Ann Arbor Observer, May 2013

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Ann Arbor Observer,
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Publisher: Ann Arbor Observer Company

Date: May 2013


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

  • Can't Buy Me Love [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Public Schools
    • Ann Arbor Board of Education
    • Ann Arbor Public Schools - Budget

    People:

    • Pat Green
    • Todd Roberts
    • Deb Mexicotte
    • Andy Thomas


  • Court Reform [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Michigan Supreme Court
    • Courts - Michigan
    • Lectures
    • Laws & Legislation
    • Elections - Michigan
    • Political Parties

    People:

    • Bridget McCormick
    • Marilyn Kelly
    • James L. Ryan

    Places:

    • Ann Arbor City Club


  • The Haiti Connection [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • National Public Radio (NPR)
    • Radio Programs
    • Haiti Nursing Foundation
    • Nonprofits
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Natural Disasters
    • Fundraisers

    People:

    • Dick Gordon
    • Ruth Barnard


  • Wings of Song [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Music
    • Ypsilanti Community Choir
    • Aircraft
    • Concerts
    • Willow Run
    • World War II
    • Armed Forces

    People:

    • William Walton
    • Bohuslav Martinu
    • Karl Osterland
    • Denise Zellner
    • Ariel Towes-Ricotta/li>


  • Lessons In Survival [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13
  • Keywords:

    • Education
    • Literacy
    • Volunteers & Volunteering
    • Family Learning Institute
    • Nonprofits
    • Fundraisers
    • Children's Literacy Network

    People:

    • Amy Rolfes
    • Bob Ufer
    • Dan Rubenstein
    • Moustapha Camara
    • Fatoumata Camara

    Places:

    • 1954 S Industrial Hwy


  • Kick-Started [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13 - 15
  • Keywords:

    • Authors
    • Computer-Based Services
    • Musicians
    • Match by Match [Musical Group]
    • Crowdfunding

    People:

    • Natalie Burg
    • Gray Bouchard
    • Melissa Coppola


  • Birth Mother's Day [Inside Ann Arbor], page 15 - 16
  • Keywords:

    • Adoption
    • Catholic Social Services

    People:

    • Judy Wirth
    • Brenda Romanchik
    • Julie Payne
    • Lindsay Darling
    • Joyce Basham
    • Elly Falit


  • Make Way For Ducklings [Inside Ann Arbor], page 16 - 18
  • Keywords:

    • Wildlife
    • Bird Center of Washtenaw County
    • Animal Rescue
    • Oak Valley Centre
    • Pittsfield Fire Department
    • Humane Society of Huron Valley
    • Mallard Marsh Rehabilitation Center

    People:

    • Carol Akerlof


  • Crime Map, page 21
  • Keywords:

    • Crime & Criminals
    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Statistics


  • Bernie and Marvel Mayotte: Fostering Love [Ann Arborites], by Shelley Daily, page 23
  • Keywords:

    • Foster Care
    • Michigan - Government Departments & Agencies
    • Child Welfare

    People:

    • Bernie Mayotte
    • Marvel Mayotte
    • Gregory Pordon


  • Failure To Communicate: Rose Bellanca Shakes Up WCC, by James Leonard, page 25 - 27
  • Keywords:

    • Washtenaw Community College
    • Taxation - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County
    • Washtenaw Community College - Faculty & Staff
    • Labor Unions
    • Washtenaw Community College - Board of Trustees
    • Washtenaw Technical Middle College
    • Economic Conditions - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County

    People:

    • Steve Hardy
    • Stuart Blacklaw
    • Rose Bellanca
    • Dave Fitzpatrick
    • Carrie Krantz
    • Larry Whitworth
    • Dave Wooten
    • Anne Williams
    • Richard Landau
    • Lynn Martin


  • The North Main Puzzle: Roads, Runners, and the Walk of Death, by Steve Gilzow, page 29
  • Keywords:

    • Streets & Roads
    • Recreation
    • Parks - Ann Arbor
    • Bluff Nature Area
    • Hawkins Auto Body
    • Traffic
    • North Main-Huron River Corridor Vision Task Force
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Grafaktri
    • NEW Center
    • Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT)
    • Norfolk & Southern Railroad
    • Amtrak
    • Bandemer Park
    • Argo Dam
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments

    People:

    • David Santacroce
    • Waldemar Alfred Paul John
    • Howard Deardorff
    • Peter Allen
    • Douglas Allen
    • Amy Kuras


