Ann Arbor Observer, June 2016

Publisher: 
Ann Arbor Observer Company
Parent ID: 
Ann Arbor Observer
Month: 
June
Year: 
2016

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

  • Millage Attack [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Millages
    • Washtenaw Intermediate School District
    • Republican Party
    • Ann Arbor Public Schools

    People:

    • Scott Menzel
    • John Taylor


  • Chalking Politics [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Michigan - Governor
    • Demonstrations & Protests
    • Water Pollution
    • Public Health
    • Literati Bookstore
    • Recall Petitions

    People:

    • Susan Fecteau
    • Rick Snyder


  • Fighting Graffiti [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Graffiti
    • Art & Artists
    • Vandalism

    People:

    • Rebecca Arends


  • Fast Track [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Farmers Market
    • Farms & Farming
    • Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority
    • Ann Arbor City Planning Commission
    • Building & Construction

    People:

    • Sarah DeWitt

    Places:

    • 315 Detroit St


  • Cat Cafe [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Pets
    • Humane Society of Huron Valley
    • Tiny Lions Lounge and Adoption Center

    People:

    • Haley Chynoweth

    Places:

    • 5245 Jackson Rd


  • Annals of Disinvestment [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Budget & Finance
    • Ann Arbor Rotary Club
    • Taxation - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County
    • Michigan Legislature
    • Michigan - Budget
    • Eastern Michigan University
    • Grand Valley State University
    • University of Michigan - Board of Regents

    People:

    • Mark Schlissel
    • Rick Snyder
    • Jeff Irwin
    • Cynthia Wilbanks
    • Mark Bernstein


  • Library Wait Lists [Inside Ann Arbor], page 15
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor District Library
    • Books & Reading

    People:

    • Josie Parker


  • Calculations and Compost [Inside Ann Arbor], page 15 - 16
  • Keywords:

    • Recycling
    • Composting
    • Resource Recycling Systems
    • Ecology Center
    • Recycle Ann Arbor

    People:

    • J. D. Lindeberg
    • Jim Frey
    • Kerry Sandford


  • Historiography [Inside Ann Arbor], page 19
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - History
    • Bicentennial
    • Bentley Historical Library
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff

    People:

    • Terry McDonald
    • Jim Tobin
    • Frances Blouin


  • Lost in Space [Inside Ann Arbor], page
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Bloom Wellness
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Day Spas
    • Massage Services

    People:

    • Mike Berman
    • Steve Rush
    • Alex Perlman
    • Lisa Bee
    • Devin Gardner

    Places:

    • 2450 W Stadium Blvd


  • Flying Jewels [Outside], by Bob Feldman, Jorja Feldman, page 25
  • Keywords:

    • Birds & Birding
    • Nature


  • Crime Map, page 27
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Crime & Criminals
    • Statistics


  • Keith Poncher: Skateboarder, Musician, Electric Car Guy [Ann Arborites], by David Swain, page 29
  • Keywords:

    • Skateboarding
    • Ann Arbor Skatepark
    • Jive Coloussus (Musical Group)
    • Saints of Soul (Musical Group)
    • ITT Motion Technologies
    • Electric Automobiles

    People:

    • Keith Poncher
    • Zyler Poncher
    • Draven Poncher
    • Don Poncer

    Places:

    • 350 N Maple Rd


  • What's Happening at 215 Beakes [My Town], by Margaret A. Leary, page 31
  • Keywords:

    • Building & Construction
    • Ann Arbor Planning Commission
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Zoning
    • Eden Foods
    • Demolitions
    • Ann Arbor Zoning Board of Appeals
    • Cornerstone Design

    People:

    • David Santacroce
    • Michael Potter
    • David Esau
    • Mike Appel
    • Eleanor Pollack
    • Ethel Potts
    • Steve Kaplan
    • Ray Detter

    Places:

    • 215 Beakes St


  • Sump Pump City, by James Leonard, page 33 - 37
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Sewers & Sewage
    • Codes & Ordinances
    • Lawsuits
    • Courts - Washtenaw County
    • Floods
    • Ann Arbor City Council

    People:

    • Irv Mermelstein
    • Abigal Elias
    • Craig Hupy
    • Ann Warrow
    • Jane Hanway
    • Tim Connors
    • Stephen Postema
    • Sabre Briere
    • Sumi Kailasapathy
    • Jack Eaton
    • Anita Yu
    • John Boyer
    • Mary Raab
    • Donald Shelton
    • Timothy P. Connors
    • David S. Swartz
    • John Bursch
    • Margie Teall
    • Patrick Lyons
    • Christopher Taylor


  • A Disability-Friendly Downtown?, by Cynthia Furlong Reynolds, page 39 - 41
  • Keywords:

    • Disabilities
    • Hotels & Motels
    • Graduate Hotel Ann Arbor
    • Campus Inn
    • Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Bell Tower Hotel
    • U.S. Department of Justice
    • Residence Inn
    • First Martin Corporation
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Nickels Arcade
    • University of Michigan - Campus
    • Knight's Steakhouse
    • Carlyle Grill
    • Meijer Thrifty Acres
    • Kroger Co.

    People:

    • Carolyn Grawi
    • Ginger Ford
    • Larry Pollack
    • Zach Pollack
    • Richard Bernstein
    • Dennis Dahlmann
    • Darren McKinnon
    • Eileen Pollack


  • Pi A2, by Sally Mitani, page 43 - 47
  • Keywords:

    • Bakeries & Confectioners
    • Pizza
    • Ann Arbor - Rankings
    • Anthony's Gourmet Pizza
    • Zingerman's Bakehouse
    • Achatz Handmade Pie Co.
    • Grand Traverse Pie Company
    • Crust Bakery
    • Why Not Pie
    • Argus Farm Stop
    • Marie Callender

    People:

    • Lee Lawrence
    • M. B. Lewis
    • Jim Manheim
    • Kim Bayer
    • Janet Osborn
    • April Pickrel
    • Janice Leach
    • Esther Heitler
    • Tabi Walters
    • Elizabeth Vlachakis


  • Beth Israel's First Century, by Jan Schlain, page 49 - 51
  • Keywords:

    • Beth Israel Congregation
    • Anniversaries
    • Local History
    • Chabad House
    • Jewish Cultural Society
    • Michigan Hillel
    • Zwerdling Fur Shop
    • Ann Arbor Clothing
    • Schwaben Hall
    • Immigrants
    • Refugees
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Beth Israel Community Center
    • Temple Beth Emeth

    People:

    • Jacob Weil
    • Osias Zwerdling
    • Abraham Levy
    • Thomas Cook
    • Israel Friedman
    • Jacob Ingber
    • Mark Ross
    • Joseph Lampe
    • Rabbi Sloman
    • Helen Aminoff
    • Jack Fagan
    • Ken Gerber
    • Tilly Gerber
    • Hannah Zwerdling
    • Joshua Sperka
    • Harlan Hatcher
    • Julius Weinberg
    • Ruth Siegel
    • Kip Siegel
    • Harold White
    • Allan Kensky
    • Gerda Seligson
    • Eduardo Schteingart
    • Rob Dobrusin
    • Jeffrey Bernstein
    • Lisa Bernstein
    • Kim Blumenthal

    Places:

    • 2000 Washtenaw Ave


  • Sweeting: Foreign Flavors [Restaurant Reviews], by Lee Lawrence, page 55 - 56
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Sweeting

    Places:

    • 1213 S University Ave


  • New Carts at Mark's: Seafood Driven and Pita Cruiser [Restaurant Reviews], by M. B. Lewis, page 56 - 57
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Mark's Carts
    • Bill's Beer Garden
    • Seafood Driven
    • Pita Cruiser

    Places:

    • 211 W Washington


  • Table Talk, by Sally Mitani, page 57
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Yoon's Bakery
    • Bakeries & Confectioners

    People:

    • Sunhyup Yoon

    Places:

    • 2775 Plymouth Rd


  • P-Bell Reprise: A Local Legend Reborn on Main St. [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 59
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Pretzel Bell Restaurant
    • Local History
    • 2Mission Design and Development
    • University of Michigan - Athletics
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus

    People:

    • Mike Trico
    • Fritz Seyferth
    • Bruce Elliott
    • Greg Lobdell
    • John Carlson
    • John Neelands
    • Ralph Neelands
    • Clint Castor Sr.
    • Bruce Zenkel
    • Clint Castor Jr.
    • Megan Castor Uphoff
    • Shelly Castor
    • Todd Castor
    • Jason Colegrove

    Places:

    • 226 S Main St


  • A Pizza Baby Comes Home [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 60
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Anthony's Gourmet Pizza
    • Georgetown Mall
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Demolitions
    • Morgan & York
    • Cake Nouveau

    People:

    • Elizabeth Vlachakis
    • Beth Vlachakis
    • Ted Vlachakis
    • Craig Schubiner

    Places:

    • 1924 Packard


  • Morgan & York [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 60 - 62
  • Keywords:

    • Morgan & York
    • Food - Retail
    • Beer & Wine - Retail
    • Remodeling & Renovation

    People:

    • Matt Morgan
    • Tommy York

    Places:

    • 1928 Packard


  • Idriss Meat Market [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 62
  • Keywords:

    • Idriss Meat Market
    • Butchers
    • Golam Produce
    • Business - Closings

    People:

    • Sam Idriss
    • Maggie Idriss
    • Golam Khan

    Places:

    • 3150 Packard


  • Once Upon a Grill [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 62
  • Keywords:

    • Once Upon a Grill
    • Restaurants
    • Banfield's Restaurant
    • Achilles Restaurant

    People:

    • Sam Idriss


  • Cass Lake Shawarma Renamed Shawarmena [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 62
  • Keywords:

    • Cass Lake Shawarma
    • Shawarmena
    • BP
    • Gas Stations

    People:

    • Abdul Aloqlah
    • Larry Reid

    Places:

    • 402 S Main St


  • Closings [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 62
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Pear Tree
    • Gift Shops
    • Menna's Joint
    • Restaurants
    • Commercial Real Estate

    People:

    • Jan McCormick
    • Jim Chaconas

    Places:

    • 5153 Plymouth Rd Dixboro MI
    • 607 E William St


  • A Night with the Polyonymous Watusies: Bring Your Dancing Shoes [Rock], by E.J. Olsen, page 64
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Watusies (Musical Group)
    • LIVE
    • Nightclubs

    People:

    • Fred Klein
    • Dan Mulholland
    • Chris Casello
    • Bill Newland
    • Oni Wrth

    Places:

    • 102 S 1st St


  • Redbud's Luna Gale: Living Characters [Theater], by Sally Mitani, page 69
  • Keywords:

    • Theater - Reviews
    • Redbud Productions
    • Kerrytown Concert House

    People:

    • Loretta Grimes
    • Tim Grimes
    • Deb Wood

    Places:

    • 415 North Fourth Avenue,


  • Elizabeth Schwartz: Exactly Unconstrained [Galleries], by Sally Wright Day, page 71
  • Keywords:

    • Art - Reviews
    • WSG Gallery

    People:

    • Elizabeth Schwartz

    Places:

    • 306 S Main St


  • Rebecca Makkai: Where Past and Future Meet [Fiction], by Keith Taylor, page 77
  • Keywords:

    • Books - Reviews
    • Literati Bookstore

    People:

    • Rebecca Makkai

    Places:

    • 124 E Washington St


  • Bebel Gilberto: Deceptive Simplicity [Bossa Nova], by James M. Manheim, page 87
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Power Center for the Performing Arts

    People:

    • Bebel Gilberto

    Places:

    • 121 Fletcher St


  • Michael Franti: Ecstatic Grooves [Reggae], by Arwulf Arwulf, page 89
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Hill Auditorium
    • Spearheads (Musical Group)

    People:

    • Michael Franti

    Places:

    • 825 N University Ave


  • April 2016 Home Sales, by James M. Manheim, page 100
  • Keywords:

    • Real Estate
    • Houses - Cost of
    • Statistics


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

    • Contests
    • Historic Buildings
    • West Side Book Shop
    • John Haarer Building
    • Zingerman's

    People:

    • Rob Utterback
    • Jay Platt
    • David Karl
    • Dave Bicknell
    • Doug Price
    • Andre Struger
    • Sara Kitzsteiner
    • Dawn Johnson

    Places:

    • 113 W Liberty St