Ann Arbor Observer, May 2006

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

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

  • Radio tax [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Elections - County
    • Communications Technology
    • Taxation - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County (Letters to the Editor)

    Keywords:

    • Emergency+Radio
    • Millages
    • Property+Taxes


  • Cautionary tale [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Commercial Real Estate
    • Real Estate - Developers & Managers
    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor

    Keywords:

    • Fifth Avenue Building
    • Jeffrey Spoon [Developer]
    • Fred Beal


  • What's bad for GM [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Economic Conditions - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County
    • Real Estate Development
    • Real Estate - Agents & Brokers

    Keywords:

    • Home+Sales


  • Aging in place [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Home Improvement
    • Senior Citizens
    • Disabled Persons
    • Remodeling

    Keywords:

    • Adaptive+Remodeling
    • Dave Rhoads [Aging in Place Specialist]
    • Peg Trimble [Interior Designer]


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

    • Prices


  • Bragging rights [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Recording Studios
    • Music

    Keywords:

    • Big Sky Studio
    • Geoff Michael [Owner]
    • Billy Bragg [Musician]


  • Purse purge [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Leather Goods
    • Jewelry - Retail - Custom Design, Supplies, etc.

    Keywords:

    • Purses
    • Heavenly Metal
    • Vicki Honeyman [Owner]


  • Junkyard espresso (UpFront), page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Shopping Centers
    • Upland Green
    • Restaurants
    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor

    Keywords:

    • Panera Bread
    • Bill Conlin [Developer]
    • Diehl Auto Parts


  • Where there's smoke [UpFront], by , page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Parks - Ann Arbor
    • Birds

    Keywords:

    • Controlled+Burns
    • American Woodcock
    • Barton Nature Area


  • A low-key election [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor Public Schools - Elections
    • Elections - Libraries
    • Ann Arbor District Library


  • Community High's shoemaker [Inside Ann Arbor], page 12
  • Subjects:

    • Biography
    • Human Interest
    • Shoes - Retail & Repair

    Keywords:

    • Elijah Bowe
    • uptownstyles.com


  • Michigan Radio' scoop [Calls & Letters], page 14
  • Subjects:

    • Radio Stations

    Keywords:

    • Michigan Radio
    • WUOM
    • Michigan Public Media
    • Michael Leland
    • Dustin Dwyer


  • Christian rescuers [Calls & Letters], page 14
  • Subjects:

    • Miscellaneous / Unclassified

    Keywords:

    • Holocaust
    • Christians
    • Emanuel Tanay
    • Ernest Fontheim


  • Hieftje on parking [Calls & Letters], page 14
  • Subjects:

    • Parking
    • John Hieftje

    Keywords:

    • Downtowns
    • John Hieftje [Mayor]


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

    • Crime & Criminals

    Keywords:

    • Crime+Statistics
    • Crime+Maps


  • Robin Black: An accident launched a career [Ann Arborites], by Eve Silberman, page 19
  • Subjects:

    • Biography
    • Accidents - Automobile
    • Physical Fitness

    Keywords:

    • Robin Black
    • Westgate Curves


  • In the land of dads: Inspiration and a spider at the Hands-On Museum [My Town], by Corry Berkooz, page 21
  • Subjects:

    • Human Interest
    • Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum


  • Close focus: The Rock Garden Society [My Town, by Vivienne Armentrout, page 21
  • Subjects:

    • Gardens & Gardening

    Keywords:

    • Rock+Gardens
    • Rock+Gardening
    • North American Rock Garden Society


  • Last call: Missing Ganesha [My Town], by Peggy Page, page 22
  • Subjects:

    • University of Michigan - Museums
    • Museums

    Keywords:

    • Ganesha [Statue]
    • University of Michigan Museum of Art


  • The Museum Zoo: it celebrated Michigan's native species [Then & Now], by Mike Gould, page 25
  • Subjects:

    • History
    • University of Michigan - Buildings
    • University of Michigan - Museums

    Keywords:

    • Zoos
    • Zoological+Gardens
    • University of Michigan Museum Zoo
    • Wolverines


  • Sacred Ground: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Ann Arbor, by James Jewish Federation of Washtenaw County | Militzer, page 29
  • Subjects:

    • Demonstrations / Protests

    Keywords:

    • Israel | Palestine | Muslims | Jews
    • Beth Israel Congregation | Muslim Community Association
    • Jewish Witnesses for Peace and Friends
    • Jeff | Hassan, Nazih Herskovitz Henry | Levin


  • Google U: The U-M is the launchpad ..., by Vickie Elmer, page 37
  • Subjects:

    • University of Michigan - Libraries
    • Internet - Miscellaneous
    • Libraries
    • Information Technology

    Keywords:

    • Digitization
    • Google
    • Michigan Digitization Project
    • John Wilkin [U-M Librarian]


  • Excellence at risk, by James Leonard, page 43
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor Public Schools
    • Music
    • Awards, Honors, Prizes
    • Biography

    Keywords:

    • Pioneer High School Symphony Orchestra
    • Marijean Quigley-Young
    • Grammy Foundation
    • Huron High School Symphony Orchestra
    • Chris Dittmar Larry | Mark


  • Culturally competent care: How Mike Fetters navigates the gulf between American and Japanese medicine, by Lynn Waldsmith, page 49
  • Subjects:

    • Medicine
    • Physicians & Surgeons
    • University of Michigan Health System

    Keywords:

    • Japanese+Americans
    • Mike Fetters [Physician]
    • University of Michigan Japanese Family Health Program


  • Street of Dreams: The rise and fall of Ann Arbor's black business district, by Steven Moore, page 53
  • Subjects:

    • African-Americans Ann Arbor/Washtenaw County
    • Retail Trade
    • History

    Keywords:

    • Black+Businesses
    • Black+Businessmen
    • African-American+Businesses
    • Ann Street
    • Henry Wade Robbins
    • Sanford McKinney
    • Johnny Rush


  • Flight Club: To Jackson and back with my son, the pilot, by Whit Hill, page 59
  • Subjects:

    • Aviation
    • Human Interest

    Keywords:

    • Pilots
    • Sam Hill
    • Ann Arbor Airport
    • Michigan Flyers


  • Set menus at Logan and Eve: Fine dining at a discount [Review], by Bix Engels, page 63
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants
    • Restaurants - Reviews

    Keywords:

    • Eve
    • Logan


  • Taqueria La Fiesta: Worth the trip [Review], by Bix Engels, page 65
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Taqueria La Fiesta


  • Quick bites [Restaurants], by Bix Engels, page 66
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Restaurants
    • Kerrytown

    Keywords:

    • Monahan's Seafood Market
    • Chewy Lebnick [Chef]


  • The Nolasco family creates a cafe [Marketplace: Changes], page 69
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Pilar's Cafe
    • Sylvia Nolasco-Rivers [Owner]
    • Juan Carlos Nolasco [Owner]


  • Melange's subterranean fusion [Marketplace: Changes], page 69
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants
    • Beer & Wine - Retail

    Keywords:

    • Wine+Bars
    • Melange Bistro/Wine Bar
    • John Janviriya [Owner]


  • Miles of Golf grows with the game: And Boston Pizza from Canada [Marketplace: Changes], page 70
  • Subjects:

    • Recreation
    • Sporting Goods - Retail
    • Golf
    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Miles of Golf
    • Chris Mile [Owner & Developer]
    • Boston Pizza
    • Boston's The Gourmet Pizza


  • Bar Louie [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 71
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Bar Louie


  • Chipotle Mexican Grill [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 73
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Chipotle Mexican Grill
    • Chalmers Place [Shopping Center]


  • Aubree's Pizza Express [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 73
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants
    • Pizza
    • Glencoe Crossing Shopping Center

    Keywords:

    • Aubree's Pizza Express
    • Bill French [Owner]
    • Sandee French [Owner]


  • Anthony's Gourmet Pizza [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 76
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants
    • Pizza

    Keywords:

    • Anthony's Gourmet Pizza
    • Theodore (Ted) Vlachakis [Owner]


  • DogmaCatmantoo [Marketplace: In the Works], page 77
  • Subjects:

    • Pets & Pet Supplies

    Keywords:

    • DogmaCatmantoo
    • Alice Liberson [Owner]


  • Sushi Town [Marketplace: In the Works], page 78
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Sushi Town


  • Fashions-N-Things [Marketplace: Closings], page 78
  • Subjects:

    • Clothing - Retail
    • Business - Closings
    • Kerrytown

    Keywords:

    • Fashions-N-Things
    • Tara Bhabhrawala [Owner]


  • Hancock Fabrics [Marketplace: Closings], page 78
  • Subjects:

    • Fabrics - Retail
    • Business - Closings

    Keywords:

    • Hancock Fabrics [Carpenter Road]


  • Diehl Auto Parts [Marketplace: Closings], page 78
  • Subjects:

    • Automobiles - Parts & Supplies - Sales
    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor

    Keywords:

    • Diehl Auto Parts


  • Follow-up [Marketplace], page 78
  • Subjects:

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

    Keywords:

    • Business+Survival+Rates


  • Academy of Early Music [Classical Music], by James Leonard, page 87
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • The Academy of Early Music


  • The Eastman Collection at UMMA [Galleries], page 93
  • Subjects:

    • University of Michigan - Museums
    • Exhibits

    Keywords:

    • Photography
    • George Eastman House Collection
    • Eastman Collection
    • University of Michigan Museum of Art


  • Rainer Maria [Pop-Rock], by Erick Trickey, page 97
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • Rainer Maria [Band]


  • Richard Russo: Small-town diners [Adaptations], by Keith Taylor, page 101
  • Subjects:

    • Authors
    • Books

    Keywords:

    • Richard Russo [Novelist]
    • Ann Arbor Book Festival


  • Jessica Williams: California dreaming [Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 111
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • Jessica Williams [Jazz Pianist]
    • Kerrytown Concert House


  • The Late Great Harry Boyle: Year of the Academic [Theater], by Sally Mitani, page 115
  • Subjects:

    • Theater - Reviews

    Keywords:

    • The Late Great Harry Boyle
    • Purple Rose Theater


  • Family Dance at the Pittsfield Grange, by Charmie Gholson, page 120
  • Subjects:

    • Dance

    Keywords:

    • Family Dance
    • Pittsfield Union Grange


  • The Sirens: Maniac glam [Rock], by Stephanie Kadel-Taras, page 124
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • The Sirens [Band]
    • Elbow Room


  • March 2006 Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page 143
  • Subjects:

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

    Keywords:

    • Home+Sales


  • Jerry Harmon: Deep South [Story & Song], by James Manheim
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • Jerry Harmon [Singer/Storyteller]
    • The Ark