West Stadium Blvd. at Ninety

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May 2016

Author: Grace Shackman

Once a rural bypass, it's now a motorized Main Street

Stadium Blvd never had horses and buggies travel on it, nor has it ever been much of a pedestrian street. Constructed in 1926, it was a product of the automobile age. Originally named “Boulevard Drive,” it was also known simply as the Cutoff or Bypass. It arced around the city, forking off Washtenaw Ave. to pass south of the city’s existing neighborhoods before turning north and continuing all the way to Jackson Rd. It gave drivers on state highway M-17 a way around the congested center of town, and gave them a direct route to Michigan Stadium, which opened in 1927 and gave the street its lasting name.

When Stadium Blvd. was new, it fronted on farms and was out in the country. As the surrounding areas were developed, subdivisions lined most of the east-west section. The north-south segment from Pauline to Jackson was zoned as a commercial district.

The colorful 2015 Dale Fisher photo at right, taken looking north from Liberty, shows businesses all the way to Maple Rd. and beyond. But it took a while to get there. The 1951 photo above caught the street in transition.

The part closest to Jackson Rd. developed first. In 1935 a gas station and a private home show up along W. Stadium there in the City Directory. In the late 1930s, a few more houses and some other businesses came along — another gas station and some manufacturing firms — a toolmaking company, an electric service, and a monument company.

Aerial View: Stadium

In 1939, Sportsman Park opened at the corner of Stadium and Liberty. Built for fast-pitch softball, it was the brainchild of the two Frey brothers, Christ and Walter, co-owners of a beer distributorship. They sponsored a men’s team, Oldbru, and Pfeiffer, a women’s team. Surrounded by a wooden fence, the park included dressing rooms and showers, a press box, a concession stand, music, and printed programs. “Besides Ferry Field, it was the only one with lights, so we could play at night,” recalls Jack Spaide, who played on his church’s team.

The top teams were in the industrial leagues, which were sponsored by companies. The rules forbade professional players, but some companies let workers practice during the workday or even hired players just so they would qualify for their teams. Dow Chemical in Midland, which had the best team around and even won a national championship, recruited some of Ann Arbor’s best players.

Below the industrial leagues were Class B teams, like the one Spaide played on for St. Paul Lutheran Church in the 1940s. The announcer used to call him Sam Spade (the Maltese Falcon came out in 1941) when he came up to bat. One of Spaide’s friends, who played for Bethlehem Church, called him Sam for the rest of his life. Spaide remembered those days as “fun times” but decided to quit, when, in his words, “someone sliding into base, probably home, broke his ankle. I had a child and another on the way, and I realized if anything happened to me I wouldn’t be able to take care of them.”

Katie Stadel, pitcher for the Pfeiffer team, was the star of the women’s league. She was the first woman inducted into the Michigan Softball Hall of Fame and the first woman to use the windmill pitch here. In a 2002 interview she recalled, “ I saw it used in a Lansing [men’s] game. I practiced all winter and introduced it the next spring.”

Exhibition games were also big draws; one featured boxer Joe Louis, known as the Brown Bomber. Donkey ball was another favorite. It was played with regular softball rules — except that when the batter made a hit, he had to get a donkey to accompany him to first base and stay there once they’d arrived. Most players tried to ride them, but Sandy Schulz Rayment remembers that her Uncle Jack “used to pick the donkey up and run to first base.” Still tickled, she says, “I never laughed so hard. It was a comedy of errors.”

After World War II, development started in earnest. A 1949 Ann Arbor News article heralded W. Stadium as “Ann Arbor’s fastest growing commercial area,” reporting that the value of commercially zoned property had increased 75 percent in five years. An aerial photo showed twenty-eight businesses on or near W. Stadium, although there were still a lot of empty lots. The largest group was vehicle related, including two motorcycle shops, a trailer rental, auto sales, a truck company, and several gas stations. The photo reprinted here was published two years later on March 11, 1951, over a story headlined “Stadium Blvd. Filling Up.

One of the new businesses was the Hannah Building Company owned by Eugene and Edith Hannah. They designed their headquarters at 2310 to look like an elongated Cape Cod house. Eugene Hannah used to say of his early days, “Earl Fingerle had the lumber, I had the ambition, but nobody had the money.”

