Ann Arbor Observer, August 2014

Publisher: 
Ann Arbor Observer Company
Parent ID: 
Ann Arbor Observer
Month: 
August
Year: 
2014

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

  • Save or Spend [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Washtenaw County - Government
    • Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners
    • Taxation - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County
    • Washtenaw County - Budget
    • Social Services

    People:

    • Conan Smith
    • Verna McDaniel
    • Andy LaBarre


  • Instameet [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • World Wide Web
    • Downtown Ann Arbor
    • University of Michigan - Campus

    People:

    • Leigh Ann Koepp
    • Natalie Tabacchi
    • Megan Snow


  • Helping Hands [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Food Gatherers
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Social Services
    • Volunteers & Volunteering
    • Community Action Network
    • Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA)

    People:

    • Priya Khangura
    • Eileen Spring
    • Joan Doughty
    • Tyder Comstock
    • Alex Gossage


  • Fairy Gardeners [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Gardens & Gardening
    • Downtown Home and Garden
    • Bead Gallery

    People:

    • Jessica Yaeger
    • Elaine Anderson


  • Moving Up [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • International Samaritan
    • Donations
    • Pulte Homes Inc.
    • Nonprofits

    People:

    • Don Vettese
    • Bill Pulte
    • Karen Pulte

    Places:

    • 803 N Main


  • Restored Habitats [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley
    • Affordable Housing
    • Homelessness
    • Economic Conditions - Michigan
    • Foreclosures

    People:

    • Maggie Porter Kratz


  • Learning Curve [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11 -12
  • Keywords:

    • Traffic
    • Streets & Roads
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Washtenaw County Road Commission
    • Roundabouts
    • Accidents - Automobile

    People:

    • John Seto
    • Les Sipowski
    • Jamie Adkins


  • Feral Fish [Inside Ann Arbor], page 12
  • Keywords:

    • Parks - Ann Arbor
    • West Park
    • Allen Creek
    • Wildlife
    • Animal Control

    People:

    • Amy Kuras

    Places:

    • 215 Chapin St


  • Passing the Torch [Inside Ann Arbor], page 12 - 14
  • Keywords:

    • Local History
    • Historic Buildings
    • Architecture
    • Authors
    • Ann Arbor - History
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • A2 Modern

    People:

    • Susan Wineberg
    • Patrick McCauley
    • Marjorie Reade
    • Nancy Deromedi
    • George Brigham
    • Bob Metcalf


  • Looking Out for Monarchs [Outside], by Bob Feldman, Jorja Feldman , page 19
  • Keywords:

    • Nature
    • Wildlife
    • Conservation
    • Environment
    • Endangered Species
    • Leslie Science and Nature Center
    • Matthaei Botanical Gardens
    • Nichols Arborteum
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Land Preservation
    • Parks - Washtenaw County

    People:

    • David Clipner
    • Michael Palmer
    • Michael Hahn
    • Shawn Severance


  • Crime Map, page 21
  • Keywords:

    • Crime & Criminals
    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Statistics


  • Dave Lamkin: Teaching Teens to Drive [Ann Arborites], by Shelley Daily, page 23
  • Keywords:

    • Classes & Instruction
    • Drivers Education
    • All Star Driver Education
    • Ann Arbor Public Schools
    • Slauson Middle School

    People:

    • Dave Lamkin
    • Burton Lamkin
    • Sally Ann Lamkin
    • Linda Grieshaber
    • Lynn Suits-Lamkin

    Places:

    • 1011 S Main St


  • Easy Livin;: A Girlhood at Zukey Lake [My Town], by Val Lauder, page 25
  • Keywords:

    • Human Interest
    • Children
    • Recreation
    • Zukey Lake

    People:

    • Val Lauder


  • Keeping Peace: Old Friends Remember Rose Martin's Inspiration [My Town], by Mary Jean Babic, page 25 - 27
  • Keywords:

    • Social Services
    • Peace Neighborhood Center
    • Reunions
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus

    People:

    • Larry Wahlberg
    • Bonnie Billups
    • Nondi Orazi
    • Nancy Workman
    • Rose Martin


  • Four For Mayor, by James Leonard, page 29 - 30
  • Keywords:

    • Elections - Ann Arbor
    • Ann Arbor - Mayor
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Democratic Party
    • Ann Arbor - Budget
    • Public Safety
    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (AAATA)
    • Millages
    • Mass Transit
    • Ann Arbor District Library - Board of Trustees

