Ann Arbor Observer, May 2015

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Ann Arbor Observer,
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Publisher: Ann Arbor Observer Company

Date: May 2015


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

  • Insider Trading 2.0 [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Institute for Social Research
    • Demographics
    • Statistics
    • Criminal Investigations
    • Thomson Reuters Corp.
    • Bloomberg News
    • Wall Street Journal

    People:

    • Eric Schneiderman
    • Mary Sue Coleman
    • Rick Fitzgerald


  • Slurping Students [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Students
    • Restaurants
    • Slurping Turtle Restaurant

    People:

    • Takashi Yagihashi
    • Mario Batali

    Places:

    • 608 E Liberty St


  • Shoefiti [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Utilities
    • University of Michigan - Students
    • University of Michigan - Athletics
    • Football

    People:

    • Brad Hassinger
    • Denard Robinson


  • Amish TV? [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Treasure Mart
    • Consignment Shops
    • Furniture

    People:

    • Elaine Johns

    Places:

    • 529 Detroit St


  • The Missing $900,000 [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13 - 14
  • Keywords:

    • Michigan - Budget
    • Public Education
    • Ann Arbor Public Schools - Budget
    • Ann Arbor Board of Education
    • Taxation - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County
    • Millages
    • Charter Schools
    • Michigan Legislature

    People:

    • Mario Demetriou
    • Deb Mexicotte
    • Adam Zemke


  • Cultural Tip Jars [Inside Ann Arbor], page 15 - 17
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA)
    • Fundraisers
    • University of Michigan Museum of Natural History
    • University of Michigan Kelsey Museum of Archeology
    • University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens
    • University of Michigan Nichols Arboretum

    People:

    • Peter Benedek
    • Susanne Kocsis
    • Dawn Johnson
    • Amy Harris
    • David Betz


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

    • Washtenaw County Health Organization
    • Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners
    • Washtenaw County - Government
    • Mental Health Services
    • Substance Abuse
    • University of Michigan

    People:

    • Conan Smith
    • Verna McDaniel
    • Bob Laverty
    • Brent Williams
    • Yousef Rabhi
    • Felicia Brabec


  • AFC Ann Arbor [Inside Ann Arbor], page 20 - 22
  • Keywords:

    • Sports
    • Soccer
    • University of Michigan - Athletics
    • Ann Arbor AFC
    • Pioneer High School
    • Great Lakes Premier League

    People:

    • Brett Wietecha
    • Jamey Amrine
    • Michal Lorenc
    • Knox Cameron


  • Praise For Possums [Outside], by Bob Feldman, Jorja Feldman, page 27
  • Keywords:

    • Wildlife
    • Recreation
    • Creature Conservancy
    • Friends of Wildlife

    People:

    • Steve March
    • Rick Ostfeld


  • Crime Map, page 29
  • Keywords:

    • Crime & Criminals
    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Statistics


  • Sarah Toner: Teen Birder [Ann Arborites], by Shelley Daily, page 31
  • Keywords:

    • Birds & Birding
    • Community High School
    • Washtenaw Audubon Society
    • Michigan Young Birders Club
    • Awards Honors Prizes

    People:

    • Sarah Toner
    • Pam Toner
    • James Toner
    • Ellie Shapiro


  • John Sinclair At The Hash Bash [My Town], by Debbie Merion, page 33 - 34
  • Keywords:

    • Marijuana
    • Hash Bash
    • Laws & Legislation
    • Michigan Supreme Court
    • Local History
    • Rainbow People's Party
    • Human Rights Party
    • Elections - Ann Arbor
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • University of Michigan - Campus
    • Ann Arbor District Library

    People:

    • John Sinclair
    • Tommy Chong
    • Adam Brooke
    • Tim Beck


  • Bus Story [My Town], by Kimberly Elsifor, page 34 - 35
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (AAATA)
    • Mass Transit
    • Human Interest


  • Synder's Way, by James Leonard, page 37 - 40
  • Keywords:

    • Michigan - Governor
    • Elections - Michigan
    • Elections - Proposals & Referendums
    • Republican Party
    • Democratic Party
    • Taxation - Michigan
    • Michigan - Budget
    • Labor Unions
    • Laws & Legislation
    • Road Construction
    • Michigan Legislature

    People:

    • Rick Synder
    • Jeff Irwin
    • Mark Schauer
    • Sara Wurfel
    • Larry Kestenbaum
    • Mark Grebner
    • Tim Skubick


  • School Millage Jitters, by James Leonard, page 40
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Public Schools
    • Elections - Ann Arbor
    • Taxation - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County
    • Millages
    • Ann Arbor Board of Education
    • Ann Arbor Citizens Millage Committee

    People:

    • Andy Thomas
    • Donna Lasinski
    • Kathy Griswold


  • Building Community on Water Hill, by Eve Silberman, page 43 - 45
  • Keywords:

    • Neighborhoods
    • Water Hill Music Festival
    • Fourth Ave. Birkenstock
    • Chenille Sisters (Musical Group)
    • Career Criminals (Musical Group)
    • Fumbling Tumbleweeds (Musical Group)
    • Demonstrations & Protests
    • Lawsuits
    • American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
    • Vietnam War
    • Footprints
    • SnowBuddy

    People:

    • Paul Tinkerhess
    • Claire Hess Tinkerhess
    • Dick Siegal
    • Vincent York
    • Waleed Howrani
    • Alex Cantu
    • Jeff Ogden


  • The Water Hill Boom , by Eve Silberman, page 45
  • Keywords:

    • Neighborhoods
    • Real Estate - Ann Arbor
    • Houses - Cost of
    • Demographics
    • Front Porch Swing (Musical Group)

    People:

    • Paul Tinkerhess
    • Claire Tinkerhess
    • Ed Surovell
    • Jeff Odgen
    • Jacqui Hinchey
    • Alex Milshteyn
    • Lisa Lava-Kellar


  • Burned By Biotech, by Ken Garber, page 47 - 48
  • Keywords:

    • Biotechnology
    • Aastrom Biosciences
    • Vericel Corp.
    • University of Michigan - Research
    • Pharmaceuticals - Research & Development
    • Investments
    • Stocks & Bonds
    • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

    People:

    • Gerard Michel
    • Doug Armstrong
    • Steve Emerson
    • Mike Clarke
    • Bernhard Palsson
    • Tim Mayleben
    • Ronnda Bartel
    • Susan Wyant
    • Nick Colangelo


  • Live On Washington: The Teen-Led Growth of The Neutral Zone, by Patrick Dunn, page 51
  • Keywords:

    • Neutral Zone
    • University Musical Society
    • Fairs & Festivals
    • Concerts
    • Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation
    • The B-Side
    • Gayrilla Theater Troupe
    • Red Beard Publishing
    • University of Michigan - Academic Programs
    • Ann Arbor Public Schools

    People:

    • Mary Moffat
    • Isaac Scobey-Thal
    • Eva Rosenfeld
    • Mayer Hawthorne
    • Lori Roddy
    • Ali Shahin
    • Clara Kaul
    • John Weiss

    Places:

    • 310 E Washington St


  • Ann Arbor's Seven Sisters: Fifty Years of Low-Budget Goodwill, by Grace Shackman, page 53 - 55
  • Keywords:

    • Local History
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Sister Cities
    • People to People
    • Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living
    • Musical Youth International Band and Choir
    • Toyota
    • Ann Arbor Public Schools
    • Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation Department
    • Arborough Games
    • Photographers

    People:

    • Jack Kenny
    • Kurt Berggren
    • Georg Melchers
    • Mary Hathaway
    • John Hathaway
    • Hugo Raiser
    • Bertl Raiser
    • Carolyn Murphy Melchers
    • Christoph Melchers
    • Lou Belcher
    • Sylvester Murray
    • Brigitte Russ-Scherer
    • John Hieftje
    • Kathryn Goodson
    • Steve Kunselman
    • Graydon Krapohl
    • Louis Belcher
    • Rusty Schumacher
    • Larry Dishman
    • Gilbert Bursley
    • Doug Walker
    • Richard Ross
    • Mamadou Diop
    • Mary Hall-Thiam
    • Perry Bullard
    • Edward Pierce
    • Gregory Fox
    • Tom Rieke
    • Kip Eckroad


  • Cheap Eats III: Food Store Takeout [Restaurant Reviews], by Lee Lawrence, page 57 - 60
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Whole Foods
    • Arbor Farms
    • Plum Market
    • Produce Station
    • People's Food Co-op
    • Zingerman's Bakehouse
    • Sparrow Market
    • Galleria Asian Market
    • Aladdin's Market
    • ZZ's Produce
    • Way 1 Supermarket
    • Kitchen of India
    • By The Pound


  • Brunch at Sava's and Lena: A New Look and a New Cook [Restaurant Reviews], by M. B. Lewis, page 60 -61
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Sava's Restaurant
    • Lena Restaurant

    People:

    • David Burnell

    Places:

    • 216 S State St
    • 226 S Main St


  • Big Brands Downtown: Shinola [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 63
  • Keywords:

    • Shinola
    • Bedrock Manufacturing
    • Retail Trade
    • Coffee Shops
    • Remodeling & Renovation
    • Historic Buildings
    • 2Mission Design Co.

