Ann Arbor Observer, March 2015

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Ann Arbor Observer,
1976-current

Publisher: Ann Arbor Observer Company

Date: March 2015


The following articles appeared in the March 2015 issue of the Ann Arbor Observer:

  • Homeless Count [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Homelessness
    • Statistics
    • Washtenaw Housing Alliance
    • Delonis Center
    • Affordable Housing
    • Washtenaw County - Government

    People:

    • Amanda Carlisle
    • John Stacey


  • Newspaper Rebound [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Newspapers
    • Washtenaw News

    People:

    • Nick Genova


  • Kroger's Secret [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Stadium Pharmacy
    • Hometown Pharmacy
    • Village Apothecary
    • Village Pharmacy II
    • Pharmacies
    • Kroger Co.

    People:

    • Xavier Tato
    • Brent DesArmo
    • Ken McClure


  • Historic Birds [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Libraries
    • Bentley Historical Library
    • Wildlife
    • Birds & Birding

    Places:

    • 1150 Beal Ave


  • The New Northside [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Public Schools
    • Northside Elementary School
    • Ann Arbor STEAM @ Northside
    • Remodeling & Renovation
    • Ann Arbor Board of Education
    • Ann Arbor Education Association

    People:

    • Linda Carter
    • Monica Harrold
    • Jeanice Swift
    • Rachel Van Dyke
    • Nina Klein
    • Don Adams
    • Liz Margolis
    • Fred Klein
    • Cynthia Bostwick

    Places:

    • 912 Barton Dr


  • Power Shortage [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13 - 14
  • Keywords:

    • Alternative Energy
    • Automobiles
    • Energy Conservation
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Ann Arbor - Budget
    • Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority
    • Parking Structures
    • Ecology Center
    • DTE Energy
    • Mass Transit
    • University of Michigan
    • Zipcar

    People:

    • Dave Konkle
    • Matt Naud
    • Susan Pollay
    • Charles Griffith
    • Nancy Shore
    • Grant Winston


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

    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Ann Arbor - City Ordinances
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Humane Society of Huron Valley
    • Pets
    • Animal Control

    People:

    • Jackie Beaudry
    • Dena Waddell
    • Jane Lumm


  • What's A View Worth? [Inside Ann Arbor], page 19 -20
  • Keywords:

    • Building & Construction
    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Hotels & Motels
    • One North Main
    • Residence Inn by Marriott
    • Sloan Plaza
    • Reinhart Realtors
    • University of Michigan - Camput

    People:

    • Stephen Ranzini
    • Lisa Marie Ranzini
    • Elizabeth Brien
    • Nancy Bishop
    • Peter Allen


  • Skating at Buhr: There's Still Time To Hit The Outdoor Ice [Outside], by Bob Feldman, Jorja Feldman, page 23
  • Keywords:

    • Recreation
    • Ice Skating
    • Parks - Ann Arbor
    • Buhr Park

    People:

    • Jason Nealis

    Places:

    • 2751 Packard Rd


  • Crime Map, page 25
  • Keywords:

    • Crime & Criminals
    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Statistics


  • Art French: Keeper of the Ann Arbor Car [Ann Arborites], by Shelley Daily, page 27
  • Keywords:

    • Antiques & Collectiibles
    • Automotive Manufacturing
    • Local History
    • Huron River Manufacturing Co.
    • French Insurance
    • Schwaben Verein
    • Aprill Agency

    People:

    • Art French
    • Kathy French
    • John Jarvis
    • Wally Jarvis
    • Chandler French


  • The Collector: DanWalters' Life In Cars [My Town], by Jan Schlain, page 28
  • Keywords:

    • Antiques & Collectibles
    • Automobiles
    • Grapp & Reeds Gas Station
    • Tuomy Hills Gas Station
    • Casey's Tavern
    • Bank of Ann Arbor
    • Ross-Beakes Collision

    People:

    • Dan Walters
    • Bill Martin
    • John Henderson
    • Gary Ross


  • Treasury Department: Don't Hang Up the Phone [My Town], by W.R.D., page 29
  • Keywords:

    • Crime & Criminals
    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Consumer Fraud
    • Internal Revenue Services


  • Glencoe Hills [Then & Now], by Kim Elsifor, John Hilton, page 31
  • Keywords:

    • Local History
    • Apartments
    • Historic Buildings
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus

    People:

    • James McDonald
    • Christine Jewell


  • Closing the Frontier: The Sale of the Nixon Farm, by James Leonard , page 33 - 35
  • Keywords:

    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Farms & Farming
    • Local History
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Toll Brothers
    • Annexations
    • Ann Arbor Township
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Ann Arbor City Planning Commission
    • Sewers & Sewage
    • Traffic Control
    • Ann Arbor Northeast Alliance
    • Wetlands

    People:

    • Don Nixon
    • Betty Nixon Spurway
    • Lewis Nixon
    • Harold Spurway
    • Adam Bleznak
    • Alexis DiLeo
    • Mike Moran
    • Sabre Briere
    • Kirk Westphal
    • Jane Lumm
    • Sumi Kailasapathy
    • Wendy Rampson
    • Jeff Kahan
    • Ward Bissell
    • Sheila Jensen


  • Five Stories of Overcoming Addictions: The Elephant Under the Rug, by Cynthia Furlong Reynolds, page 37 -39
  • Keywords:

    • Drug Abuse
    • Alcoholism
    • Addiction Services
    • Dawn Farm
    • Alcoholics Anonymous
    • Blues Traveler (Musical Group)
    • Growth Works Inc.
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Drug Dealers
    • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital

    People:

    • Ron Harrison
    • Jim Balmer
    • Dale Yagiela
    • Ben Wilson


  • Taken For a Ride, by James Leonard, page 41 - 43
  • Keywords:

    • Taxicabs
    • Uber
    • Computers - Applications & Software
    • Bars
    • Nightclubs
    • \aut\ Bar
    • Blue Cab Co.
    • Ann Arbor Yellow Car Service
    • Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (AAATA)
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Select Ride Paratransit
    • Arbor Limousine
    • Amazing Blue Taxi
    • Laws & Legislation
    • Insurance - Automobile

    People:

    • Keith Orr
    • Steve Kunselman
    • Christopher Taylor
    • Michael White
    • Sumi Kailasapathy
    • Mike Anglin
    • Dave Reid
    • Rick Clark
    • Tom Crawford


  • Downtown Hounds: Working Like a Dog in Ann Arbor, by Anita LeBlanc, page 45
  • Keywords:

    • Pets
    • Downtown Ann Arbor
    • Peaceable Kingdom
    • Abracadabra
    • Vogel's Lock & Safe
    • Dogma Catmantoo
    • Heavenly Metal
    • Courthouse Square
    • Mallek's Service Station

    People:

    • Carol Lopez
    • Katherine Lesse
    • Mariah Burton
    • Sheila Dietz
    • Denise Vogel
    • Robert Vogel
    • Jeff Marshall
    • Pam Behjatnia
    • Vicki Honeyman
    • Jerry Foster
    • Alan Richardson
    • Lucy Ann Lance


  • Zoup!: Hot Spot [Restaurant Reviews], by M. B. Lewis, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Zoup!
    • Franchises

    Places:

    • 2619 Plymouth Rd


  • Salads UP: Feeling Virtuous [Restaurant Reviews], by M. B. Lewis, page 47 - 49
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Salads UP

    Places:

    • 611 E Liberty St


  • Brillig Dry Bar [Table Talk], by Anita LeBlanc, page 49
  • Keywords:

    • Brillig Dry Bar
    • Mighty Good Coffee Roasting Company

    People:

    • Nic Simm
    • David Myers

    Places:

    • 217 N Main


  • Beer Grotto: A Craft Beer Bar for Grownups [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 51
  • Keywords:

    • Bars
    • Breweries
    • Beer Grotto
    • Grizzly Peak Brewing Company
    • Ann Arbor Brewing Company
    • World of Beer
    • Ashley's
    • Hop Cat
    • Bill's Beer Garden
    • Fleetwood Diner
    • Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger
    • Bar Louie
    • Blank Slate Creamery
    • Argus Farm Stop

    People:

    • Jaime Reichard
    • Jake VanAtta
    • Lisa Manno
    • Sam Short

    Places:

    • 303 S Ashley


  • Veganism for Everyone: A Second Lunch Room Opens, by Sally Mitani, page 51 - 53
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Huron Towers
    • Kerrytown
    • Lunch Room Cafe & Bakery
    • Lunch Room Restaurant & Bar

    People:

    • Phillis Engelbert
    • Joel Panozzo
    • Melissa Allen
    • Maurenn Perrault
    • Ellen Koselka
    • Catrin Koselka
    • Daniel Koselka
    • Suzanne Devine
    • Elizabeth Koselka

    Places:

    • 2200 Fuller Ct


  • Pita King [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 53 - 54
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Pita King
    • Lamp Post Plaza
    • King's Keyboard
    • Star's Cafe

    People:

    • Moe Shalabi
    • Fidaa Shalabi
    • Intisar Shalabi
    • Jalal Shalabi

    Places:

    • 2412 E Stadium Blvd


  • Sweetology [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 54
  • Keywords:

    • MoMo Tea
    • Sweetology
    • Restaurants

    People:

    • Irene Zhang
    • Aaron Li

    Places:

    • 1213 S University


  • AutoZone [In The Works], by Sally Mitani, page 54
  • Keywords:

    • Automobiles - Parts & Supplies
    • S-G Parts of Ann Arbor
    • Viking Auto Parts
    • Boyer Auto Parts
    • Auto-Wares
    • Big M Car Wash
    • AutoZone Auto Supply
    • O'Reilly Auto Parts
    • Gallup Properties
    • Carquest
    • Loveland Auto Supply

    People:

    • Bruce Bertram
    • Bill Hueter
    • Doug Ziesmer
    • Doug Aikenhead
    • Charles Gallup


  • Closings [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 54
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Brookstone
    • RadioShack
    • Briarwood Mall
    • YCI Clothing
    • South University Merchants Association

    People:

    • Stephanie Hensel
    • Maggie Ladd
    • Sabrina Hirachian


  • Cold Tone Harvest: Tranquil Yet Powerful [Acoustic Pop-Folk], by Chris Berggren, page 64
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Cold Tone Harvest (Musical Group)
    • Crazy Wisdom Tea Room

    People:

    • Andrew Sigworth
    • Ozzie Andrews
    • Brian Williams
    • Michael Bush
    • Angela Sheppard

    Places:

    • 114 S Main St


  • Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn: Diverse and Extraordinary [Two Banjos], by Sando Slomovits, Emily Slomovits, page 69
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Power Center for the Performing Arts

    People:

    • Bela Fleck
    • Abigail Washburn
    • Juno Fleck

    Places:

    • 121 Fletcher St


  • Steel Magnolias: Not the Major Motion Picture [Theater], by Sally Mitani, page 71
  • Keywords:

    • Theater - Reviews
    • Purple Rose Theatre

    People:

    • Guy Sanville

    Places:

    • 137 Park St Chelsea


  • Death Dogs: The Jackal Gods of Ancient Egypt [Gallery Review], by Stephanie Douglass, page 77
  • Keywords:

    • Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
    • Exhibitions

    Places:

    • 434 S State St


  • Martin Espada: More Like the World [Poetry], by Keith Taylor, page 83
  • Keywords:

    • Poetry
    • University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA)

    People:

    • Martin Espada

    Places:

    • 525 S State St


  • Scott Beal: Chicken Soup for the Lesbian Nun Soul, by Sally Mitani, page 85
  • Keywords:

    • Poetry
    • Hatcher Graduate Library

    People:

    • Scott Beal
    • Jeff Kass

    Places:

    • 913 S University


  • Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra: Absolutely Russian [Classical Music], by Arwulf Arwulf, page 87
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra
    • Michigan Theatre

    Places:

    • 603 E Liberty St


  • Ann Arbor Film Festival: The Art of the Wait [Film Festivals], by Patrick Dunn, page 88
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Film Festival
    • Films
    • Documentaries
    • Michigan Theatre

    Places:

    • 603 E Liberty St


  • January 2015 Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page 100
  • Keywords:

    • Real Estate
    • Houses - Cost of
    • Statistics


  • I Spy [Back Page], by Sally Bjork, page 103
  • Keywords:

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

    People:

    • Jim Grosch
    • Ken Koral
    • Tom Jameson
    • Clement Meadmore
    • Judi Taylor
    • David Karl
    • Pamela Kittel