Ann Arbor Observer, August 2012

Publisher: 
Ann Arbor Observer Company
Parent ID: 
Ann Arbor Observer
Month: 
August
Year: 
2012

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

  • Weather Website Sold [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Weather Underground
    • Weather
    • World Wide Web
    • Internet Services - Providers, Applications, Design, etc.
    • University of Michigan - Research
    • Meteorological Services
    • Weather Channel

    People:

    • Jeff Masters
    • Shaun Tanner


  • Home Brewers Multiply [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Breweries
    • Clubs & Organizations
    • Ann Arbor Brewers' Guild
    • Wolverine Brewery

    People:

    • Chris "Crispy" Frey
    • Michael Ericksen
    • Luis Vasquez
    • Simon Vasquez


  • Street-Side Gardens [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Gardens & Gardening
    • Horticulture
    • University of Michigan - Research
    • Statistics
    • Polls & Surveys
    • E-Gardens
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff

    People:

    • MaryCarol Hunter


  • Saving Orphan Kittens [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Animal Rescue
    • Animal Welfare
    • Volunteers & Volunteering
    • Humane Society of Huron Valley
    • Michigan Orphan Kitten Rescue (MOKR)
    • Fundraisers
    • Ann Arbor Pet Fest

    People:

    • Shari Wilcox
    • Debbie Phillips
    • Dean Erskine

    Places:

    • Gallup Park
    • Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds


  • Armstrong's Goal [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Olympics
    • Sports
    • Water Polo
    • University of Michigan - Athletics
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Coaches
    • Red Hawk Restaurant
    • Espresso Royale
    • Summer Olympics 2012

    People:

    • Betsey Armstrong
    • Katy Armstrong
    • Matt Anderson
    • Tom Armstrong
    • Mary Armstrong


  • Gofer to Editor [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11 - 13
  • Keywords:

    • Journalists & Journalism
    • Magazines & Newspapers
    • Car and Driver
    • Hearst Magazines
    • Road & Track
    • Popular Mechanics
    • Automobile Magazine
    • The Onion
    • Jalopnik

    People:

    • Larry Webster
    • David E. Davis
    • Csaba Csere
    • Sam Smith
    • John Krewson


  • Need Hips, Will Travel [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13 - 15
  • Keywords:

    • Musicians
    • Health Care
    • Vineyard Church
    • Health Insurance
    • Blues House 313 (Musical Group)
    • Fortis Hospital
    • Phoenix Metro Community Church

    People:

    • Mike Brooks


  • Crime Map, page17
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Crime & Criminals
    • Statistics


  • John Churchville: Multicultural Musician [Ann Arborites], by David Wak, page 19
  • Keywords:

    • Musicians
    • Biography
    • Human Interest
    • California Institute of the Arts
    • World Music
    • Classes & Instruction
    • Tabla

    People:

    • John Churchville
    • Judy Churchville


  • The Wild Blue Yonder: B-17 Over Ann Arbor [My Town], by James Leonard, page 20
  • Keywords:

    • Airplane Pilots
    • Human Interest
    • World War II
    • Aviation
    • Yankee Lady
    • Yankee Air Museum
    • Volunteers & Volunteering

    People:

    • Paul Scholl
    • Grant Schwartz
    • Dennis Norton
    • Norm Ellickson

    Places:

    • Willow Run Airport


  • The Willow: Biking on Shady Lane [My Town], by Beth Dwoskin, page 20
  • Keywords:

    • Bicycling
    • Sports
    • Recreation
    • Human Interest
    • Neighborhoods
    • Pittsfield Township
    • Kimberly Hills


  • End of the Party?, by James Leonard, page 23 - 27
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor - Mayor
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Democratic Party
    • Republican Party
    • Elections - Ann Arbor
    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Ann Arbor - Budget
    • Mass Transit
    • Huron Hills Golf Course

    People:

    • John Hieftje
    • Vivienne Armentrout
    • Sandi Smith
    • Carsten Hohnke
    • Sumi Kailasapathy
    • Eric Sturgis
    • Jane Lumm
    • Lou Glorie
    • Jack Eaton
    • Tony Derezinski
    • Sally Hart Petersen
    • Mike Anglin
    • Margie Teall
    • Chuck Warpehoski
    • Sabre Briere


  • LaBarre vs. Montague: Who'll Sit on the Shrinking County Commission?, by James Leonard, page 24
  • Keywords:

    • Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners
    • Elections - Washtenaw County
    • Redistricting
    • Democratic Party
    • Republican Party

    People:

    • Christina Montague
    • Andy LaBarre
    • Leah Gunn
    • Yousef Rabhi
    • Barbara Bergman
    • Conan Smith
    • John Dingell


  • Running for Judge: A Once-in-a-Generation Chance for the Job of a Lifetime, by James Leonard, page 27
  • Keywords:

    • Elections - Washtenaw County
    • Courts - Washtenaw County

    People:

    • Melinda Morris
    • Michael Woodyard
    • Timothy Connors
    • Jim Fink
    • Carol Kuhnke
    • Archie Brown
    • David Swartz
    • Mandy Grewal
    • Spaulding Clark
    • Pat Kelly
    • Janis Bobrin
    • Mark Ouimet
    • Sabre Briere
    • Margie Teall
    • Jack Eaton
    • Sally Hart Petersen
    • Dennis Dahlmann
    • Mark Hodesh
    • Doug McClure
    • Cedric Simpson
    • Jesse Bernstein
    • Mike Garfield
    • Erane Washington
    • Barbara Bergamn
    • Conan Smith
    • Jerry Clayton
    • Don Shelton
    • Paul Schreiber
    • Doug Winters


  • The Dancing Chefs of Mark's Carts, by James Leonard, page 28 - 29
  • Keywords:

    • Food - Carryout & Delivery
    • Mark's Carts
    • Union Hall Kitchen
    • Downtown Home & Garden
    • Lunch Room
    • Cheese Dream
    • Zingerman's Roadhouse
    • Darcy's Cart
    • Beet Box
    • A2 Pizza Pi
    • Hut-K Chaats
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • San Street
    • Debajo del Sol
    • Fleetwood Diner
    • Bill's Beer Garden
    • Mister Flood's

    People:

    • Phillis Engelbert
    • Mark Hodesh
    • Jordan Ceresnie
    • Paul Kessenich
    • Dan Morse
    • Nick Wilkinson
    • Swaroop Bhojani
    • Sumi Bhojani
    • Ji Hye Kim
    • Jay Scott
    • Cristina Trapani-Scott
    • Jordan Balduf
    • Margaret Parker


  • Welcome to the Reptile Zoo: Snakes, Lizards, and More on Jackson Road, by Shelley Daily, page 31
  • Keywords:

    • World of Discover and Reptile Zoo
    • Animal Rescue
    • Animal Welfare
    • Nature
    • Education
    • Great Lakes Zoological Society
    • Environment
    • Nonprofits

    People:

    • Mark Creswell
    • Jane Creswell
    • Eric Tobin
    • John Lebert
    • Jan Zuidveld
    • Joseph Hill


  • La Vita Bistro: Lakes Escape [Restaurants], by Lee Lawrence, page 33
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Zukey Lake Tavern

    People:

    • Joe deKroub
    • Judi deKroub
    • Tony deKroub

    Places:

    • 102 S. Howell St, Pinckney


  • Grand Traverse Pie Company: Up North Downstream [Restaurants], by M.B. Lewis, page 33 - 34
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Higher Grounds
    • Cherry Republic
    • Jolly Pumpkin
    • 2Mission
    • Blue Tractor

    Places:

    • 505 E Liberty


  • Quick Bite [Restaurants], by M. B. Lewis, page 34
  • Keywords

    • Restaurants
    • Iorio's Gelateria
    • Ice Cream & Yogurt Parlors


  • A New Tune In Plymouth Mall: Songbird Takes the Flim Flam's Spot [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 39
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Plymouth Road Mall
    • Flim Flam Restaurant
    • Songbird Cafe
    • BeWon Korean Restaurant

    People:

    • Jenny Song
    • Youn Song

    Places:

    • 2707 Plymouth Road


  • A Pear Tree Grows in Dixboro: With a British Isles Connection [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 39 - 40
  • Keywords:

    • Gift Shops
    • Dixboro
    • Superior Township
    • Pear Tree Gift Shop
    • Moonwinks Cafe
    • Dixboro General Store
    • Auto Week Magazine
    • Arts & Crafts
    • Art & Artists

    People:

    • Jan McCormick
    • John McCormick
    • Lilli Blackburn

    Places:

    • 5153 Plymouth Rd


  • All-You-Can-Eat Everything at Hibachi Grill: A Chinese Clan's Fast-Growing Chain [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 40 - 41
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Hibachi Grill
    • Ichiban
    • Glencoe Crossing
    • Shopping Centers
    • Bistro Bar & Grill