That changed after the war, when there was plenty of work. Their daughter Nan Hannah Cunningham recalls that they didn’t build in any one style but used “what made sense for the neighborhood, from small ranches to custom designed.” Three streets are named for the Hannah children: Mark Hannah for Cunningham's brother, Kay Pkwy. for one of her sisters, and Virnankay Ct. jointly for Nan, Kay, and their sister Virginia. Edith Hannah ran an interior design studio in the back of the building.

The Hannahs also dealt in real estate. They bought a number of lots on Stadium, which they sold to new businesses, including two drug stores catering to the expanding neighborhoods nearby: Becker Pharmacy at 2424 W. Stadium and Quarry Drugs at 2215.

Although most of the buildings were nondescript utilitarian structures, at least two built after the 1951 photo was taken were designed by local architects working in the Mid-Century Modern style. The Naylor car dealership at 2095, with its tepee-like dome, was the work of Ted Smith, who also did a ski shop on Washtenaw with a similar roof. And Bob Metcalfe, best known for his sixty-eight local homes, designed 2333 for the Fuller-Hodges Travel Agency. His notes at the Bentley Historical Library show how carefully he shaped it for its intended use, with drawings showing exactly where the typewriters, money drawers, account drawers, reference books files, and open racks would be.

Two drive-in restaurants opened in 1948, the A&W and the H&H. The H&H disappeared within a year, but the A&W at 2405 became a town favorite. Ralph Moore was only twenty-two when he opened it with a little assistance from an uncle who had an A&W in Flint. Ralph married Bernice Wright three years later, and the two of them ran it together until 1983. At that time Stadium, although paved, was only two lanes with no curbs or gutters. The concept of staying in your car while a carhop came out and took your order was new to the area, although already popular in California. “People complained. We had to work at getting people to eat in their cars,” recalls Bernice Moore. There was no indoor seating, but there were a few stools outside for the occasional walk-up customer.

The Moores made the root beer every morning, mixing the syrup provided by the company with sugar that they bought locally in large quantities. Along with the drink, they sold hot dogs as required by the franchise. Coney dogs, topped with chili sauce and onions, were a Tuesday-only special; french fries came later. They bought twelve-ounce A&W mugs by the case, since between breakage and people taking them they were always short. Bernice gave a tiny A&W mug to anyone had a baby.

Bernice and Ralph divided the chores, with Bernice hiring and scheduling the help, while Ralph took care of finances. Dorothy Fillinger, who with her husband Jack ran Fillinger Typesetting across the street, remembers that the Moores had loyal employees who stayed for years. The Moores worked just as hard as their employees. Since they were open long hours, they staggered their schedules. The both worked at noon, but Bernice opened in the morning and went home after lunch, while Ralph came at lunch and stayed the rest of the day. The managed to raise two kids with the help of babysitters.

In the early 1950s, the Moores’ competition was a frozen custard shop, Stadium Tavern, and the Forty-Niner Diner. All served snacks or casual food; the age of frequent eating out was far in the future.

Tice’s Tavern on the northwest corner of Liberty and Stadium began as a grocery store attached to a house. Although it got a lot of its business from people attending events at Sportsman Park right next to them, it continued operating for many years after the park closed. Tire’s became a town favorite, remembered not just as a bar, but also for its good food.

Across the street from Tice’s, Joe Ackerly built a small frozen custard stand, selling a rich soft-serve ice cream. Travelers would stop and get a custard and a cup of coffee. Ackerly sold the business to Earl Fowler, who put on so many additions that eventually the original stand was totally hidden. Fowlers’ was the first restaurant on the street with a TV that folks could watch while they ate.

In 1949 Isabel and Paul Jung purchased the Forty-Niner Diner, at 2307, with another couple, who soon dropped out of the business. The food was cooked on a grill while customers sitting at the counter could watch. The place was so small that the heavy pots had to be washed in the basement. The Jungs’ daughter, Beverly Jung Hanselman, still uses her mom’s barbecue sauce recipe. When the Jungs sold the place, they went to work at Sears, since the manager had been one of their customers.

McDonald’s arrived at 2000 W. Stadium (not shown) in 1956, opening with big hoopla as one of the first in Michigan. Townsfolk were delighted with the 15 cent hamburgers and 20 cent milk shakes. The McDonald’s folks had approached Ralph and Bernice Moore about becoming the local franchise, but the price for buy-in didn’t seem worth it. Instead the A&W fought back by adding hamburgers.

