Ann Arbor Observer, November 2015

Publisher: 
Ann Arbor Observer Company
Month: 
November
Year: 
2015

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

  • 50k In Forty-Five Days [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Performance Network Theatre
    • Theater
    • Fundraisers

    People:

    • John Manfredi
    • Joseph Zettelmaier
    • Annie Martin

    Places:

    • 120 E Huron St


  • Oil Patch Parking [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Railroad
    • Watco
    • Economic Conditions
    • Petroleum
    • Public Safety

    People:

    • Dale Leslie


  • Small Victory [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Crime & Criminals
    • Courts - Washtenaw County
    • Prostitution
    • Red Roof Inn
    • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
    • Human Trafficking
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff

    People:

    • Amy Sawulski
    • Elizabeth Campbell

    Places:

    • 3505 S State St


  • Munger Matchmaking [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Student Housing
    • Munger Graduate Residences
    • Berkshire Hathaway
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Gits & Donations

    People:

    • Charles T. Munger
    • Ashley Adams

    Places:

    • 540 Thompson St


  • Fisher House [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Rotary
    • Veterans Administration Hospital
    • Fisher Foundation
    • Veterans
    • Affordable Housing
    • Fundraisers
    • Hill Auditorium

    People:

    • Randy Ritter
    • Ashish Sarkar


  • Powers Departs [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13 - 15
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Economic Conditions - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County
    • Ann Arbor - Budget
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Ann Arbor City Council

    People:

    • Steve Powers
    • Roger Fraser
    • John Seto
    • John Hieftje
    • Christopher Taylor


  • New Owner [Inside Ann Arbor], page 15 - 16
  • Keywords:

    • Cooley Law School
    • Commercial Real Estate
    • Real Estate - Ann Arbor
    • Architects
    • Ava Maria Law School
    • National Sanitation Foundation (NSF)
    • Conductron Corp.
    • Colliers International

    People:

    • Don LeDuc
    • Alden Dow
    • Kip Siegel
    • Tom Monaghan
    • Mike Bennett

    Places:

    • 3475 Plymouth Rd


  • The Poorest Americans [Inside Ann Arbor], page 16 - 19
  • Keywords:

    • Poverty
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • University of Michigan - Research
    • Demographics
    • Books & Authors
    • United States Congress
    • Laws & Legislation
    • Economic Conditions

    People:

    • Luke Shaefer
    • Kathryn Edin
    • Susie Hernandez


  • Going Ultra-Green [Inside Ann Arbor], page 19 - 22
  • Keywords:

    • Energy Conservation
    • Building & Construction
    • Farms & Farming
    • Architectural Resource
    • International Living Future Institute
    • Environment
    • Burh Becc at Beacon Springs
    • Advantage Computing Systems
    • Westminster Presbyterian Church

    People:

    • Tom Burbeck
    • Marti Burbeck
    • Michael Klement
    • Mark Shepard


  • Let's Talk Turkey [Outside], by Bob Feldman, Jorja Feldman, page 25
  • Keywords:

    • Wildlife
    • Holidays
    • Thanksgiving
    • Washtenaw Audubon Society

    People:

    • Dea Armstrong


  • Crime Map, page 27
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Crime & Criminals
    • Statistics


  • Walter Roberson: Legend of Liberty St. [Ann Arborites], by Shelley Daily, page 29
  • Keywords:

    • Afternoon Delight Cafe
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Chelsea Flower Shop

    People:

    • Walter Roberson
    • Paul Hoppin
    • Anita Sherman Moran
    • Alex Reynolds
    • Tom Hackett
    • Nobuko Sakoda

    Places:

    • 251 E Liberty St


  • Growing Up With Ballet [My Town], by Leah O'Donnell, page 31
  • Keywords:

    • Dance
    • Local History
    • CAS Ballet Theatre School
    • Ann Arbor Ballet Theatre

    People:

    • Carol Radovic

    Places:

    • 548 Church St


  • The Whistle-Pig Conundrum [My Town], by Debi McCarthy, page 31 - 33
  • Keywords:

    • Wildlife
    • Animal Control
    • National Wildlife Federation

    People:

    • Mary Mathias


  • My Killjoy Liver [My Town], by John C. Heider, page 33
  • Keywords:

    • Alcohol
    • Diseases
    • Bars
    • Downtown Ann Arbor
    • Old Town Tavern
    • Beer Grotto
    • Bill's Beer Garden
    • Arbor Brewing Company
    • Knight's Steakhouse
    • Dominick's Restaurant


  • The Ward 2 War , by James Leonard, page 35 - 37
  • Keywords:

    • Elections - Ann Arbor
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Democratic Party
    • Republican Party
    • Golf Courses
    • Parks - Ann Arbor
    • Huron Hills Golf Course
    • Ann Arbor - Mayor
    • Economic Development
    • Animal Control

    People:

    • Jane Lumm
    • Sally Hart Petersen
    • Kevin Leeser
    • Chip Smith
    • Christopher Taylor
    • Kirk Westphal
    • John Hieftje
    • Stephen Rapundalo
    • Brad O'Connor
    • Adam Zemke
    • Sabra Briere
    • Carol Kuhnke
    • Andy LaBarre
    • Ingrid Sheldon
    • Barbara Bergman
    • Kathy Griswold
    • Mike Anglin
    • Jack Eaton
    • Sumi Kailasapathy
    • Steve Kunselman


  • Back From Vietnam, by Cynthia Furlong Reynolds, page 39 - 41
  • Keywords:

    • Vietnam War
    • Veterans
    • Nursing
    • Clubs & Organizations
    • Vietnam Veterans of America
    • Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
    • American Legion
    • Veterans Administration Hospital
    • Social Services

    People:

    • Ken Rogge
    • Sandie Wilson
    • Gary Bordeau
    • David Gouger Jr.


  • What Became of the VVAW, by Cynthia Furlong Reynolds, page 41
  • Keywords:

    • Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW)
    • Veterans
    • Vietnam War
    • Clubs & Organizations
    • Vietnam Veterans of America
    • Wayne State University

    People:

    • Sandi Wilson


  • Dieselgate: How John German Caught Volkswagen Cheating, by James Leonard, page 43 - 45
  • Keywords:

    • Automobile Manufacturing
    • Vehicle Emissions
    • Air Pollution
    • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    • Laws & Legislation
    • Volkswagen
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • International Council on Clean Transportation
    • California Air Resources Board (CARB)
    • Recalls
    • West Virginia University
    • Computers - Applications & Software
    • Fraud

    People:

    • John German
    • Peter Mock


  • The Hole-In-The-Truck Gang, by Greg Stejskal, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Criminal Investigations
    • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
    • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    • Hazardous Waste Disposal
    • Racketeering
    • Hi-Po
    • University of Michigan
    • Courts - Federal

    People:

    • Aaron Smith
    • Stephen Carbeck
    • Michael Stagg
    • Greg Horvath
    • Steve Flattery
    • Greg Cainstraight
    • Kris Dighe


  • Taste Kitchen: Reinvented [Restaurant Reviews], by Lee Lawrence, page 49
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Taste Kitchen

    People:

    • Danny Van

    Places:

    • 521 E Liberty St


  • Salt Springs Brewery: Homemade From Beer to Cheese [Restaurant Reviews] , by M. B. Lewis, page 49 -
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Breweries
    • Salt Spring Brewery

    People:

    • Justin Dalenberg

    Places:

    • 117 S Ann Arbor St Saline


  • A Deli With a View: Arbor Farms Rounds the Corner [Marketplace Changes], page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Arbor Farms Market
    • Boulevard Plaza
    • Grocery Stores
    • Delicatessens
    • Remodeling & Renovation

    People:

    • Robert Cantelon
    • Leo Fox

    Places:

    • 2103 W Stadium Blvd


  • Menards Comes to Ann Arbor: Mammoth Store Totes Some Baggage [Marketplace Changes], page 53 - 55
  • Keywords:

    • Menards
    • Home Improvement
    • Clothing - Retail
    • Scio Township

    People:

    • Mark Blumberg
    • John Menard
    • Jeff Abbott
    • Jack Knowles

    Places:

    • 6405 Jackson Rd


  • Cardamom Expands: Color, Color Everywhere and Craft Cocktails to Drink [Marketplace Changes], page 55 - 57
  • Keywords:

    • Cardamom
    • Courtyard Shops
    • Restaurants
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Zingerman's

    People:

    • Binod Dhakal
    • Becky Winkler-Dhakal
    • Lori Saginaw

    Places:

    • 1739 Plymouth Rd


  • PetPeople [Briefly Noted], page 57
  • Keywords:

    • Pets & Pet Supplies
    • PetPeople
    • Wright & Filippis
    • Whole Foods Market

    People:

    • Terri Montigny

    Places:

    • 3330 Washtenaw Ave


  • Bake Me Crazy [Briefly Noted], page 57
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Bake Me Crazy
    • Bakeries & Confectioners
    • Pizza
    • Fingerle Lumber

    People:

    • Harold Solomon
    • John Fingerle

    Places:

    • 108 E Madison St


  • Legion [Briefly Noted], page 57 - 59
  • Keywords:

    • Legion
    • Business - Closings
    • Clothing - Retail
    • Clothing - Design & Manufacturing
    • Swisher Company

    People:

    • Michael Kao
    • Jay Tiempo
    • Joe Palms

    Places:

    • 205 N Main St


  • Yoon's Bakery [Briefly Noted], page 59
  • Keywords:

    • Yoon's Bakery
    • Bakeries & Confectioners

    People:

    • Sun Hyup Yoon

    Places:

    • 2775 Plymouth Rd


  • Arbor House Furniture & Interior Design [Briefly Noted], page 59
  • Keywords:

    • Arborland
    • Arbor House Furntiure & Interior Design
    • Furniture
    • Maurices
    • Krogers

    People:

    • Rick Shlom
    • Carl Williamson


  • Sock World [Briefly Noted], page 59
  • Keywords:

    • Zumiez
    • Sock World
    • Briarwood Mall
    • Dry Goods

    People:

    • Hitesh Patel
    • Vandan Patel


  • Busy Hands [In The Works], page 59 - 61
  • Keywords:

    • Busy Hands
    • Business - Closings
    • Pratt Block Building
    • Yarncraft
    • Ophir Yarn
    • Spun

    People:

    • Rebecca Konieczny
    • Ed Shaffran
    • Kate Ernsting
    • Carol Sickman-Garner
    • Pete Sickman-Garner


  • Jim Brady's Detroit [In The Works], page 61
  • Keywords:

    • Jim Brady's Detroit Restaurant
    • Vellum Restaurant

    People:

    • Tom Brady

    Places:

    • 209 S Main St


  • Closings [Marketplace Changes], page 61
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Safe Sex Store
    • Village Pub
    • What Crepe
    • Damas Restaurant

    People:

    • Beth Karmeisool
    • Lisa Rasak
    • Wally Mulki
    • Carol Kremer
    • Tom Boldberg
    • Lamis Barawid
    • Jawad Seif


  • Laura Rain and the Caesars: Motown Soul [R&B], by Patrick Dunn, page 62
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Laura Rain and the Caesars (Musical Group)
    • Mash Bar

    People:

    • Laura Rain
    • George Friend
    • Ron Pangvorn
    • Gwen Hayes
    • Phil Hale

    Places:

    • 211 E Washington St


  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Love, Intellectual Style [Theater], by Sally Mitani, page 67
  • Keywords:

    • Theater - Reviews
    • Performance Network

    People:

    • Sandra Birch
    • John Seibert
    • Nicholas Yocum
    • Victoria Walters

    Places:

    • 120 E Huron St


  • Tom Paxton: Never Stale [Folk Music], by Sanor Slomovits, page 73
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • The Ark

    People:

    • Tom Paxton

    Places:

    • 316 S Main St


  • Jay Stielstra: Virtuoso Songwriter and Human [Michigan Music], by Sandor Slomovits, page 77
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • The Ark

    People:

    • Jay Stielstra
    • Judy Banker
    • Dave Roof
    • Mary Seelhorst
    • Peter "Madcat" Ruth
    • Chris Buhalis

    Places:

    • 316 S Main St


  • Lusophone Film Fest: Humor of the Marginalized [Film], by Patrick Dunn, page 81
  • Keywords:

    • Film - Reviews
    • Film Festivals
    • Michigan Theater
    • Lusophone Film Fest

    Places:

    • 603 E Liberty St.


  • Casting Session: Jeff Daniels' New Comedy [Theater], by Stephanie Douglass, page 83
  • Keywords:

    • Theater - Reviews
    • Purple Rose Theatre

    People:

    • Jeff Daniels
    • Tom Whalen
    • David Daoust
    • Guy Sanville
    • Erika Matchie Thiede

    Places:

    • 137 Park St Chelsea


  • Jamaal May: The Neighborhood Is Not a War Zone [Poetry], by Keith Taylor, page 91
  • Keywords:

    • Poetry
    • Books & Authors
    • University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA)

    People:

    • Jamaal May

    Places:

    • 500 S State St


  • Gentle Resonance: In Praise of the Viola da Gamba [Baroque Music], by Arwulf Arwulf, page93
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Kerrytown Concert House
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff

    People:

    • Anna Steinhoff
    • Francis Yun

    Places:

    • 415 N Fourth Ave


  • Diego Rivera: The Saxophone Player [Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 94
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Kerrytown Concert House

    People:

    • Diego Rivera
    • Tad Weed
    • Kurt krahnke
    • Sean Dobbins

    Places:

    • 415 N Fourth Ave


  • Scaling Up: Tom Fitzsimmons Grows His Niche [Real Estate Report] , by John Hilton, page 104
  • Keywords:

    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Huron Contracting
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus

    People:

    • Tom Fitzsimmons
    • Mark Berg
    • Peter Allen
    • Stephanie Savarino
    • Marc Reuter


  • Now With a Z [Real Estate Report], by Cynthia Furlong Reynolds, page 104
  • Keywords:

    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Montgomery Ward & Co.
    • Montgomery Houze
    • Condominiums
    • First National Building
    • Town Center Plaza
    • Foreclosures

    People:

    • Sale Newman
    • Joe Barbat
    • Todd Quantro

    Places:

    • 210 S Fourth Ave


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

    • Contests
    • Historic Buildings
    • Downtown Home and Garden
    • Michigan Theater
    • Hertler Brothers Hardware

    People:

    • Kristen Mowrey
    • Katie Weyant
    • Andrea Knab
    • Matthew Hickey

    Places:

    • 210 S Ashley