  • Groundcover At The Crossroads, by Eve Silberman, page 31 - 33
  • Keywords:

    • Homelessness
    • Groundcover
    • Newspapers
    • Nonprofits
    • Social Services
    • Poverty
    • People's Food Co-op
    • Delonis Center
    • Shelters
    • Bethlehem United Church of Christ
    • Volunteers & Volunteering
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Retail Velocity
    • Camp Take Notice
    • Dawn Farm

    People:

    • Greg Owens
    • Susan Beckett
    • Rissa Haynes
    • Lonnie Baker
    • Lee Alexander
    • Andrew Nixon
    • John Beckett
    • Fr. Jim McDougall
    • Elmo Morales
    • Dillon Rogers


  • The Last Engineer: Riding On the U-M Railroad, by Daryl Hurst, page 35 - 37
  • Keywords:

    • Railroads
    • Human Interest
    • Veterans
    • World War II
    • University of Michigan Railroad
    • University of Michigan - Buildings
    • Historic Buildings
    • New York Central Railroad
    • Michigan Central Railroad
    • Angelo's Restaurant

    People:

    • Russell Hurst
    • Dr. H. Mark Hildebrandt
    • Rich Olszweski
    • Pam Gibb


  • Batter Up: What Crepe? and the Wafel Shop [Restaurants], by M. B. Lewis, page 39 - 40
  • Keywords:

    • Wafel Shop Restaurant
    • What Crepe? Restaurant
    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Zingerman's Coffee Company
    • Calder Dairy

    Places:

    • 113 E Liberty
    • 241 E Liberty


  • Pho House: Igonre the Camouflage [Restaurants], by Lee Lawrence, page 40 - 41
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Pho House Restaurant

    Places:

    • 2224 Washtenaw Ave


  • Firesign Family Farm [Table Talk], by Sally Mitani, page 41
  • Keywords:

    • Farms & Farming
    • Bed & Breakfast Inns

    People:

    • Ruth Ehman


  • Liking Literati: The Bookstore Meets the Social Network [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 43
  • Keywords:

    • Bookstores
    • Literati Bookstore
    • World Wide Web
    • Borders
    • Nicola's Books
    • Shaman Drum Bookstore

    People:

    • Mike Gustafson
    • Hilary Lowe
    • Joe Gable
    • Keith Taylor

    Places:

    • 124 E Washington


  • More Changes On Washington: It's Looking Like The New Main Street [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 43 - 44
  • Keywords:

    • Downtown Ann Arbor
    • Food - Carryout & Delivery
    • Restaurants
    • Mark's Carts
    • Babo
    • Groceries
    • Renaissance Clothing
    • Clothing - Retail
    • Ann Arbor City Apartments
    • Varsity Apartments
    • Sterling 411 Lofts
    • Old German Restaurant
    • Grizzly Peak Restaurant
    • 2Mission Design
    • Blue Tractor Restaurant

    People:

    • Sava Lelcaj
    • Bill Sizer
    • Roger Pothus
    • Jon Carlson


  • Firehouse Subs: A Public Service Announcement [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 44 - 46
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Ann Arbor Fire Department
    • Franchises
    • Public Safety Foundation

    People:

    • Jessica Hammond
    • Doug Hammond
    • Chris Sorensen
    • Robin Sorensen
    • Chuck Hubbard
    • Ellen Taylor

    Places:

    • 609 E William


  • Naked Furniture [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 46
  • Keywords:

    • Furniture - Retail

    People:

    • Ron LaFleur
    • Guy LaFleur

    Places:

    • 3570 Washtenaw Ave


  • Mocha Monkey Cafe [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 46
  • Keywords:

    • Coffee-houses

    People:

    • Jamal Abusway
    • Voichita Gabor

    Places:

    • 2981 Carpenter Rd


  • Glassbox Cafe [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 46 - 47
  • Keywords:

    • Landmark Apartments
    • Campus Realty
    • Coffee Shops

    People:

    • Jason Friend
    • Alsion Friend
    • Hannah Wood

    Places:

    • 1335 S University


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

    • Gift Stores

    People:

    • Kelly Hadin

    Places:

    • 211 S Fourth Ave


  • Hollander's Kitchen & Home [Closings], by Sally Mitani, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closing
    • Kitchenware
    • Home Furnishings
    • Everyday Cook