    People:

    • John Heiftje
    • Sabre Briere
    • Christopher Taylor
    • Sally Hart Petersen
    • Steve Kunselman
    • Jane Lumm
    • Margie Teall
    • Chuck Warpehoski
    • Jack Eaton
    • Mike Anglin
    • Sumi Kailasapathy
    • Tony Derezinski
    • Jean Carlberg
    • Carsten Hohnke
    • Roger Hewitt
    • Maura Thompson
    • Dennis Dahlmann


  • Three Critical Council Races: Mayoral Ambitions Put Seats In Play, by James Leonard, page 33 -35
  • Keywords:

    • Elections - Ann Arbor
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Democratic Party
    • Courts - Federal
    • Laws & Legislation
    • Lawsuits
    • Road Construction
    • Streets & Roads
    • Millages
    • Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (AAATA)
    • Public Safety
    • Mass Transit
    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Ann Arbor District Library - Board of Trustees
    • Ann Arbor Parks Advisory Commission
    • University of Michigan - Students

    People:

    • Kirk Westphal
    • Nancy Kaplan
    • Sumi Kailasapathy
    • Don Adams
    • Bob Dascola
    • Julie Grand
    • Sam McMullen
    • John Heiftje
    • Leon Bryson
    • Graydon Krapohl
    • Chuck Warpehoski
    • Sally Hart Petersen
    • Jane Lumm
    • Rita Mitchell
    • Ann Schriber
    • Christopher Taylor
    • Tom Weider
    • Stephen Postema
    • Sam DeVarti


  • Backstage Drama: What Happened at the Performance Network Theatre?, by Davi Napoleon, page 37
  • Keywords:

    • Theater
    • Performance Network Theatre
    • Fundraising
    • Pfizer

    People:

    • Erin Sabo
    • David Wolber
    • Carla Milarch
    • Marissa Ann Kurtzhals
    • Keith Paul Medelis
    • Gene Dickirson
    • Dan Walker
    • John Manfredi
    • Suzi Regan
    • Joseph Zettelmaier
    • Annie Martin

    Places:

    • 120 E Huron St


  • No Confidence: WCC's Faculty Battle Its President, by James Leonard, page 39 - 41
  • Keywords:

    • Washtenaw Community College - Faculty & Staff
    • Washtenaw Community College - Board of Trustees
    • Washtenaw Community College - President
    • Labor Unions
    • Millages
    • Michigan Higher Learning Commission
    • Elections - Washtenaw County

    People:

    • Rosa Bellanca
    • Maryam Barrie
    • Julie Kissel
    • Mike Duff
    • Rich Landau
    • Steve Hardy
    • Stuart Blacklaw
    • Wendy Lawson
    • Jim Egan
    • Rosemary Wilson
    • Marty Showalter
    • Bryan Freeman
    • Ruth Hatcher
    • Anne M. Williams

    Places:

    • 4800 E Huron River Dr


  • What A Ride!, by Shelley Daily, page 43
  • Keywords:

    • Human Interest
    • Amusement Parks
    • Irvine Ondrey Engineering
    • Eastern Michigan University - Alumnus
    • Cedar Point

    People:

    • Anne Irvine
    • Brian Ondrey


  • Triple Delight: New Asian Place on Liberty - Tomukun Korean BBQ [Restaurant Reviews], by M. B. Lewis, page 45 -46
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Tomukun Korean BBQ
    • Art & Artists

    People:

    • David Zinn

    Places:

    • 505 E Liberty


  • Triple Delight: New Asian Place on Liberty - Slurping Turtle, by Lee Lawrence, page 46 - 48
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Slurping Turtle

    Places:

    • 608 E Liberty


  • Triple Delight: New Asian Place on Liberty - Ginger Deli, by Lee Lawrence, page 48
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Ginger Deli

    Places:

    • 303 S Division


  • Blank Slate Creamery: Summer From an Earlier Era [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 51
  • Keywords:

    • Ice Cream & Yogurt Parlors
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • University of Michigan Alumni Association

    People:

    • Janice Sigler
    • Chris Munson
    • Nate Nuttle
    • Jerry Sigler
    • Tanya Leonello

    Places:

    • 300 W Liberty


  • Mainstreet's Mezzevino: Dennis Serras Returns To His Roots [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 51 -52
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Mainstreet Ventures
    • Mezzevino Restaurant
    • Pretzel Bell
    • Champion House

