Ann Arbor Observer, February 2006

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Ann Arbor Observer,
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Publisher: Ann Arbor Observer Company

Date: February 2006


The following articles appeared in the February 2006 issue of the Ann Arbor Observer:

  • Signs of the times [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Signs & Signage

    Keywords:

    • 'Impeach Bush'
    • George W. Bush
    • impeachbushyardsigns.org


  • Status shift [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • University of Michigan - Employment
    • Salaries & Wages

    Keywords:

    • Job Titles | Job Classifications
    • Exempt Salaried Workers
    • Nonexempt Hourly Workers


  • Dead Composers Society [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Music
    • Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra

    Keywords:

    • Dead Composers Society


  • What does it cost [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Prices


  • Ice show cometh [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Art & Artists

    Keywords:

    • Ice+Carving
    • Ice Carving


  • Microcinema [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Michigan Theater
    • Films

    Keywords:

    • Video+Monitors
    • Cool Cities Grant


  • Calling all songwriters [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Music
    • Competitions

    Keywords:

    • Songwriting
    • Lyrics+Contests
    • University of Michigan Men's Glee Club


  • Choosy beggar [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Homelessness

    Keywords:

    • Begging | Beggars
    • Panhandling | Panhandlers


  • Affordable housing? Council's simple solution has turned complex [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Housing
    • Downtown Development Authority

    Keywords:

    • Affordable Housing
    • William Street Station
    • HDC LLC


  • Presto! From dealership to mall [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Subjects:

    • Automobile Dealers
    • Shopping Centers
    • The Colonnade
    • Retail Trade

    Keywords:

    • Chalmers Place
    • Leonard Nadolski, Developer
    • Cueter Chrysler Jeep Dodge
    • Bill Huron Village | Conlin [Developer] | Matthews, Gordon [Developer]
    • Sesi Mercury-Volvo | Gordon Cadillac-Saab-Kia


  • Geothermal High School? [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor Public Schools

    Keywords:

    • New High School
    • Heating Costs
    • Alternative Energy | Geothermal Energy


  • Descriptive overkill [Calls & Letters], page 14
  • Subjects:

    • Crime & Criminals
    • Ann Arbor Public Schools

    Keywords:

    • Murder
    • Homicide
    • Jordan Coleman
    • Ryan Bower
    • Pioneer High School
    • Mary Corsi Kelley


  • When pigs fly ... [Inside Ann Arbor], page 16
  • Subjects:

    • Science

    Keywords:

    • Satire
    • Pigs
    • Flying Pigs
    • Aubrey de Grey
    • Richard Miller [U-M]


  • Crime Map [December 2005 Crime Statistics and Locations], page 19
  • Subjects:

    • Crime & Criminals

    Keywords:

    • Crime Maps
    • Crime Statistics


  • Philosophy of Maija Kibens: Is change possible? [Ann Arborites], by Eve Silberman, page 21
  • Subjects:

    • Biography
    • Washtenaw Community College

    Keywords:

    • Philosophy
    • Maija Kibens, Professor of Philosophy


  • Return to 1939: The lost world of the Michigan Handbook [My Town], by Elaine Watson, page 23
  • Subjects:

    • History
    • University of Michigan
    • Human Interest
    • University of Michigan - Alumni

    Keywords:

    • Recollections | Residence Halls
    • College Life | Reminiscences
    • Student Life | Autobiography
    • Michigan Handbook


  • Personal holiday: One woman's guide to birthday freebies [My Town], page 23
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants
    • Human Interest

    Keywords:

    • Birthdays
    • Amy Kuras
    • Northside Grill
    • Zingerman's
    • Gratzi
    • Cafe Zola


  • Doing time: Tales from the Washtenaw County Jail, by James Militzer, page 25
  • Subjects:

    • Washtenaw County Jail
    • Human Interest

    Keywords:

    • Prisoners


  • Of Tubaists and theorists: What happens to people who earn doctorates from the U-M School of Music?,

    by James Leonard, page 37

  • Subjects:

    • Music
    • Human Interest
    • Biography

    Keywords:

    • Musicians
    • University of Michigan School of Music
    • Fritz Kaenzig, Professor of Tuba
    • Octubafest
    • Walter Everett, Professor of Music Theory


  • Poor little rich girl: The fairy-tale life of Barbara Canfield, by Whit Hill, page 41
  • Subjects:

    • Biography
    • Adoption

    Keywords:

    • Barbara Canfield [Holden, Barbara Canfield]
    • Roy Bishop Canfield, U-M Surgeon
    • Leila Harlow Canfield


  • Weber's Restaurant: Slow dancing [Review], by Bix Engels, page 45
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants
    • Restaurants - Reviews

    Keywords:

    • Weber's


  • Godaiko: Warming [Review], by Bix Engels, page 46
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants
    • Restaurants - Reviews

    Keywords:

    • Godaiko


  • Quick Bites [Restaurants], page 47
  • Subjects:

    • Chocolate - Retail
    • Beverages

    Keywords:

    • Chocolate Beverages
    • Zenaida Chocolate Lounge
    • Chocolate House of Ann Arbor
    • [formerly: Chocolate Cafe]


  • Who's Zenaida? Allison Bannister's 'chocolate lounge' ... [Marketplace: Changes], page 49
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants
    • Beverages
    • Chocolate - Retail

    Keywords:

    • Zenaida Chocolate Lounge
    • Allison Bannister, Owner


  • Fabulous food adds a cafe [Marketplace: Changes], page 49
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Commons Cafe
    • Dan McIntire, Manager
    • Connie McIntire, Owner
    • South State Commons


  • A successor to Food & Drug [Marketplace: Changes], page 50
  • Subjects:

    • Food - Retail
    • Groceries

    Keywords:

    • Stadium Market
    • Vern George, Owner
    • Vic George, Owner


  • Marketplace Grill [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 51
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • MarketPlace Grill
    • [formerly: Pelagos Mediterranean Grill]


  • John Leidy Shop [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 52
  • Subjects:

    • Gift Shops

    Keywords:

    • John Leidy Shop
    • Ann Leidy, Owner


  • Kappa Koney [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 52
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Kappa Koney
    • Gianni Waller, Owner
    • Sam Deddeh, Owner


  • Hawkers Deli [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 53
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Hawkers Deli
    • Zack Hawker, Owner


  • Dick's Sporting Goods [Marketplace: In the Works], page 53
  • Subjects:

    • Sporting Goods - Retail
    • Briarwood Mall

    Keywords:

    • Dick's Sporting Goods


  • Mercado Sabor Latino [Marketplace: Closings], page 53
  • Subjects:

    • Food - Retail
    • Groceries
    • Business - Closings

    Keywords:

    • Mercado Sabor Latino


  • Stereo Shoppe [Marketplace: Closings], page 54
  • Subjects:

    • Stereo Equipment
    • Business - Closings

    Keywords:

    • Stereo Shoppe
    • Jack Giesecke, Owner


  • Follow-Up [Marketplace], page 54
  • Subjects:

    • Retail Trade
    • Business Conditions - General
    • Business - Closings

    Keywords:

    • Business Survival Rates


  • Cleoptara Mathis: Without Comment [Poetry], page 63
  • Subjects:

    • Authors

    Keywords:

    • Poets
    • Poetry
    • Cleopatra Mathis
    • 'White Sea' [Collection]


  • Aimee Mann: Knockout [Singer-Songwriters], page 69
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • Aimee Mann
    • Michigan Theater


  • Arte y Pureza: The real deal [Flamenco], page 72
  • Subjects:

    • Music
    • Dance

    Keywords:

    • Flamenco
    • Arte y Pureza Flamenco Company
    • The Ark


  • Lee Knight: Musical archaeology [Folk Music], page 79
  • Subjects:

    • Music
    • Ann Arbor District Library

    Keywords:

    • Folk Music
    • Lee Knight


  • George Cables: Good company [Jazz], page 85
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • Jazz
    • George Cables
    • Kerrytown Concert House


  • The music of Louis Andriessen [Classical Music], page 89
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • Composers
    • Louis Andriessen
    • University Musical Society


  • 'Landscapes of Longing': Hiroshige and more at UMMA [Galleries], page 95
  • Subjects:

    • Art & Artists
    • Exhibits

    Keywords:

    • 'Landscapes of Memory'
    • Ando Hiroshige
    • University of Michigan Museum of Art


  • Eric Bibb: Friends [Singer-Songwriters], page 96
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • Eric Bibb
    • The Ark


  • December 2005 Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page 109
  • Subjects:

    • Houses - Cost of
    • Housing
    • Real Estate Development

    Keywords:

    • Home Sales