Ann Arbor Observer, December 2012

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Ann Arbor Observer,
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Publisher: Ann Arbor Observer Company

Date: December 2012


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

  • Michigan Migration [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Demographics
    • Statistics
    • Population
    • Forbes Magazine
    • Computers - Applications & Software
    • University of Michigan

    People:

    • Jon Bruner


  • Street Language [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Streets & Roads
    • Local History
    • History - Ann Arbor
    • Old West Side
    • Eberwhite School

    People:

    • Grace Shackman
    • Fran Wright
    • Linda Koch
    • Eber White


  • Neon Revival [UpFront], page 9
  • Keyword:

    • Ann Arbor Bus Depot
    • Historic Buildings
    • Signs & Signage
    • Historic Preservation
    • First Martin Corporation
    • Ann Arbor Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
    • Greyhound
    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor

    People:

    • Bill Martin
    • BobGates

    Places:

    • 116 W Huron St


  • Bike Care For The Masses [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Students
    • Bicycles
    • University of Michigan - Campus
    • Planet Blue Student Innovation Fund
    • Common Cycle
    • Volunteers & Volunteering

    People:

    • Arielle Fleisher
    • Parrish Berquist


  • Crane Climb [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Building & Construction
    • O'Neal Construction
    • Downtown Home & Garden
    • Weather
    • Washtenaw County - Government
    • Ann Arbor City Apartments
    • Washtenaw Fire Rescue Team

    People:

    • Joe O'Neal
    • Mark Hodesh

    Places:

    • 201 S First St


  • Bus Stop: The Proposed Countywide Transit Authority Made Its Final Stop In November [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Mass Transit
    • Ann Arbor Transportation Authority (AATA)
    • Elections - Washtenaw County
    • Ann Arbor District Library
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Local Government
    • Washtenaw County - Government
    • Townships
    • Western-Washtenaw Area Value Express (WAVE)

    People:

    • Sabra Briere
    • Stephen Kunselman
    • Michael Moran
    • Spaulding Clark
    • John Hieftje
    • Jim Carson
    • Michael Benham


  • Basketball Blessings [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Keywords:

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

    People:

    • John Beilein
    • Trey Burke
    • Tim Hardaway Jr.
    • Matt Vogrich
    • Jordan Morgan
    • Jon Horford
    • Max Bielfeldt
    • Blake McLimans
    • Zack Novak
    • Stu Douglass
    • Jordan Morgan
    • Mitch McGary
    • Nik Stauskas
    • Glenn Robinson III
    • Glenn Robinson
    • Wayne Brumm
    • Spike Albrecht
    • Caris LeVert
    • Josh Bartelstein


  • More Better Pot [Inside Ann Arbor], page 12
  • Keywords:

    • Marijuana
    • Laws & Legislation
    • Medical Marijuana
    • Drugs
    • Drug Dealers

    People:

    • Stephen Postema
    • Bob West


  • Digitizing Memories [Inside Ann Arbor], page 12 - 14
  • Keywords:

    • Local History
    • University of Michigan Camp Michigania
    • Movies
    • Films
    • Priceless Photo Preservation
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Journalists & Journalism
    • Ann Arbor News
    • ReCellular
    • University of Michigan - Academic Programs
    • Archivists & Librarians

    People:

    • Mitch Rosenwasser
    • Rob Hoffman
    • Hanna Stelman
    • Chuck Newman
    • Victor Rosenberg
    • Eric Hansen


  • Crime Map, page 17
  • Keywords:

    • Crime & Criminals
    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Statistics


  • Jason McKnight [Ann Arborites], by James Leonard, page 19
  • Keywords:

    • Human Interest
    • Biography
    • Ann Arbor Public Schools - Teachers
    • Languages
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus

    People:

    • Jason McKnight
    • Michael Brinkman
    • Chelsi McKnight


  • Hockey Mom: Friday Nights at Vets [My Town], by Shelley Daily, page 20
  • Keywords:

    • Sports
    • Recreation
    • Human Interest
    • Hockey
    • Parks - Ann Arbor
    • Veterans Memorial Ice Arena
    • Michelle and Camille's Recreational Hockey League (MACHRHL)
    • Yost Ice Arena
    • Play It Again Sports
    • Orange Bellied Piranhas

    People:

    • Shelley Daily


  • Circles: A Wreck On I-94 [My Town], by Dale DeVoss, page 20 - 21
  • Keywords:

    • Taxicab Companies
    • Accidents - Automobile
    • Human Interest

    People:

    • Dale DeVoss


  • The Joy of Apheresis: A Holdiay Stress Buster At The Red Cross [My Town], by Chris Russo, page 21
  • Keywords:

    • Human Interest
    • American Red Cross
    • Volunteers & Volunteering

    People:

    • Chris Russo


  • Whose Library Is It Anyway?, by Eve Silberman, page 23
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor District Library
    • Elections - Ann Arbor
    • Taxation - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County
    • Millages
    • Elections - Proposals & Referendums
    • Real Seafood Company
    • Libraries
    • Main Street Area Association
    • Zingerman's
    • McKinley Associates

    People:

    • Josie Parker
    • Barbara Murphy
    • Jan Barney Newman
    • Ellie Serras
    • Ingrid Sheldon
    • Paul Saginaw
    • Joetta Mial
    • Albert Berriz
    • Larry Kestenbaum
    • Doug Jewett
    • Alden Dow
    • Sheila Rice
    • Kathy Griswold
    • Bill Kinley
    • Kevin Duke


  • Joe The Builder: How an OSU Grad Shaped Ann Arbor, by Jan Schlain, page 25 - 27
  • Keywords:

    • Building & Construction
    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • O'Neal Construction
    • Commercial Real Estate
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Northside Presbyterian Church
    • Architects
    • Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity
    • Power Center
    • Michigan Theater
    • Hands-On Musuem
    • First National Building
    • Burton Tower
    • Sloan Plaza
    • Ashley Mews
    • Zaragon West
    • Zaragon Place
    • Ann Arbor City Apartments
    • Shopping Centers
    • Whole Foods
    • Barracuda Network
    • Camp Davis
    • Civil Engineering
    • Dams
    • Mountain Park Dam
    • Apartments
    • Himalayan Bazaar
    • Ann Arbor Greenway
    • Fingerle Lumber
    • Ann Arbor School for the Performing Arts
    • Out of Hand Papermaking Studio
    • Mills and Graineries

    People:

    • Joe O'Neal
    • Andrew O'Neal
    • Kenneth Thompson
    • Peter Kiewit
    • Eugene Glysson
    • Glen Paulsen
    • Bill Martin
    • Will Gordon
    • Karen Koykka O'Neal
    • Heidi O'Neal
    • Heather O'Neal
    • Henry Ford


  • Elimination Games: Ann Arbor Takes Aim At Graffiti, by Greg Dobrin, page 29 - 33
  • Keywords:

    • Graffiti
    • Crime & Criminals
    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Ann Arbor - City Ordinances
    • University of Michigan - Buildings
    • University of Michigan - Administration
    • Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority
    • Anderson Paint
    • Fingerle Lumber
    • Alib Baba's Restaurant
    • Artrain
    • NEW Center
    • Vandalism
    • Knight's Market
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Art & Artists
    • Graffiti Alley
    • State Street Area Association
    • Ann Arbor Railroad
    • Grizzly Peak Restaurant
    • University of Michigan - Students
    • Parks - Ann Arbor
    • Icon Interactive
    • Ann Arbor District Library
    • Teen Graffiti Art Exhibit

    People:

    • Renee Bush
    • Diane Brown
    • Susan Pollay
    • John Fingerle
    • John Rudolph
    • Karam Dari
    • Debra Polich
    • Mary Thiefels
    • Rob Cleveland
    • Vernon Bedolla
    • David Potter
    • Peter Allen
    • Keith Haring
    • Stephen Schudlich
    • Rob Cleveland
    • Josie Parker


  • Bona Sera Cafe: Wordplay [Restaurants], by Lee Lawrence, page 41
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews

    Places:

    • 200 W Michigan Ave


  • Sampling The Holidays: Signs of the Season in East Ann Arbor [Restaurants], by M. B. Lewis, page 42
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Holidays
    • Achilles Restaurant
    • Makkara Sushi
    • Bombay Grocers
    • Banfield's Bar & Grill
    • Golam Produce Market
    • Galleria Asian Market
    • Euro Market
    • Tmaz Taqueria
    • Hut-K-Chaats
    • Mark's Carts

    People:

    • Cesar Hervert
    • Sumi Bhojani


  • Chela's South: Turkey, Not Pork, at Stone Plaza [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 45
  • Keywords:

    • Chela's Restaurant
    • Restaurants
    • Ethnic Foods
    • Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority
    • Old German Restaurant
    • Mediterranean Market

    People:

    • Adrian Iraola
    • Lori Iraola
    • Edward Skipper
    • Andrew Iraola
    • Nicole Iraola
    • Anna Iraola

    Places:

    • 4079 Stone School Rd


  • Neo-Neapolitan: Why Joe Sheena Doesn't Deliver [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 45
  • Keywords:

    • Pizza
    • Restaurants
    • Neo Papalis Restaurant
    • Original Cottage Inn Restaurant
    • NYPD Restaurant
    • Rio Wrap

    People:

    • Joe Sheena

    Places:

    • 500 E William


  • Sihem's Tunisian Deli [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 45 - 46
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Ethnic Foods
    • Sihem's Tunisian Deli
    • Tienda la Libertad
    • Taco King Restaurant

    People:

    • Sihem Naghmouchi Benaich
    • Saber Naghmouchi

    Places:

    • 2231 W Liberty


  • Sister Art & Gifts [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 46 - 47
  • Keywords:

    • Gift Shops
    • Art & Artists
    • Fairs & Festivals
    • Briarwood Mall

    People:

    • Cindy Morphew
    • Jennifer Counihan


  • Norton's Flowers & Gifts [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Florists & Garden Supplies

    People:

    • Tim Galea

    Places:

    • 2558 W Stadium


  • Juicy Kitchen [In The Works], by Sally Mitani, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Shopping Centers
    • Catering
    • Juicy Kitchen
    • Restaurants
    • Maple Gardens
    • Mighty Good Coffee
    • Coffee Shops
    • Maple Miller Plaza

    People:

    • Susan Todoroff


  • El Harissa Market Cafe [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Maple Miller Plaza
    • El Harissa Market Cafe
    • Ethnic Foods
    • Mercado Sabor Latino

    People:

    • Susan Thomas
    • Khaled Houamed


  • Fiat Dealership, Mini Cooper Dealership [In The Works], by Sally Mitani, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Automobile Dealers
    • Boulevard Plaza
    • Suburban Chrysler Jeep
    • Franchises

    People:

    • Ron Mac Eachern
    • Mack Johnson


  • Tim Horton's [In The Works], by Sally Mitani, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Bakeries & Confectioners
    • Great Lakes Steakhouse
    • Enzo's Sports Bar


  • Closings [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Maple Gardens Restaurant
    • Restaurants
    • Maple Miller Plaza

    People:

    • Maher Jaboro


  • Black Jake & The Carnies: A Musical Event [Crabgrass], by Chris Berggren, page 48
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Nightclubs
    • The Ark

    People:

    • Jake Zettelmaier
    • Joe Cooter
    • Billy Lalonde
    • J.C. Miller
    • Gus Wallace
    • Andy Benes
    • Zach Pollack

    Places:

    • The Ark


  • Tim O'Brien: Explorer [Bluegrass and More], by James M. Manheim, page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • The Ark

    People:

    • Tim O'Brien
    • Mollie O'Brien

    Places:

    • The Ark


  • The Art Forger: Mystery On Canvas [Fiction], by Courtney Miller, page 59
  • Keywords:

    • Authors
    • Books & Reading
    • Nicola's Books

    People:

    • B.A. Shapiro

    Places:

    • 2513 Jackson Ave


  • Amitav Ghosh: History and Language [Fiction], by Keith Taylor, page 65
  • Keywords:

    • Authors
    • Books & Reading
    • University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA)
    • Lectures

    People:

    • Amitav Ghosh


  • The Klezmatics: Making Hanukkah Happier [Holiday Music], by Sandor Slomovits, page 71
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Concerts
    • Holidays
    • The Ark

    Places:

    • The Ark


  • October 2012 Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page 85
  • Keywords:

    • Houses - Cost of
    • Real Estate
    • Statistics


  • I Spy, by Sally Bjork, page 87
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor - History
    • Local History
    • Contests
    • Historic Buildings
    • Original Cottage Inn Restaurant

    People:

    • Joyce Mallory
    • Ellen Abramson
    • Sharon Mason
    • Shannon Kohlitz
    • Alan Traxler
    • Pamela Sinclair
    • Neal Laurence
    • Mister Beni
    • Frank E. King
    • Mary Keeley