Ann Arbor Observer, December 2004

Publisher: 
Ann Arbor Observer Company
Parent ID: 
Ann Arbor Observer
Month: 
December
Year: 
2004

December 2004 issue of the Ann Arbor Observer


The following articles appeared in the December 2004 issue of the Ann Arbor Observer:

  • Red and Blue Washtenaw [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Elections
    • Democratic Party
    • Republican Party


  • Reading and writing [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Speeches, Lectures, Addresses
    • Writers
    • New Yorker Magazine
    • New Yorker College Tour


  • Farmers' Market redux [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Farmers Markets
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments, Agencies, etc.
    • Ann Arbor - City Planning
    • Johnson Hill Land Ethics
    • Friends of the Market


  • Postage premium [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • U.S. Postal Service
    • Postage
    • Greeting Cards


  • What does it cost? [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Prices


  • Playing old [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Medicine
    • Standardized Patient Instructors
    • University of Michigan Medical School

    People:

    • Pat Van Bonn


  • Service club blues [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Clubs & Organizations
    • Memberships
    • Eastern Kiwanis
    • Breakfast Optimist Club
    • Rotary Club


  • Mandala maker [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Arts & Crafts - Retail
    • Mandalas
    • ruthiebasham.com

    People:

    • Ruthie Basham


  • Greenway Ho! Unlikely allies build momentum for Ann Arbor's 'Central Park' [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Real Estate - Developers & Managers
    • Land Use
    • Parks - Ann Arbor
    • Greenway
    • Old West Side Association

    People:

    • Joe O'Neal
    • Peter Allen
    • Amy Kuras

    Places:

    • Allen Creek


  • Selling Greenhills [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13
  • Keywords:

    • Private Schools
    • Education
    • Enrollment
    • Recruiting

    People:

    • Tony Paulus

    Places:

    • Greenhills School


  • Where is UPS Jack? [Inside Ann Arbor], page 15
  • Keywords:

    • Delivery Services
    • Mailing & Packaging Services
    • Sexual Harassment
    • UPS
    • A Different Attitude

    People:

    • Jack Cardwell
    • Sue Cattell


  • 'Bill is back': Local Motion's screw-up... [Inside Ann Arbor], page 16
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Transportation Authority
    • Transportation
    • Taxicab Companies
    • On Demand Transportation
    • Local Motion
    • Yellow Cab
    • A-Ride
    • Senior Service

    People:

    • Bill Berger


  • Crime Map [October 2004 Crime Statistics and Locations], page 19
  • Keywords:

    • Crime & Criminals
    • Crime Statistics
    • Crime Maps


  • CEW's Carol Hollenshead [Ann Arborites], by Eve Silberman, page 21
  • Keywords:

    • Biography
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Women
    • University of Michigan Center for the Education of Women

    People:

    • Carol Hollenshead


  • David Byrd Chapel [Then & Now], by Grace Shackman, page 23
  • Keywords:

    • Biography
    • African-Americans Ann Arbor/Washtenaw County
    • Architects
    • Churches

    People:

    • David Byrd
    • Letitia Byrd

    Places:

    • Episcopal Church of the Incarnation


  • Buying Souls into Heaven, by James Leonard, page 25
  • Keywords:

    • Education
    • Education - Michigan

    People:

    • Tom Monaghan

    Places:

    • Ave Maria College
    • Ave Maria College / Ave Maria University
    • Ave Maria School of Law
    • Ave Maria Foundation


  • Say you want a revolution: John Lennon in Ann Arbor, by James Leonard, page 33
  • Keywords:

    • Music
    • History
    • Rallies
    • Protest Movements
    • Counterculture
    • White Panther Party

    People:

    • John Lennon
    • John Sinclair
    • Peter Andrews


  • Michigan basketball heats up Crisler, by Craig Ross, page 41
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Athletics
    • Sports
    • Basketball

    People:

    • Tommy Amaker

    Places:

    • Crisler Arena


  • Holiday Guide: Tips for avoiding the truly bad gift, by Laura McReynolds and Tony McReynolds, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Gift Shops
    • Retail Trade
    • Shopping
    • Holiday Gifts


  • The Macs' Polish Dinner, by Penny Schreiber, page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Holidays
    • Polish American Traditions
    • Dinners
    • Pierogi | Sauerkraut