In the early days the Moores were busiest during the daytime. They real that their parking lot was filled with trucks. On Sundays there was a steady stream of people coming home to the Detroit area from the lakes to the west. But that traffic bypassed town completely after I-94 opened in the late 1950s. W. Stadium then flipped 180 degrees, from serving travelers to catering to locals. Sunday became the Moores’ slowest day, while evenings changed to their busiest time, as Ann Arborites came by after work. Little League coaches often bought their teams for a treat to celebrate winning games.

In 1959 Everett’s Drive-In opened at 2280. Cunningham remembers that her dad helped get Everett Williams established, backing him and giving him some land. Everett’s became a teenage hangout for young people with cars or access to one. Ann Arbor soon had a raise scene, not as big as in large cities, but kids could go from McDonald’s to Everett’s and then across the street to the A&W to see what was happening. Milk shakes were a popular item at Everett’s, but it was most famous for its namesake hamburger, a deluxe version Everett invented that resembled a Big Boy.

In the 1950s and 1960s there were lots of mom-and-pop businesses, belying the belief that women in the postwar years were all stay-at-home moms. Dorothy and Jack Fillinger did Linotype printing, mainly for local advertising companies and for the University of Michigan. Dorothy Fillinger remembers how interested the college students were in their machine, which used hot lead to set a line of type at a time, “Jack would set their names in metal and show them how it worked. They were fascinated,” she says.

In 1961 Richard and Grace Leslie opened their office supply business at 2231 W. Liberty, one lot west of Stadium. Richard Leslie learned how to repair typewriters in the army and worked for Mayer Schairer downtown for a few years before opening his own store. Their son, Dale Leslie, says his mother was the bookkeeper and office manager, while his dad handled the stock and did the physical work. In 1971 Richard Leslie was one of the funders of the West Stadium Area Business and Professional Association. It later merged with the Jackson Road Business Association that had been founded in 1959, in order to lobby for more exits off I-94. (The exits it won at Jackson and Zeeb helped create another west-side business district on Jackson Rd.)

Stadium Blvd. also attracted businesses that needed more room than they could afford downtown. “less rent for more space,” explains Al Raymond, of Ann Arbor Financial Services, 1829 W. Stadium. The same advantage lay in buying. Wrigleys grocery built a store at 2350 W. Stadium so it would have more shelf room. Vernor’s ginger ale built its warehouse at 2370.

The majority of the stores were owned and operated by people from Ann Arbor. “We knew everyone on Stadium, they were all local,” says Bernice Moore, echoed by Dorothy Fillinger. For instance, Deft Paint at 2381 was owned by Harold and Robert Marquardt, another father-son combo. Botsford Title was owned by Thomas and Harry Botsford — Thomas’s son Don later owned the Gymkhana on Maple, where Top of the Lamp is now. Paul Larned, president of the West Washtenaw Business Association, who came to the area in 1982, remembers that even then “most of the businesses were in someone’s name.”

The 2015 photo finds many more national brands. In the 1990s the Hannah building was demolished (Cunningham remembered crying when it came down) to make way for a bigger McDonald’s with a double drive-thru. Everett’s spot is not a Taco Bell, and the Fillingers’ typesetting shop is a Subway; there’s a Burger King across the street, about where the Forty-Niner Diner stood.

Leslie Office Supply closed in 1997, unable to compete with big-box chains like Staples and OfficeMax. The Becker and Quarry pharmacies are long gone, too. While the independent Stadium Pharmacy survives in West Stadium Shopping Center, it’s eclipsed by big new CVS and Walgreens stores.

And a fan returning from the 1940s to look for Sportsman Park wouldn’t recognize the corner of Stadium and Liberty. In 1986 Tice’s Tavern was torn down to make way for what’s now Key Bank. Across the street, what had been Fowler’s restaurant survived through many incarnations, including a pancake house and La Piñata, a Mexican restaurant, but eventually made way for a spiffy little Bank of Ann Arbor branch. With the Lake Trust Credit Union across Liberty, some people took to calling W. Stadium “Financial Row.”

But while the time-traveling fan wouldn’t see it from the street, the outline of Sportsman Park can still be discerned in the 2015 photo, in the parking lots fanning out behind Gourmet Garden and a closed gas station. And local businesses remain a vital presence.

