Ann Arbor Observer, May 2014

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Ann Arbor Observer,
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Publisher: Ann Arbor Observer Company

Date: May 2014


The following articles appeared in the May 2014 issue of the Ann Arbor Observer:

  • Obama Care [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • United States - President
    • University of Michigan
    • Speeches
    • Salaries & Wages
    • Laws & Legislation
    • University of Michigan Intramural Building
    • University of Michigan Canham Natatorium

    People:

    • Barack Obama

    Places:

    • 606 E Hoover Ave


  • Never A Bystander [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Documentaries
    • Film Festivals
    • Michigan Theatre
    • Jewish Film Festival
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Holocaust
    • Awards Honors Prizes
    • Wallenberg Medal

    People:

    • Evelyn Neuhaus
    • Irene Butter

    Places:

    • 603 E Liberty St


  • N. Main Catch-22 [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Parks - Ann Arbor
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Bandemer Park
    • Argo Park
    • Streets & Roads
    • Pedestrians
    • Recreation
    • Ann Arbor - Budget
    • Border-to-Border Trail
    • Railroads

    People:

    • Mike Nearing
    • Jessie Rogers


  • Guest of Honor [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Musicians
    • Nightclubs
    • Ravens Club
    • Heather Black Project (Musical Group)
    • Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
    • Concerts
    • University Musical Society

    People:

    • Heather Schwartz
    • Wynton Marsalis
    • Marcus Belgrave
    • Ali Jackson
    • Dan Nimmer
    • Josef Deas
    • Ingrid Racine

    Places:

    • 207 S Main St


  • Grace In Ann Arbor [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Drama Season
    • Theater
    • Plays
    • Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
    • Films
    • Theater - Reviews

    People:

    • Grace Kelly
    • Grace Shackman
    • Ted Heusel
    • Charlton Heston
    • E. G. Marshall


  • Miller's New Look [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Streets & Roads
    • Pedestrians
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Road Construction
    • Sewers & Sewage
    • Hoffman Brothers Contractors

    People:

    • Mary Ann Wattles
    • Kevin Clark
    • David Dykman
    • Susan Bryan


  • Pensions Get a B+ [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13 - 14
  • Keywords:

    • Pensions
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Ann Arbor - Budget
    • Retirement
    • Investments
    • Washtenaw County - Government
    • Taxation - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County

    People:

    • Nancy Walker
    • Steve Powers
    • Larry Langer


  • Deconstruction [Inside Ann Arbor], page 17 - 18
  • Keywords:

    • Building & Construction
    • Demolitions
    • Recycling
    • Restaurants
    • Architects
    • Ann Arbor Fire Department
    • Materials Unlimited
    • GreenStreet Tree Care
    • Urban Ashes Picture Frame
    • Architectural Salvage Warehouse
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Salads Up

    People:

    • Gail Solway
    • Brad Angelini
    • Theresa Angelini
    • Linda Keen
    • Paul Hickman
    • Chris Rutherford


  • Goldfinches in Spring: Gold In the Backyard [Outside], by Bob Feldman, Jorja Feldman, page 21
  • Keywords:

    • Nature
    • Birds & Birding
    • Parks - Washtenaw County
    • County Farm Park
    • Matthaei Botanical Gardens


  • Crossing the Rainbow Bridge: Healing Through Our Pets [My Town], by Julie Stotlar, page 23 - 24
  • Keywords:

    • Pets
    • Health
    • Bereavement
    • Paws With A Cause
    • Children

    People:

    • Nathan Stotlar
    • Jackie Stotlar
    • Lauren Stotlar


  • Lost In Lakewood: My Search for Beaver Cleaver [My Town], by Matt Phillips, page 24
  • Keywords:

    • Streets & Roads
    • Neighborhoods
    • Lakewood Subdivision
    • Television Programs


  • Life at Panera: Coffee Shop Kindness [My Town], by Mary Rexer-Bluhm, page 24 - 25
  • Keywords:

    • Panera Bread
    • Restaurants
    • Homelessness
    • GameStop
    • Human Interest

    Places:

    • 3205 Washtenaw Ave


  • Crime Map, page 27
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Crime & Criminals
    • Statistics


  • Latania Fair: Alpha House's Troubleshooter [Ann Arborites], by Shelley Daily, page 29
  • Keywords:

    • Alpha House
    • Social Services
    • Homelessness
    • Interfaith Hospitality Network
    • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
    • Shelters
    • Nonprofits
    • Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County
    • Volunteers & Volunteering

    People:

    • Latania Fair
    • Julie Steiner
    • Larry Siden

    Places:

    • 4290 Jackson Rd


  • What Price Transit?, by James Leonard, page 31 - 35
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (AAATA)
    • Mass Transit
    • Millages
    • Taxation - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County
    • Ecology Center
    • Ann Arbor - Mayor
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners
    • University of Michigan
    • Eastern Michigan University
    • Washtenaw Community College
    • Ann Arbor Ypsilanti Regional Chamber of Commerce
    • Michigan Suburban Alliance
    • Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living
    • Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice
    • Ann Arbor District Library
    • Handicapped
    • Menlo Innovations
    • Local Government