    People:

    • Judy Mac
    • John Bogdasarian
    • Lindsay Bogdasarian


  • The Canforas' Italian Christmas, by Penny Schreiber, page 55
  • Keywords:

    • Holidays
    • Christmas
    • Italian American Traditions
    • Dinners

    People:

    • Anselmo Canfora


  • Candles on the tree, by Penny Schreiber, page 57
  • Keywords:

    • Holidays
    • Christmas Traditions
    • Dutch Americans
    • Italian Americans

    People:

    • Ton Broos
    • Janet De Vries


  • Brunch bunch: Prickly Pear, Gandy Dancer, Amadeus [Review], by Bix Engels, page 59
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Restaurants - Reviews

    Places:

    • Prickly Pear Southwest Cafe
    • The Gandy Dancer
    • Amadeus Cafe


  • Quick Bites [Restaurants], page 61
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants

    Places:

    • Yamato
    • Champion House
    • Sushi.come


  • The Chicago touch: Two new restaurants ... [Marketplace: Changes], page 63
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Bars
    • Pubs

    People:

    • Mike Hanna [Owner]
    • Dennis Serras [Owner]

    Places:

    • Rush Street
    • 800 North
    • Carson's Roadhouse


  • Birth of a hangout: Dexter Bakery becomes Paula's Place [Marketplace: Changes], page 64
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Ice Cream & Yogurt Parlors

    People:

    • Paula Fader-Garff [Owner]
    • Walter Fader-Garff [Owner]

    Places:

    • Paula's Place


  • Cafe Verde is back [Marketplace: Changes], page 65
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Coffee Shops

    Places:

    • Cafe Verde
    • People's Food Co-op


  • A sisterly handoff at Rainbow Creations [Marketplace: Changes], page 66
  • Keywords:

    • Arts & Crafts - Retail
    • Bisqueware

    People:

    • Jacque Colwell [Owner]

    Places:

    • Rainbow Creations


  • Lower Town clears the decks [Marketplace: Changes], page 67
  • Keywords:

    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Shopping Centers
    • Arts & Crafts - Retail
    • Retail Trade
    • Relocations

    Places:

    • Lower Town
    • Broadway Village
    • Plymouth Park Plaza
    • Yourist Pottery Studio


  • Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 67
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants

    Places:

    • Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar


  • LoCarb Center [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 67
  • Keywords:

    • Food - Retail
    • Health Food
    • Carbohydrates

    People:

    • Mike Spadafore [Owner]

    Places:

    • LoCarb Center


  • Borders Express [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 69
  • Keywords:

    • Bookstores
    • Jewelry - Retail - Custom Design, Supplies, etc.
    • Borders Group

    Places:

    • Briarwood Mall
    • Borders Express
    • Waldenbooks
    • Kay Jewelers


  • Wireless Toyz [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 69
  • Keywords:

    • Communications Technology
    • Telecommunications
    • Cell Phones
    • Wireless

    Places:

    • Wireless Toyz


  • Curry Bites [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 69-70
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants

    People:

    • Murali Jayaraman [Owner]
    • Prabu Pandian [Owner]

    Places:

    • Curry Bites


  • GameStop [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 70
  • Keywords:

    • Toys & Games - Retail
    • Video Games
    • Computer Games

    Places:

    • GameStop
    • FuncLand
    • Cranbrook Village


  • Discount Tire [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 70
  • Keywords:

    • Automobiles - Parts & Supplies - Sales
    • Tires

    Places:

    • Discount Tire [Additional Location]


  • Closings [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 71
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Restaurants

    Places:

    • Original '60's Pizza & Sub Shop
    • House of Blinds and Draperies
    • Lane Bryant


  • Follow-Up [Marketplace], page 71
  • Keywords:

    • Business Conditions - General
    • Business - Closings
    • Retail Trade
    • Business Survival Rates


  • NoMo: Afrobeat meets avant-garde, page 87
  • Keywords:

    • Music
    • Bands


  • Art of the Lega [Galleries], page 104
  • Keywords:

    • Museums
    • University of Michigan - Museums
    • Exhibits
    • African Art
    • Art of the Lega

    Places:

    • University of Michigan Museum of Art


  • October 2004 Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page 122
  • Keywords:

    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Houses - Cost of
    • Home Sales