    People:

    • Daniel Caudill
    • Elaine Selo
    • Cynthia Shevel
    • Reza Rahmani
    • Jon Carlson

    Places:

    • 301 S Main St


  • Big Brands Downtown: Ruth's Chris Steak House [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 63 - 64
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Ruth's Chris Steak House
    • Maude's Restaurant
    • Dream Nite Club
    • Franchises
    • Mezzevino Restaurant

    People:

    • Ruth Fertel
    • Rohit Mehra
    • Ed Shaffran

    Places:

    • 314 S Fourth Ave


  • Quilting, A Job Creator! [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 64 - 67
  • Keywords:

    • Pink Castle Fabrics
    • Arts & Crafts
    • Ann Arbor Modern Quilt Guild
    • Classes & Instruction

    People:

    • Brenda Ratliff
    • Jason Elliott
    • Hayley Cason

    Places:

    • 1915 Federal Blvd


  • Great Lake Fans, Rejoice! [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 67 -68
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Lai Lai Restaurant
    • Great Lake Chinese Restaurant

    People:

    • Ricky Yue
    • Tracy Ling
    • Lilly Au

    Places:

    • 4023 Carpenter Rd


  • Just Baked [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 68
  • Keywords:

    • Bakeries & Confectioners
    • Just Baked
    • Tasty Bakery

    People:

    • Debbie Baxter
    • Nancy Biehn
    • Julie Rabinovitz
    • Ran Rabinovits
    • Pam Turkin
    • Todd Turkin

    Places:

    • 2463 W Stadium Blvd


  • The Stop [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 68
  • Keywords:

    • The Stop
    • Food - Carry Out & Delivery
    • Mark's Carts
    • Simply Spanish
    • El Manantial
    • MeiMe's Dumplings
    • Hut-K
    • Revive

    People:

    • Wei Zhu
    • Jason Quan Ye
    • James Zhouran Fan

    Places:

    • 211 W Washington St


  • Wings Over Ann Arbor [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 68 - 69
  • Keywords:

    • Food - Carry Out & Delivery
    • Wings Over Ann Arbor

    People:

    • Patrick Daly
    • Harold Tramazzo

    Places:

    • 1758 Plymouth Rd


  • Chopsticks [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 69
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Chopsticks Restaurant
    • Panda House
    • Cranbrook Village Shopping Center

    People:

    • Eric Cheng

    Places:

    • 882 W Eisenhower Ave


  • Closings [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 69
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Detroit Scoot Salon
    • Taiwanese Bookstore

    People:

    • Eric Huang
    • Tony Hung
    • Eric Kung

    Places:

    • 4949 Washtenaw Ave


  • Rollie Tossing: Spellbinding Guitar Work [Old-Style Jazz], by Patrick Dunn, page 70
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Midwest Territory Band (Musical Group)
    • Hathaway's Hideway

    People:

    • Rollie Tussing
    • Serge van der Voo
    • Jim Carey

    Places:

    • 310 S Ashley St


  • Keith Taylor's Fidelities: Worth Savoring [Poetry], by Stephanie Douglass, page 75
  • Keywords:

    • Poetry
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Michigan Quarterly Review
    • Literati Bookstore

    People:

    • Keith Taylor

    Places:

    • 124 E Washington St


  • Tradition Renewed: Jayme Stone' Lomax Project [Folk Music], by James M. Manheim, page 83
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • The Ark

    People:

    • Alan Lomax
    • Jayme Stone
    • Tim O'Brien

    Places:

    • 316 S Main St


  • Talley's Folly: Jewish Guy Walks Into a Boathouse [Theater], by Sally Mitani, page 85
  • Keywords:

    • Theater - Reviews
    • Purple Rose Theater

    People:

    • Jeff Daniels
    • Landford Wilson
    • Angie Kane Ferrante
    • Sarah Pearline
    • Danna Segrest
    • Aphrodite Nikolovski
    • Robert Najarian

    Places:

    • 137 Park St Chelsea


  • Art NOW: Painting 2015: It Ain't Just Paint [Gallery Review], by Sally Wright Day, page 87
  • Keywords:

    • Art - Reviews
    • Ann Arbor Art Center
    • Exhibitions
    • Art & Artists

    People:

    • Lea Bult
    • Peter Williams
    • Mary Rousseaux
    • Bartosz Beda
    • Christine Wuenschel

    Places:

    • 117 W Liberty St


  • Bruce Holsinger: Collector of Secrets [Fiction], by Keith Taylor, page 90
  • Keywords:

    • Authors
    • Books - Reviews
    • Literati Bookstore

    People:

    • Bruce Holsinger

    Places:

    • 124 E Washington St


  • A Slavic Soiree: Bewitching, Inventive and Tumultuous [Chamber Music], by Arwulf Arwulf, page 93
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Kerrytown Concert House

    People:

    • Christopher Harding
    • Aaron Berofsky
    • Yeonjin Kim

    Places:

    • 415 N 4th Ave


  • Duo Mosaic: Danceable [International Folk], by Sandor Slomovits, page 97
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Duo Mosaic (Musical Group)
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Yellow Barn

    People:

    • Henrik Karapetyan
    • Martin Torch-Ishii

    Places:

    • 416 W Huron St


  • March 2015 Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page 112
  • Keywords:

    • Real Estate
    • Houses - Cost of
    • Statistics


  • I Spy [Back Page], by Sally Bjork, page 115
  • Keywords:

    • Contests
    • Signs & Signage
    • Encore Records
    • Liberty Music
    • Downtown Home & Garden

    People:

    • Elleanor Crown
    • Alexander Marsh
    • Christel Raute
    • David Karl
    • Stephanie Harrell

    Places:

    • 417 E Liberty St