The Secret: Walk Anywhere – Ely, Desert Cities, and Steak

The week of May 27th will be a great week to visit Ann Arbor – you can see Texas legend Joe Ely sing, watch the play Other Desert Cities, or dine at the brand new Ruth’s Chris Steak House.

No matter what activities you choose, the Bell Tower Hotel is within walking distance – and we always offer optional valet parking.

If you need directions, or have any questions you can always feel free to ask anyone on our staff. It would be hard to find better service at another accommodation in Ann Arbor, MI.

No matter what your needs are – we can help you have the perfect week or weekend – call us at (734) 769-3010 to make a reservation.

Great News For Beilein + Basketball

Even if you were a bit disappointed by the .500 record for the Michigan Basketball Team last year, many prognosticators are picking next years team to start in the national top ten.  With possible NBA first-rounder Caris Levert and point guard Derrick Walton Jr. returning from injury and the continued development of a deep young roster they should be poised for greatness.

Coach Beilein must have been excited to hear the news that 6’6 5 Star New Jersey guard Tyus Battle would be joining the Wolverines in 2016.  Battle is the highest ranked recruit to choose Michigan since Beilein became the coach of the Wolverines in 2007. Get ready for even more excitement in the years to come at Crisler Arena.

Texas Legend Joe Ely at the Ark

Joe Ely traces his musical roots to seeing Jerry Lee Lewis perform on a flatbed trailer in Amarillo Texas.  Ely has been in The Flatlanders and sung backup vocals for The Clash, but what he has really become known for his his depictions of his home state in song.  He was recently awarded the Americana Music Award.  He will playing at The Ark on May 27th.

Judy Collins music career has spanned over 50 years of writing, recording, and performing music (She released her first album in 1961 on elektra records)  She still performs over 80 dates a year.  She will play at The Ark on May 30th.

Tony Winning Play in Kerrytown

Redbud Productions is presenting performances of the Tony Award Winning play ‘Other Desert Cities” May 27-30th at the Kerrytown Concert House.  The play is about a family coming to grips with a public memoir about the tragedies they faced.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House Arrives in Ann Arbor

You can become one of the first people to eat at the new downtown Ann Arbor location of the famous Ruth’s Chris Steak House which opened on May 11th.  Ruth’s Chris, located at 314 S. Fourth Avenue, will be the third steakhouse in downtown Ann Arbor joining Knight’s and The Chop House.

Sports Options for U of M Parents and Fans

Good luck to all of the teams competing this week for the University of Michigan on the road! Go Blue!  There are no on campus games this week.

Looking for a few laughs

Johnny Beehner, who has been a guest on the Late Show with David Letterman and who trained at Chicago’s Second City, will be performing at the Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase May 29th and 30th.

The Bell Tower Hotel Staff is Here For You

If you want the classic feel of a Classic Campus Hotel, the Bell Tower offers the best accommodations in Ann Arbor and the best proximity to downtown and the University of Michigan Campus. Please let us help you with planning, logistics, or whatever you need to have the best possible time while you are staying with us!

The Bell Tower prides themselves on providing you with the best lodging in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

If you are looking for an Ann Arbor hotel with great service , the Bell Tower Hotel is the perfect place for you – if you have any questions, or want to make a reservation, feel free to contact us at any time at (734) 769-3010.

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