Ann Arbor Observer, September 2016

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Ann Arbor Observer,
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Publisher: Ann Arbor Observer Company

Date: September 2016


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

  • Vote of Confidence [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Millages
    • Ann Arbor - Elections
    • Road Construction
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Streets & Roads

    People:

    • Chuck Warpehoski
    • Jack Eaton


  • Roundabout Crashes [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Traffic Control
    • Streets & Roads
    • Accidents - Automobile
    • Pittsfield Township Police Department
    • Washtenaw Country Road Commission

    People:

    • Matt Harshberger
    • Mark McCulloch


  • West-Side Angel [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Streets & Roads
    • Huron River
    • University of Michigan Alumni Pep Band
    • Litter

    People:

    • John Wilkins


  • The Song of Hiawatha [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Documentaries
    • Filmmakers
    • Local History

    People:

    • Jeffrey Wengrofsky
    • Sonny Vincent
    • Michael Davis
    • Ron Ashton
    • Scott Ashton
    • Dennis Thompson
    • Hiawatha Bailey
    • David Kavanaugh


  • A High Level of Satisfaction? [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13
  • Keywords:

    • Elections - Ann Arbor
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Democratic Party

    People:

    • Will Leaf
    • Diane Giannola
    • Sumi Kailasapathy
    • Eric Lipson
    • Jack Eaton
    • Graydon Krapohl
    • Julie Grand
    • Zach Ackerman
    • Christopher Taylor
    • Chuck Warpehoski
    • Vivienne Armentrout
    • Jason Frenzel
    • Kevin Leeser


  • Closed Door [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13 - 14
  • Keywords:

    • Nichols Arboretum
    • University of Michigan - Campus
    • Neighborhoods
    • Lawsuits
    • Courts - Washtenaw County
    • Matthaei Botantical Gardens

    People:

    • Leo Lighthammer
    • Mary Lighthammer
    • Kevin Thompson
    • Manja Holland
    • Karen Folger
    • Christopher Folger
    • Barbara Hilbert
    • Bob Grese
    • Susan Karp
    • Nicholas Delbanco


  • Liberty's Secret [Inside Ann Arbor], page 14 - 15
  • Keywords:

    • Films
    • Michigan Theatre
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
    • Performance Network
    • Vineyard Church
    • Millennium Club
    • Michigan League
    • Field of Dreams Wedding Chapel
    • Wolverine Grill
    • Jiffy Mix
    • A & W Drive-In

    People:

    • Sabre Briere
    • Andy Kirshner
    • Lori Carey
    • Cara AnnMarie
    • Malcom Tulip
    • David Wolper
    • Caroline Helton


  • Fair Food Fight [Inside Ann Arbor], page 15 - 17
  • Keywords:

    • Groceries
    • Eastern Market
    • Fair Food Network
    • Farms & Farming
    • Farmers Markets
    • Poverty
    • Westside Farmers' Market
    • Ypsilanti Farmers Market
    • Food Assistance

    People:

    • Oren Hesterman
    • Emilie Engelhard
    • Amanda Edmonds
    • Anne Reinhold


  • Strong Foundations [Inside Ann Arbor], page 17 - 19
  • Keywords:

    • Building & Construction
    • Ann Arbor Student Building Industry Program
    • Ann Arbor Public Schools
    • Vocational Education
    • Real Estate - Ann Arbor
    • Reinhart Realtors
    • Superior Landscaping
    • Walbridge Construction Co.

    People:

    • Earl Shaffer
    • Mitchell Irvine
    • Frank McVeigh
    • Nagi Kahala
    • John Birko
    • Jason Watson
    • John U. Bacon
    • Mark Valchine


  • Garagapalooza [Inside Ann Arbor], page 19 - 20
  • Keywords:

    • Garage Sales
    • Garagapalooza

    People:

    • Mike Romatowski
    • Chris O'Brien
    • Ann Bender


  • Walk Among The White Pines [Outside], by Bob Feldman, Jorja Feldman, page 23
  • Keywords:

    • Recreation
    • Trees
    • Matthaei Botanical Gardens
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff

    People:

    • David Michener
    • Tom O'Dell


  • Crime Map, page 25
  • Keywords:

    • Crime & Criminals
    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Statistics


  • Music Dean Aaron Dworkin [Ann Arborites], by Eve Silberman, page 27 - 28
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • University of Michigan School of Music Theatre & Dance
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Sphinx Organization
    • Awards Honors Prizes
    • University Musical Society
    • Interlochen Arts Academy

    People:

    • Aaron Dworkin
    • Paul Boylan
    • Ken Fischer
    • Christopher Kendall
    • Ashley Stanley
    • Afa Sadykhly


  • Front Yard Gardens [My Town], by Margaret A. Leary, page 31
  • Keywords:

    • Gardens & Gardening
    • Neighborhoods

    People:

    • Anna Williams
    • James Roush
    • Mary Morgan
    • Ray Siciak
    • Bev Ostrowiecki
    • Fred Gruhl
    • Iris Gruhl
    • Aaron Wolf
    • Gretchen Keppel-Aleks


  • Back Yard Fences [My Town], by Mary Eldridge, page 31 -32
  • Keywords:

    • Neighborhoods
    • Fences


  • Ann Arbor Nights [My Town], by Kimberly Elsifor, page 32 -33
  • Keywords:

    • Hotels & Motels


  • Bats, Rabies, And Insurance, by Benjamin Meyers, page 35 - 37
  • Keywords:

    • Animal Control
    • Public Health
    • Washtenaw County - Government Departments & Agencies
    • Eastern Michigan University - Faculty & Staff
    • University of Michigan Medical Center
    • Infectious Diseases
    • Health Insurance
    • Vaccinations

    People:

    • Judy Gwozdek
    • Allen Kurta
    • Valerie Mates
    • Marlene Cooper
    • Rohan Hutchings
    • Kimberly Signs


  • Football 2016, by Craig Ross, page 39 - 41
  • Keywords:

    • Sports
    • Football
    • University of Michigan - Athletics
    • Big Ten Conference
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Coaches
    • Fundraisers
    • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
    • WTKA

    People:

    • Jim Harbaugh
    • Brady Hoke
    • Devin Gardner
    • Jake Rudock
    • D. J. Durkin
    • Greg Mattison
    • Rich Gannon
    • Josh Johnson
    • Alex Smith
    • Colin Kaepernick
    • Greg Sankey
    • Bryan Mone
    • Taco Charlton
    • Chris Wormley
    • Maurice Hurst Jr.
    • Ryan Glasgow
    • Matt Godin
    • Rashan Gary
    • Jourdan Lewis
    • Channing Stribling
    • Jeremy Clark
    • Dymonte Thomas
    • Lavert Hill
    • Tyree Kinnel
    • Jarrod Wilson
    • Don Brown
    • Charles Woodson
    • Desmond Morgan
    • Joe Bolden
    • Ben Gedeon
    • Mike McCray
    • Devin Bush Jr.
    • Grant Newsome
    • Ben Braden
    • Erik Magnuson
    • Kyle Kalis
    • Jake Butt
    • Ian Bunting
    • Tyrone Wheatley Jr.
    • De'Veon Smith
    • Drake Johnson
    • Ty Isaac
    • Mike Hart
    • Jake Long
    • Amara Darboh
    • Jehu Chesson
    • Grant Perry
    • Brian Cook
    • Ed Feng


  • Trouble At Loch Alpine, by Cynthia Furlong Reynolds, page 43 - 45
  • Keywords:

    • Loch Alpine Subdivision
    • Ann Arbor Country Club
    • Loch Alpine Improvement Association
    • Real Estate Development
    • Webster Township
    • Scio Township
    • Loch Alpine Golf and Country Club
    • Local History
    • Road Construction
    • Wetlands
    • Swimming Pools
    • Golf Courses

    People:

    • Peter Logan
    • Lewis Whaley
    • Steve Schafer
    • Ward Blakely
    • Joe Clayton
    • Al Gregory
    • Malcolm Blakely
    • James Gregory
    • Herb Earle
    • Betty Earle
    • Michael Weikle
    • Marvin Boluyt

    Places:

    • 4699 Loch Alpine Dr


  • Where Was God Hijacked, by Sally Mitani, page 47
  • Keywords:

    • Religion
    • ZZ's Produce
    • Authors
    • Eastern Michigan University - Alumnus
    • War

    People:

    • Zana Zangana
    • Goli Zangana
    • Barzan Zangana
    • Andrew Kuster


  • Branches That Touch Each Other in the Middle of the Street, by Kathleen Schenck, page 48 - 49
  • Keywords:

    • Neighborhoods
    • University of Michigan - Students
    • Ethnic Foods
    • Cost of Living
    • Demographics
    • Houses - Cost of
    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Art & Artists


  • KouZina: Simple Greek [Restaurant Reviews], by Lee Lawrence, page 51
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • KouZina Restaurant

    Places:

    • 332 S Main St


  • Fill 'er Up!! Lunch at the Local Gas Station [Restaurant Reviews], by Lee Lawrence, page 51 - 52
  • Keywords:

    • Food - Carry Out & Delivery
    • Gas Stations
    • Speedway Gas Station
    • All Season Market


  • Quick Bite, by M. B. Lewis, page 52
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Piada

    Places:

    • 311 S State St


  • Coffee, Tea, and Books at Westgate: The AADL and Sweetwaters Join Forces [Marketplace Changes], page 57
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor District Library
    • Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea
    • Westgate Shopping Center
    • Buidling & Construction

    People:

    • Josie Parker
    • Lisa Bee
    • Wei Bee

    Places:

    • 2503 Jackson Ave


  • Rock 'n' Roll French [Marketplace Changes], page 57 - 59
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Mikette Bistro and Bar
    • Mani Osteria
    • Isalita Restaurant
    • Courtyard Shops

