Ann Arbor Observer, December 2010

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Ann Arbor Observer,
1976-current

Publisher: Ann Arbor Observer Company

Date: December 2010


The following articles appeared in the December 2010 issue of the Ann Arbor Observer:

  • Crimes of Opportunity [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Crime & Criminals

    Keywords:

    • Robberies
    • Schlanderer's Jewelry
    • Bank of America
    • Barnett Jones
    • Lake Trust Credit Union


  • Holiday Cheer [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Holidays
    • Beer & Wine - Retail

    Keywords:

    • Maher Jaboro
    • A&L Wine Castle
    • Matt Morgan
    • Morgan & York


  • Storm Water Art [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Ann Arbor - Budget
    • Art & Artists
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments, Agencies, etc.

    Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Public Art Commission
    • Herbert Dreiseitl
    • Margaret Parker
    • Kenneth Clein
    • Quinn Evans Architects


  • Homeless Smokers [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Homelessness
    • DeLonis Center
    • DeLonis Center

    Keywords:

    • Mike Austin
    • Smoking-cessation


  • Pimp My Cop Car [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Washtenaw County Government
    • Automobiles
    • Crime & Criminals
    • Washtenaw County Community College

    Keywords:

    • Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department
    • Derrick Jackson
    • Ray Yee
    • Custom Cars and Concepts
    • Drug forfeiture


  • Fox at the Co-op [UpFront], page 9
  • Subjects:

    • Food - Retail
    • Television
    • Humor

    Keywords:

    • People's Food Co-op
    • Fox News
    • Rick Snyder
    • Politics


  • Cities vs. Townships [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Subjects:

    • Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners
    • Lawsuits
    • Townships
    • Washtenaw County - Government

    Keywords:

    • Washtenaw County - Budget
    • Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department
    • Jerry Clayton
    • Police Services Steering Committee
    • Doug McMullen
    • Dave Archer
    • Superior Township
    • Bill McFarlane
    • Verna McDaniel
    • Leah Gunn
    • Barbara Bergman
    • Ypsilanti Township
    • Brenda Stumbo


  • Your Tax Dollars at Work [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11-12
  • Subjects:

    • United States - Departments & Agencies
    • University of Michigan - Budget & Finance
    • University of Michigan Medical Center
    • Ann Arbor - Departments, Agencies, etc.
    • Ann Arbor Transit Authority
    • Parks - Ann Arbor
    • Streets & Roads
    • Employment
    • Ann Arbor Public Schools

    Keywords:

    • ARRA
    • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
    • Institute for Social Research
    • Robert Allen
    • West Park
    • Blake Transit Center
    • Stadium Bridge
    • Great Lakes Science Center
    • Russ Strach
    • Altarum Institute
    • Merit Network
    • Center for Empowerment & Economic Development
    • Michelle Richards


  • Hollywood Workouts [Inside Ann Arbor], page 12-14
  • Subjects:

    • Fitness Studios
    • Actors

    Keywords:

    • Heather DuPuis
    • Vie Fitness and Spa
    • Clive Owen
    • Darlene Sosenko
    • Hilary Swank
    • David Schwimmer
    • Neve Campbell
    • Carsten Hohnke


  • Writing Title in a Time of Crisis [Inside Ann Arbor], page 15-16
  • Subjects:

    • Real Estate
    • Economic Conditions
    • Title Companies
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Mortgage Loans & Services

    Keywords:

    • Tom Richardson
    • Liberty Title
    • Michele Richardson
    • LandAmerica
    • Scott Broshar
    • Absolute Title
    • Christy Perros


  • AASO Bounces Back [Inside Ann Arbor], page 17
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra
    • Economic Conditions - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County
    • Nonprofits

    Keywords:

    • Detroit Symphony Orchestra
    • Mary Steffek-Blaske
    • Pfizer
    • Borders
    • Toyota
    • Campbell Industries
    • Arie Lipsky
    • Kim Eagle
    • Kathleen Grimes


  • Crime Map, page 19
  • Subjects:

    • Crime & Criminals
    • Ann Arbor Police Department


  • Pete Blanshard: Telephone Man [Ann Arborites], by Eve Silberman, page 21
  • Subjects:

    • Antiques & Collectibles
    • Biography

    Keywords:

    • Timeless Telephones
    • Crank Call Antique Telephones
    • Karl Lagler
    • Antelope Antiques
    • Vicki Blanshard
    • Barry Gordy


  • Storm Over Huron Hills, by Jan Schlain, page 23-27
  • Subjects:

    • Parks - Ann Arbor
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments, Agencies, etc.
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Golf Courses

    Keywords:

    • Huron Hills Golf Course
    • Miles of Golf
    • Paul L. Bancel
    • Ann Arbor Golf Association
    • Ann Arbor Golf
    • Ted Annis
    • Stephen Rapundalo
    • Tony Derezinksi
    • Herb Fowler Foundation of Huron Hills
    • Chris Mile
    • Doug Davis
    • Project Grow
    • Colin Smith
    • Golf Task Force
    • Parks Advisory Commission
    • Sumedh Bahl
    • Doug Kelly
    • Julie Grand
    • Ed Walsh
    • Mike Reid
    • Leslie Golf Course
    • Susan Morrison
    • Ann Arbor Parks Preservation Association


  • Mutually Beneficial, by Natalie Burg, page 29-31
  • Subjects:

    • Downtown Development Authority
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments, Agencies, etc.
    • Parking
    • Ann Arbor - Budget

    Keywords:

    • Mutually Beneficial Committee
    • Susan Pollay
    • Roger Hewitt
    • Christopher Taylor
    • Sue McCormick
    • Gary Boren
    • Rene Greff
    • Fred Beal
    • Rob Aldrich
    • Ed Shaffran
    • Steve Bean
    • Stephen Postema
    • John Hieftje
    • Ann Arbor District Library
    • Josie Parker


  • Poetry in Motion, by James Leonard, page 33-35
  • Subjects:

    • Automobiles - Repair & Maintenance
    • Economic Conditions - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County
    • Fundraisers

    Keywords:

    • Joe Meza
    • ArborMotion
    • Imports
    • James Snider
    • Barbara Wilson
    • Swedish Engineering
    • Tom O'Connor
    • James Bandkau
    • Tim Pott
    • Mark Newbound
    • Kyle Brodie
    • Barbara Niess-May
    • SafeHouse
    • Renstatt
    • John Sykes


  • Santa Conundrm: Our 2010 Holiday
    Gift Guide
    , by Tony McReynolds, page 37-45
  • Subjects:

    • Holidays
    • Gift Shops
    • Retail Trade

    Keywords:

    • Downtown Home & Garden
    • Moosejaw
    • Vault of Midnight
    • Four Directions
    • Schakolad Chocolate Factory
    • Organic Bliss
    • Perpetua
    • Adorn Me
    • Bead Gallery
    • Pangea
    • Princess Designs Jewelry & Gifts
    • Mudpuddles
    • Elephant Ears
    • Ann Arbor Spice Company
    • Hollander's Kitchen & Home
    • Orchid Lane
    • Poshh
    • Urban Outfitters
    • Van Boven
    • Bivouac
    • Safe Sex Shop
    • Smoka Hookah
    • YCI Clothing
    • Village Attic
    • Underground Printing
    • Middle Earth
    • Green Pawz
    • Colton Bay Outfitters
    • Casa de la Habana
    • Nicola's Books
    • Happy House Gifts
    • Rider's Hobby Shop
    • Everything Battery
    • Gji's Sweet Shoppe
    • Allstate Billiards & Patio Furniture
    • Dixboro General Store
    • Tree Town Toys
    • Tortoise & Hare
    • Crown House of Gifts
    • Midwest Bike & Tandem


  • Best of Friends: Jeff Daniels Wrights Again [Plays], by Sally Mitani, page 47
  • Subjects:

    • Theater - Reviews
    • Purple Rose Theater


  • Carolina Chocolate Drops: Reclamation Techniques [Stringband Music], by James M. Manheim, page 49
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews
    • The Ark


  • Simon Dybbroe Moller: The Mind of the Artist [Galleries], by Grant Mandarino, page 52
  • Subjects:

    • Art - Reviews
    • Galleries
    • University of Michigan - Museums

    Keywords:

    • UMMA


  • Thomas Lynch: All Seem Like Godsends Now [Poetry], by Keith Taylor, page 54
  • Subjects:

    • Poetry
    • Authors
    • Books

    Keywords:

    • Nicola's Books


  • University Symphony Orchestra: An Evening of British Music [Classical Music], by James Leonard, page 57
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews
    • University of Michigan - Students
    • Hill Auditorium


  • Lac La Belle: Fresh Wonders [Old-Time Music], by James M. Manheim, page 70
  • Subjects:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Nightclubs
    • The Ark

    Keywords:

    • Orpheum Bell


  • October 2010 Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page 78
  • Subjects:

    • Real Estate
    • Houses - Cost of


  • Passages on South U [Marketplace Changes], page 81
  • Subjects:

    • Retail Trade
    • Food - Retail
    • Beer & Wine - Retail
    • Bicycles - Sales & Service
    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Apartments

    Keywords:

    • Village Corner
    • Dick Scheer
    • Bill Loy
    • South University street
    • Campus Student Bike Shop
    • Off-campus housing
    • 601 Forest


  • Hail to the Newest Wolverine [Marketplace Changes], page 81-82
  • Subjects:

    • Breweries

    Keywords:

    • Wolverine State Brewing Company Brewer and Taproom
    • E.T. Crowe
    • Beer Wench
    • blogs
    • Matt Roy
    • Trevor Thrall
    • Oliver Roberts
    • Earl Roy
    • Big George's


  • Venezuela on Packard [Marketplace Changes], page 82
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants
    • Ethnic Food

    Keywords:

    • Elizabeth Marcano-Kennedy
    • Marcano's Takeout
    • Big Ten Burrito
    • Jefferson Market
    • Morgan & York


  • Nonpareil Shirt Company [Briefly Noted], page 82-83
  • Subjects:

    • Clothing - Retail

    Keywords:

    • Michelle Moenssen
    • Fiber Arts
    • Sewing Instruction


  • Exercise Warehouse [Briefly Noted], page 83
  • Subjects:

    • Exercise Equipment

    Keywords:

    • Danny Sherbin
    • Jackson Centre
    • Matt Miller


  • Frames Unlimited [Briefly Noted], page 83
  • Subjects:

    • Picture Framing
    • Retail Trade

    Keywords:

    • Maple Village
    • Village Kitchen
    • Mark Stoe


  • Earle: Anchor for the Ages [Restaurants], by M.B. Lewis, page 85
  • Subjects:

    • Restaurants - Reviews


  • Beyond Apples: Grazing the Farmer's Market [Restaurants], by Lee Lawrence, page 86-87
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor Farmers Market
    • Food - Retail

    Keywords:

    • Molly Notarianni
    • La Cake
    • Cecilia' Pastries
    • Thomas Organic Creamery
    • Snow's Sugarbush
    • Tasty Bakery
    • Kern Road Farm
    • Jenning Bros. Stone Ground Grains
    • Ernst Farm
    • Brinery
    • David Klingenberger
    • Tantre Farm
    • Harnois Farm
    • Zingerman's Creamery
    • Mill Pond
    • Four Corners Creamery
    • Pilar's Tamales
    • EAT
    • Helen Harding
    • Blake Reetz
    • Flint Crepe Company
    • Dayne Walling
    • Cafe Japon
    • Roos Roast


  • Bus Stop [My Town], by Laurel A. Starkey, page 88
  • Subjects:

    • Ann Arbor Transportation Authority
    • Mass Transit
    • Human Interest

    Keywords:

    • RideTrak
    • The Ride


  • Math of Dating [My Town], by Cheryl Blackwell, page 88-89
  • Subjects:

    • Dating Services
    • Computer-Based Services
    • Human Interest

    Keywords:

    • Internet
    • Online Dating Services
    • Yahoo
    • Match.com
    • eHarmony
    • Plenty of Fish
    • Craiglist
    • Quarter Bistro
    • Jefferson Market
    • Leopold Brothers


  • I Spy [Back Page], by Sally Bjork, page 91
  • Subjects:

    • Historic Buildings
    • Ann Arbor - History
    • Local History
    • Contests

    Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Buildings
    • University of Michigan - Museums
    • University of Michigan Museum of Art
    • Judy Steeh
    • Judi Taylor
    • Mark di Suvero
    • UMMA
    • Thomas Bletcher
    • Louisa Griffes
    • Sally Oey
    • Ayse's Cafe