Ann Arbor Observer, January 2012

Published In:
Ann Arbor Observer

Publisher: Ann Arbor Publishing Company

Date: January 2012


The following articles appeared in the January 2012 issue of the Ann Arbor Observer:

  • Historic Calendar [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • African-Americans
    • Ann Arbor - History
    • Local History
    • Photographs

    Keywords:

    • Shirley Beckley
    • History of Ann Arbor's Black Community
    • Jean Dixon
    • Ophelia Brown
    • Jones School
    • Dunbar Community Center
    • Richard Blake
    • Blake Transit Center
    • Rosemarion Blake


  • Meter Cheaters [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Parking
    • University of Michigan - Students


  • Books Are Back [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Books & Reading
    • Bookstores

    Keywords:

    • Nicola Rooney
    • Nicola's Books
    • Motte & Bailey
    • Shaman Drum
    • Aunt Agatha's
    • Gene Alloway
    • Border's
    • John U. Bacon
    • Rich Rodriguez


  • City Slays Dragon [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Signs & Signage
    • Ann Arbor - City Ordinances
    • Retail Trade
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments, Agencies, Commissions, etc.

    Keywords:

    • Sandy Cadotte-Keys
    • Dragon's Lair Futons
    • Sandwich Boards
    • Chris Cheng
    • Furniture Center


  • Kesselman On The Beach [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Opera
    • University Musical Society
    • Power Center for the Performing Arts

    Keywords:

    • Einstein on the Beach
    • Lindsay Kesselman
    • Robert Wilson
    • Philip Glass


  • Landlords Unwanted [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Subjects:

    • University of Michigan - Student Housing
    • Landlords
    • Neighborhoods
    • Ann Arbor - City Ordinances
    • Codes & Ordinances

    Keywords:

    • Minerva Street Homeowners Association
    • Owen Jansson
    • Jane Jansson
    • Tony Pinnell
    • Bob Rubin


  • Business of Tolerance [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11-12
  • Subjects:

    • Health Insurance
    • Laws & Legislation
    • Gay & Lesbian Community
    • Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Regional Chamber of Commerce
    • Taxation - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County
    • Labor Unions
    • Economic Conditions - Michigan

    Keywords:

    • Domestic Partners
    • Rick Synder
    • Mark Ouimet
    • Sean Duval
    • Golden Limousine International
    • Andy LaBarre
    • John Dingell


  • Energetic Ingenue [Inside Ann Arbor], page 12
  • Subjects:

    • Actors
    • Theater
    • Plays

    Keywords:

    • Luna Alexander
    • TNTP
    • The New Theatre Project
    • Mix Studio Theatre
    • Ann Arbor Civic Theater
    • Keith Paul Medelis
    • Performance Network
    • Fireside Festival of New Works
    • Sarah Lucas
    • Threefold Productions


  • Updating the City Club [Inside Ann Arbor], page 12-15
  • Subjects:

    • Clubs & Organizations
    • Local History
    • Historic Buildings

    Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor City Women's Club
    • Mollie Dobson
    • Millie Empedocles
    • Greg Fleming
    • Ann Arbor City Club
    • Kathy Sample
    • Camp Michigania
    • Todd Stapnowski


  • Crime Map, page 17
  • Subjects:

    • Crime & Criminals
    • Ann Arbor Police Department


  • Evelyn Neuhas: A Filmmaker Inspired by Her Subject [Ann Arborites], by Shelley Daily, page 19
  • Subjects:

    • Biography
    • Films
    • Documentaries
    • Disabilities
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus

    Keywords:

    • Gaucher's Disease
    • Community Television Network
    • Washtenaw Community College
    • Irene Butter
    • Concentration Camps
    • Bergen-Belsen
    • Never A Bystander
    • Zeitouna
    • Raoul Wallenberg
    • Laurie White
    • Refusing to be Enemies


  • Joy of Geocaching [My Town], by Bruce Laidlaw, page 21
  • Subjects:

    • Recreation
    • Computers - Applications & Software
    • Parks - Ann Arbor
    • Nichols Arboretum

    Keywords:

    • Treasure Hunting
    • GPS


  • Big Cleanup, by Jan Schlain, page 23-25
  • Subjects:

    • Hazardous Substances
    • Hazardous Waste Disposal
    • Huron River
    • Public Utilities
    • Local History
    • Pollution
    • Water Pollution
    • Environment

    Keywords:

    • DTE Energy
    • MichCon
    • Michigan Consolidated Gas Company
    • Ann Arbor Gas Company
    • Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
    • John Dingell
    • Gerry Anderson
    • Laura Rubin
    • Huron River Watershed Council
    • Wolfpack
    • National Wildlife Federation
    • Michigan League of Conservation Voters
    • Detroit International Wildlife Refuge
    • Andy Buchsbaum
    • Dow Prairie
    • Alex Dow
    • Broadway Bridge
    • Broadway Park
    • John Austerberry
    • Shayne Wiesemann
    • Vickie Katko
    • Abed Houssari
    • John Hieftje
    • Jerry Anderson


  • Un-Fab Two, by Jim Carty, page 27-29
  • Subjects:

    • University of Michigan - Athletics
    • Sports
    • University of Michigan - Students
    • Coaches

    Keywords:

    • Zack Novak
    • Stu Douglass
    • John Beilein
    • Basketball
    • Jalen Rose
    • Fab Five
    • Chris Webber
    • Juwan Howard
    • Ray Jackson
    • Jimmy King
    • NCAA
    • Tommy Amaker
    • Daniel Horton
    • Hoosiers
    • Trey Burke
    • Carlton Brundidge
    • Manny Harris
    • Mitch McGary
    • Glenn "Tre" Robinson III
    • Nick Stauskas
    • Bacari Alexander
    • Dave Telep
    • Darius Morris


