 4-6 writers at once – preferably local […]

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Let’s Sit Outside

What’s better than hanging out at the Raven, consuming delicious food and libations? Doing it outside, of course! Both of our patios are officially open for your dining pleasure! Our upstairs outdoor seating area overlooks the Black River & Desmond Marine, and is located on our second-floor balcony. We also have our Sidewalk Cafe erected […]

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Raven Rocks

  The weather is finally breaking which mean people are painting, hiding and finding rocks. Did you know the Raven encourages folks to hide rocks in their library? True story. We also often find them hidden on the wings out back and the fair garden out front. Come visit! Read more about the KINDNESS ROCKS […]

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Creep Week

Do you long for the dark haunts of October like I do? Ugh, it’s still ages away, but the Raven is working on it’s “Creep Week” activities to help the lovers of the macabre get their fix. Here’s the line up so far: Monday, May 14th – Vinyl Mondays (bring your spooky records to spin) Tuesday, […]

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