Ann Arbor Observer, February 1990

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Ann Arbor Observer

Publisher: Ann Arbor Observer Company

Date: February 1990

February 1990 issue of the Ann Arbor Observer


The following articles appeared in the February 1990 issue of the Ann Arbor Observer:

  • Hawkeye pride: At a women's basketball game, the most vociferous fans are from Iowa [Around Town], photography by Peter Yates, page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Basketball - Women's
    • University of Michigan - Athletics
    • University of Iowa - Athletics
    • Wolverines
    • Hawkeyes

    People:

    • Vivian Stringer
    • Carol Szczechowski
    • Tanya Powell
    • Stephanie Schueler
    • Jolette Law
    • Franthea Price
    • Bud VanDeWege

    Places:

    • Crisler Arena


  • Tough times for campus landlords: Would they have been better off with rent control? [Ann Arbor Business], by Jean Jackman, photography by Gregory Fox, page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Apartments
    • University of Michigan - Housing Division
    • University of Michigan - Students
    • Gruber-Morris Management
    • Housing
    • Landlords
    • Rent Control
    • Ann Arbor - Information Services Department
    • Parking

    People:

    • Mark Erichson
    • Jim Morris
    • Jo Rumsey
    • Ed Salowitz
    • Fred Bohl


  • Rents are soft off-campus, too: But vacancy rates are finally beginning to fall [Ann Arbor Business], by Peter Ephross, page 11 - 13
  • Keywords:

    • Apartments
    • Housing
    • University of Michigan - Students
    • Gruber-Morris Management
    • Landlords

    People:

    • Bonnie Fish
    • Terri Lierstein
    • Jim Morris

    Places:

    • Huron Towers
    • Willow Tree
    • Windemere Park
    • Village Green


  • Ann Arbor Crime: December 1989, page 14
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Crime & Criminals


  • Gay advocate Jim Toy [Ann Arborites], by Davi Napoleon, photography by Peter Yates, page 17 - 19
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Lesbian-Gay Male Programs Office
    • Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
    • University of Michigan - Counseling Services
    • Detroit Gay Liberation
    • Gay & Lesbian Community

    People:

    • Jim Toy
    • Billie Gordon
    • Scott Dennis
    • Jim Whiteside
    • Greg Prokopowicz
    • Judy Levy
    • Billie Edwards
    • Joseph Dickson
    • Cyndi Gair
    • Patti Myers

    Places:

    • St. Joseph's Episcopal


  • Families in poverty, by Yvonne Duffy, illustrations by Katherine Larson, page 21 - 27
  • Keywords:

    • Poverty
    • Single mothers
    • Aid to Families with Dependent Children (ADC)
    • Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
    • Homelessness

    People:

    • Daryl Sills

    Places:

    • Prospect Place Family Shelter
    • Colonial Square
    • Women in Transition (WIT) House


  • Evangelist of the computer age, by Greg Merriman and Ami Walsh, photography by Peter Yates and Gregory Fox, page 29 - 35
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Computers
    • University of Michigan - NSFNET
    • National Science Foundation
    • Computer Networks - Merit
    • IBM
    • MCI
    • IFS
    • Northern Telecom
    • University Microfilms - UMI
    • Computer Networks - CICNet

    People:

    • Doug Van Houweling
    • Jim Duderstadt
    • Walt Harrison
    • Benjamin Van Houweling
    • Robert Van Houweling
    • Andrea Van Houweling
    • Billy Frye
    • Gil Whitaker
    • Peter Steiner
    • Kathleen McClatchey
    • Frederic Dulles
    • David Nitz
    • David Ross


  • The Singhs of the Embassy, by Ami Walsh, photography by Peter Yates, page 37 - 43
  • Keywords:

    • Sant Nirankari
    • Homelessness
    • Ann Arbor Shelter Association
    • Historic Buildings
    • Ann Arbor - History

    People:

    • Rupinder Singh
    • Meena Singh
    • Gobind Singh
    • Gurvinder Singh
    • Baba Hardev Singh Ji (Lord Master)
    • Cathy Vick
    • Robert Conn
    • Mark Jones
    • Sheila Sims
    • Aeron Sims
    • Ladathan Sims
    • Diana Sims
    • Deborah Green
    • Milton Green
    • Alisha Green
    • Marques Green
    • Jessica Green
    • Luman Slawson
    • Edward Geer
    • Caspar Rinsey
    • Ottoman Lutz
    • John O'Brien
    • Charles Kokkales
    • Peter Kokkales
    • Helen Kokkales
    • Katherine Kokkales
    • Demetra Kokkales
    • Michael Randolph
    • Wendell Hobbs
    • Ruth Hobbs
    • Bill Hobbs
    • Harlivleen Bajwa (Loveleen)
    • Ranjit Bajwa
    • Robert Fisher
    • Rudy Avellino
    • Tudy Avellino

    Places:

    • Embassy Hotel
    • 200 East Huron
    • Your Motel
    • Harmony House Motel
    • Prospect Place Family Shelter
    • Jacob Eschelbach's meat market
    • Slawson & Geer
    • Central Hotel
    • Center Electric Company
    • City Taxi and Baggage Line
    • Huron Hotel and Bar
    • Compass Hotel Company
    • Friends Meeting House
    • Raja Rani
    • Hat Boutique of Ivy-Mar
    • Tinu Fashion
    • Semon International Fashions
    • Hall's Barber Shop


  • Flicks, by Patrick Murphy, page 45 - 46
  • Keywords:

    • Movies - Reviews
    • Roger and Me
    • Driving Miss Daisy
    • Cries and Whispers
    • Touch of Evil
    • Rome, Open City
    • House Party

    People:

    • Michael Moore
    • Bruce Beresford
    • Reginald Hudlin
    • Warrington Hudlin


  • Black Filmmakers Series [Flicks], page 46
  • Keywords:

    • Movies
    • University of Michigan - Program in Film and Video Studies
    • University of Michigan - Center for Afro-American and African Studies
    • African Americans
    • Killer of Sheep
    • Making "Do the Right Thing"
    • Langston Hughes: The Dream Keeper
    • Suzanne Suzanne
    • Older Women and Love
    • ...But Then, She's Betty Carter
    • Storme: The Lady of the Jewel Box

    People:

    • Charles Burnett
    • St. Clair Bourne
    • Camille Billops
    • Michelle Parkerson


  • Major New Exhibits [Galleries & Museums], by Jennifer Dix, page 49
  • Keywords:

    • Museums
    • Art Galleries
    • Art & Artists
    • University of Michigan - Museums
    • Black American Poets

    People:

    • Harry Melroy

    Places:

    • Chinese American Educational and Cultural Center Of Michigan
    • Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library Rare Book Room
    • University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA)


  • Other Exhibits, by Jennifer Dix, page 49
  • Keywords:

    • Museums
    • Art Galleries
    • Art & Artists
    • University of Michigan - Museums
    • Ann Arbor Art Association

    People:

    • Martha Salot
    • Cicily Donnelly
    • Vicki Schwager
    • Piotr Michalowski
    • Gwen Marston
    • Joe Cunningham
    • Robert Tucker
    • Marie Tapert
    • Judith Jacobs
    • Mary Sue Compton
    • Jo Sauter
    • Alice Swainson
    • Madeline Vallier
    • Gerome Kamrowski
    • Julian Stanczak
    • Bruce Thayer
    • Saba Laal
    • Joan Rosenblum
    • Paul Stewart
    • Nancy Thayer
    • Dennis Guestella
    • Ester Kirschenbaum
    • Marsha Pritz
    • Eileen Curts


  • Music at Nightspots, by John Hinchey, page 61
  • Places:

    • The Ark
    • Aubree's Second Floor
    • Bird of Paradise
    • The Blind Pig
    • City Limits
    • Club Heidelberg
    • Cross Street Station
    • Del Rio
    • Dooley's
    • The Earle
    • The Habitat
    • Legends All-American Bar
    • Mountain Jack's
    • Nectarine Ballroom
    • The Polo Club
    • Rick's American Cafe
    • Tommy's Dine and Dance
    • U-Club


  • How to lease a shopping center [Changes], photography by Christine Ross-Cavanna, page 101 - 102
  • Keywords:

    • Westin Development of Birmingham
    • Shopping Centers
    • Retail

    People:

    • Michael Lippitt
    • Stacey Marsh
    • Mike Marsh
    • Joren Peterson
    • John Busch
    • Kathy Stoner

    Places:

    • Woodland Plaza
    • CompuAdd
    • Egghead Software
    • AT&T PhoneCenter
    • Yes Yogurt and Sandwich
    • Hawthorne Appliance
    • Colonade
    • Busch's ValuLand
    • Blockbuster Video
    • Happy House Woodland
    • Arbor Drugs
    • Westside Deli
    • Woodland Meadows


  • Maple Miller has a fancy new market [Changes], photography by Christine Ross-Cavanna, page 103 - 104
  • Keywords:

    • Groceries

    People:

    • Bob Maulbetsch
    • Hershel Herrick
    • Kristi Herrick
    • Julean Jackson
    • Kathy Freeman

    Places:

    • Maple Miller Plaza
    • Maple Miller Market
    • Country Fresh Meats
    • J & F Fruits and Vegetables


  • A neighborhood appliance store [Changes], photography by Christine Ross-Cavanna, page 104 - 106
  • Keywords:

    • Appliances - Sales & Service

    People:

    • Bishara Bishar
    • Adel Bishar
    • Karim Bishar
    • Sam Bishar
    • Imad Hijazi

    Places:

    • Ann Arbor Vacuum and Small Appliance Center
    • Spectrum Jewelers
    • Deli Delite


  • Ramz brings fashions to the Maynard House [Changes], page 106
  • Keywords:

    • Clothing - Retail

    People:

    • Ramza Martinos-Saad
    • Marwan Saad
    • Heather Braun

    Places:

    • Ramz


  • Assorted notes [Changes], page 107
  • Keywords:

    • Art Galleries
    • Carpets & Floor Coverings - Retail
    • Restaurants

    People:

    • Les Werbal
    • Dan Merkel
    • Jack Merkel
    • Mary Ann Merkel
    • Bob Merkel
    • Matt Merkel
    • Marge Wilson
    • Karen Wilson

    Places:

    • Lotus Gallery
    • Georgia Carpet Outlets
    • Merkel Floor Store
    • Continental Restaurant


  • Closings [Changes], page 107
  • Keywords:

    • Clothing - Retail
    • Home Furnishings
    • Restaurants
    • Bars

    People:

    • Beth Ressler
    • Elizabeth Bell
    • Nancy Bingham
    • Franz Mogdis

    Places:

    • Beth's Boutique
    • Elizabeth's Boutique
    • Country Things
    • Harver Imports
    • Godfrey Building
    • Ann Arbor Inn
    • Amy's
    • Charlie B's


  • Detroit's Downtown [Visiting Michigan], by Don and Mary Hunt, page 109 - 111
  • Keywords:

    • People Mover
    • Restaurants
    • Travel & Tourism

    People:

    • Coleman Young
    • John King
    • Joe Stroud
    • Wird Rowland

    Places:

    • Griswold Street
    • Guardian Building
    • Buhl Building
    • Buhl Cafe and Bar
    • Quattro Punti
    • Penobscot Building
    • Epicurean Cafe
    • Renaissance Center
    • Summit Steak House & Lounge
    • Greektown
    • Trappers Alley
    • Laikon
    • Blue Nile
    • David Whitney Building
    • John King Books
    • American Coney Island
    • Lafayette Coney Island
    • London Chop House
    • Money Tree
    • Niki's Taverna
    • Elwood Bar & Grill


  • Robby's at the Icehouse [Restaurants], by Sonia Kovacs, illustration by John Copley, page 113 - 114
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews

    People:

    • Robby Babcock
    • Dan Tesin

    Places:

    • Whiffletree
    • Gollywobbler


  • The Artificial Ice Co. [Then & Now], by Grace Shackman, page 116
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor - History
    • Historic Businesses
    • Food & Drink - Preservation
    • Artificial Ice Company

    People:

    • Henry Velker
    • Mary Campbell
    • William Campbell
    • Walter Schlecht
    • Clarence Haas
    • Carl Rehberg
    • Louis Rehberg
    • Elsa Rehberg
    • Bill Davis
    • Judith Davis

    Places:

    • Huron River Dam
    • Whitmore Lake Dam
    • Dupper's beer distributorship
    • Ann Arbor Railroad depot
    • Cobblestone Farm
    • Oyster Bar and Spaghetti Machine resaturant
    • Arbor Atrium
    • Robby's at the Icehouse
    • Say Cheese kitchen
    • Northern Brewery on Jones Street
    • Arbor Springs water company