Ann Arbor Observer, April 2013

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Ann Arbor Observer,
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Publisher: Ann Arbor Observer Company

Date: April 2013


The following articles appeared in the April 2013 issue of the Ann Arbor Observer:

  • Getting the Mustard Out [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Invasive Species
    • Volunteers & Volunteering
    • Contests
    • Stewardship Network


  • Puzzled Parkers [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Parking Structures
    • Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority
    • Republic Parking

    People:

    • Art Low


  • Wisdom of Solomon [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Authors
    • Books & Reading
    • Fundraisers
    • University of Michigan
    • Crazy Wisdom Bookstore & Tea Room

    People:

    • Andrew Solomon
    • Bill Zirinsky
    • Ruth Schekter
    • Sam Zirinsky
    • Juliana Zirinsky


  • Airport Competition [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • AirRide
    • Ann Arbor Transportation Authority (AATA)
    • Taxicab Companies
    • Mass Transit
    • Michigan Flyer
    • Select Ride
    • Custom Shuttle
    • Arbor Limousine Service
    • Yellow Car
    • Ann Arbor Airport Shuttle

    People:

    • Dave Reid
    • David Fava


  • Unemployment Eases: After a Three-Year Search, Priscilla Gillespie Found a Job In December [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Unemployment
    • Economic Conditions - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County
    • Michigan - Government Departments & Agencies
    • Teleperformance
    • Statistics

    People:

    • Priscilla Gillespie
    • Shamar Herron
    • Mary Jo Callan


  • Feel Good Bins: Dogs Are Replacing the Homeless As A Draw For Clothing Donations [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11 - 12
  • Keywords:

    • Donations
    • Animal Welfare
    • Homelessness
    • Homelss Empowerment Relationship Organization (HERO)
    • Michigan Humane Society
    • American Textile Recycling Services Corporation (ATRS)

    People:

    • Marti Rodwell
    • Ali Hashem


  • Craftsperson's Paradise [Inside Ann Arbor], page 12
  • Keywords:

    • Maker Works
    • Crafts
    • Hobbies

    People:

    • Tom Root
    • Dale Grover

    Places:

    • 3765 Plaza Dr


  • Research Shortcut [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13 - 15
  • Keywords:

    • Pharmaceuticals - Research & Development
    • University of Michigan - Research
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff

    People:

    • Alan Saltiel


  • Unforgettable Dinnerware [Inside Ann Arbor], page 15 - 17
  • Keywords:

    • Antiques & Collectibles
    • Museums
    • Exhibits
    • Ladies Literary Club of Ypsilanti
    • Selo/Shevel Gallery

    People:

    • Margaret Charney
    • Bill Walker
    • Elaine Selo


  • Crime Map, page 19
  • Keywords:

    • Crime & Criminals
    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Statistics


  • Paula Dana: Running the Community Kitchen [Ann Arborites], by Shelley Daily, page 21
  • Keywords:

    • Nonprofits
    • Volunteers & Volunteering
    • Food Gatherers
    • Delonis Center
    • Shelters
    • Homelessness
    • Poverty
    • First Presbyterian Church
    • First Baptist Church
    • Peace Corps
    • Catholic Social Services
    • Community Kitchen
    • Economic Conditions - Michigan

    People:

    • Afshin Farokhrani
    • Eileen Spring
    • Paula Dana

    Places:

    • 312 W Huron St


  • Lost Little Toledoan: Finding a Place on Main Street [My Town], by Rebecca Godwin, page 23
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Students
    • Downtown Ann Arbor
    • Selo/Shevel Gallery
    • Lena Restaurant
    • Elmo's


  • Hash Bash, 1977: A Mystery Explained [My Town], by Kimberly Elsifor, page 23 - 25
  • Keywords:

    • Drugs
    • Marijuana
    • Laws & Legislation
    • Ann Arbor - City Ordinances
    • Medical Marijuana


  • The Water Carriers: Thoughts On a Dry Well [My Town], by Peter Huntley, page 25
  • Keywords:

    • Water Supply
    • Wells
    • Fitness Clubs

    People:

    • Chris Martenson


  • The American League in Ann Arbor: When the Tigers Played at Ferry Field [Then & Now], by Rob Hoffman, page 27
  • Keywords:

    • Sports
    • Local History
    • University of Michigan - Campus
    • Detroit Tigers
    • Baseball

    People:

    • RickThompson
    • Brian Williams
    • Dexter M. Ferry

    Places:

    • Ferry Field


  • Coming Home: Intentional Communities of Washtenaw Makes a Place for Disabled Adults, by Jan Schlain, page 29 - 31
  • Keywords:

    • Disabilities
    • Housing
    • Social Services
    • Oz's Music
    • Musicians
    • Intentional Communities of Washtenaw (ICW)
    • Coffee Express
    • Washtenaw Intermediate School District
    • Catholic Social Services
    • Washtenaw County - Government
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff

    People:

    • Megan Carlisle
    • David Zif
    • Steve Osburn
    • Natalie Isaia
    • Tom Isaia
    • Dick Carlisle
    • Barb Carlisle
    • John Cooper
    • Nancy Cooper
    • Bob Guenzel
    • Ami Wilson
    • Bob Ziff
    • Sofia Merajver


  • Safe City: Ann Arbor's Long Decline In Crime Has Bottomed Out - But Rates Remain at Historic Lows, by James Leonard, page 33
  • Keywords:

    • Crime & Criminals
    • Statistics
    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Drugs
    • Demographics
    • Economic Conditions - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County

    People:

    • John Hieftje
    • John Seto
    • Barnett Jones


  • The Trees of Tree Town, by James Leonard and Jeff Mortimer, page 35 - 39
  • Keywords:

    • Trees
    • Environment
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Weather
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Parks - Ann Arbor
    • Urban Forestry
    • Nicholas Arboreteum
    • Mathhaei Botanical Gardens
    • University of Michigan - Campus
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Green Street Tree Care
    • Nature Conservancy
    • Ann Arbor - Budget

    People:

    • Mike Appel
    • Paul Bairley
    • Elizabeth Dean
    • Al Gallup
    • Eli Gallup
    • Bob Grese
    • Marvin Pettway
    • Tony Reznicek
    • Guerin Wilinson
    • Kerry Gray


  • Big Tree Hunter: Richard Pomorski's Quiet Quest, by James Leonard, page 39
  • Keywords:

    • ReLeaf Michigan
    • Barton Hills Country Club
    • Trees
    • Forests
    • Environment

    People:

    • Gail Cagle
    • Richard Pomorski


  • Vellum: Pleasingly Unique [Restaurants], by Lee Lawrence, page 41 - 42
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Vellum Restaurant
    • Full Moon Restaurant

    People:

    • John Roumanis
    • Peter Roumanis

    Places:

    • 209 S Main St


  • R.U.B. BBQ Pub: New 'cue In Town [Restaurants], by M. B. Lewis, page 42 - 43
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews

    Places:

    • 640 Packard


  • What Crepe?: Thinking Outside the Boite [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 45
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • What Crepe? Restaurant
    • Yoshi's Restaurant
    • Squares Restaurant

    People:

    • Rob Gunter
    • Paul Jenkins
    • Erik Stephenson

    Places:

    • 241 E Liberty St


  • Catching Fireflies: April McCrumb, Art Entrepreneur, by Sally Mitani, page 45 - 46
  • Keywords:

    • Gift Shops
    • Art & Artists
    • Catching Fireflies Gift Shop
    • Emerald Dragonfly
    • Eastern Michigan University - Alumnus
    • Yellow Door Art Market

    People:

    • April McCrumb

    Places:

    • 419 Detroit St


  • Mark's Carts [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 46 - 47
  • Keywords:

    • Food - Carryout & Delivery
    • Restaurants
    • Downtown Home & Garden
    • Fleetwood Restaurant
    • Satchel's BBQ
    • El Manantial
    • San Street
    • Hut-K Chaats
    • A2 Pizza Pi
    • Darcy's Cart
    • Beet Box
    • Cheese Dream
    • Lunch Room

    People:

    • Mark Hodesh
    • Mariano Rodriguez
    • Hugh Morgan

    Places:

    • 210 S Ashley St


  • Lunch Room [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Lunch Room Restaurant
    • Yamato Restaurant

    People:

    • Phillis Engelbert
    • Joel Panozzo

    Places:

    • 403 N Fifth Ave


  • Greenback Dollar [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Discount Retailers
    • Dimo's Deli and Donuts

    People:

    • Lee Hanna

    Places:

    • 2026 W Stadium


  • Frames Unlimited [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Picture Framing
    • Frames Unlimited
    • Plymouth Mall Plaza
    • Plymouth Road Mall
    • Traver Village
    • Shopping Centers

    People:

    • Anne Bridges

    Places:

    • 2631 Plymouth Rd


  • Tortoise and Hare [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 48
  • Keywords:

    • Tortoise and Hare Running & Fitness Center
    • Sporting Goods - Retail
    • Traver Village
    • Shopping Centers

    People:

    • Matt Holappa
    • Karen Holappa

    Places:

    • 2621 Plymouth Rd


  • Domino's [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 48
  • Keywords:

    • Pizza
    • Food - Carryout & Delivery
    • Plymouth Mall
    • Traver Village
    • Shopping Centers

    People:

    • Patrick Doyle
    • Luke Page
    • Dave Cesarini

    Places:

    • 2601 Plymouth Rd


  • Ulta [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 48
  • Keywords:

    • Cosmetics
    • Beauty Salons
    • Arborland
    • Cranbrook Village

    Places:

    • 3527 Washtenaw


  • Gro Blu [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 48
  • Keywords:

    • Hydroponics
    • Gardens & Gardening
    • Medical Marijuana
    • Laws & Legislation

    People:

    • Kriss Pullen-Gideons
    • Gigi Bennett

    Places:

    • 4072 Packard Rd


  • Herb David [Closings], by Sally Mitani, page 48 - 51
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Herb David Guitar Studio
    • Musical Instruments & Supples - Retail & Repair
    • Ann Arbor Guitars
    • Musicians
    • Cadillac Cowboys (Musical Group)
    • Mr. Flood's Party

    People:

    • Herb David
    • David Siglin
    • Hesh Breakstone
    • Dave Collins
    • Brian Delaney
    • Jim Feiker
    • Matt Reynolds
    • Michael Smith
    • Dave Menefee
    • Sean Rogers
    • Laith Al-Saadi

    Places:

    • 302 E Liberty


  • Decadent Delights [Closings], by Sally Mitani, page 51
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Bakeries & Confectioners
    • Sweetwaters Cafe
    • BakeBar
    • Carrot Seed

    People:

    • Bryant Stuckey
    • Lisa Bee
    • Wei Bee
    • Britten Springwell

    Places:

    • 416 W Huron St


  • Famous Hamburgers [Closings], by Sally Mitani, page 51
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Restaurants
    • Great Plains Burger

    People:

    • Mike Haider
    • Binod Dhakal

    Places:

    • 1739 Plymouth Rd


  • Stadium Party Shoppe [Closings], by Sally Mitani, page 51
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Convenience Stores
    • Pharmacists
    • Drug Stores

    People:

    • Xavier Tato
    • Johnny Georges

    Places:

    • 1940 W Stadium Blvd


  • Damon's Grill [Closings], by Sally Mitani, page 51
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Restaurants
    • Foreclosures

    People:

    • Richard Mowara

    Places:

    • 3150 Boardwalk St


  • Graham Parsons: The Kid Can Sing [Psychedelic Rock], by Chris Berggren, page 52
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Graham Parsons & the Go Rounds (Musical Group)

    People:

    • Graham Parsons
    • Gitis Baggs
    • Adam Danis
    • Todd Kloosterman
    • Andy Catlin

    Places:

    • Blind Pig


  • April Verch: Tradition Bearer [Old-Time Music], by James M. Manheim, page 60
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Ann Arbor Folk Festival

    People:

    • Frank Farfield
    • April Verch

    Places:

    • The Ark


  • Dance For Mother Earth: The 41st Ann Arbor Powwow, by Charmie Gholson, page 65
  • Keywords:

    • Native Americans
    • Fairs & Festivals
    • Dance

    Places:

    • Crisler Arena


  • Cass Corridor Revisted: A New Perspective [Gallery Reviews], by Stephanie Douglass, page 69
  • Keywords:

    • Exhibitions
    • Museums
    • Art & Artists

    People:

    • Michael Luch
    • Gordon Newton
    • Julia R. Myers
    • John Egner

    Places:

    • Eastern Michigan University Gallery


  • A. Van Jordan: Movies and Poems [Poetry], by Keith Taylor, page 71
  • Keywords:

    • Poetry
    • Authors
    • Books & Reading

    People:

    • A. Van Jordan


  • Michigan Pops Orchestra: Smiles All Around [Orchestral Fun], by Shelley Daily, page 80
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • University of Michigan - Students

    People:

    • Elim Chan
    • Madison Micucci

    Places:

    • Michigan Theater


  • Michele Ramo and Bucky Pizzarelli: Two Guitarists, Fifteen Strings [Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 83
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews

    People:

    • Michele Ramo
    • Bucky Pizzarelli

    Places:

    • Kerrytown Concert House


  • February 2013 Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page 106
  • Keywords:

    • Houses - Cost of
    • Real Estate
    • Statistics


  • I Spy [Back Page], by Sally Bjork, page 111
  • Keywords:

    • Local History
    • History - Ann Arbor
    • Contests
    • Arbor Farms
    • Klothers Kloset
    • Busines - Closings

    People:

    • Sharilyn Keller
    • Marjorie Uren
    • Patricia Wojtowicz
    • John Hollowell
    • Margaret Lubahn

    Places:

    • 2401 S Industrial