Ann Arbor Observer, March 2006

Publisher: 
Ann Arbor Observer Company
Parent ID: 
Ann Arbor Observer
Month: 
March
Year: 
2006

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

  • Condomania [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Housing

    Keywords:

    • Condominiums
    • Ashley Terrace
    • Joseph Freed Associates [Developer]
    • Joseph Freed Homes


  • Crime and punishment [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor Public Schools

    Keywords:

    • Assaults | Special+Education
    • Weapons | Expulsion
    • Zero+Tolerance


  • City Hall on the move? [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments, Agencies, etc.
    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Downtown Development Authority

    Keywords:

    • City+Hall
    • City Hall
    • Guy C. Larcom Jr. Municipal Building


  • Wiretapping lawsuit [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Wiretapping
    • Domestic+Spying
    • Nazih Hassan [Plaintiff]
    • Islamic Center


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

    • Prices


  • Ten for $10 [Kroger] [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Supermarkets
    • Food - Retail
    • Prices
    • Advertising

    Keywords:

    • Milk+Prices
    • Kroger


  • How to get a gig [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Taverns & Nightspots
    • Nightclubs
    • Music


  • Dance till you drop [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Dance
    • University of Michigan - Students

    Keywords:

    • Fundraising
    • Fund+Raising
    • University of Michigan Dance


  • Promises, promises: Three years later, Broadway Village is still only a vision [Inside Ann Arbor],

    page 11

  • Subjects:

    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Commercial Real Estate

    Keywords:

    • Broadway Village
    • Lower Town
    • Strathmore Development Company


  • A mysterious Sect on Pontiac Trail [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Subjects:

    • Religion

    Keywords:

    • Cults
    • Missionaries
    • 'Roberts Group'
    • 'The Brethren'


  • Not a normal project [Calls & Letters], page 14
  • Subjects:

    • Real Estate Development (Letters to the Editor)
    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Downtown Development Authority
    • Housing

    Keywords:

    • HDC LLC


  • Crime Map [January 2006 Crime Statistics and Locations], page 17
  • Subjects:

    • Crime & Criminals

    Keywords:

    • Crime+Maps
    • Crime+Statistics


  • Sreyashi Dey: A life devoted to Indian dance [Ann Arborites], by Penny Schreiber, page 19
  • Subjects:

    • Biography
    • Dance

    Keywords:

    • Sreyashi Dey
    • Srishti Dances of India [Dance Company]


  • James Jackson: From Inkster to ISR [Ann Arborites], by Vickie Elmer, page 20
  • Subjects:

    • Biography
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff

    Keywords:

    • James Jackson [Director, ISR]
    • University of Michigan Institute for Social Research


  • The Lion Dance: Lettuce Blessings at Eastern Accents [My Town], by Sally Wright Day, page 23
  • Subjects:

    • Holidays
    • Parades

    Keywords:

    • Lion+Dance
    • Lion Dance
    • Chinese New Year
    • Eastern Accents


  • Showdown: Who will pay for law enforcement in the county?, by James Leonard, page 25
  • Subjects:

    • Sheriff - Washtenaw County
    • Washtenaw County Jail
    • Townships
    • Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners

    Keywords:

    • Road+Patrols
    • Police+Services
    • Bob Guenzel [County Administrator]
    • Dan [County Sheriff] Minzey


  • Argo Pond, Unplugged?, by Steve Argo Dam | Gilzow, page 31
  • Subjects:

    • Huron River
    • Dams
    • Sports

    Keywords:

    • Rowing
    • Argo Pond
    • Huron River Watershed Council
    • Ann Arbor Rowing Club
    • University of Michigan Crew


  • Anxiety on Restaurant Row, by Bix Engels, page 37
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants
    • Business Conditions - General
    • Economic Conditions - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County

    Keywords:

    • Michigan Restaurant Association
    • Amer's Deli | Arbor Brewing Company
    • Mainstreet Ventures | Logan | Mediterrano
    • Knight's Steakhouse | Zingerman's


  • Cannons, combat, and controversy: Local reenactor's bring history - and it's issues - to life, by Lara

    Zielin, page 41

  • Subjects:

    • History
    • Historic Preservation

    Keywords:

    • Reenactments
    • Reenactors
    • Xavier Allen [Reenactor]
    • Mary Lobbezoo [Renactor]
    • Jane Carr [Living History Interpreter]


  • Real Seafood: Hitting their stride [Review], by Bix Engels, page 45
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants
    • Restaurants - Reviews

    Keywords:

    • Real Seafood Co.


