Ann Arbor Observer, January 2016

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Ann Arbor Observer,
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Publisher: Ann Arbor Observer Company

Date: January 2016


The following articles appeared in the January 2016 issue of the Ann Arbor Observer:

  • Expensive Gift [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Cancer
    • Nie Funeral Home
    • Muehlig Funeral Chapel
    • University of Michigan - Research
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • University of Michigan Medical Center

    People:

    • Jan Kirk
    • Jennifer Kirk
    • Kara Gavin


  • Runaround [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Accidents - Automobile
    • Traffic Safety
    • Statistics
    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Pittsfield Township
    • Washtenaw County Road Commission

    People:

    • Chris Bragg
    • Mark McCulloch


  • DIY Art [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Toys & Games - Retail
    • Learning Express Toys
    • Arts & Crafts
    • Westgate Shopping Center
    • Nicola's Books
    • Ann Arbor District Library
    • Events

    People:

    • Pam Smith
    • Linda Caine
    • Mark Brakefield


  • ArborBike Update [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13
  • Keywords:

    • ArborBike
    • Bicycling
    • Transportation
    • Statistics
    • University of Michigan - Students
    • Ann Arbor Clean Energy Coalition

    People:

    • Heather Croteau
    • Cassandra Fletcher-Martin


  • Cold Comfort [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13 - 15
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Farmers Market
    • Farms & Farming
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Ann Arbor Public Market Advisory Commission
    • Works Progress Administration (WPA)
    • Kohler Architecture
    • Pure Harvest Pesto
    • The Pasta Shop
    • Wasem Fruit Farm
    • Grandma's Kitchen
    • Garden Works

    People:

    • Sarah DeWitt
    • Paul Martin
    • Pat Shockley
    • Jan Upston
    • Debra Marx
    • Janna Field
    • Donna Puehler
    • Joan Ernst
    • Rob MacKerchen

    Places:

    • 315 Detroit St


  • Final Curtain [Inside Ann Arbor], page 15 - 16
  • Keywords:

    • Performance Network
    • Theater
    • Bankruptcy

    People:

    • John Manfredi
    • Suzi Regan
    • Carla Milarch
    • Erin Sabo
    • Annie Martin

    Places:

    • 120 E Huron St


  • Blowin' In The Wind [Outside], by Bob Feldman, Jorja Feldman, page 19
  • Keywords:

    • Windmills
    • Renewable Energy
    • County Farm Park
    • Creature Conservancy
    • Saline Depot Museum
    • Saline Area Historical Society
    • Rentschler Farm
    • Unitarian Universalist Church
    • Skyline High School
    • Weather Underground

    People:

    • Jeff Masters


  • Crime Map, page 21
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Crime & Criminals
    • Statistics


  • Brennan Andes: Waking the Jazz Giant [Ann Arborites], by Matt Thompson, page 23
  • Keywords:

    • Musicians
    • Bird of Paradise
    • Firefly Club
    • Del Rio Restaurant and Bar
    • Macpodz (Musical Group)
    • Blind Pig
    • Big City Small World Bakery
    • Pherotones (Musical Group)
    • Last Word Bar
    • Mr. Flood's Party
    • Community High School
    • Black Elk Co-Op
    • WEMU
    • Ravens Club
    • Heather Black Project (Musical Group)
    • Cafe Felix
    • Kerrytown Concert House

    People:

    • Brennan Duncan Andes
    • Dan Henig
    • Luke Winslow-King
    • Ross Huff
    • Mike Grace
    • Vincent York
    • Griffin Bastain
    • Jesse Clayton
    • Linda Yohn
    • Ingrid Racine
    • Heather Schwartz
    • Sarie Andes
    • Hiawatha Bailey


  • The Lustron Life: Heavy Metal Housing in Ann Arbor [My Town], by John C. Heider, page 25
  • Keywords:

    • Lustron Company
    • Building & Construction
    • Real Estate - Ann Arbor
    • Affordable Housing
    • Veterans
    • Lower Town