    People:

    • Tom Hollander
    • Mary Campbell
    • Cindy Hollander

    Places:

    • 410 N Fourth Ave


  • Knit A Round [Closings], by Sally Mitani
    , page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Arts & Crafts
    • Traver Village

    People:

    • Carrie Pozza
    • Sheri Preketes

    Places:

    • 2663 Plymouth Rd


  • Great Shangai [Closings], by Sally Mitani, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Westgate Shopping Center
    • Restaurants

    People:

    • Jim Chaconas
    • Xiu Li Zhou
    • Wei Bee

    Places:

    • 2541 Jackson Ave


  • Grand Traverse Pie Company [Closings], by Sally Mitani, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Restaurants

    People:

    • Beth Ziegler
    • David Ziegler

    Places:

    • 505 E Liberty


  • Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory [Closings], by Sally Mitani, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Ice Cream & Yogurt Parlors

    People:

    • Lisa Taylor

    Places:

    • 521 E Liberty


  • Smoka Hookah [Closings], by Sally Mitani, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Tobacconists
    • Rendez Vous Cafe
    • Business - Closings

    People:

    • Nizar El Awar

    Places:

    • 1108 S University Ave


  • Ghost City Searchlight: Lyrical Storytelling With A Pounding Beat [Celtic Americana], by Chris Berggren, page 50
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Mark's Carts
    • Crazy Wisdom Tearoom
    • Woodruff's
    • Ghost City Searchlight [Musical Group]

    People:

    • Tommy Coupar
    • Jesse Miller
    • Sian Miller
    • Dave Brandt
    • Joe Sleep
    • Jessica Hanna


  • Circus: Art From Under the Big Top [Galleries], by Stephanie Douglass, page 57
  • Keywords:

    • Galleries
    • Exhbitis
    • Art & Artists
    • Gallery Project

    People:

    • Sue Coe
    • Jamiyla Lowe
    • Pamela Joseph
    • Lou Krueger
    • Split Sugar
    • Seder Burns
    • C. Ryder Cooley

    Places:

    • 215 S 4th Ave


  • Cobblestone Farm Spring Fling: S'mores and More [Festivals], by Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, page 59
  • Keywords:

    • Fairs & Festivals
    • Cobblestone Farm
    • Parks - Ann Arbor
    • Buhr Park
    • Farms & Farming
    • Historic Buildings
    • Local History

    People:

    • Dr. Benajah Ticknor
    • Heman Ticknor
    • William Campbell

    Places:

    • 2781 Packard Rd


  • 33 Variations: You Can Dance To It [Theater], by Sally Mitani, page 64
  • Keywords:

    • Theater - Reviews
    • Plays
    • Purple Rose Theater

    People:

    • Michelle Mountain
    • Vincent Mountain
    • Rhiannon Ragland
    • Richard McWilliams


  • Grant-Lee Phillips: Continuing Evolution [Singer-Songwriter], by James M. Manheim, page 70
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • The Ark

    People:

    • Grant-Lee Phillips


  • Shinyribs: Roots Sounds and Verbal Acrobatics [Alt-Country], by James M. Manheim, page 73
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Gourds [Musical Group]
    • Shinyribs [Musical Group]
    • The Ark

    People:

    • Kev Russell


  • Jack Ridl and Chris Dombrowski: Teacher/Student [Poetry], by Keith Taylor, page77
  • Keywords:

    • Poetry
    • Authors
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Interlochen Arts Academy
    • Ann Arbor District Library

    People:

    • Jack Ridl
    • Chris Dombrowski


  • L'Histoire du Soldat and Pierrot Lunaire: Stravinsky Meets Schoenberg [Modern Heavy Hitters], by Sandor Slomovits, page 79
  • Keywords:

    • Concerts
    • Kerrytown Concert House

    People:

    • Jennifer Goltz
    • Deanna Relyea
    • Gabe Bolkosky


  • March 2013 Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page 92
  • Keywords:

    • Houses - Cost of
    • Real Estate
    • Statistics


  • I Spy [Back Page], by Sally Bjork, page 95
  • Keywords:

    • Local History
    • History - Ann Arbor
    • Contests
    • Ravens Club Restaurants
    • Historic Buildings
    • Found Gift Shop

    People:

    • Sarah Schaefer
    • Pamela Kittel
    • A. J. Kydd
    • Cathy Chow

    Places:

    • 207 S Main