    People:

    • Dennis Serras
    • Nikki Leibold
    • Ed Shaffran
    • Dexter Dakins

    Places:

    • 120 E Liberty


  • Mix's Wearable Art: From Ypsi to the Arcade [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani , page 52
  • Keywords:

    • Clothing - Retail
    • Art & Artists
    • Mix
    • Nickels Arcade

    People:

    • Leslie Leland
    • Bonnie Penet

    Places:

    • 2 Nickels Arcade


  • Nicola's Books [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 52
  • Keywords:

    • Bookstores
    • Nicola's Books
    • Schuler Books

    People:

    • Bill Fehsenfeld
    • Cecile Fehsenfeld
    • Nicole Rooney
    • Emily Stavrou

    Places:

    • 2513 Jackson Ave


  • Briarwood Mall [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 52 - 53
  • Keywords:

    • Briarwood Mall
    • Forever 21
    • Justice
    • Brothers
    • Bath and Bodyworks
    • Coldwater Creek
    • S2
    • Chimney Cakes

    People:

    • Denise Murray


  • Jersey Mike's [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Jersey Mike's Sub Shop
    • Restaurants
    • Franchises

    People:

    • Mike Wagner
    • Peter Shipman

    Places:

    • 2561 Jackson


  • Chela's and El Ranchito [In The Works], by Sally Mitani, page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Chela's Restaurant and Taquería
    • El Ranchito Restaurant

    People:

    • Adrian Iraola
    • Lori Iraola
    • Guillermo Lopez

    Places:

    • 693 S Maple Rd


  • La Belle Maison [In The Works] , by Sally Mitani, page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Home Furnishings
    • La Belle Maison
    • Bed & Butter
    • Rock Papers Scissors

    People:

    • Maureen Hawley
    • Lisa Roberts

    Places:

    • 333 S Main St


  • Big M Car Wash [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Big M Car Wash
    • Car Washes
    • Business - Closings

    People:

    • Chuck Gallup
    • Steve Scovel

    Places:

    • 2151 W Stadium Blvd


  • Closings [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Copernicus Restaurant
    • Mattress & Futon Shoppe

    People:

    • Teresa Chajec
    • Lee Lawrence

    Places:

    • 617 S Main St
    • 4563 Washtenaw Ave


  • That 1990s Spirit: Alejandra O'Leary and the Champions of the West [Alt-Rock], by Patrick Dunn, page 54
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Champions of the West (Musical Group)
    • Crazy Wisdom Tea Room

    People:

    • Alejandra O'Leary
    • Jimmy Sindelar
    • Jamie Church
    • Martin Maginity

    Places:

    • 114 S Main St,


  • Bill Morris: Motor City Burning [Fiction], by Keith Taylor, page 69
  • Keywords:

    • Books & Reading
    • Books - Reviews
    • Authors
    • Nicola's Books

    People:

    • Bill Morris

    Places:

    • 2513 Jackson Ave,


  • Barbara Morrison: A New Queen of Jazz and Blues [Singers], by Piotr Michalowski, page 72
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Kerrytown Concert House

    People:

    • Barbara Morrison
    • Tad Weed

    Places:

    • 415 N 4th Ave,


  • Louise Penny: Inspector Gamache's Odyssey [Whodunit], by Sandor Slomovits, page 75
  • Keywords:

    • Books - Reviews
    • Books & Reading
    • Authors
    • Washtenaw Community College
    • Aunt Agatha's Bookstore

    People:

    • Louise Penney
    • Robin Agnew


  • Dancing In the Streets: Callin' Out Around the World [Festivals], by Patti Smith, page 76
  • Keywords:

    • Fairs & Festivals
    • Ann Arbor Community of Traditional Music and Dance (AACTMAD)
    • Downtown Ann Arbor


  • June 2014 Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page 84
  • Keywords:

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


  • I Spy [Back Page], by Sally Bjork, page 87
  • Keywords:

    • Art & Artists
    • Sculpture
    • University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA)
    • Contests
    • Grizzly Peak Restaurant

    People:

    • Pam Sinclair
    • Michele Forbes
    • Todd Forbes
    • Noah Forbes
    • Levi Forbes
    • Emmet Forbes
    • Bob DeBona
    • Matthew DeBona
    • Jack DeBona
    • Erwin Binder
    • Christoper Alexander
    • Amy Thomas

    Places:

    • 525 S State St