Ann Arbor Observer, October 2006

Publisher: 
Ann Arbor Observer Company
Month: 
October
Year: 
2006

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

  • Taxing debate [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Taxation - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County (Letters to the Editor)
    • University of Michigan - Budget & Finance

    Keywords:

    • Property+Tax


  • General delivery [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • U.S. Postal Service
    • University of Michigan - Students

    Keywords:

    • Post+Office
    • General+Delivery


  • Stealth recyclers [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Recycling Services
    • Refuse & Refuse Disposal
    • Building & Construction Materials & Supplies

    Keywords:

    • Concrete
    • Sidewalk+Repair
    • Stone Company


  • Getting an earful [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Handicapped - Services & Supplies

    Keywords:

    • Hearing
    • Looping
    • Sound+Amplification
    • Hearing Loss Association of Ann Arbor


  • Clean co-op [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • University of Michigan - Student Housing
    • Co-Operatives

    Keywords:

    • Karl Gregory House
    • Inter-Cooperative Council


  • International barbering [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Barbers
    • Hair Styling & Beauty Salons

    Keywords:

    • New Age Salon


  • MACC rush [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Music
    • University of Michigan - Students

    Keywords:

    • A+Capella+Singing
    • Michigan A Capella Council


  • Environmental endowment [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor Public Schools
    • Environment

    Keywords:

    • Environmental+Education
    • Ann Arbor Science & Environmental Education Endowment
    • Ann Arbor Science and Environmental Education Endowment
    • Dave Szczygiel


  • Minzey v. Guenzel [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Subjects:

    • Sheriff - Washtenaw County
    • Washtenaw County - Government
    • Police
    • Washtenaw County Jail

    Keywords:

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


  • Tom Wall's quixotic bid: Captain Driver Ed runs for mayor [Inside Ann Arbor], page 12
  • Subjects:

    • Elections - Ann Arbor

    Keywords:

    • Tom Wall [Mayoral Candidate]


  • Big Rainbows, Striped Germans, and Red Brandywines [Inside Ann Abor], page 15
  • Subjects:

    • Agricultural Products & Services
    • Farmers Markets

    Keywords:

    • Heirloom+Tomatoes
    • Garden Works
    • Rob MacKercher
    • George Carpenter
    • Tom Hardy


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

    • Crime & Criminals

    Keywords:

    • Crime+Maps
    • Crime+Statistics


  • Bob Cranson: The next chapter for 'Pizza Bob' [Ann Arborites], by Stefan Kiesbye, page 19
  • Subjects:

    • Biography
    • Physical Fitness
    • Pizza

    Keywords:

    • Bob Cranson
    • Pizza Bob's


  • The ginkgo tree [My Town], by Claudia Chyle Smith, page 21
  • Subjects:

    • Human Interest
    • Trees

    Keywords:

    • Ginkgo Trees
    • Ginkgos


  • Land war: The three-way fight over the future of downtown, by Catherine Zudak, page 23
  • Subjects:

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

    Keywords:

    • Greenways
    • Downtown
    • Parking
    • Allen Creek Greenway Task Force
    • Arts Alliance of the Ann Arbor Area


  • And the owner is ...?, by Stefan Kiesbye, page 29
  • Subjects:

    • Housing
    • Houses - Cost of

    Keywords:

    • Vandalism | Septic+Tanks
    • Foreclosures
    • Abandoned+Properties
    • Miller Road


  • Urban fairies, LLC, by Jan Schlain, page 33
  • Subjects:

    • Art & Artists
    • Business Conditions - General

    Keywords:

    • Fairy+Doors
    • Urban+Fairies
    • Jonathan Wright
    • urban-fairies.com
    • Phil Jenkins
    • Josh Pokempner


  • Silvio's Organic Pizza [Review], page 37
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Silvio's Organic Pizza
    • Bix Engels [Reviewer]


  • The Old Siam by Siam Kitchen [Review], page 38
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Restaurants
    • Westgate Shopping Center

    Keywords:

    • The Old Siam by Siam Kitchen
    • Bix Engels [Reviewer]


  • Quick Bites [Restaurants], page 39
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants
    • Business - Closings

    Keywords:

    • Northfield Roadhouse
    • Charlie's LaShish
    • Charlie Bazzi [Owner]


  • A shop for princesses (and their moms) [Marketplace: Changes], page 41
  • Subjects:

    • Clothing - Retail
    • Briarwood Mall

    Keywords:

    • Costumes
    • Lil Princess
    • Shauna Aitson [Owner]
    • Damon Aitson [Owner]


  • A store for Habitat [Marketplace: Changes], page 41
  • Subjects:

    • Building & Construction Materials & Supplies

    Keywords:

    • Habitat for Humanity ReStore


  • 'Cool stuff' at the Pet Emporium [Marketplace: Changes], page 42
  • Subjects:

    • Pets & Pet Supplies

    Keywords:

    • Pet Emporium
    • Beth Lebert [Owner]
    • John Lebert [Owner]


  • The Jonnas think big [Marketplace: Changes], page 43
  • Subjects:

    • Food - Retail
    • Groceries
    • Maple Village

    Keywords:

    • Plum Market
    • Edward Jonna [Owner]


  • Edible Arrangements [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 44
  • Subjects:

    • Food - Retail
    • Gift Shops

    Keywords:

    • Edible Arrangements
    • Michelle Toal [Owner]


  • Chennai Villas [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 44
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants

    Keywords:

    • Chennai Vilas


  • Two Wheel Tango [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 45
  • Subjects:

    • Bicycles - Sales & Service

    Keywords:

    • Two Wheel Tango
    • Dennis Pontius [Owner]


  • Hyundai Asian Market [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 46
  • Subjects:

    • Food - Retail
    • Groceries

    Keywords:

    • Hyundai Asian Market
    • James Kim [Owner]


  • Improv Inferno [Marketplace: Closings], page 46
  • Subjects:

    • Taverns & Nightspots
    • Nightclubs
    • Restaurants
    • Business - Closings

    Keywords:

    • Comedy+Clubs
    • Imrov Inferno
    • Pepperz


  • Enzo's Sports Bar & More [Marketplace: Closings], page 46
  • Subjects:

    • Bars
    • Taverns & Nightspots
    • Restaurants
    • Business - Closings

    Keywords:

    • Enzo's Sports Bar & More
    • John Ottino [Owner]
    • Carol Chantiny [Owner]


  • Follow-up [Marketplace], page 46
  • Subjects:

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

    Keywords:

    • Business+Failure+Rates


  • Abigail Washburn [Banjoist-Linguists], page 53
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • Abigail Washburn
    • The Ark
    • Whit Hill


  • Martha Graham Dance Company: The legacy endures [Dance], by Stephanie Rieke, page 59
  • Subjects:

    • Dance

    Keywords:

    • Martha Graham Dance Company
    • University Musical Society


  • Lars Hollmer: Chicken-house accordion [Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 65
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • Accordions
    • Accordion+Players
    • Accordionists
    • Lars Hollmer


  • Randy Newman: The croak of morality [Singer-Songwriters], by Will Dixon, page 71
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • Randy Newman


  • Shostakovich's Second Piano Trio: Loss remembered [Classical Music], by James Leonard, page 74
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • Florestan Trio


  • Gergiev and the Kirov versus Shostakovich, round 2 [Classical Music], by James Leonard, page 77
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • Kirov Orchestra
    • Valerie Gergiev
    • University Musical Society


  • Barry Lopez: Language and Landscape [Literature], by Keith Taylor, page 81
  • Subjects:

    • Authors
    • Books

    Keywords:

    • Barry Lopez


  • Getting drunk with the RSC: Brits on snowmobiles [Cultural Exchanges], by Sally Mitani, page 83
  • Subjects:

    • Theater

    Keywords:

    • Royal Shakespeare Company


  • Chris Thile: Prodigy [Bluegrass], by James M. Manheim, page 87
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • Mandolin
    • Chris Thile
    • The Ark


  • Nature reperceived: Ceiling-snakes and scrappy sparrows [Galleries], by Laura Bien, page 91
  • Subjects:

    • Art & Artists
    • Exhibits

    Keywords:

    • Nature Reperceived
    • Gallery Project


  • Donald Walden: Tenor mastery [Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 95
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • Saxophonists
    • Tenor+Saxophone
    • Donald Walden


  • The Hummingbirds: New country tradition [Country Music], by James M. Manheim, page 100
  • Subjects:

    • Music

    Keywords:

    • The Hummingbirds
    • Rachel Lynn
    • Stephen Grant Wood


  • August 2006 Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page 115
  • Subjects:

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

    Keywords:

    • Home+Sales