Ann Arbor Observer, April 2006

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

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

  • Scooped [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Radio Stations

    Keywords:

    • WUOM
    • Michigan Radio
    • Dustin Dwsyer [Radio Reporter]


  • Q tech [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Advertising

    Keywords:

    • Web+Site+Design
    • Q Ltd.
    • Tom Rieke [President]


  • Zhongguo hua [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Education
    • Ann Arbor Public Schools
    • Charter Schools

    Keywords:

    • Chinese+Language+Instruction
    • Honey Creek Charter School
    • Bryant Elementary School
    • Jiao Jing [Teacher]


  • Going the distance [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Senior Citizens
    • Sports

    Keywords:

    • Running
    • Marathons
    • Karen Holappa
    • Sarah Savarino
    • Renee Vettorello
    • London Marathon


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

    • Prices


  • Katrina refugee [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Human Interest

    Keywords:

    • Evacuees | Refugees
    • Hurricanes
    • John Duggan
    • Hurricane Katrina


  • Marketing the unmentionable [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Supermarkets

    Keywords:

    • Toilet+Brushes
    • Kroger


  • Life lessons [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Human Interest

    Keywords:

    • Bicycle+Thefts
    • Bicyclists
    • Susan Bryan


  • Regional Transit? [Inside AnnArbor], page 11
  • Subjects:

    • Transportation
    • Railroads

    Keywords:

    • Mass+Transit
    • Light+Rail
    • Regional+Transportation
    • Amtrak
    • DARTA
    • SMART
    • Greyhound


  • Kids from Overseas [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Subjects:

    • Books
    • Authors
    • Adoption

    Keywords:

    • Overseas+Adoptions
    • Theresa Reid
    • 'Two Little Girls'


  • Vancouver chic [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Subjects:

    • Physical Fitness

    Keywords:

    • Vie: Fitness & Spa
    • Heather Dupuis [Owner]


  • What's so funny? [Inside Ann Arbor], page 12
  • Subjects:

    • University of Michigan - Research

    Keywords:

    • Richard Lewis [U-M, Psychology]
    • Humor+Research
    • New Yorker
    • Bob Mankoff [Cartoonist]


  • Chuck Ream and Bob Guenzel [Calls & Letters], page 15
  • Subjects:

    • Washtenaw County Jail
    • Elections - County

    Keywords:

    • Marijuana
    • Millages
    • Chuck Ream
    • Bob Guenzel [County Administrator]


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

    • Crime & Criminals

    Keywords:

    • Crime+Maps
    • Crime+Statistics


  • Andy Arslanian [Ann Arborites], page 19
  • Subjects:

    • Biography
    • Tailors & Clothing Designers

    Keywords:

    • Andy Arslanian
    • Ananuk Arslanian


  • Homeward bound: Why I'm not moving [My Town], by Marc Holland, page 21
  • Subjects:

    • Human Interest
    • Biography


  • Opening day: Ernie, Aaron and me [My Town], by Davy Rothbart, page 23
  • Subjects:

    • Human Interest
    • Sports

    Keywords:

    • Baseball
    • Ernie Harwell
    • Tiger Stadium
    • Detroit Tigers


  • Parking is money: Who parks downtown - and who pays?, by Vivienne Armentrout, page 25
  • Subjects:

    • Parking
    • Downtown Development Authority
    • Ann Arbor - City Planning
    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor

    Keywords:

    • Parking+Structures
    • Calthorpe Associates
    • John Hieftje [Mayor]
    • Ed Shaffran [Developer]
    • Peter Allen [Developer]


  • Derby girls: With Crash Baby, Scarlette Fever and Devil Kitty at the roller derby revival, by Derek

    Green, page 31

  • Subjects:

    • Sports

    Keywords:

    • Roller+Derbies
    • Detroit Derby Girls
    • Women's Flat Track Derby Association
    • Roller Derby
    • Jody O'Neill [Crash Baby]


  • David E.'s Winding Road, by Jan Schlain, page 37
  • Subjects:

    • Biography
    • Magazines
    • Automobiles - Miscellaneous

    Keywords:

    • Webzines
    • Online+Magazines
    • David E., Jr. Davis [Publisher, Editor]
    • 'Winding Road'
    • 'Automobile Magazine'


  • The Survivor, by Eve Silberman, page 41
  • Subjects:

    • Biography

    Keywords:

    • Holocaust+Survivors
    • Emanuel Tanay


  • Thano & the Old Ladies: A mysterious cup of coffee on Liberty Street, page 45
  • Subjects:

    • Biography
    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Fortunetelling
    • Coffee | Coffee+Reading
    • Coffee+Grounds
    • Thano Masters
    • Thano's Lamplighter


