Ann Arbor Observer, December 1998

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Ann Arbor Observer,
1976-current

Publisher: Ann Arbor Observer Company

Date: December 1998


The following articles appeared in the December 1998 issue of the Ann Arbor Observer:

  • Unbeatable? [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Subjects:

    • Ingrid Sheldon
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments, Agencies, etc.
    • Elections

    Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor - Mayor
    • Chris Kolb


  • Aftermath [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Subjects:

    • Elections

    Keywords:

    • Potawatomi Land Trust
    • Washtenaw Citizens for Responsible Growth
    • Washtenaw County Farm Bureau
    • Barry Lonik
    • Bob Guenzel
    • Jeff Muir
    • Maureen Sloan
    • Woody Holman


  • Swindle [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13-14
  • Keywords:

    • FBI
    • Care Choices HMO
    • Embezzlement
    • Maurice Adams
    • Otis Culpepper
    • Carol Peart
    • Karen Martin
    • Time Management Group


  • Towing Takeover [Inside Ann Arbor], page 14-15
  • Keywords:

    • Towing
    • Triangle Rowing
    • Glen-Ann
    • RoadOne
    • Sakstrup's Towing
    • Brewer's
    • Dennis Brewer
    • Richard Sakstrup


  • Structure Cleanup [Inside Ann Arbor], page 15
  • Subjects:

    • Downtown Development Authority
    • Parking

    Keywords:

    • National Garages
    • Borders Group
    • Ed Shaffran
    • Jim Brigham


  • Overachievers? [Inside Ann Arbor], page 15-16
  • Subjects:

    • University of Michigan - Athletics

    Keywords:

    • Basketball
    • Robert Traylor
    • Brian Ellerbe
    • Maceo Baston


  • Call for Art [Inside Ann Arbor], page 16-17
  • Keywords:

    • Downtown Public Art Committee
    • Main Street Area Association
    • Pollay, Susan
    • Jan Onder
    • Brent Gephart
    • Sarah Gephart
    • Barbara Levin Bergman
    • Gerome Kamrowski


  • Crime Update, page 23
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Crime & Criminals


  • Friendly, Frugal, and Wired [Community Update], by Julie Wiener, page 25
  • Subjects:

    • Internet Services - Providers, Applications, Design, etc.

    Keywords:

    • Grex
    • M-Net
    • Valerie Mates
    • Jan Wolter
    • Mark Conger
    • Leeron Kopelman
    • Dave Cahill


  • Brad Cross [Ann Arborites], by Jon Hall, page 25
  • Keywords:

    • Harmony Hollow Bell Works
    • Jeffrey Cross
    • Nancy Brennan


  • Bob Levy [Ann Arborites], by Eve Silberman, page 27
  • Subjects:

    • Synagogues

    Keywords:

    • Temple Beth Emeth
    • Hanukkah
    • Judaism
    • Annie Rose
    • Bette Cotzin
    • Jo Elllin Gutterman


  • Shelter in Limbo, by Michael Betzold, page 29-37
  • Subjects:

    • Shelters
    • Homelessness
    • Interfaith Coalition Of Congregations (IFCC)
    • Salvation Army

    Keywords:

    • Shelter Association
    • Food Gatherers
    • O'Rear-Lassen, Lisa
    • Barbara Penrod
    • Ellen Schulmeister
    • Carole McCabe
    • Jean Barney


  • Sister City, by Eve Silberman, page 39-45
  • Subjects:

    • Ingrid Sheldon
    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Royal Oak
    • Northland Mall
    • Chosen Books
    • Wendy Stickel
    • Heidi Lichtenstein
    • Bill Krout
    • Dennis Cowan


  • Underground Railroad in Ann Arbor, by Grace Shackman, page 47-55
  • Subjects:

    • Underground Railroad
    • Slavery

    Keywords:

    • Signal of Liberty
    • Anti-Slavery Party of Ann Arbor
    • Dexter, Samuel
    • John Geddes
    • Susan Hussey
    • Parker Pillsbury
    • Laura Haviland


  • Moveable Feast [Restaurants], by Laura McReynolds, page 57
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants - Reviews

    Keywords:

    • Batten Christina
    • Dan Huntsbarger
    • Carol Huntsbarger


  • Afundi's Cafe [Restaurants], by Sonia Kovics, page 57
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants - Reviews