  • Za's Italian Cafe: Five minutes [Review], by Bix Engels, page 46
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Za's Italian Cafe


  • Downtown in transition: Pepperz arrives as Ehnis and Afterwords depart [Marketplace: Changes], page

    49

  • Subjects:

    • Clothing - Retail
    • Bookstores
    • Business - Closings
    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Ehnis & Sons
    • After Words [Afterwords]
    • Pepperz
    • Helen Rosenau [Owner]
    • Mark Lally [Owner]


  • Roly Poly and Pita Pit return [Marketplace: Changes], page 50
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Roly Poly
    • Pita Pit


  • Taqueria La Fiesta [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 51
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Taqueria La Fiesta
    • Michele Roman [Owner]


  • Archangels Cafe [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 52
  • Subjects:

    • Coffee Shops
    • Briarwood Mall
    • Beverages
    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Archangels Cafe
    • Marshall Levijoki [Owner]
    • Stephanie Levijoki [Owner]


  • Cartridge World [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 52
  • Subjects:

    • Recycling Services
    • The Colonnade

    Keywords:

    • Ink+Jet+Cartridges
    • Cartridge World


  • Interiors Quick [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 52
  • Subjects:

    • Furniture - Retail
    • Office Equipment & Supplies

    Keywords:

    • Office+Furniture
    • Interiors Quick
    • David Hankinson [Owner]


  • Van Winkle Mattress Company [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 54
  • Subjects:

    • Furniture - Retail
    • Beds & Bedding

    Keywords:

    • Van Winkle Mattress Company
    • Ken Fils [Owner]


  • Kosmopolitan Deli [Marketplace: In the Works], page 54
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants
    • Kerrytown

    Keywords:

    • Kosmopolitan Deli
    • Don Kwan [Owner]


  • Cherry Blossom [Marketplace: In the Works], page 54
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Cherry Blossom
    • Shigeru Yamada [Owner]


  • Marketplace: Closings, page 54
  • Subjects:

    • Business - Closings
    • Toys & Games - Retail
    • Clothing - Retail
    • Art Galleries

    Keywords:

    • Phoenix Games
    • Moderno
    • Forma Fine Crafts
    • Oneline Furniture Design


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

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

    Keywords:

    • Business+Survival+Rates


  • 'Guest Artist': Bus station pedantry [Plays] [Review], by Sally Mitani, page 61
  • Subjects:

    • Theater - Reviews

    Keywords:

    • 'Guest Artist'
    • Jeff Daniels
    • Purple Rose Theater


  • Lee Roy Parnell: Electric Slide [Country Music], by James M. Manheim, page 65
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • Lee Roy Parnell
    • The Ark


  • Shostakovich symphonies [Classical Music], by James Leonard, page 69
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • Dmitry Shostakovich
    • Kirov Orchestra
    • Valerie Gergiev
    • University Musical Society


  • Billy Bragg: Love, lust, and socialism [Folk-Rock], by Eric Trickey, page 75
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • Billy Bragg
    • The Ark


  • Children of Uganda: Ambassadors of hope [Dance], by Stephanie Rieke, page 79
  • Subjects:

    • Dance

    Keywords:

    • Children of Uganda
    • University Musical Society


  • Robert Hershon: The city from the side [Poetry], by Keith Taylor, page 83
  • Subjects:

    • Authors

    Keywords:

    • Poets
    • Poetry+Readings
    • Robert Hershon
    • U-M Residential College


  • Peggy Seeger: Family tradition [Folk Music], by Whit Hill, page 87
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • Peggy Seeger
    • The Ark


  • The San Francisco Jazz Collective: Traditionalism Revisited [Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 92
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • San Francisco Jazz Collective
    • Michigan Theater


  • Sarah Dunantt: The dwarf and the courtesan [Fiction], by Sandor Slomovits, page 97
  • Subjects:

    • Authors

    Keywords:

    • Readings
    • Sarah Dunant
    • Nicola's Books
    • 'In the Company of the Courtesan'


  • Scrabble at the Firefly: Novices and hotshots [Board Games], by Michael Betzold, page 103
  • Subjects:

    • Toys & Games - Retail

    Keywords:

    • Scrabble
    • Firefly Club


  • Fetes accomplices: Another side of Calder [Galleries], by Laura Bien, page 107
  • Subjects:

    • Art & Artists
    • Exhibits

    Keywords:

    • Alexander Calder
    • University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities Osterman Room


  • The Ragbirds: Stunning and intricate [Pop-Folk], by Alan Goldsmith, page 108
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • The Ragbirds
    • TC's Speakeasy


  • January 2006 Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page 125
  • Subjects:

    • Real Estate Development
    • Housing
    • Houses - Cost of

    Keywords:

    • Home+Sales