Ann Arbor Observer, April 2012

Publisher: 
Ann Arbor Publishing Company
Parent ID: 
Ann Arbor Observer
Month: 
April
Year: 
2012

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

  • Missing MC [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Marijuana
    • Laws & Legislation
    • Demonstrations & Protests
    • University of Michigan - Campus
    • Crime & Criminals

    Keywords:

    • Hash Bash
    • The Diag
    • Adam Brook
    • Andrew Kent
    • Melissa Griggs
    • National Organization of Marijuana Laws (NORML)


  • Waterfront Living [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Floods
    • Land Use
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments, Agencies, Commissions, etc.
    • Zoning
    • Insurance

    Keywords:

    • Floodplain Maps


  • Smart Meters [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Utilities

    Keywords:

    • DTE
    • John Jamerson


  • Live at the Ravens [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Nightclubs
    • Music
    • WEMU (Eastern Michigan University)
    • Radio Stations

    Keywords:

    • PJ's/Goodnight Gracie's
    • Molly Metherwell
    • Jan Winkelman 5:01 Jazz Series
    • Linda Yohn
    • Michael G. Nastos
    • Ravens Club
    • Ron Brooks
    • Bird of Paradise
    • Ingrid Racine


  • Rain, Rain, Come and Stay [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Gardens & Gardening
    • Washtenaw County - Government
    • Water Pollution
    • Sewers & Sewage
    • Classes & Instruction

    Keywords:

    • Susan Bryan
    • Master Rain Gardeners
    • Harry Sheehan
    • RiverSafe Home


  • Social Un-Networking [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Religion
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • World Wide Web

    Keywords:

    • Lent
    • Facebook
    • Deanna Parham


  • Back to the Future [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor News
    • Newspapers
    • Journalists & Journalism
    • World Wide Web

    Keywords:

    • AnnArbor.com
    • Newhouse Publications
    • Associated Press
    • Tony Dearing
    • Wall Street Journal
    • Matt Kraner
    • Laurel Champion
    • MLive.com
    • Booth Newspapers
    • Jackson Citizen-Patroit
    • Grand Rapids Press
    • Flint Journal
    • Bay City Times
    • Saginaw News
    • Ed Petykiewicz


  • Mission Accomplished [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11-13
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Labor Unions
    • Economic Conditions - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County
    • Employment
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments, Agencies, Commissions, etc.

    Keywords:

    • Barnett Jones
    • Retirements
    • Justice Center
    • Pat Hughes
    • Command Officers Association of Michigan
    • John Hieftje
    • John Seto
    • Steve Powers


  • Ann Arbor's Lobbyist [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13-14
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments, Agencies, Commissions, etc.
    • Michigan - Government Departments & Agencies
    • Lobbying & Lobbyists
    • Local Government
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Recreation
    • Bridges
    • Michigan House of Representatives
    • Michigan State Senate

    Keywords:

    • Gallup Park
    • Grants
    • Kirk Profit
    • Governmental Consultants Inc.
    • Veteran's Park Skate Park
    • Parks - Ann Arbor
    • Tom Crawford
    • Dave Hollister
    • Rick Synder
    • Term Limits


  • A NuStep In Every Home [Inside Ann Arbor], page 14-16
  • Subjects:

    • Handicapped - Services & Supplies
    • Disabilities
    • Exercise Equipment
    • Entrepreneurs
    • Inventors, Inventions & Product Development
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Manufacturing

    Keywords:

    • Steve Sarns
    • NuStep
    • Dick Sarns
    • LifePlus Inc.
    • Dave Morris
    • Ann Arbor YMCA


  • Crime Map, page 19
  • Subjects:

    • Crime & Criminals
    • Ann Arbor Police Department


  • Susan Karp: Animal Advocate [Ann Arborites], by Shelley Daily, page 21
  • Subjects:

    • Biography
    • Human Interest
    • Animal Welfare
    • Humane Society of Huron Valley
    • Volunteers & Volunteering
    • Nonprofits

    Keywords:

    • Jennifer Hart
    • CHAINED
    • Oren Sagher
    • Ethan Karp
    • Abby Karp
    • Daniel Karp


  • Skyline Experiment: Is Ann Arbor's Newest High School Better, or Just Different?, by Jan Schlain, page 23-27
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor Public Schools
    • Skyline High School
    • Libraries
    • Education

    Keywords:

    • Black Student Union
    • Sara Duvall
    • Skyline Poetry Slam
    • Dan Neaton
    • Magnet Programs
    • Jeff Bradley
    • Johanna Glogower
    • Sulura Jackson
    • Dan Neaton
    • Kristal Jaaskelainen
    • Pioneer High School
    • Huron High School
    • Michigan Merit Exam (MME)


  • Incredible Shrinking Government, by James Leonard, page 29 - 33
  • Subjects:

    • Local Government
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments, Agencies, Commissions, etc.
    • Economic Conditions - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County
    • Ann Arbor - Mayor
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Employment
    • Taxation - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County
    • Statistics
    • Labor Unions

    Keywords:

    • John Heiftje
    • Roger Fraser
    • Dan Wooden
    • Public Services
    • Craig Hupy
    • Matt Warba
    • Mark Cozart
    • Wendy Rampson
    • City Planning
    • Tom Crawford
    • Sue McCormick
    • Detroit Wate and Sewerage Department


  • Connecting William Street: The DDA Thinks Big, by Natalie Burg, page 37
  • Subjects:

    • Downtown Ann Arbor
    • Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority
    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Parking Structures
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments, Agencies, Commissions, etc.
    • City Planning