    Keywords:

    • Effat Fayyad
    • Ahmad Fayyad
    • Andy Fayyad


  • SKR Goes Global [Marketplace Changes], page 59-60
  • Subjects:

    • Retail Trade

    Keywords:

    • SKR Pop & Rock
    • SKR Blues & Jazz
    • Schoolkids' Records in Exile
    • Steve Bergman
    • Jim Leonard
    • Elmo Morales


  • Levy's Turns Into the Lonely Hearts Club [Marketplace Changes], page 60-61
  • Subjects:

    • Retail Trade

    Keywords:

    • Jamie Monger
    • John Sinclair
    • Sandra Alex
    • Martin Juarez


  • Local Retailers Grow at Traver Village [Marketplace Changes], page 61-62
  • Subjects:

    • Retail Trade

    Keywords:

    • Kitchen Port
    • Crown House of Gifts
    • Surroundings Sample Room
    • Roberta Shrope
    • Tom Ungrodt


  • Vault of Midnight Comix [Briefly Noted], page 63-64
  • Subjects:

    • Retail Trade

    Keywords:

    • Dennis Dahlmann
    • Steve Fodale
    • Curtis Sullivan
    • Clan Jr. Crawford
    • Casey Jones


  • Yourist Pottery & Design Studio [Briefly Noted], page 65
  • Subjects:

    • Retail Trade

    Keywords:

    • Kay Yourist
    • J. T. Abernathy


  • Da Vinci's [Briefly Noted], page 65
  • Subjects:

    • Retail Trade

    Keywords:

    • Pizza
    • Hamid Sadeghnia
    • Vahid Zaresereshthagh


  • Closings [Marketplace Changes], page 67-68
  • Subjects:

    • Retail Trade

    Keywords:

    • Edwards, Augusta
    • Maison Edwards
    • Robey Tire
    • Spartan-Robey
    • Kowalski Kowality market


  • Ann Arbor's Santa Claus [Christmas Past], by Grace Shackman, page 73
  • Subjects:

    • Retail Trade

    Keywords:

    • Toys
    • Muehlig, Fay
    • Albert Warnhoff
    • Hilda Ward
    • Colin Fingerle
    • Bob Pieske


  • Impractical Gift Giver [Holiday Shopping], by Laura McReynolds, page 77-85
  • Subjects:

    • Retail Trade

    Keywords:

    • Jewel Heart
    • After words
    • Generations
    • Ayla
    • Occasionally Gifts
    • Aunt Agatha's
    • Wooden Spoon


  • Gift of Ann Arbor [Holiday Shopping], by Laura McReynolds, page 83
  • Subjects:

    • Retail Trade

    Keywords:

    • Nicola's Books
    • Shaman Drum
    • Clay Gallery
    • Occasionally Gift Baskets
    • Zingerman's
    • T. R. Durham
    • Minerva Street Chocolate


  • Derek Walcott [Literature], by Keith Taylor, page 93
  • Subjects:

    • Authors

    Keywords:

    • Nobel Prize in Literature
    • What The Twilight Says


  • Arlo Guthrie [Folk Music], by Mary Carlson-Mason, page 99
  • Keywords:

    • Woody Guthrie


  • Balfa Toujours [Cajun Music], by James M. Manheim, page 103
  • Keywords:

    • Dewey Balfa
    • Christine Balfa


  • Francois Houle [Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 107
  • Subjects:

    • Music


  • Bishr Hijazi [Ethnic Music], by James M. Manheim, page 113
  • Keywords:

    • Glenn Bering
    • Ginka Ortega


  • Michigan Book Artists [Galleries], by Jennifer Dix, page 117
  • Subjects:

    • Art & Artists
    • Exhibits

    Keywords:

    • Paul, Janie
    • da Soberman, Linda
    • Lee, Mi-Kyoung
    • James Cogswell
    • Jean Buescher
    • Patti Scobey
    • Elaine Wilson


  • Jim Roll [Nightspots], by Alan Goldsmith, page 125
  • Subjects:

    • Music
    • Musicians

    Keywords:

    • Rollie III Tussing


  • October, 1998 [Home Sales], by Kevin Duke, page 145
  • Keywords:

    • Houses - Cost of