    People:

    • Michael Ford
    • Mike Garfield
    • John Hieftje
    • Ted Annis
    • Kathy Griswold
    • Don Salberg
    • Libby Hunter
    • Mary Stasiak
    • Carolyn Grawi
    • Lloyd Shelton
    • Chuck Warpehoski
    • Rich Sheridan
    • Bob Guenzel
    • Paul Schrieber
    • Brenda Stumbo
    • Michael Ford
    • Andy LaBarre
    • Larry Krieg


  • The Faculty Strike Back: Are U-M Administrators Overpaid? , by Eve Silberman, John Hilton, page 37 - 39
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Administration
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Salaries & Wages
    • University of Michigan - Board of Regents
    • Tuition
    • University of Michigan - Budget & Finance
    • Accenture

    People:

    • Juan Cole
    • Ivette Perfecto
    • Dario Gaggio
    • Rowan Miranda
    • Tim Slottow
    • Fawwaz Ulaby
    • Mike Morris
    • Mary Sue Coleman
    • Phil Hanlon
    • Larry Deitch
    • Rich Fitzgerald
    • Terry McDonald
    • Cynthia Wilbanks
    • Martha Pollack
    • Andrea Fischer


  • Sue Thy Neighbor: How a Shortcut To The Arb Triggered a Costly Legal Battle, by Julie Halpert, page 41 - 43
  • Keywords:

    • Neighborhoods
    • University of Michigan - Campus
    • Nichols Arboretum
    • Lawsuits
    • Land Use
    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Building & Construction
    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Courts - Washtenaw County
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff

    People:

    • Nicholas Delbanco
    • Barbara Hilbert
    • Raven McCrory
    • Scott Munzel
    • Benjamin Conrad
    • Margaret Huddy
    • Andrew Franklin Smith
    • Mark Moyad
    • Mia Moyad
    • James Sweetnam
    • Elizabeth Sweetnam
    • Jane Hassinger
    • Susan Karp
    • Bill Berkowitz
    • Zaire Dinzy-Flores
    • Eunice Burns
    • Carolyn Lepard
    • Brent Ericson
    • Wendy Walker-Dyes
    • David Swartz
    • William Miller
    • Michael Krassa


  • The Honesty Policy, by David Alexander, page 45 - 49
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan Medical Center
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Lawsuits
    • University of Michigan Health System
    • Health Care
    • Physicians & Surgeons
    • Medical Malpractice
    • Statistics

    People:

    • Rick Boothman
    • Wendy Levinson
    • Peter Davis
    • Daniel Hayes
    • Norm Tucker
    • Vickie Patterson
    • Douglas Smith
    • Claudia Megaro
    • Michelle Mello


  • Bigalora: Washtenaw Retreat [Restaurant Reviews], by Lee Lawrence, page 51
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Bigalora
    • Arbor Hills Crossing

    People:

    • Luciano DelSignore

    Places:

    • 3050 Washtenaw Ave


  • From Florida to South U: BurgerFi and World of Beer [Restaurant Reviews], by M. B. Lewis, page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • BurgerFi
    • World of Beer
    • Franchises
    • Beer & Wine - Retail

    Places:

    • 1235 S University
    • 1300 S University


  • Location, Location: Knight's Moves Inward, Seva Moves Outward [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 57
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Knight's Restaurant
    • Seva Restaurant
    • Borders
    • Momus Design
    • Ruth's Chris Restaurant
    • Remodeling & Renovation
    • Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
    • Westgate Shopping Center

    People:

    • Dan Sutter
    • Susie Sutter
    • Don Knight
    • Maren Jackson
    • Jeff Jackson
    • Aikia Lahti
    • Lupe Miranda
    • Steve Bellock
    • George N'Namdi

    Places:

    • 600 E Libert
    • 2541 Jackson Ave


  • Crocs Are Boring: Dear Golden's Classy Curated Vintage [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 59
  • Keywords:

    • Clothing - Retail
    • Dear Golden
    • Jewelry - Retail & Custom Design
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus

    People:

    • Laura Naimola
    • Michele Longo
    • Chad Pratt

    Places:

    • 211 S Fourth Ave


  • Mark's Carts [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 59 - 60
  • Keywords:

    • Food - Carryout & Delivery
    • Mark's Carts
    • Simply Spanish
    • Xdelica
    • Great Grilled Sandwiches
    • Old Carolina Barbecue
    • Mighty Good Coffee
    • San Street
    • El Manantial
    • Hut K

    People:

    • Mark Hodesh
    • Xavi Vitta
    • Sean Zhang
    • Leann Zhang

    Places:

    • 211 W Washington


  • Old Carolina Barbecue Company [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 60
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Old Carolina Barbecue Company
    • Franchises
    • Cranbrook Village Shopping Center