  • From Briarwood to Costco: The Southside's Shifting Retail Landscape, by Sally Mitani, page 31
  • Subjects:

    • Retail Trade
    • Commercial Real Estate
    • Real Estate Development - Washtenaw County
    • Shopping Centers

    Keywords:

    • Briarwood Mall
    • Oak Valley Centre
    • MC Sports
    • Ida Hendrix
    • Village Centre
    • Tom Goldberg
    • Fred Goldberg
    • Macy's
    • Sears
    • JCPenney
    • Von Maur
    • Ed Rix
    • Woodland Plaza
    • Cranbrook Village
    • Colonnade
    • Waters Place
    • Simon Property Group
    • Target
    • Whole Foods
    • REI


  • Our Deer, by Margaret A. Leary, page 33-35
  • Subjects:

    • Wildlife
    • Animal Control
    • Statistics
    • Accidents - Automobile

    Keywords:

    • Sabre Briere
    • Adele Laporte
    • University of Michigan E.S. George Preserve
    • Jan Esch
    • Barton Hills
    • Michigan Department of Natural Resources
    • DNR
    • Jeff Plakke
    • University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens
    • Mike Palmer
    • Randy Baker


  • Ugly Mug: Coffee Like Wine [Restaurants], by M. B. Lewis, page 37
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Coffee Shops

    Keywords:

    • Ugly Mug and Roastry
    • Calder's Dairy
    • Bagel Time


  • Exotic Bakeries & Syrian Cuisine: Feast Forward [Restaurants], by M. B. Lewis, page 37-38
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Ethnic Foods

    Keywords:

    • Jinan El Khatib
    • Monib El Khatib


  • Sava's Babo: Taking Student Food Up a Notch [Marketplace Changes], page 41
  • Subjects:

    • Food - Retail
    • Groceries
    • University of Michigan - Students

    Keywords:

    • Sava Lelcaj
    • Paul Hannah
    • Clair Spafford
    • Zanzibar
    • Sterling 411 Lofts
    • Fred Lelcaj
    • Dean & DeLuca


  • Eat's Progress: From Catering to Cart to Carryout [Marketplace Changes], page 41-44
  • Subjects:

    • Food - Carryout & Delivery

    Keywords:

    • Helen Harding
    • Blake Reetz
    • Eat Catering and Carryout
    • Marcano's
    • Jefferson Market
    • Mary Rasmussen
    • Jefferson Market & Cakery
    • Mark's Carts


  • From Leather to Skin Care: Lily Grace Takes Suwanee Springs' Spot [Marketplace Changes], page 44
  • Subjects:

    • Retail Trade
    • Cosmetics

    Keywords:

    • Cyndi Clark
    • Dave Clark
    • Trish McEvoy


  • Bar at 327 Braun Court [Briefly Noted], page 44-45
  • Subjects:

    • Bars
    • Nightclubs
    • Films
    • Kerrytown

    Keywords:

    • Eric Farrell
    • Ted Kennedy


  • Zamaan Cafe [Briefly Noted], page 45
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants
    • Colonnade Shopping Center
    • Ethnic Foods

    Keywords:

    • Ali Hijazi
    • Tmaz Taqueria


  • Dragon's Lair Futons and Organic Mattresses [Briefly Noted], page 45
  • Subjects:

    • Beds & Bedding
    • Furniture - Retail

    Keywords:

    • Sandy Cadotte-Keys
    • Furniture Center
    • Sanja Panjwani
    • All About Furniture
    • Doreen Collins
    • Dream on Futons


  • Closings [Marketplace Changes], page 45
  • Subjects:

    • Business - Closings
    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Jon Hannawa
    • Sam Deddeh
    • Flim Flam Family Restaurant
    • Chris Klademenos
    • Kappa Koney


  • Return of an Icon: Ron Brooks at the Ravens Club [Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 46
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Nightclubs

    Keywords:

    • Ron Brooks Trio
    • Bird of Paradise
    • Eddie Russ
    • Harvey Reed
    • Stanley Cowley
    • Pete Siers
    • George Davidson
    • Rick Roe


  • Ellen Rowe: The Art of the Quartet [Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 52
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Kerrytown Concert House
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff


  • Mountain Heart: Turbograss [Bluegrass], by James M. Manheim, page 61
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews
    • The Ark


  • Eileen Pollack: At Home With the Militia [Fiction], by Keith Taylor, page 65
  • Subjects:

    • Books & Reading
    • Authors

    Keywords:

    • Breaking and Entering
    • Nicola's Books


  • Deni Matsuev: Not Another Russian Banger [Classical], by James Leonard, page 67
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews
    • University Musical Society
    • Hill Auditorium


  • Verve Pipe: Muscular Family Music [Kid Rock], by Sandor Slomovits, page 71
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews
    • The Ark


  • November 2011Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page 81
  • Subjects:

    • Real Estate
    • Houses - Cost of


  • I Spy [Back Page], by Sally Bjork, page 83
  • Subjects:

    • Historic Buildings
    • Ann Arbor - History
    • Local History
    • Contests

    Keywords:

    • Bob DeBona
    • Michael Ferguson
    • Dave Bicknell
    • Sally Collins
    • Judy Avery
    • Louisa Griffes
    • Pam Kittel
    • Lesley Littman
    • Susan Wineberg
    • John H. Cutting
    • Grace Shackman
    • South Hall
    • University of Michigan - Buildings