Ann Arbor Observer, February 2012

Published In:
Ann Arbor Observer,
1976-current

Publisher: Ann Arbor Publishing Company

Date: February 2012


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

  • Better Late Than Never [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments, Agencies, Commissions, etc.
    • Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority
    • Parking Structures
    • Building & Construction
    • Streets & Roads

    Keywords:

    • Susan Pollay
    • Library Lot


  • Sex On Campus [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • University of Michigan - Students
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Education - Michigan

    Keywords:

    • Terri Conley
    • Sex Education


  • Detour to Cooperstown [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • University of Michigan - Athletics
    • University of Michigan - Students
    • Bo Schembechler
    • Awards, Honors, Prizes

    Keywords:

    • National Baseball Hall of Fame
    • Barry Larkin
    • Charlie Gehringer
    • Football
    • Baseball
    • Bud Middaugh
    • Casey Close
    • Hal Morris
    • Chris Sabo
    • Bill James
    • Zach Putnam


  • Skunks in Love [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Wildlife
    • Animal Control

    Keywords:

    • Critter Control
    • Scott Purr


  • Legacy of Renden Lemasters [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Subjects:

    • Human Interest
    • Accidents - Fatal
    • Accidents - Fire
    • University of Michigan - Students
    • Ann Arbor - City Ordinances
    • Ann Arbor Fire Department
    • Eastern Michigan University - Students
    • Ann Arbor City Council

    Keywords:

    • Couch Ban
    • Kathleen Chamberlain
    • Lim Lemasters
    • Christopher Taylor
    • Statistics
    • Fires & Firefighting


  • Hard Times, Big Plans [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11-13
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments, Agencies, Commissions, etc.
    • Economic Conditions - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County
    • Affordable Housing
    • United States - Departments & Agencies

    Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Housing Commission
    • Marta Manildi
    • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
    • HUD
    • Marge Novak
    • Jennifer Hall
    • Community Development Block Grants
    • Section 811
    • Avalon Housing


  • Swim For a Cure [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13
  • Subjects:

    • Fundraisers
    • Diseases - Research
    • Sports
    • Nonprofits
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff

    Keywords:

    • A2A3 Relay Team
    • Amanda Mercer
    • Ann Arbor Active Against ALS
    • Kristin McGuire
    • Dave Lowenschuss
    • Bob Schoeni
    • Lou Gehrig's Disease
    • Ann Arbor YMCA
    • Jenny Sutton Jalet
    • Bethany Williston
    • Emily Kreger
    • Susan Butcher
    • Melissa Karjala
    • Huron Valley Swim Club
    • Mack Pool
    • Canham Natatorium
    • Susan Rice


  • Crime Map, page 17
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Crime & Criminals


  • Pete and Michelle Baker: An Artistic Romance, by Eve Silberman, page 19
  • Subjects:

    • Art & Artists
    • Human Interest
    • Biography
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus

    Keywords:

    • Pete Baker
    • Michelle Baker
    • Michelle Mijal
    • Original Cottage Inn
    • Phoebe Mae Baker
    • Elevated Works
    • Elevated Press
    • Graphic Design
    • Photography & Photographers
    • Greeting Cards
    • Tiny Expo


  • Hit the Road, Jack [My Town], by Bert Stratton, page 21
  • Subjects:

    • Human Interest
    • Musicians
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Classes & Instruction

    Keywords:

    • Jack Stratton
    • Bert Stratton
    • Mani Osteria
    • Theo Katzman
    • Rock Band School
    • The Ark
    • Yiddish Cup
    • Concerts


  • Rise of HVA, by James Leonard, page 23-25
  • Subjects:

    • Huron Valley Ambulance
    • Medical Services, Supplies, etc.
    • Accidents
    • Washtenaw County - Government

    Keywords:

    • Steve Champagne
    • Leah Harvey
    • Paramedics
    • Ambulance Services
    • Fontana-Taylor
    • Dale Berry
    • Bill Fileti
    • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
    • John Fontana
    • Bob Laverty
    • Will Johnson
    • Chelsea Community Hospital
    • John Forsyth
    • University of Michigan - Hospitals
    • Mike Hurley
    • Dale Ost
    • Jeff Buchanan
    • Jim Frenza
    • EMSPlus
    • Health Insurance


  • Family Tree: How Two Theaters Sprouted Seven More, by Davi Napoleon, page 27-28
  • Subjects:

    • Theater
    • Actors
    • Plays

    Keywords:

    • Purple Rose Theatre Company
    • Performance Network Theatre
    • New Theatre Project
    • Williamston Theatre
    • Penny Seats Theatre
    • GoComedy!
    • Tipping Point Theatre Company
    • Russ Schwartz
    • Keith Paul Medelis
    • Jeff Daniels
    • Jason Sebacher
    • Julia Garlotte
    • Jamie Weeder
    • Janine Woods Thoma
    • Fireside Festival of New Works
    • James Kuhl
    • Julia Glander
    • Christina Johnson
    • Tony Caselli
    • John Lepard
    • Chris Purchis
    • Emily Sutton-Smith
    • Annie Martin
    • Joseph Zettelmaier
    • Mitch Albom
    • Michelle LeRoy
    • Darcy Elora Hofer
    • Appetite Theatre Company


  • Ethnic Food Nation: Piatto di Pasta and Taqueria la Fiesta [Restaurants], by Lee Lawrence, page 31-33
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Ethnic Foods

    Keywords:

    • Michael DeCola
    • George Roman
    • Estella Cardenas


  • Kroger: Reimagined [Marketplace Changes], page 35
  • Subjects:

    • Groceries
    • Supermarkets
    • Remodeling & Renovation
    • Food - Retail

    Keywords:

    • Traver Village
    • Jin Jing
    • Eric Morgan
    • Dale Hollandsworth


  • Whimsical Cocktails on Washtenaw [Marketplace Changes], page 35-36
  • Subjects:

    • Bars
    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Village Pub
    • Falsetta's Market
    • Village Pub
    • Lisa Rasak
    • Mo Kasham
    • Greeko's Coney Island
    • Gross Electric


  • Mohamad Mahbi Buys Jerusalem Market [Marketplace Changes], page 36-37
  • Subjects:

    • Food - Retail
    • Ethnic Foods
    • Groceries

    Keywords:

    • Courtyard Shops
    • Shaban Abdel Jabar
    • Sahara Market
    • Jason Delauder


  • Roos Roast [Briefly Noted], page 37
  • Subjects:

    • Coffee Shops

    Keywords:

    • Anti-Cafe
    • John Roos


  • Stucchi's [Briefly Noted], page 37
  • Subjects:

    • Ice Cream & Yogurt Parlors
    • Art & Artists
    • Franchises

    Keywords:

    • Jim Seta
    • Sara Seta
    • Zeke Mallory
    • Chris Fichera
    • Dave Fichera
    • Casey Askar
    • Papa Romano's Pizza
    • Bearclaw Coffee
    • Mr. Pita


  • Blue Tractor [In the Works], page 37
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Cafe Habana
    • Blue Tractor
    • Dan Glazer
    • 2Mission
    • Jon Carlson
    • Greg Lobdell
    • Julio Rosa


  • Live at PJ's and Goodnite Gracie [In The Works], page 38
  • Subjects:

    • Nightclubs
    • Music

    Keywords:

    • Amanda Leavitt
    • Live
    • Last Word
    • Paul Drennan
    • Chris Goerke
    • Drivin' Sideways


  • Closings [Marketplace Changes], page 38
  • Subjects:

    • Business - Closings
    • Chocolate - Retail
    • Toys & Games - Retail
    • Shoes - Retail & Repair

    Keywords:

    • Chocolate House
    • Jacob Smith
    • Aaron McRae
    • Tree Town Toys
    • Sole Sister
    • Hans Masing
    • Tricia Masing
    • Tamar Fowler


  • Red Tail Ring: Well Met [Old-Timey Music], by Chris Berggren, page 42
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews

    Keywords:

    • Old Town Bar
    • Friends Meetinghouse
    • Michael Beauchamp
    • Laurel Premo


  • Behind the Scenes: From a Different Age [Museum Tours], by Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, page 55
  • Subjects:

    • University of Michigan - Museums
    • University of Michigan - Students
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Science

    Keywords:

    • University of Michigan Ruthven Museums Building
    • University of Michigan Exhibit Museum
    • University of Michigan Natural Science Museums
    • Daniel Fisher


  • Roman Stolyar: Siberian Improvisation [Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 59
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Kerrytown Concert House


  • Alison Swan: We Live Here [Poetry], by Keith Taylor, page 63
  • Subjects:

    • Books & Reading
    • Authors
    • Poetry

    Keywords:

    • Nicola's Books
    • David Swan


  • Hagen Quartet Returns [Classical Music], by James Leonard, page 67
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews

    Keywords:

    • Rackham Auditorium


  • David Franey: Canadian Layers [Singer-Songwriter], by James M. Manheim, page 69
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews
    • The Ark


  • December 2011 Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page 77
  • Subjects:

    • Real Estate
    • Houses - Cost of


  • I Spy [Back Page], by Sally Bjork, page 79
  • Subjects:

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

    Keywords:

    • Observatory Lodge
    • Louisa Griffes
    • Pamela Kittel
    • Dave Bicknell
    • Gail Stander
    • Patricia Herbert
    • Bruce Michael Conforth
    • Mercy's Restaurant