    People:

    • Nick Ferris

    Places:

    • 980 Eisenhower Pkwy


  • Life Is Good Genuine Neighborhood Shoppe [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 60
  • Keywords:

    • Clothing - Retail
    • Life Is Good Genuine Neighborhood Shoppe
    • Seyfried Jewelers
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus

    People:

    • Lisa Zahra
    • Mark Messmore
    • Bert Jacobs
    • John Jacobs

    Places:

    • 304 S Main


  • Little Seedling [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 61
  • Keywords:

    • Little Seedling
    • Boulevard Plaza Shopping Center
    • Goldfish Swim School
    • Clothing - Retail
    • Toys & Games - Retail
    • Baby Accessories & Furnishings - Retail

    People:

    • Molly Ging

    Places:

    • 2121 W Stadium Blvd


  • Red Shoes and Graphic Art Wholesalers [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 61 - 63
  • Keywords:

    • Arts & Crafts
    • Red Shoe
    • Home Furnishings
    • Cancer
    • Graphic Art Wholesalers

    People:

    • Catherine Thursby
    • McCabe Ash

    Places:

    • 224 S Main
    • 332 S Ashley St


  • Cloverleaf [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 63
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Cloverleaf Restaurant
    • Deaths
    • Northside Grill

    People:

    • Nick Stamadianos
    • George Stamadianos
    • Pat Stamadianos
    • Sue Sabo

    Places:

    • 201 E Liberty


  • In The Works [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 63
  • Keywords:

    • Blimpy Burger
    • Eastern Flame
    • Restaurants
    • Jerusalem Gardens
    • Seva Restaurant
    • Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase
    • Remodeling & Renovation

    People:

    • Rich Magner
    • Ali Ramlawi

    Places:

    • 304 S Ashley St
    • 314 E Liberty


  • Closings [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 63
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Greenback Dollar Store
    • RJ's Coney Island
    • Hommus Express
    • Office Max
    • Gordon Food Service (GFS)

    People:

    • Malcolm Gin
    • Lee Hanna
    • Said Namari
    • Brian Levine


  • Blues In The City: Alive and Well [Blues], by James M. Manheim, page 64
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Mash Bar
    • Nightclubs
    • Bluescasters (Musical Group)
    • Blues Revolution (Musical Group)
    • Terraplanes (Musical Group)

    People:

    • Kerry Adams
    • Chris Canas

    Places:

    • 211 E Washington St


  • Lovers, Liars, and Lunatics: Purple Rose's Spring Comedy Festival [Theater], by Keith Taylor, page 71
  • Keywords:

    • Comedy
    • Theater - Reviews
    • Purple Rose Theatre
    • Plays

    People:

    • Jeff Daniels
    • Kirsten Knisley
    • David MacGregor
    • Michelle Mountain
    • Carey Crim

    Places:

    • 137 Park St Chelsea


  • Bruce Mills: Autism, Language, and Family [Memoir], by Keith Taylor, page 76
  • Keywords:

    • Books & Authors
    • Autism
    • Literati Bookstore

    People:

    • Bruce Mills
    • Jacob Mills

    Places:

    • 124 E Washington St


  • The Collages of Brenda Miller Slomovits: Impassioned Observations [Galleries], by Stephanie Douglass, page 79
  • Keywords:

    • Art - Reviews
    • Jewish Community Center
    • Art & Artists
    • Galleries
    • Exhibitions

    People:

    • Brenda Miller Slomovits

    Places:

    • 2935 Birch Hollow Dr


  • Style Beyond Style: Drummer Tom Rainey & Saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock [Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 85
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Kerrytown Concert House
    • Concerts

    People:

    • Tom Rainey
    • Ingrid Laubrock

    Places:

    • 415 N 4th Ave


  • TechTwilight: Nerdlicious Fun [Festivals], by Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, page 86
  • Keywords:

    • Children
    • Museums
    • Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
    • Fairs & Festivals

    Places:

    • 220 E Ann St


  • A Winter's Journey: Baritone Jesse Blumberg & Pianist Martin Katz [Classical Music], by Arwulf Arwulf, page 89
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Kerrytown Concert House

    People:

    • Jesse Blumberg
    • Martin Katz

    Places:

    • 415 N 4th Ave


  • The Howlin' Brothers: Hot Time In the Old Town [Music], by James M. Manheim, page 95
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • The Ark

    Places:

    • 316 S Main St


  • March 2014 Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page
  • Keywords:

    • Real Estate - Ann Arbor
    • Houses - Cost of
    • Statistics


  • I Spy [Back Page], by Sally Bjork, page 107
  • Keywords:

    • Local History
    • Demolitions
    • University of Michigan - Buildings
    • University of Michigan Museum of Natural History
    • Contests
    • Seva

    People:

    • Michael McGraw
    • Tom Jameson
    • Lyn Latta Sleator