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Entries for March, 2012

Airport Shuttle Service to Lamp Post Inn – Ann Arbor hotel

People using the shuttle to get to the Lamp Post Inn should take the airport shuttle to:

1) Blake Transportation Center and then transfer to either route 4A or 4B and head to the Lamp Post Inn (less than a 15 minute ride). The charge will be $1.50. or
2) University of Michigan Central Campus Transportation Center and transfer to bus route #4B (less than a five minute ride to the Lamp Post Inn) again a charge of $1.50.

Bonnie Raitt – Ann Arbor Summer Festival – Performs May 25

Bonnie Raitt and Marc Cohn to present kick off event for Ann Arbor Summer Festival May 25, 2012. The Lamp Post Inn, a nearby hotel will offer special hotel rates the evening of the concert using promo code HILLEV.

Ann Arbor Summer Festival – June 15 – July 8

Ann Arbor Summer Festival begins on June 15th – it’s always fantastic. This year the main stage events include Bonnie Raitt, Feist, Al Green, Esperanza Spalding, Ira Glass, Pilobolus, Nellie McKay, The Moth Mainstage, Rufus Wainwright, Cinematic Titanic and Circa as well as The Capital Steps. The Lamp Post Inn will offer a special overnight rate for concert attendees of these main stage events. Use promo code SUMMERFEST at

Michigan Softball begins home season with huge wins

The women’s softball home softball schedule got off to a huge start with three weekend games. Each of the games was stopped early because of the Mercy – rule. Fans attending future games can receive a special reduced hotel rate at The Lamp Post Inn – promo code SOFTBALL

Michigan Softball should be in for a great year. Fans and parent’s attending home softball games and staying at the Lamp Post Inn ( 1 1/2 miles from Wilpon Center) will receive a 10% discount on their room rates by using promo code SOFTBALL (excludes April 29-30). Guests are welcome to leave their car in our parking lot and walk to the game.

Details of the women’s softball schedule can be found at the University of Michigan Athletic Website.

Blackthorne to present special Ark benefit concert March 25

The Ark is proud to announce that there is a special benefit for the American Cancer Society scheduled for March 25th. Tickets are limited but you can still go to The Ark site to secure last minute tickets. For those guests of the Lamp Post Inn that will be attending the benefit please use the special discount code arkevent when booking your hotel reservations and receive a special 10% discount.

New Shuttle Service to assist Lamp Post guests

Beginning in early April, 2012 there will be an official shuttle, The Michigan Flyer, between Ann Arbor and the Detroit airport (DTW). The bus will pick up and drop off passengers in several different locations in Ann Arbor including the Blake Transportation Center and the Central Campus Transportation Center. Both drop off sites are really very convenient for guests of the Lamp Post Inn

Dexter Wellness Walk – March 24

The Lamp Post Inn will provide a special donation to the tornado relief effort for any of our guests that participate in the Dexter Wellness Walk.

Three Men and a Tenor coming to Encore Theater in Dexter

Three Men and a Tenor coming to the Dexter Encore Theater March 16-18, 2012. The theater is only 20 minutes from the Lamp Post Inn. The small facility (100 seats) seems to defy the possibility that a live show could be choreographed and staged to perfection, but over and over they deliver.

Hollander’s Papers and Bookbinding Courses – Special Hotel Rates

The Lamp Post Inn offers special hotel rates for those individuals attending the various workshops and courses given by Hollander’s.

Ross Business School Executive MBA – The Lamp Post hotel solution

The Lamp Post Inn will put together a special hotel rate for those attending the formal University of Michigan Executive MBA program. Package will guarantee same low rates even during special events such as football games and summer festivals.