    Keywords:

    • Joan Lowenstein
    • Amber Miller
    • Ann Arbor City Apartments
    • Steve Postema
    • Ann Arbor District Library
    • Library Lot
    • Village Green
    • Tom Crawford
    • YMCA Lot
    • HDC, LLC
    • Lawsuits
    • Klines Lot
    • Susan Pollay
    • Christopher Taylor
    • Carsten Hohnke


  • King of Cool: Alex Johnson, the Mystique of the Electric Guitar, and the Future of Rock, by James Leonard, page 39 - 41
  • Subjects:

    • Musicians
    • Music
    • Classes & Instruction
    • Recording Studios

    Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Music Center
    • Alex Johnson
    • Karen King
    • MC5
    • Third Rail (Rock Group)
    • Big Sky Studios
    • Solid Sound Studios
    • Technology Center
    • Al Nalli Building
    • Fleetwood Diner
    • Ann Arbor Modern Conservatory
    • Dave Gissiner
    • Dan Sagher
    • Robert Manor
    • Drew Polovick
    • Ezra Levin
    • Brendon Lally


  • Jamaican Jerk Pit: Bring On the Heat [Restaurants], by M. B. Lewis, page 43
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Ethnic Foods

    Keywords:

    • Bev's Kitchen
    • Frita Batidos
    • Irie Caribbean Kitchen
    • Robert Campbell


  • Zamaan Cafes: Beyond Aromatic [Restaurants], by M.B. Lewis, page 43 - 45
  • Subjects:

    • Ethnic Food
    • Restaurants - Reviews

    Keywords:

    • Colonnade Center


  • Books Meet Scooters on Washtenaw [Marketplace Changes], page 47
  • Subjects:

    • Bookstores
    • Scooters - Sales & Service
    • Transportation

    Keywords:

    • Eric Huang
    • Detroit Scooter Salon
    • Detroit International Auto Salon
    • Tony Huang
    • Taiwanese Bookstore


  • Coffee, Continued [Marketplace Changes], page 47
  • Subjects:

    • Coffee Shops
    • Bakeries & Confectioners

    Keywords:

    • Tasty Green Cafe
    • Larcom Municipal Center
    • Mediterranean Market
    • Tasty Footprints
    • Coffee Express
    • Goitom Berhe
    • Primo Coffee
    • the espresso bar
    • Sanford Bledsoe
    • Anna Foster
    • Braun Court
    • Ted Kennedy
    • M & Y Secret Coffee
    • Morgan & York
    • Simone Jenkins
    • Matt Morgan
    • Tommy York
    • Joe Parker
    • Cafe Japon
    • Elaine's Bagels


  • Smokehouse Blues Is Now Brahma Steakhouse [Marketplace Changes], page 48
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Demos Panos
    • Smokehouse Blues Bar and Grill
    • Louie Vushaj
    • Brahma Steakhouse & Lounge
    • Herc's Beef & Spirits


  • Closings [Marketplace Changes], page 48-49
  • Subjects:

    • Business - Closings
    • Restaurants
    • Clothing - Retail

    Keywords:

    • Yamato
    • Kerrytown
    • Kazuko Ishizuka
    • Norihiro Ishizuka
    • Sarah West
    • Passport Restaurant
    • Allure
    • Abraham Hejazi


  • Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys: Musical Marriages [Bluegrass], by James M. Manheim, page 52
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Nightclubs

    Keywords:

    • Circus (Nightclub)
    • Wolverine Brewing


  • Dead Man's Shoes: A Buddy Western, With Low-Tech Lovability [Plays], by Sally Mitani, page 59
  • Subjects:

    • Theater - Reviews
    • Plays
    • Performance Network

    Keywords:

    • Joe Zettelmaier
    • Aral Gribble
    • Drew Parker


  • Metropolitan Opera Live Broadcasts: Like Football on TV [Simulcasts], by Sandor Slomovits, page 65
  • Subjects:

    • Opera
    • Music - Reviews
    • Movie Theaters

    Keywords:

    • Quality 16


  • Machines of Loving Grace: Who's In Charge Here? [Galleries], by Stephanie Douglass, page 67
  • Subjects:

    • Galleries
    • Art - Reviews
    • Art & Artists

    Keywords:

    • LePop Gallery
    • Cre Fuller
    • Rick Cronn
    • Melvin McGee
    • Stephen Kade


  • Charles Lloyd: Wedded to the Tenor Sax [Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 70
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Hill Auditorium


  • Jack Driscoll: Our Best-Kept Secret [Fiction], by Keith Taylor, page 75
  • Subjects:

    • Books & Reading
    • Authors

    Keywords:

    • World of a Few Minutes Ago
    • Nicola's Books


  • Romanticism Meets Classicism: Violinist Joshua Bell with the Academy of St. Martin in the Field, by James Leonard, page 83
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews
    • University Musical Society
    • Hill Auditorium


  • Jamie and Jordan: Friendship, Health, and Fun [Children's Theater], by Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, page 85
  • Subjects:

    • Theater - Reviews
    • Plays
    • Performance Network
    • Youth

    Keywords:

    • Saturday Series for Young Audiences


  • February 2012 Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page 94
  • Subjects:

    • Houses - Cost of
    • Real Estate


  • I Spy [Back Page], by Sally Bjork, page 99
  • Subjects:

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

    Keywords:

    • Vivian Loh
    • 715 S Forest
    • Dave Bicknell
    • Forest Plaza
    • Enio Gomes
    • Adriana Dill Gomes
    • Bob DeBona
    • Judi Taylor
    • Dan Taylor
    • Seva Restaurant