    People:

    • Selina Chen
    • Meng Wang
    • Hillary Wang

    Places:

    • 4735 Washtenaw Ave


  • LaFontaine Buick GMC [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 41
  • Keywords:

    • Mack Buick GMC
    • Automobile Dealers
    • General Motors Corporation
    • Saturn
    • Buick
    • MINI Cooper

    People:

    • Mack Johnson
    • Jim Bradley
    • Mike LaFontaine
    • Maureen LaFontaine
    • Matt LaFontaine
    • Emmanuel "Eman" Boykin
    • Angela Butler

    Places:

    • 500 Auto Mall Dr


  • Current Motor Company [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 41
  • Keywords:

    • Scooters - Sales & Service
    • Manufacturing

    People:

    • John Harding

    Places:

    • 4355 Varsity Dr


  • Costco [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 41 - 42
  • Keywords:

    • Supermarkets
    • Retail Trade
    • Warehouse Stores
    • Pittsfield Township
    • Sam's Club
    • Meijer

    People:

    • Jim Dolgas

    Places:

    • 771 Airport Blvd


  • Yoggie's Frozen Yogurt [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 42 - 43
  • Keywords:

    • Ice Cream & Yogurt Parlors
    • The Processing Center

    People:

    • Kevin Kajy

    Places:

    • 535 E Liberty


  • Transition Rack [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 43
  • Keywords:

    • Triathlons
    • Sports
    • Bicycles - Sales & Service
    • O'Hair Salon
    • Running Fit

    People:

    • Will Jurkowski
    • Ed Baas

    Places:

    • 217 S Fourth Ave


  • Main Street Restaurant [In The Works], by Sally Mitani, page 43
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Mediterrano

    People:

    • John Roumanis
    • Peter Roumanis
    • Geraldine Sakall

    Places:

    • 2900 S State


  • Closings [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 43
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Acme Mercantile
    • Retail Trade
    • Salon Vertigo
    • Lucky Drugs
    • Schlenker Hardware
    • Mayer-Schairer Office Supply
    • Wilkenson's Luggage
    • Downtown Ann Arbor

    People:

    • Nina Juergens
    • Pam Craven

    Places:

    • 111 W Liberty


  • Vincent York: The Force of the Alto Saxophone [Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 44
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Nightclubs
    • Gandy Dancer Courtyard Series
    • Ann Arbor Public Schools
    • Washtenaw Community College
    • Musicians
    • Jazzistry

    People:

    • Mike Grace
    • Louis Smith
    • Morris Lawrence
    • Vincent York

    Places:

    • Gandy Dancer Restaurant


  • Jaws: BA-Dum [Films], by James Leonard, page 49
  • Keywords:

    • Films
    • Michigan Theater

    People:

    • John Williams
    • Places:

      • Michigan Theater


  • Forest, Farm, Field: Art Goes Green [Galleries], by Stephanie Douglass, page 51
  • Keywords:

    • Art & Artists
    • Galleries
    • Exhibitions
    • River Gallery
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Community Farm of Ann Arbor

    People:

    • Ashley Lieber
    • Susan Moran

    Places:

    • River Gallery


  • Riverfolk and NashBash: Nourishment From the Roots [Summer Fun], by James M. Manheim, page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Festivals & Fairs
    • Music
    • Ann Arbor Summer Festival
    • Riverfolk Festival
    • WCBN
    • NashBash

    People:

    • Christine Balfa
    • Bob Black
    • Angaleena Presley
    • Kathy Hussey

    Places:

    • Carr Park
    • The Ark
    • Ann Arbor Farmers Market


  • The Ben Miller Band: A Ton of Fun [Americana], by Chris Berggren, page 59
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Ypsilanti Heritage Festival
    • Ben Miller Band
    • Michigan Roots Jamboree

    People:

    • Ben Miller
    • Scott Leeper
    • Doug Dicharry

    Places:

    • Riverside Park


  • June 2012 Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page 68
  • Keywords:

    • Real Estate
    • Houses - Cost of
    • Statistics


  • I Spy [Back Page], by Sally Bjork, page 71
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor - History
    • Local History
    • Historic Buildings
    • Contests
    • Concordia College
    • Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
    • Casey's Tavern
    • Cobblestone Farm

    People:

    • H.B. Earhart
    • Pamela Kittel
    • Suzanne Butch
    • Bruce Conforth

    Places:

    • Concordia College