Ann Arbor Observer, November, 2004

Publisher: 
Ann Arbor Observer Company
Month: 
November
Year: 
2004

November 2004 issue of the Ann Arbor Observer


The following articles appeared in the November 2004 issue of the Ann Arbor Observer:

  • Rock the vote? [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Elections - United States
    • Music
    • 'Vote for Change'
    • Yo La Tengo

    Places:

    • Blind Pig


  • Fighting proposal 2 [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Elections - State
    • Gay & Lesbian Community
    • Marriage
    • Same Sex Marriage
    • Ballot Proposals
    • Constitutional Amendments
    • Proposal 2

    Places:

    • aut Bar


  • Jumping the shark' [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Theater
    • Television
    • Comedy Company
    • ComCo

    People:

    • Jon Hein


  • One-way ride [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Taxicab Companies
    • Ann Arbor Transportation Authority
    • Crime & Criminals
    • Bank Robbery
    • Yellow Cab
    • Blue Cab
    • Argus Cab

    People:

    • Jeff Pieske


  • Popular pets [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Humane Society
    • Pets

    People:

    • Sherry Silk

    Places:

    • Humane Society of Huron Valley


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

    • Prices


  • SAMJAM [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Education
    • Science
    • Science and Math Jamboree
    • SAMJAM

    Places:

    • Pfizer


  • The ladies who bake [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Athletics
    • Cookies
    • U-M Club
    • M Club

    People:

    • Ann Birkle


  • Back to the future [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Elections - United States
    • Elections - State
    • Elections - Ann Arbor
    • Voting
    • Ann Arbor City Clerk

    People:

    • Winnie Northcross
    • Yvonne Carl


  • The skeptic versus the activist [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Elections - Ann Arbor
    • Mayoral Election
    • Mayor

    People:

    • John Hieftje
    • Jane Lumm


  • City Hall dreaming? The latest proposal for expanding City Hall ... [Inside Ann Arbor], page 12
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments, Agencies, etc.
    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • City Hall

    People:

    • Roger Fraser [City Administrator]

    Places:

    • Guy C. Larcom Municipal Building


  • A County lawsuit [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13
  • Keywords:

    • Handicapped
    • Streets & Roads
    • Disabled Persons
    • Disability
    • Wheelchair Ramps
    • Americans with Disabilities Act

    People:

    • Jim Magyar

    Places:

    • Center for Independent Living


  • Senior power: Did old folks trigger a prehistoric cultural revolution? [Inside Ann Arbor], page 14
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Research
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Anthropology

    People:

    • Rachel Caspari


  • Ann Arbor is a knitting town [Inside Ann Arbor], page 15
  • Keywords:

    • Arts & Crafts - Retail
    • Knitting

    Places:

    • Busy Hands
    • Flying Sheep Yarns


  • What price education? [Calls & Letters], page 16
  • Keywords:

    • Employment
    • Salaries & Wages
    • Careers
    • Career Focus

    People:

    • Laura Lyjak


  • Crime Map [September 2004 Crime Statistics and Locations], page 19
  • Keywords:

    • Crime & Criminals
    • Crime Statistics
    • Crime Maps


  • Patricia Na: Helping the hapless computer user [Ann Arborites], page 21
  • Keywords:

    • Computers - Consulting & Training
    • Education
    • Community Education and Recreation
    • Helping Hand Computer Solutions

    People:

    • Patricia Na


  • The ancient art of the nimble thumb [My Town], page 23
  • Keywords:

    • Human Interest
    • Hitchhiking

    People:

    • Doug Engebretsen


  • Found in translation: A Middle East encounter on Washtenaw [My Town], page 23
  • Keywords:

    • Biography
    • West Bank
    • Jerusalem
    • Hebrew

    People:

    • Nehama Stampfer Glogower


  • Mr. President, part 2 [My Town], page 23
  • Keywords:

    • Elections - United States
    • Predictions
    • Mr. President Game

    People:

    • David Fritsch


  • Growing Pains [Scio Township], by Esther Hurwitz, page 25
  • Keywords:

    • Real Estate Development - Townships
    • Land Use
    • Elections - Township

    People:

    • Spaulding Clark
    • Jean King

    Places:

    • Scio Township


  • Life underground: Latino immigrants ..., by James Militzer, page 31
  • Keywords:

    • Human Interest
    • Immigrants
    • Hispanic Americans
    • Immigrants
    • Latinos
    • Hispanics
    • Latinos Unidos
    • Festival Latino


  • The light at the end of the tunnel: Six weeks with the Michigan Marching Band, by Jan Schlain, page 37
  • Keywords:

    • Music
    • University of Michigan - Students
    • University of Michigan Marching Band


  • Friend of Wildlife, by Penny Schreiber, page 45
  • Keywords:

    • Biography
    • Wildlife
    • Amara Foundation

    People:

    • Lori Bergemann

    Places:

    • Kenya
    • Africa


  • Desperate flight: Passenger pigeons in Ann Arbor [Then & Now], by Laura Bien, page 49
  • Keywords:

    • Birds
    • History
    • Hunting
    • Carrier Pigeons
    • Pigeons


  • Sadako: Japanese for beginners [Review], page 51
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Restaurants - Reviews

    Places:

    • Sadako


  • The Original Cottage Inn [Review], page 52
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Pizza

    Places:

    • The Original Cottage Inn
    • Cottage Inn


  • American Spoon Foods [Quick Bites], page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Ice Cream & Yogurt Parlors
    • Restaurants

    Places:

    • American Spoon Foods


  • Nick's Fresh Market [Quick Bites], page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Delivery Services
    • Food - Retail
    • Restaurants

    Places:

    • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital


  • The Taubmans exit Briarwood [Marketplace: Changes], page 55
  • Keywords:

    • Shopping Centers
    • Taubman Company
    • Mills Corporation

    People:

    • A. Alfred Taubman

    Places:

    • Briarwood Mall


  • The mall's theaters have a new lease on life [Marketplace: Changes], page 56
  • Keywords:

    • Movie Theaters
    • Food - Retail

    People:

    • Greg Urrutia [Owner]
    • Philip Urrutia [Owner]
    • Pierre Philippe [Owner]

    Places:

    • Briarwood Mall
    • Village Theater 7
    • Chez Pierre


  • Everyday Wines at Kerrytown [Marketplace: Changes], page 58
  • Keywords:

    • Beer & Wine - Retail
    • Beverages

    People:

    • Mary Campbell [Owner]

    Places:

    • Kerrytown
    • Everyday Wines


  • Mudpuddles [Marketplace: Changes], page 60
  • Keywords:

    • Toys & Games - Retail

    People:

    • Jan Benzinger [Owner]
    • Sharon Plumley [Owner]

    Places:

    • Kerrytown
    • Mudpuddles


  • Willson Flooring [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 60
  • Keywords:

    • Floor Coverings & Flooring
    • Carpets & Floor Coverings - Retail

    People:

    • Howard (Owner) Willson

    Places:

    • Willson Flooring


  • Little Porky's Pizza-n-More [Marketplace: Briefly Noted], page 62
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Pizza

    People:

    • Johnny Kurkowski [Owner]
    • Kevin Qasawadish [Owner]
    • Soamer Jamil [Owner]
    • Jerome Kamano [Owner]

    Places:

    • Little Porky's Pizza-n-More


  • Frank's Nursery & Crafts [Marketplace: Closings], page 62
  • Keywords:

    • Arts & Crafts - Retail
    • Florists & Garden Supplies
    • Business - Closings

    Places:

    • Franks Nursery & Crafts


  • Chi-Chi's [Marketplace: Closings], page 62
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Business - Closings

    Places:

    • Chi-Chi's
    • Chi Chi's


  • Follow-Up [Marketplace], page 62
  • Keywords:

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


  • Oz's drumming class [Kid Stuff], page 79
  • Keywords:

    • Music
    • Musical Instruments & Supples - Retail & Repair
    • Drums
    • Drumming

    People:

    • Steve Osburn

    Places:

    • Oz's Music Environment


  • The AASO's family concerts [Family Music], page 98
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra
    • Music


  • Kamrowski's last hurrah [Galleries], page 109
  • Keywords:

    • Art & Artists
    • Art Galleries

    People:

    • Gerome Kamrowski

    Places:

    • River Gallery (Chelsea)


  • September 2004 Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page 126
  • Keywords:

    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Houses - Cost of
    • Home Sales