Ann Arbor Observer, March 2012

Published In:
Ann Arbor Observer,
1976-current

Publisher: Ann Arbor Publishing Company

Date: March 2012


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

  • Bridge Bonus [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Streets & Roads
    • Road Construction
    • Bridges
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments, Agencies, Commissions, etc.
    • United States Congress
    • United States - Departments & Agencies
    • Millages

    Keywords:

    • John Dingell
    • Ray LaHood


  • Taxing Questions [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor District Library
    • World Wide Web
    • Local History
    • Libraries
    • Research

    Keywords:

    • Taxes
    • Ann Arbor News Archives
    • Databases
    • Laura Pershin Raynor
    • Ryan Case
    • Google
    • Anne Drodz


  • Cost of Free Hot Dogs [UpDate], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Umemployment
    • Demonstrations & Protests

    Keywords:

    • Bill Riney
    • Ann Arbor Alano Club


  • Embellished [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Funeral Homes
    • Art & Artists
    • Ann Arbor Art Fairs

    Keywords:

    • Kevin Jacobi
    • Andrew Carson
    • Service Corporation International


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

    • Housing
    • Neighborhoods
    • University of Michigan - Student Housing
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Read Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Economic Conditions - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County
    • Zoning
    • Ann Arbor Planning Commission

    Keywords:

    • Grace Bible Church
    • 42 North
    • The Grove
    • Campus Crest
    • Chris Russ
    • Victoria Moessner
    • Stephanie Hunter
    • Jack Eaton
    • Tyson Lemke
    • South Maple Group Neighborhood Association
    • Wendy Rampson
    • Carsten Hohnke


  • The Curator Who Knew Too Much [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11-12
  • Subjects:

    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Music
    • Antiques & Collectibles
    • University of Michigan - Administration

    Keywords:

    • Associated Press
    • Steve Ball
    • Stearns Collection
    • Musical Instruments
    • Carilonneur
    • Frederick Stearns
    • Jeff Karoub
    • Chris Dempsey
    • Christopher Kendall
    • University of Michigan School of Music
    • Hill Auditorium
    • William Malm


  • Back to the Future? [Inside Ann Arbor], by , page 13
  • Subjects:

    • Bookstores
    • Borders
    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Downtown Ann Arbor
    • Retail Trade

    Keywords:

    • Walgreens
    • State Street Area Association
    • Tom Heywood
    • John Fingerele
    • Malcolm Properties Inc.
    • Jacobson's
    • Agree Realty


  • Crime Map, page 17
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Crime & Criminals


  • Cabbie Kari Rice: Tips From the Driver's Seat [Ann Arborites], by Eve Silberman, page 19
  • Subjects:

    • Biography
    • Human Interest
    • Taxicab Companies
    • Eastern Michigan University - Students

    Keywords:

    • Blue Cab
    • WCBN
    • Jaret Kruszewski


  • Ann Arbor, Brazil: An Alum's Tribute in Rio [My Town], by Tom Rieke, page 21
  • Subjects:

    • Travel
    • Human Interest
    • Language Schools
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus

    Keywords:

    • Neiton Machada de Oliveira


  • Ragged Recovery, by James Leonard, page 23-25
  • Subjects:

    • Economic Conditions - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County
    • Unemployment
    • Laws & Legislation
    • Washtenaw County - Government
    • Statistics

    Keywords:

    • Priscilla Gillespie
    • Rick Synder
    • Mary Jo Callan
    • Patricia Denig
    • Barracuda Networks
    • Walgreens
    • ProQuest
    • A123 Systems
    • Automotive Components Holdings
    • Michelle Washburn
    • Pfizer
    • No Worker Left Behind Act
    • Kris Kovacs
    • Ann Arbor News
    • Washtenaw Community College


  • Dance For Mother Earth: The Ann Arbor Pow Wow Comes Home, by Kimberly Elsifor, page 27
  • Subjects:

    • Fairs & Festivals
    • Native Americans
    • University of Michigan - Students
    • Demonstrations & Protests

    Keywords:

    • University of Michigan Crisler Arena
    • University of Michigan Native American Students Association (NASA)
    • Art Brandt
    • 1972
    • American Indian Movement (AIM)
    • American Indian Religious Freedom Act of 1978
    • Dorothy Goeman
    • Blue Lake Drum
    • Saline Middle School
    • Forrest Cox
    • Pioneer High School


  • Dead Man's Shoes: Joe Z Goes West, by Davi Napoleon, page 29-31
  • Subjects:

    • Theater
    • Performance Network
    • Plays
    • Actors

    Keywords:

    • David Wolber
    • Joseph Zettelmaier
    • Williamston Theater
    • Aral Gribble
    • Drew Parker
    • Paul Hopper
    • Maggie Meyer
    • Tony Caselli
    • Carla Milarch


  • Eat and Seoul Street: Takeout Decadence [Restaurant Reviews], by Lee Lawrence, page 33-35
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Food - Carryout & Delivery
    • Ethnic Food

    Keywords:

    • Blake Reetz
    • Helen Harding


  • Table Talk, by M. B. Lewis, page 35
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants
    • Food - Carryout & Delivery

    Keywords:

    • Mark Hodesh
    • Mark's Carts
    • Bill's Beer Garden
    • Bill Zolkowski
    • Fleetwood Diner
    • Downtown Home and Garden


  • Big Changes on Liberty: Three Closings and a Question [Marketplace Changes], page 37
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants
    • Downtown Ann Arbor
    • Local History
    • Business - Closings

    Keywords:

    • Parthenon Restaurant
    • Steve Gavas
    • John Gavas
    • Cafe Habana Restaurant
    • 1975
    • Atheneum Restaurant
    • Pelagos Restaurant
    • Ed Shaffran
    • Champion House Restaurant
    • Hai Pham
    • Hao Nguyen
    • Pretzel Bell Building
    • Organic Bliss
    • Borders Books
    • Melissa Bryant
    • Afternoon Delight
    • Alex Gulko


  • LIVE Happy Hour Gets a Reprieve: Mixology Has the Last Word [Marketplace Changes], page 37-39
  • Subjects:

    • Music
    • Nightclubs
    • Bars

    Keywords:

    • Adam Lowenstein
    • Live at PJ's
    • Goodnite Gracie
    • The Last Word
    • Robert Perkins
    • Studio4/Dream Nite Club
    • Fifth Quarter
    • Paul Drennan
    • Robbie Schulz
    • Amanda Leavitt
    • Chris Goerke
    • Drivin' Sideways
    • James Dapogny
    • FUBAR
    • Derek Aldridge
    • Ethan Perkins
    • Justin Herrick
    • BTB
    • Good Time Charley's
    • Alley Bar
    • Nishi Narayan
    • Undeground Printing
    • Ravens Club
    • Black Pearl
    • Bab's Underground Lounge
    • Michael Smith
    • Country Volunteers
    • Mr. Flood's Party
    • Pete Ferguson
    • George Bedard
    • Dan Moray


  • Collected Works [Briefly Noted], page 39
  • Subjects:

    • Art & Artists
    • Retail Trade
    • Clothing - Retail
    • Clothing - Design & Manufacturing

    Keywords:

    • Irene Patalan
    • Rich Thompson
    • Sun Bakery
    • Lily's Garden
    • Kerrytown Market Place


  • Stadium Hardware [Briefly Noted], page 39-40
  • Subjects:

    • Hardware - Retail
    • Remodeling & Renovation

    Keywords:

    • Campus TV & Satellite
    • Skip Hackbarth
    • Mark Mayne
    • Mike Kruzel


  • Closings [Marketplace Changes], page 41
  • Subjects:

    • Bars
    • Restaurants
    • Toys & Games - Retail
    • Hobbies
    • Groceries
    • Movies

    Keywords:

    • Rider's Hobby Shop
    • Brent Martin
    • Tree Town Toys
    • Paul Hensen
    • Old Country Buffet
    • Blockbuster
    • Brazamerica
    • Rita Fillipini


  • Match by Match: Musical Chemistry [Pop-Folk], by Chriss Berggren, page 42
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Nightclubs

    Keywords:

    • Blind Pig
    • Gray Bouchard
    • Melissa Coppola


  • American Dream: Have We Outgrown It? [Galleries], by Stephanie Douglass, page 49
  • Subjects:

    • Art & Artists
    • Art - Reviews
    • Art Galleries
    • Exhibitions

    Keywords:

    • Gallery Project


  • Stone Carver: Sanville Crosses the Footlights [Theater], by Sally Mitani, page 51
  • Subjects:

    • Theater - Reviews
    • Plays
    • Purple Rose Theater

    Keywords:

    • Guy Sanville
    • Matthew David
    • Charlyn Swarthout
    • Rhiannon Ragland


  • Levon Helm Band: Midnight Ramble [Rock 'N 'Roll], by Jacqui Hinchey, page 61
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Michigan Theater

    Keywords:

    • Midnight Ramblers


  • Bruce Duffy: Rimbaud Revisited [Fiction], by Keith Taylor, page 63
  • Subjects:

    • Authors
    • Books & Reading

    Keywords:

    • Disaster Was My God
    • UMMA
    • Stern Auditorium


  • Here Comes Cacophony: Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony, by James Leonard, page 65
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews
    • University Musical Society

    Keywords:

    • American Mavericks
    • Hill Auditorium
    • Rackham Auditorium


  • David Wax Museum: Mexo-Americana [Roots Music], by James M. Manheim, page 81
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews
    • The Ark

    Keywords:

    • Suz Slezak


  • January 2012 Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page 89
  • Subjects:

    • Houses - Cost of
    • Real Estate


  • I Spy [Back Page], page 91
  • Subjects:

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

    Keywords:

    • Joel Batterman
    • Michael Ferguson
    • Kingsley Post
    • Elli Gurfinkel
    • Pam Kittel
    • Kittie Morelock
    • George S. Gerganoff