    People:

    • Adam Baru
    • Don Hammond
    • Brendan McCall
    • Billie Bowman
    • Artie Cavaliere

    Places:

    • 1759 Plymouth Rd


  • In the Shadow of the Towers [Marketplace Changes], page 59 - 61
  • Keywords:

    • South Main Market
    • Real Estate Development
    • Demolitions
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Apartments
    • Back Alley Gourmet
    • By the Pound
    • Anthony's Gourmet Pizza
    • Ann Arbor Shoe Repair
    • San Fu
    • Business - Closings

    People:

    • Guerda Harris
    • Glenn Bourland

    Places:

    • 615 S Main St


  • Garage Bar [Briefly Noted], page 61
  • Keywords:

    • Garage Bar
    • Restaurants
    • Pizza House
    • South University Area Association
    • Tice's Men's Shop
    • Tice's Party Store

    People:

    • Matt Tice
    • Dennis Tice

    Places:

    • 618 Church St


  • Westside Barbecue [Briefly Noted], page 61 - 63
  • Keywords:

    • Westside Barbeque
    • Restaurants
    • Argus Farm Stop
    • Bake Me Crazy
    • Fairway Packing Co.
    • Arbor Valley Tree Service

    People:

    • Matteo Melosi
    • John Fingerle

    Places:

    • 108 E Madison


  • English Gardens [Briefly Noted], page 63
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • English Gardens
    • Gardens & Gardening
    • Maple Village Shopping Center
    • HomeGoods
    • Sierra Trading Post
    • Stein Mart
    • Value World
    • Brixmor Property Group

    People:

    • John Darin

    Places:

    • 155 N Maple Rd


  • Closings [Marketplace Changes], page 63
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Roger Monk's Restaurant
    • Lord Fox Restaurant
    • RFC Financial Planners
    • Remodeling & Renovation

    People:

    • Geri Peterman
    • Erik Kolodzinski
    • Tom Freeman

    Places:

    • 5400 Plymouth Rd


  • Jive Colossus: Unassuming [Funk], by Patrick Dunn, page 64
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Jive Colossus (Musical Group)
    • Club Above

    People:

    • Ross Huff
    • David Swain
    • Asim Khan
    • Keith Poncher
    • Jim Predhomme
    • Shelley Catalan
    • Tony Ketz

    Places:

    • 215 N Main St


  • Peter Ho Davies: A Chinese American Story [Novels], by Keith Taylor, page 71
  • Keywords:

    • Books - Reviews
    • Authors
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Nicola's Books

    People:

    • Peter Ho Davies

    Places:

    • 2513 Jackson Ave


  • The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: Can You Spell Hilarious [Musical Theater], by Leah O'Donnell, page 73
  • Keywords:

    • Theater - Reviews
    • Ann Arbor Civic Theater
    • Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre

    People:

    • Emily Fishman
    • Nathan King
    • Hallie Fox
    • Nick Rapson
    • Lia Imbronone
    • Wendy Sielaff
    • Brandon Cave
    • Alison Ackerman
    • Connor Rhoades
    • Keshia Dasy Oliver

    Places:

    • 911 N University Ave,


  • Manuel Alvarez Bravo: Mexico's Poet of Light [Galleries], by Sally Wright Day, page 75
  • Keywords:

    • Art - Reviews
    • Exhibits
    • University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA)
    • Artists

    People:

    • Manuel Alvarez Bravo

    Places:

    • 525 S State St


  • Petra van Nuis & Andy Brown: Nuance Over Flash [Swing], by Sandor Slomovits, page 77
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Kerrytown Concert House

    People:

    • Petra van Nuis
    • Andy Brown
    • Jim Dapogny
    • Paul Keller
    • Pete Siers

    Places:

    • 415 N Fourth Ave


  • The Gibson Brothers: In the Pantheon [Bluegrass], by James M. Manheim, page 79
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Gibson Brothers (Musical Group)
    • The Ark

    People:

    • Eric Gibson
    • Leigh Gibson

    Places:

    • 316 S Main St


  • Jon Kimura Parker: The Piano as Orchestra [Classical Music], by Arwulf Arwulf, page 81
  • Keywords:

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

    People:

    • Jon Kimura Parker

    Places:

    • 603 E Liberty St


  • Kamasi Washington: Populist Jazz [Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 94
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • University Musical Society
    • Michigan Theater

    People:

    • Kamasi Washington

    Places:

    • 603 E Liberty St


  • July 2016 Home Sales, by James M. Manheim, page 104
  • Keywords:

    • Real Estate
    • Houses - Cost of
    • Statistics


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

    • Contests
    • County Farm Park
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Art & Artists
    • Zingerman's

    People:

    • Mike Stanley
    • Melissa Thun
    • Robert Kerr
    • Linda McCallum
    • Alice Ralph
    • Diane McIntyre
    • David Karl
    • Bill Burgard
    • Marta Ruiz