Ann Arbor Observer, September 2014

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Ann Arbor Observer,
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Publisher: Ann Arbor Observer Company

Date: September 2014


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

  • Three and Out [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Elections - Michigan
    • Michigan Legislature
    • Democratic Party
    • Republican Party

    People:

    • Jeff Irwin
    • John Spisak
    • Dian Slavens
    • Rebekah Warren


  • (Not) A Burning Issue [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Fire Department
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Affion Consultants
    • Labor Unions

    People:

    • Chuck Hubbard
    • John Seto
    • Steve Powers
    • John Hieftje


  • Suck It Up [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Compost
    • Leaf Collection
    • Evergreen Lawn & Snow

    People:

    • Cory Benoit


  • Juuust Right [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Michigan Theater
    • Volunteers & Volunteering
    • State Theater
    • Hill Auditorium
    • Urban Outfitters

    People:

    • Karen Epstein
    • Russ Collins

    Places:

    • 603 E Liberty St


  • New Balance [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Elections - Ann Arbor
    • Democratic Party
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Ann Arbor - Mayor

    People:

    • Christopher Taylor
    • Sabra Briere
    • Steve Kunselman
    • Sally Hart Petersen
    • Bryan Kelly
    • John Hieftje
    • Lawrence Kestenbaum
    • Mike Anglin
    • Jack Eaton
    • Sumi Kailasapathy
    • Jane Lumm
    • Kirk Westphal
    • Julie Grand


  • Green Zone [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11 - 13
  • Keywords:

    • Medical Marijuana
    • Laws & Legislation
    • National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)
    • Courts - Michigan
    • Michigan Legislature
    • Gro Blue
    • Hydroponics
    • Medical Marijuana Dispensary

    People:

    • Matthew Abel
    • Dennis Hayes
    • Chuck Ream
    • Kriss Pullen


  • Stumping The Erudites [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13 - 15
  • Keywords:

    • Ford Motor Company
    • Statistics
    • Television Programs
    • Contests

    People:

    • Vasiliy Krivtsov


  • Real Music [Inside Ann Arbor], page 15 - 17
  • Keywords:

    • Musicians

    People:

    • Laith Al-Saadi
    • George Jones
    • Jeffrey Weber


  • Tree Watching [Outside], by Bob Feldman, Jorja Feldman, page 21
  • Keywords:

    • Trees
    • Nature
    • Recreation
    • Birds & Birding


  • Crime Map, page 23
  • Keywords:

    • Crime & Criminals
    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Statistics


  • Arie Lipsky: A Traveling Conductor Puts Down Roots [Ann Arborites], by Sandor Slomovits, page 25
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra
    • Conductors
    • Musicians

    People:

    • Arie Lipsky
    • Mary Steffek Blaske
    • Rachel Lipsky
    • Inbal Lipsky
    • Gilad Lipsky


  • Post-Party Politics: The Activist Coalition vs. the Back-to-Basics Caucus, by James Leonard, page 27 - 29
  • Keywords:

    • Elections - Ann Arbor
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Ann Arbor - Mayor
    • Democratic Party
    • Republican Party
    • Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners
    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Public Safety
    • Taxation - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County

    People:

    • Kirk Westphal
    • Chuck Gelman
    • Jane Lumm
    • Janis Bobrin
    • Jack Eaton
    • Mike Henry
    • John Hieftje
    • Stephen Rapundalo
    • Marcia Higgins
    • Lawrence Kestenbaum
    • Christopher Taylor
    • John Floyd
    • Conan Smith
    • Dave Parker
    • Margie Teall
    • Sumi Kailasapathy
    • Chuck Warpehoski
    • Mike Anglin
    • Bryan Kelly


  • The Trials Of U-M Football, by Craig Ross, page 31 - 35
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Athletics
    • Michigan Wolverines
    • Sports
    • Football
    • Coaches
    • Big Ten Conference

    People:

    • Rich Rodriguez
    • Brady Hoke
    • David Brandon
    • Devin Gardner
    • Al Borges
    • Lloyd Carr
    • Bo Schembechler
    • Gary Moeller
    • Denard Robinson
    • Fitz Touissant
    • Brian Cook
    • Taylor Lewan
    • Michael Schofield
    • Doug Nussmeier
    • Jeremy Gallon
    • Drew Dileo
    • Devin Funchess
    • Jehu Chesson
    • Amara Darboh
    • Greg Mattison
    • Jake Ryan
    • Desmond Morgan
    • James Ross
    • Ben Gedeon
    • Royce Jenkins-Stone
    • Willie Henry
    • Ondre Pipkins
    • Maurice Hurst
    • Matt Godin
    • Ryan Glasgow
    • Frank Clark
    • Mario Ojemudia
    • Taco Charlton
    • Tom Strobel
    • Chris Wormley
    • Brennan Beyer
    • Lamar Woodley
    • Alan Branch
    • Jarrod Wilson
    • Dymonte Thomas
    • Delano Hill
    • Jeremy Clark
    • Blake Countess
    • Jabrill Peppers
    • Charles Woodson
    • Marcus Ray
    • Andre Weathers


  • Shades of 1973: Mapping Ann Arbor's Hippie Era, by Dale DeVoss, page 37
  • Keywords:

    • Local History
    • Ann Arbor - History
    • Musicians
    • Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival
    • Rainbow People's Party
    • Mr. Flood's Party
    • Del Rio Bar
    • DeLong's BBQ
    • Star Lounge
    • Cracked Crab Restaurant
    • Round Table Restaurant
    • Fleetwood Diner
    • Blind Pig
    • Old Town Nightclub

    People:

    • John Sinclair
    • Chris Frayne
    • George Frayne
    • Joe Tiboni
    • Evelyn York


  • Damas: Syria In Exile [Restaurant Reviews], by Lee Lawrence, page 39
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Damas Restaurant
    • Woodland Plaza

    People:

    • Lamas Barawi
    • Jawad Seif
    • Riad Seif

    Places:

    • 2276 S Main


  • Old Carolina Barbecue Company: Folksy Franchise [Restaurant Reviews], by M. B. Lewis, page 39 - 41
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Old Carolina Barbeque Company
    • Cranbrook Village
    • Franchises
    • Mark's Carts

    Places:

    • 900 Eisenhower Pkwy


  • Table Talk, by Cindy Samoray, page 40
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Paesano Restaurant
    • Arborland
    • Bimbo's On The Hill
    • Bigalora
    • Zola Bistro
    • Arbor Hills Crossing

    People:

    • Mike Roddy
    • Bridget Roddy

    Places:

    • 411 Washtenaw Ave


  • Campus Renewal: New Eateries Welcome Students - Au Bon Pain [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 43
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • University of Michigan - Students
    • Au Bon Pain Cafe
    • University Club
    • Michigan Union

    People:

    • Laura Seagram
    • Tony Campeau

    Places:

    • 530 S State


  • Campus Renewal: New Eateries Welcome Students - Menna's [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 43
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Menna's Joint
    • White Market

    People:

    • Gus Brush
    • Hank Andres Jr.
    • Gary Adam

    Places:

    • 607 E William


  • Campus Renewal: New Eateries Welcome Students - Miya [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 43 - 44
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Miya Restaurant
    • Sushi.com Restaurant

    People:

    • Don Kim
    • Mi Hea

    Places:

    • 715 N University


  • Campus Renewal: New Eateries Welcome Students - Sweetwaters [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 44 - 45
  • Keywords:

    • Coffee Shops
    • Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea
    • Franchises
    • Green Bright Design Build

    People:

    • Lisa Bee
    • Wei Bee
    • Sheila Li
    • Roy Xu

    Places:

    • 604 E Liberty


  • Campus Renewal: New Eateries Welcome Students - Still More Places [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 45
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Salads Up
    • HopCat
    • Hunter House
    • Mezes Greek Grill
    • aMa Bistro
    • Grillcheezerie Sandwich Shoppe

    People:

    • Sam Roumanis
    • Nina Mistiu


  • iT Boutique Comes Downtown [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 45
  • Keywords:

    • Gift Shops
    • Chocolate House
    • Lovin' Spoonful
    • Ionnia Gifts
    • Art & Artists
    • Selo/Shevel

    People:

    • Nicki Wilson
    • Ilkim Erturk
    • Beth Wilson
    • Darren Brode
    • Jan Gjaltema
    • Paul Hickman
    • Signe Lawson
    • Sue Wedemeyer
    • Frank Wilson

    Places:

    • 33 S Main St


  • Fireside Cafe [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 45 - 47
  • Keywords:

    • Fireside Cafe
    • Commons Cafe
    • Business - Closings
    • Pierpont Commons
    • University of Michigan - Campus
    • Beanster's Cafe
    • Panda Express
    • Quiznos
    • Leonardo's
    • Ahmo's
    • Jamaican Jerk Pit
    • Earthen Jar

    People:

    • Laura Seagram
    • Rachel Limb

    Places:

    • 2101 Bonisteel Blvd


  • Dancer's Boutique, Little Seedlings [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Scio Town Center
    • Boulevard Plaza
    • Dancer's Boutique
    • Little Seedlings
    • Diaper Services

    People:

    • Michelle Kulcsar
    • Roxanne Blaess
    • Sarah Martens

    Places:

    • 355 S Zeeb
    • 2121 W Stadium Blvd


  • Ann Arbor Running Company [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Running Company
    • Sporting Goods - Retail
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Running Fit

    People:

    • Nick Stanko
    • Ian Forsyth
    • Randy Step
    • Steve Angerman

    Places:

    • 2755 Oak Valley Dr


  • Stadium Store Inc. (Marahton) [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Gas Stations
    • Vacuums
    • Toys & Games - Retail

    People:

    • Zeke Kaji

    Places:

    • 2445 W Stadium Blvd


  • Fourth Ave Birkenstock [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 47 - 49
  • Keywords:

    • Shoes - Retail & Repair
    • 4th Ave Birkenstock
    • Clothing - Retail
    • Water Hill Music Festival

    People:

    • Claire Tinkerhess
    • Paul Tinkerhess
    • Helaine Hunscher

    Places:

    • 209 N Fourth Ave


  • Downtown Home and Garden [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 49
  • Keywords:

    • Downtown Home and Garden
    • Clothing - Retail
    • Top of the Lamp
    • Crown House of Gifts

    People:

    • Mark Hodesh


  • In The Works [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 49
  • Keywords:

    • All About Blue
    • Business - Closings
    • Verbena
    • Middle Kingdom Restaurant

    People:

    • Kate Duerksen
    • Ilkim Erturk


  • Closings [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 49
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Quiznos

    People:

    • Chris Hutton

    Places:

    • 3584 Plymouth Rd


  • The Crane Wives: Further Than Folk [Folk-Rock], by Patrick Dunn, page 50
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Crane Wives (Musical Group)
    • The Ark

    People:

    • Emilee Petersmark
    • Kate Pillsbury
    • Tom Gunnels
    • Dan Rickabus
    • Ben Zito

    Places:

    • 316 S Main St


  • Mandolin Orange: Classic American Style [Americana], by James M. Manheim, page 59
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Mandolin Orange (Musical Group)
    • The Ark

    People:

    • Emily Frantz
    • Andrew Marlin

    Places:

    • 316 S Main St


  • Sarah Jarosz - Wunderkind [Acoustic Music], by Sandor Slomovits, page 61
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • The Ark

    People:

    • Sarah Jarosz

    Places:

    • 316 S Main St


  • An Evening of Beethoven: Two Fifths and an Overture [Symphony Orchestra], by Arwulf Arwulf, page 67
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra
    • Hill Auditorium

    People:

    • Arie Lipsky
    • Andre Watts

    Places:

    • 825 N University Ave


  • The Many Flavors of the Jazz Guitar: Mary Halvorson, Michele Ramo, and Howard Alden [Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 68
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Kerrytown Concert House

    People:

    • Mary Halvorson
    • Michele Ramo
    • Howard Alden
    • Michael Formanek
    • Tomas Fujiwara
    • Jessica Pavone

    Places:

    • 415 N 4th Ave


  • Chad Harbach: Making It Look Easy [Fiction], by Michael Betzold, page 75
  • Keywords:

    • Books - Reviews
    • Authors
    • University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA)

    People:

    • Chad Harbach

    Places:

    • 525 S State St


  • Old West Side Home Tour: The Seinfeld of Historic Neighborhoods [Tours], by Sally Mitani, page 79
  • Keywords:

    • Old West Side Association
    • Tours
    • Historic Buildings
    • Neighborhoods
    • Local History
    • St. Paul Lutheran Church
    • Blank Slate Creamery


  • Lolita Hernandez: Another World in the D [Short Stories], by Keith Taylor, page 83
  • Keywords:

    • Books - Reviews
    • Authors
    • University of Michigan - Residential College

    People:

    • Lolita Hernandez

    Places:

    • 701 E University


  • July 2014 Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page 92
  • Keywords:

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


  • I Spy [Back Page], by Sally Bjork, page 95
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Campus
    • Sculpture
    • Contests
    • Common Grill

    People:

    • Johanna Grum
    • David Karl
    • Jim Dine
    • Dave Bicknell
    • Lisa Vogel
    • Michele Forbes
    • Duane Keahl