Ann Arbor Observer, October 2015

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Ann Arbor Observer,
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Publisher: Ann Arbor Observer Company

Date: October 2015


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

  • A Raise and a Request [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Washtenaw Community College - President
    • Washtenaw Community College Education Association (WCCEA)
    • Washtenaw Community College - Board of Trustees
    • Elections - Washtenaw County

    People:

    • Rose Bellanca
    • Christine Fleming
    • Ruth Hatcher
    • Maryann Barrie
    • David Fitzpatrick

    Places:

    • 4800 E Huron River Dr


  • Gun Protest [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Firearms
    • Laws & Legislation
    • Gun Control
    • Michigan Open Carry (MOC)
    • Holiday's Restaurant
    • Frank's Restaurant
    • Fundraisers
    • Lawsuits
    • Ann Arbor Public Schools

    People:

    • Rob TerBush
    • Frank Vrvos
    • Chris Buhalis


  • GenZe Revs Up [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Scooters - Sales & Service
    • Mahindra Group
    • Manufacturing

    People:

    • Yesim Erez

    Places:

    • 1901 E Ellsworth Rd


  • Souvenirs of War [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • World War II
    • Veterans
    • Books & Authors

    People:

    • Adrian Wylie
    • Bruce Laidlaw
    • Andrea Laidlaw
    • Andy Hays


  • Plumage on Packard [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Birds & Birding
    • Pets
    • Mirage Unisex Salon
    • Barber Shops

    People:

    • David Karaien

    Places:

    • 3180 Packard Rd


  • Vacant Village [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13
  • Keywords:

    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Strathmore Development Co.
    • Broadway Village
    • State of Michigan Retirement Systems (SMRS)
    • Economic Conditions - Michigan
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Zoning
    • Toxic Substances
    • Groundwater Contamination
    • Brownfields
    • Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
    • Huron River Watershed Council
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Ann Arbor - City Planning

    People:

    • Peter Allen
    • Scott Chappelle
    • Terry Stanton
    • Clint Hinds
    • Matt Naud
    • Mitch Adelman
    • Sabre Briere
    • Kirk Westphal


  • A Bigger Art Center? [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13 - 15
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Art Center
    • Art & Artists
    • Classes & Instruction
    • Remodeling & Renovation
    • Ann Arbor - Mayor
    • Ann Arbor City Council

    People:

    • Marie Klopf
    • Christopher Taylor
    • Steve Kunselman

    Places:

    • 117 W Liberty St
    • 415 W Washington


  • Rent Like a Champion [Inside Ann Arbor], page 15 - 17
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Athletics
    • Sports
    • Rental Services
    • Rent Like a Champion

    People:

    • Erika Kopald
    • Mike Doyle
    • Adam Bzura


  • Audio Comeback [Inside Ann Arbor], page 17 - 20
  • Keywords:

    • Overture Audio
    • Fox Tent and Awning Co.
    • Stereo Equipment
    • Absolute Sound
    • Economic Conditions - Michigan
    • O'Leary Paint
    • Sam's Store

    People:

    • Keith Moorman
    • Tom Jarkowski
    • Craig Johnson
    • Duncan Cole
    • Mark Braun
    • Tom O'Keefe

    Places:

    • 2460 W Stadium Blvd,


  • Masked Bandits: Caught in the Act [Outside], by Bob Feldman, Jorja Feldman, page 23
  • Keywords:

    • Wildlife
    • Animal Control
    • Help 4 Wildlife
    • Humane Society of Huron Valley

    People:

    • Karen O'Connor


  • Crime Map, page 25
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Crime & Criminals
    • Statistics


  • Rebecca Arends: Fighting Graffiti With Stencils [Ann Arborites], by James Leonard, page 27
  • Keywords:

    • Graffiti
    • Massage Services
    • Art & Artists
    • Vandalism
    • Orchid Lane
    • Carter's Auto Service
    • Family Therapy Associates
    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Excelsior Massage Therapy
    • McKinley Properties
    • Tomukun Korean Barbeque
    • Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority

    People:

    • Rebecca Arends
    • John Gilbee
    • Tom Hickey
    • Jeff Hayner
    • Betsy Berriz
    • Susan Pollay


  • Ghosts of East Ann Arbor: Finding Traces of a Vanished City [My Town], by Cynthia Furlong Reynolds, page 29
  • Keywords:

    • Local History
    • East Ann Arbor
    • East Ann Arbor Fire Department
    • Lundy Hardware
    • W. W. Ladd Dry Goods
    • Community Drug
    • G & H Barbers
    • Annexations

    People:

    • Ronald Dankert
    • Jim Mabley
    • Janet Landman
    • Oliver Whitmore
    • Sarah Whitmore
    • Samuel McDowell
    • Charlotte McDowell
    • Emil Nordman
    • Mary Cruse
    • Jim Mullin


  • I Was the Dope: Fame and Its Afterlife [My Town], by Jeff Mortimer, page 30
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor News
    • Contests
    • Sports
    • Journalists & Journalism

    People:

    • Brian Malone
    • John Barton
    • Geoff Larcom
    • Ed Surovell


  • Remaking Miller Manor, by Anita LeBlanc, page 33 - 35
  • Keywords:

    • Miller Manor
    • Affordable Housing
    • Homelessness
    • Social Services
    • Delonis Center
    • Avalon Housing
    • Ann Arbor Housing Commission
    • Laws & Legislation
    • Crime & Criminals
    • Homicides
    • Remodeling & Renovation
    • Food Gatherers
    • Ann Arbor Police Department

    People:

    • Beth Yaroch
    • Carol McCabe
    • Evelyn Walther
    • Betsy Lindsley
    • Molly Smith
    • Tom Hickey
    • Koran Boze

    Places:

    • 727 Miller Ave


  • A New Train Station at Last?, by James Leonard, page 37 - 39
  • Keywords:

    • Mass Transit
    • Train Stations
    • Amtrak
    • Sierra Club
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Michigan Department of Transportation
    • Federal Rail Administration
    • Ecology Center
    • Parks - Ann Arbor
    • Ann Arbor - Mayor
    • University of Michigan - Campus

    People:

    • Nancy Shiffler
    • Jack Eaton
    • Sabre Briere
    • Rita Mitchell
    • Eli Cooper
    • Mike Garfield
    • Mike Magliari
    • John Hieftje
    • Michael Frezell
    • Christopher Taylor


  • What Will It Cost, by James Leonard, page 39
  • Keywords:

    • Mass Transit
    • Train Stations
    • Amtrak
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Michigan Department of Transportation
    • Federal Rail Administration
    • Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority

    People:

    • Eli Cooper
    • Sabre Briere
    • John Hieftje


  • Snowflake Babies, by Linda R. Benson, page 41 - 43
  • Keywords:

    • Adoption - International
    • Laws & Legislation
    • Hands Across the Water
    • Embryo Donation
    • Gago Center for Fertility
    • Alternative Reproductive Resources
    • Nightlight Christian Adoptions
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff

    People:

    • Julie Roesch
    • Karen Shaper
    • Scott Shaper Sr.
    • Scott James Saper Jr.
    • L. April Gago
    • Debra Chaney
    • Ronald Stoddart
    • Kimberly Tyson
    • Marlene Strege
    • Joseph Fuiten
    • Maria Lancaster
    • Ed Goldman


  • Festivals: New Chefs at the Ravens Club and Terry B's [Restaurant Reviews], by Lee Lawrence, page 45 - 46
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Ravens Club Restaurant
    • Terry B's Restaurant

    People:

    • Matt Downarowicz
    • Frank Fejeran
    • Chris Huey
    • Jeffrey Sartor

    Places:

    • 207 S Main
    • 7954 Ann Arbor St Dexter


  • Maize & Blue Comes to Main St. [Marketplace Changes], page 49
  • Keywords:

    • Delicatessens
    • Maize & Blue Deli

    People:

    • Omar Sukkar
    • Mike Sukkar
    • Hamzah Rahmani
    • Reza Rahmani
    • Kelly Sukkar
    • Ed Sukkar

    Places:

    • 106 E Liberty


  • The Insider's Guide to Tmaz Taqueria [Marketplace Changes], page 49 - 51
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Tmaz Taqueria

    People:

    • Cesar Hervert
    • Ana Trinidad

    Places:

    • 3182 Packard Rd


  • Tiny Buddha on State St. [Marketplace Changes], page 51
  • Keywords:

    • Yoga
    • Classes & Instruction
    • Tiny Buddha Boutique
    • Clothing - Retail

    People:

    • Risa Gotlib

    Places:

    • 213 S State St


  • New York 5th Avenue Subs & Gyros [Briefly Noted], page 51 - 52
  • Keywords:

    • New York 5th Avenue Subs & Gyros
    • Food - Carryout & Delivery
    • Gas Stations

    People:

    • Ehab Samaha

    Places:

    • 3891 Platt Rd


  • Cherry Bee [Briefly Noted], page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Cherry Bee
    • Ice Cream & Yogurt Parlors

    People:

    • Ehab Samaha


  • Cass Lake Shawarma [Briefly Noted], page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Cass Lake Shawarma
    • Eata Pita
    • Gas Stations
    • Food - Carryout & Delivery

    People:

    • Emad Alkhateeb

    Places:

    • 402 S Main St


  • BP [Briefly Noted], page 53
  • Keywords:

    • BP
    • Gas Stations

    People:

    • Nabil Hassan


  • Village Apothecary [Briefly Noted], page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Village Apothecary
    • Village Pharmacy II
    • Pharmacies
    • Convenience Stores

    People:

    • Garry Turner

    Places:

    • 1112 S University Ave


  • Closings [Marketplace Changes], page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Village Pharmacy II
    • Pizza Hut

    People:

    • Al Knaak
    • Fred Schmid
    • Marni Schmid
    • Jennifer Acra

    Places:

    • 325 N Maple Rd
    • 5630 Jackson Rd


  • The Whiskey Charmers: Since 1608 [Alt-Country], by Chris Berggren, page 56
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Whiskey Charmers (Musical Group)
    • Old Town Bar

    People:

    • Carrie Shepard
    • Lawrence Daversa

    Places:

    • 122 W Liberty St


  • Abdullah Ibrahim: Universal African Music [African Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 61
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • University Musical Society
    • Michigan Theater
    • Ekay--Zula (Musical Group)

    People:

    • Dollar Brand
    • Abdullah Ibrahim

    Places:

    • 603 E Liberty St


  • Kim Ki-duk: Extremes of Extremes [Film], by Patrick Dunn, page 68
  • Keywords:

    • Film - Reviews
    • Ann Arbor Korean Independent Film Festival
    • Michigan Theater

    People:

    • Kim Ki-duk

    Places:

    • 603 E Liberty St


  • Rhiannon Giddens: Her Turn [Roots], by Sandor Slomovits, page 75
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Carolina Chocolate Drops (Musical Group)
    • The Ark

    People:

    • Rhiannon Giddens

    Places:

    • 316 S Main St


  • Trumpeter Ted Daniel: Sonic Explorations [Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 81
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • RMD (Musical Group)
    • Kerrytown Concert House

    People:

    • Ted Daniel
    • Michael Marcus
    • Jay Rosen

    Places:

    • 415 N 4th Ave


  • Sankai Juku: Dialog With Gravity [Dance], by Susan Isaacs Nisbett, page 85
  • Keywords:

    • Dance
    • Sankai Juku
    • University Musical Society
    • Power Center for the Performing Arts

    People:

    • Ushio Amagatsu

    Places:

    • 121 Fletcher St


  • Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra: A Double-Decker Tchaikovsky Sandwich [Classical Music], by Arwulf Arwulf, page 86
  • Keywords:

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

    People:

    • Julie Albers

    Places:

    • 603 E Liberty St


  • Louise Gluck: Returning To Find a Voice [Poetry], by Keith Taylor, page 89
  • Keywords:

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

    People:

    • Louise Gluck

    Places:

    • 525 S State St


  • August 2015 Home Sales, by Kevin Duke, page 104
  • Keywords:

    • Real Estate
    • Houses - Cost of
    • Statistics


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

    • Contests
    • Murals
    • Art & Artists
    • TreeTown Murals
    • McKinley Properties
    • Oxford Property Management
    • Michigan Theater Foundation

    People:

    • Melodie Marske
    • Xue Dietrich
    • Alexander Marsh
    • David Karl
    • Susan Agler
    • Monet Tiedemann
    • Cathy Gendron
    • Mary Thiefels
    • Daniel Matanic
    • Narooz Soliman
    • Jerri Jenista

    Places:

    • 320 N Main St