    People:

    • Neil Staebler


  • Peacemaking Court, by Jan Schlain, page 27 - 29
  • Keywords:

    • Courts - Washtenaw County
    • Native Americans
    • Washtenaw County Peacemaking Court
    • Social Services
    • Child Welfare
    • Volunteers & Volunteering
    • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
    • Foster Care
    • Dispute Resolution Center

    People:

    • Tim Connors
    • Jennifer Sullivan
    • Belinda Dulin
    • Sherry Fire
    • Joyce Tesoriero
    • Deborah Shaw
    • Dean DeGalan
    • Steve Tramontin

    Places:

    • 301 E Huron St


  • Campaign Manager To The Stars, by James Leonard, page 31 - 33
  • Keywords:

    • Democratic Party
    • Elections - Ann Arbor
    • Elections - Michigan
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Ann Arbor - Mayor
    • Courts - Washtenaw County
    • Michigan House of Representatives
    • Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners
    • Jim Toy Community Center

    People:

    • Brad O'Furey
    • Nathan Furey
    • Christopher Taylor
    • Carol Kuhnke
    • Adam Zemke
    • Sally Petersen
    • Jane Lumm
    • Mark Schauer
    • Christine Green
    • Karl Fink
    • Sabre Briere
    • Veronique Liem
    • Pat Conlin
    • Alex Milshteyn
    • Kirk Westphal
    • Julie Grand
    • John Hieftje


  • A Natural End, by Laura Lyjak Crawford, page 35
  • Keywords:

    • Funeral Homes
    • Environment
    • Death & Dying
    • Green Burial Council
    • Cemeteries
    • Arborcrest Memorial Park
    • Forest Hill Cemetery
    • Washtenong Memorial Park
    • Crazy Wisdom Bookstore and Tearoom
    • Ann Arbor Green Burial Network
    • Community Television Network
    • WEMU
    • Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home
    • All Saints Cemetery
    • The Preserve
    • St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church
    • Bethlehem Cemetery

    People:

    • Donna Campbell
    • Merilynne Rush
    • Barbara Lucas
    • Sheila Johnson
    • Mike Mitchell
    • Paula Saratsis
    • Joe Stageman
    • Angelica Stageman


  • Grizzly Peak: As Time Goes By, by M. B. Lewis, page 37
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Grizzly Peak Brewing Company
    • Breweries
    • Ann Arbor Brewing Company
    • Remodeling & Renovation
    • Old German Restaurant
    • Del Rio Restaurant and Bar

    Places:

    • 120 W Washington St


  • Eve-olution [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 39
  • Keywords:

    • Eve the Restaurant
    • Bell Tower Hotel
    • Community High School Jazz Band
    • Frito Batidos Restaurant
    • Mercy's Restaurant
    • Earle Uptown Restaurant
    • Escoffier Restaurant
    • Kerrytown Bistro

    People:

    • Eve Aronoff Fernandez
    • Luc LePottier
    • Jose Dominguez
    • Natalie Nichols
    • Carlos Fernandez
    • Steve Kasle
    • Mercy Kasle

    Places:

    • 300 S Thayer St


  • Yarn Over Ann Arbor ~ Spun [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 39 - 41
  • Keywords:

    • Yarncraft
    • Spun
    • Kerrytown
    • Ophir Yarn
    • Maple Miller Plaza
    • Wild Weft
    • Yarn Expressions
    • Busy Hands
    • Knit A Round

    People:

    • Carol Sickman-Garner
    • Peter Sickman-Garner
    • Kate Ernsting
    • Kate Remen-Wait
    • Christine Craig
    • Sarah Freitas

    Places:

    • 407 N Fifth Ave


  • Yarn Over Ann Arbor ~ Ophir Yarn, by Sally Mitani, page 41 - 43
  • Keywords:

    • Yarncraft
    • Ophir Yarn
    • Maple-Miller Plaza
    • Safa's Salon & Day Spa