  • La Shish: Crowd pleaser [Review], by Bix Engels, page 49
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • La Shish


  • Arirang: A door reopened [Review], by Bix Engels, page 51
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Korean+Cuisine
    • Arirang


  • Champion House [Quick Bites], page 53
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Champion House


  • Quick Bites [Restaurants], page 53
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor Public Schools
    • Restaurants
    • Competitions

    Keywords:

    • Chefs
    • Cooking
    • Cookery
    • Michigan Restaurant ProStart Competition
    • Huron High School
    • Pioneer High School


  • Three years in the works, Vinology is nearly ready [Marketplace: Changes], page 55
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants
    • Beer & Wine - Retail

    Keywords:

    • Wine+Bars
    • Wine+Tasting
    • Vinology
    • Kristin Jonna [Owner]
    • Jon Carlson [Owner]
    • Chet Czaplicka [Owner]
    • Mayer-Schairer Building


  • Comics come to Main Street [Marketplace: Change], page 55
  • Subjects:

    • Bookstores
    • Toys & Games - Retail

    Keywords:

    • Comic+Books
    • Vault of Midnight
    • Curtis Sullivan [Owner]
    • Elizabeth Sullivan [Owner]


  • Cherry Blossom is ready for Toyota [Marketplace: Changes], page 57
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Japanese+Cuisine
    • Cherry Blossom
    • Shigeru Yamada [Owner]


  • New retail spaces come on-line [Marketplace: Changes], page 57
  • Subjects:

    • Retail Trade
    • Shopping Centers
    • Pittsfield Crossing

    Keywords:

    • McKinley Towne Centre
    • Chalmers Place
    • Pittsfield Crossing


  • Taqueria La Tica [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 58
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Taqueria La Tica
    • Claudio Carpio [Owner]


  • Marnee Thai [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 58
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Thai+Cuisine
    • Marnee Thai
    • Wichai Cheva [Owner]


  • Foto 1 Imaging [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 59
  • Subjects:

    • Photographic Equipment & Supplies

    Keywords:

    • Foto 1 Imaging


  • Big George's Home Appliance Mart [Marketplace: In the Works], page 59
  • Subjects:

    • Appliances - Sales & Service

    Keywords:

    • Big George's Home Appliance Mart
    • Bud Bishar [Owner]


  • Auntie Mimi's Closet [Marketplace: Closings], page 59
  • Subjects:

    • Clothing - Retail
    • Business - Closings

    Keywords:

    • Auntie Mimi's Closet
    • Vivienne Ostergaard [Owner]


  • SakeBombs Depot [Marketplace: Closings], page 59
  • Subjects:

    • Food - Retail
    • Party Stores
    • Business - Closings

    Keywords:

    • SakeBombs Depot


  • Follow-Up [Marketplace], page 59
  • Subjects:

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

    Keywords:

    • Business+Survival+Rates


  • Don White: How to really embarrass your kids [Review], by Whit Hill, page 75
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews

    Keywords:

    • Don White
    • Ann Arbor Folk Festival


  • Keith Taylor: Happily left behind [Poetry], by John Lofy, page 76
  • Subjects:

    • Books
    • Authors

    Keywords:

    • Poets
    • Poetry
    • Keith Taylor
    • 'Guilty at the Rapture'


  • Bolcom and Morris: 'Foolish Things', by James Leonard, page 83
  • Subjects:

    • Music
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff

    Keywords:

    • William Bolcom [Composer]
    • Joan Morris [Singer]
    • Kerrytown Concert House


  • Robin Robertson: Metamorphosis [Poetry], by Keith Taylor, page 87
  • Subjects:

    • Books
    • Authors

    Keywords:

    • Poets
    • Poetry
    • Robin | 'Swithering' Robertson


  • Nrityagram Dance Ensemble: Blending genres [Dance], by Stephanie Rieke, page 91
  • Subjects:

    • Dance

    Keywords:

    • Nrityagram Dance Ensemble
    • 'Sacred Space'
    • Power Center


  • Sciencepalooza: Fun with gravity [Kids Stuff], by Charmie Gholson, page 97
  • Subjects:

    • Science
    • Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

    Keywords:

    • Sciencepalooza
    • Physicspalooza


  • The Holmes Brothers: Going to town [Gospel Blues] [Review], by Whit Hill, page 105
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews

    Keywords:

    • The Holmes Brothers
    • Ann Arbor Folk Festival


  • February 2006 Home sales, by Kevin Duke, page 127
  • Subjects:

    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Housing
    • Houses - Cost of

    Keywords:

    • Home+Sales