    People:

    • Kate Ernsting
    • Barbra Stewart
    • Safa Hassan-Shahin
    • Gary Ernsting
    • Terry Ernsting

    Places:

    • 122 N Maple


  • Wheatgrass Depot [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 43 - 44
  • Keywords:

    • Wheatgrass Depot
    • Farms & Farming

    People:

    • Dave Fromhold

    Places:

    • 858 Phoenix Dr


  • Freshii [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 44
  • Keywords:

    • Delicatessens
    • Freshii
    • Briarwood Mall
    • Franchises

    People:

    • Matthew Corrin


  • Stadium Hardware [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 44
  • Keywords:

    • Stadium Hardware
    • Retirement

    People:

    • Mike Kruzel
    • Brian Bennick
    • Mark Mayne
    • James Brustad
    • John Siller
    • Karis Siller
    • Skip Hackbarth
    • Bob Siller

    Places:

    • 2177 W Stadium Blvd


  • Rite Aid [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 44
  • Keywords:

    • Pharmacies
    • Drug Stores
    • Rite Aid Pharmacy
    • Walgreens Pharmacy
    • Village Pharmacy
    • Westgate Shopping Center
    • Mergers & Acquisitions

    Places:

    • 2603 Jackson Ave


  • Closings [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 44
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Kai Garden Restaurant
    • Retirement

    People:

    • Dan Tus
    • Tina Tus
    • Ed Shaffran

    Places:

    • 116 S Main St


  • Chris Bathgate: A Bit of a Surprise [Singer-Songwriter], by Patrick Dunn, page 46
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • The Ark
    • Go Rounds (Musical Group)
    • Bear Medicine (Musical Group)
    • Mittenfest

    People:

    • Chris Bathgate
    • Graham Parsons
    • Michelle Brosius
    • Micah Ling
    • Mike Savina
    • Brad Fitcher
    • Pat Booth

    Places:

    • 316 S Main St


  • C. S. Giscombe: Railroads and Rivers [Poetry], by Keith Taylor, page 57
  • Keywords:

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

    People:

    • C. S. Giscombe

    Places:

    • 525 S State St


  • Ann Arbor Civic Theatre's Company: A Talented Bunch [Musicals], by Patrick Dunn, page 59
  • Keywords:

    • Theater - Reviews
    • Ann Arbor Civic Theatre
    • Arthur Miller Theatre

    People:

    • Robby Griswold
    • Marci Rosenberg
    • Amanda Bynum
    • Madison Merlanti
    • Jodi-Renee Giron
    • Paul Clark
    • Trisha Fountain
    • Kate Papachristou
    • Rachel Francisco
    • Chris Joseph

    Places:

    • 1226 Murfin Ave


  • John Primer: Chicago Blue Traditionalist [Blues], by James M. Manheim, page 63
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • The Ark

    People:

    • John Primer

    Places:

    • 316 S Main St


  • Handel, Scarlatti, & Bach: Exact Contemporaries [Baroque Chamber Music], by Arwulf Arwulf page 69
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
    • Academy of Early Music
    • Concerts

    People:

    • Aaron Berofsky
    • Joseph Gascho
    • Jennifer Ellis Kampani

    Places:

    • 306 N Division St


  • John Gorka: Really Worth Hearing [Folk], by Sandor Slomovits, page 71
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • The Ark

    People:

    • John Gorka

    Places:

    • 316 S Main St


  • November 2015 Home Sales, by James M. Manheim, page 80
  • Keywords:

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


  • I Spy [Back Page], by Sally Bjork, page 83
  • Keywords:

    • Contests
    • Historic Buildings
    • Local History
    • Masonic Temple
    • Footprints Shoe Store
    • MAKE Art Studio
    • Urban Jewelers
    • Vault of Midnight
    • Common Grill

    People:

    • Alex Marsh
    • Cathy Chow
    • Mark Stefaniak
    • Tom Jameson

    Places:

    • 215 S Main St