Becker’s is now the A&L Wine Castle, while Deluxe Drapery has the former Quarry — which Arbor Farms expanded before moving to an even bigger store alongside Ace Barnes Hardware. Nearby, Stadium Hardware has gradually grown to occupy most of the small strip center where it stared after moving from downtown, with Bell’s Diner thriving in the remaining spot. Even the former McDonald’s is now home to a local business, Lewis Jewelers.

The Forty-Niner Diner went though several more owners and by 1974 had changed to a donut shop. The Wrigleys supermarket is now Planet Fitness, while Planned Parenthood has the onetime Vernor’s warehouse. Across the street, the Fuller-Hodges building is now home to Stadium Opticians. Though it’s had additions on both sides, Bob Metcalfe’s distinctive grillwork can still be seen on the front as well as the two outdoor planters he designed.

The opticians are typical of the utilitarian service businesses once anchored downtown, but moved out to take advantage of easier access, better parking, and less expensive real estate. Though many of the early gas stations have closed, auto parts stores and repair shops remain plentiful, including, Stadium Auto Service, on the former A&W site. And while there are no longer any motorcycle shops, two-wheeled transportation is represented by Great Lakes Cycling, in a onetime auto seat cover factory at 2770.

It’s perhaps ironic that Great Lakes nabbed its prime spot after Discount Tire moved to Jackson Rd. But a bike shop is perfectly suited to today’s more inclusive vision of transportation, as the move to “complete streets” add bicycle lanes and pedestrian crossings to Stadium and other streets once ruled by the automobile.

Thanks to Harry Cross for his inspiration and assistance with this article.


[Photo caption]: “Stadium Blvd. Filling Up,” the Ann Arbor News wrote when it published this photo in 1951. Popular destinations included Sportsman Park (1). Ralph and Bernice Moore’s A&W drive-in (3), Tice’s Tavern (4) and Joe Ackerly’s custard stand (5). Eugene and Edith Hannah, who would be instrumental in many buildings that followed, and their office in the Cape Cod-style building (2) where McDonald’s stands today.

CAPTION SECOND PHOTO ON PG 45:
Many of the early businesses on the street catered to motorists taking the pre-freeway “Bypass” around downtown. The peak-roofed Texaco and most other gas stations have long since been replaced by services for nearby resident, but auto care remains a theme — though the Victory Lane oil change at Libery and Stadium shares its corner with no fewer than three banks.

CAPTION THIRD PHOTO ON PG 46:
Wriggles built its supermarket on W. Stadium to get more shelf space. Painted purple, the building is not Planet Fitness.

CAPTION FOURTH PHOTO ON PG 49:
Though national brands are now ubiquitous — this Subway replaced the Fillingers’ printing shop — many local businesses remain.

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Ann Arbor Observer, May 2016

Published In:
Ann Arbor Observer,
1976-current

Publisher: Ann Arbor Observer Company

Date: May 2016


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

  • Special Ed Millage [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Washtenaw Intermediate School District
    • Special Education
    • Millages
    • Ann Arbor Public Schools

    People:

    • Scott Menzel
    • Diane Hockett
    • Jeanice Swift


  • One Human Family [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice
    • Churches
    • Refugees
    • University of Michigan - Campus
    • Islamic Faith
    • Jewish Family Services

    People:

    • Chuck Warpehoski
    • Anya Abramson


  • Coin Karma [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Holiday's Restaurant
    • Antiques & Collectibles

    People:

    • Jeanie Gonczy

    Places:

    • 2080 W Stadium Blvd


  • Pedal Record [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Bicycles & Bicycling
    • Travel

    People:

    • Al Newman


  • Grow Your Own: The Ann Arbor Seed Company Is Putting Down Roots [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Seed Company
    • Agriculture
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Farms & Farming
    • Downtown Home & Garden
    • Ann Arbor Farmers Market

    People:

    • Eric Kampe
    • Meredith Kahn
    • Stacey Mates
    • Kristen Ness
    • Andy Sell


  • The Secret Game [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13 - 15
  • Keywords:

    • Authors
    • Films
    • Basketball
    • Racial Segregation
    • Harlan Hatcher Library

    People:

    • Scott Ellsworth
    • John McLendon
    • Betsy Ellsworth


  • Clean Clothes, Clear Conscience [Inside Ann Arbor], page 15 - 17
  • Keywords:

    • Eureka Cleaners
    • Dry Cleaners
    • Toxic Substances
    • Hazardous Waste Disposal
    • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    • Martinizing Cleaners
    • Iris Cleaners

    People:

    • Jinhan Jun
    • Myong Choi


  • New Road [Inside Ann Arbor], page 17 - 20
  • Keywords:

    • Journalists & Journalism
    • Automobiles
    • Road & Track Magazine
    • Hagerty Insurance
    • Hagerty Classic Car Magazine

    People:

    • Larry Webster
    • Jerry Seinfeld
    • Brian Rabold
    • McKeel Hagerty
    • Csaba Csere
    • Kim Wolfkill


  • Fire In The Parks: Rebirth Through Controlled Burns [Outside], by Bob Feldman, Jorja Feldman, page 23
  • Keywords:

    • Forestry
    • Parks - Ann Arbor
    • Natural Area Preservation Program

    People:

    • David Borneman


  • Crime Map, page 25
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Crime & Criminals
    • Statistics


  • Sue Schooner: A Voice For Girls [Ann Arborites], by Shelley Daily, page 27
  • Keywords:

    • Peace Neighborhood Center
    • Volunteers & Volunteering
    • Jean Ledwith King Women's Center
    • Girls Group
    • Education

    People:

    • Sue Schooner
    • Yatesha Robinson
    • Amaya Gray
    • Ayona Van Horne-Lee
    • Asia Van Horne-Lee
    • Joyce Hunter


  • Mayhem on Main St.: Detour? What Detour? [My Town], by Tom Richardson, Michelle Richardson, page 29
  • Keywords:

    • Road Construction
    • Michigan State Police
    • Traffic Control
    • One Main Street


  • The Whizbang Chicken Plucker: Chris Fraleigh's Locavore Experiment [My Town], by John Heider, page 29 - 30
  • Keywords:

    • Poultry
    • Farms & Farming
    • Fraleigh Landscaping

    People:

    • Chris Fraleigh


  • Loss and Living On [My Town], by Cynthia Furlong Reynolds, page 30
  • Keywords:

    • World War II
    • Memoirs
    • Glacier Hills
    • Veterans
    • Farms & Farming

    People:

    • Luragay Olsen
    • JoAnn Gardner
    • Donald Best
    • Finn Olsen


  • Swift Change, by Eve Silberman, page 33 - 35
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Public Schools - Administration
    • Ann Arbor Board of Education
    • Ann Arbor Education Association
    • Ann Arbor Public Schools - Budget
    • Ann Arbor Public Schools - Curriculum

    People:

    • Jeanice Swift
    • Brian Osborne
    • Patricia Green
    • Deb Mexicotte
    • Tom Pachera
    • Donna Lasinski
    • John Swift
    • Dan Ezekiel
    • Jeanette Jacinto
    • Andy Thomas
    • Fred Klein
    • Donna Lasinski


  • A Grove For North Campus, by Linda Benson, page 37 - 39
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - North Campus
    • University of Michigan - Buildings
    • Architects
    • North Campus Research Complex
    • Mass Transit

    People:

    • Dave Munson
    • Eero Saarinen
    • Patricia Na
    • Fred Mayer
    • Richard Dobber
    • Harold Shapiro
    • Sue Gott
    • Harlan H. Hatcher
    • Chris Reed


  • Growing Pains, by Linda Benson, page 39
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - North Campus
    • University of Michigan - Buildings
    • Mass Transit
    • University of Michigan - Board of Regents
    • Ann Arbor Community Coalition
    • Neighborhoods

    People:

    • Dave Munson
    • Kate Delaney
    • Jim Kosteva
    • Mark Schlissel
    • Sue Gott


  • New and Inspired, by Patrick Dunn, page 41 - 43
  • Keywords:

    • Domino's Pizza Inc.
    • Franchises
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Little Caesars Inc.
    • Pizza Hut

    People:

    • Patrick Doyle
    • Jonathan Maze
    • Russell Weiner
    • David Cesarini
    • David Brandon
    • Tom Monaghan
    • Mike Ilitch
    • Denise Ilitch
    • David Scrivano

    Places:

    • 30 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr


  • West Stadium Blvd. at Ninety: Once a Rural Bypass, It's Now a Motorized Main Street, by Grace Shackman, page 44 - 49
  • Keywords:

    • Local History
    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Historic Buildings
    • Streets & Roads
    • Highways
    • Sportsman Park
    • Softball
    • Dow Chemical Co.
    • St. Paul Lutheran Church
    • Bethlehem Church
    • Michigan Softball Hall of Fame
    • Hannah Building Co.
    • Naylor Motors
    • Architects
    • Fuller-Hodges Travel Agency
    • Bentley Historical Library
    • A&W Drive-In
    • H&H Drive-In
    • Fillinger Typesetting
    • Stadium Tavern
    • Forty-Niner Diner
    • Tice's Tavern
    • McDonald's Restaurant
    • Everett's Drive-In
    • Leslie Office Supply
    • West Stadium Business and Professional Association
    • Jackson Road Business Association
    • Ann Arbor Financial Services
    • Deft Paint
    • Wrigley Grocery
    • Vernors Co.
    • Marquardt's Service Station
    • Botsford Tile Co.
    • Gymkhana
    • Top of the Lamp
    • West Washtenaw Business Association
    • Taco Bell
    • Subway
    • Becker Pharmacy
    • Quarry Pharmacy
    • Stadium Pharmacy
    • CVS Pharmacy
    • West Stadium Shopping Center
    • Walgreens
    • Key Bank
    • Bank of Ann Arbor
    • Lake Trust Credit Union
    • Gourmet Garden Restaurant
    • A&L Wine Castle
    • Deluxe Drapery
    • Arbor Farms
    • Ace Barnes Hardware
    • Stadium Hardware
    • Bell's Diner
    • Lewis Jewelers
    • Planet Fitness
    • Planned Parenthood
    • Stadium Opticians
    • Stadium Auto Service
    • Great Lakes Cycling
    • Discount Tire

    People:

    • Dale Fisher
    • Christ Frey
    • Walter Frey
    • Jack Spaide
    • Katie Stadel
    • Sandy Schulz Rayment
    • Eugene Hannah
    • Edith Hannah
    • Earl Fingerle
    • Nan Hannah Cunningham
    • Mark Hannah
    • Ted Smith
    • Robert Metcalf
    • Ralph Moore
    • Bernice Wright Moore
    • Dorothy Fillinger
    • Jack Fillinger
    • Joe Ackerly
    • Earl Fowler
    • Isabel Jung
    • Paul Jung
    • Beverly Jung Hanselman
    • Everett Williams
    • Richard Leslie
    • Grace Leslie
    • Dale Leslie
    • Al Raymond
    • Howard Deft
    • Charles Deft
    • Harold Marquardt
    • Robert Marquardt
    • Thomas Botsford
    • Harry Botsford
    • Don Botsford
    • Paul Larned


  • True North: The Laundry in Fenton [Restaurant Reviews], by M. B. Lewis, page 51
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • The Laundry Restaurant
    • Crust Bakery

    Places:

    • 125 W Shiawassee Fenton


  • Mayonnaise Sandwich: Foraging In Cuba, by Lee Lawrence, page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Travel
    • Food


  • From Colonial Lanes to Revel & Roll [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 55
  • Keywords:

    • Bowling Alleys
    • Colonial Lanes
    • Revel & Roll
    • CUBS A.C.
    • Arcades

    People:

    • Brian Conway
    • Herbert O. (Fritz) Crisler
    • Bob Ufer
    • Chris Cachia
    • Robert McGeorge

    Places:

    • 1950 S Industrial Blvd


  • Happy's Back [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 55 - 58
  • Keywords:

    • Happy's Pizza
    • Restaurants
    • Franchises

    People:

    • Anthony Theodore
    • Sam Edward
    • Mike Saffo
    • Frank Oraha
    • Happy Asker

    Places:

    • 640 Packard


  • Big House Liquor [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 58 - 59
  • Keywords:

    • Big House Liquor
    • Beer & Wine - Retail
    • Big George's Home & Patio
    • Stadium Party Shoppe
    • West Stadium Shopping Center

    People:

    • Gus Georges
    • Xavier Tato
    • Johnny Georges

    Places:

    • 1940 W Stadium Blvd


  • Fred's [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 59
  • Keywords:

    • Fred's Restaurant
    • Diners

    People:

    • Fred Lelcaj

    Places:

    • 1113 S University


  • Mark's Carts [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 59 - 60
  • Keywords:

    • Mark's Carts
    • Downtown Home & Garden
    • Bill's Beer Garden
    • El Manantial
    • Simply Spanish
    • Hut-K
    • Great Grilled Sandwiches
    • Pita Cruiser
    • Seafood Driven

    People:

    • Mark Hodesh
    • Kelly Vore

    Places:

    • 211 W Washington St


  • Siris [In the Works], by Sally Mitani, page 60
  • Keywords:

    • Siris Restaurant/li>
    • Main Party Store
    • Heidelberg Restaurant
    • Sabor Latino
    • Fires - Ann Arbor
    • Sheesh Restaurant

    People:

    • Rick Kouza
    • Joe Kouza
    • Ian Gray

    Places:

    • 207 N Main St


  • Wine Seller [In the Works], by Sally Mitani, page 60
  • Keywords:

    • Wine Seller
    • Plymouth Mall
    • Restaurants
    • Om Market
    • Curry On

    People:

    • Swetang Patel
    • Hardik Patel
    • Rutul Patel

    Places:

    • 2721 Plymouth Rd


  • Closings [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 60
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Achatz Handmade Pie Company
    • Franchises
    • Traver Village Shopping Center

    People:

    • Kevin Sirois
    • Keith Sirois

    Places:

    • 2643 Plymouth Rd


  • She-Bop and the Riff Raff: A Hip-Shaking Blast [Girl Groups], by Patrick Dunn, page 68
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • She-Bop and the Riff-Raff (Musical Group)
    • Necto

    People:

    • Robin Peterson
    • Laurie Lounsbury
    • Jennifer Carr
    • Cy Klone
    • Jim Weyman
    • Erik Herzog
    • Rick Humesky


  • Lucette: Wide-Eyed Fascination [Alt-Country], by James M. Manheim, page 73
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • The Ark

    People:

    • Lauren Gills
    • Alejandro Escovedo

    Places:

    • 316 S Main St


  • Chris McCormick: Between the Joshua Trees [Fiction], by Keith Taylor, page 79
  • Keywords:

    • Books - Reviews
    • Literati Bookstore

    People:

    • Chris McCormick

    Places:

    • 124 E Washington St


  • Jennifer Goltz: Avant-Garde Singing [New Music], by Sandor Slomovits, page 83
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Kerrytown Concert House
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus

    People:

    • Jennifer Goltz
    • John Berens
    • Mary Redhouse
    • Jen Shyu
    • John Lindberg
    • Thomas Buckner
    • Deanna Relyea

    Places:

    • 415 N Fourth Ave


  • Xu Weixin: Monumental Portraits: The Great Equalizer [Gallery Review], by Sally Wright Day, page 87
  • Keywords:

    • Art - Reviews
    • Galleries
    • University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA)

    People:

    • Xu Weixin

    Places:

    • 525 S State St


  • The Corn Potato String Band: Revival [Old-Time Music], by James M. Manheim, page 90
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Corn Potatoes String Band (Musical Group)
    • The Ark

    People:

    • Lindsay McCaw
    • Ben Belcher
    • Aaron Jonah Lewis

    Places:

    • 316 S Main St


  • Skeeter Shelton: Detroit Tenor Saxophone Master [Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 93
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Kerrytown Concert House

    People:

    • Sketter Shelton

    Places:

    • 415 N Fourth Ave


  • Sousa: A Living Portrait [Band Music], by Arwulf Arwulf, page 96
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Michigan Theater
    • Washtenaw Community Concert Band
    • Concerts
    • Local History
    • University Hall
    • Composers
    • University of Michigan - Students

    People:

    • Marcus Neiman
    • John Philip Sousa
    • Louis Elbel
    • David Jackson
    • Chris Heidenreich

    Places:

    • 603 E Liberty St


  • March 2016 Home Sales, by James M. Manheim, page 108
  • Keywords:

    • Real Estate
    • Houses - Cost of
    • Statistics


  • I Spy [Back Page], by Sally Bjork, page 111
  • Keywords:

    • Contests
    • Historic Buildings
    • Shinola
    • Hutzel Building
    • Edward Brothers Malloy
    • Michigan Theater

    People:

    • Gaia Stanley
    • Rob Utterback
    • Steve Huang
    • Janet Shane
    • Andre Struger

    Places:

    • 301 S Main St,


Ann Arbor Observer, April 2016

Published In:
Ann Arbor Observer,
1976-current

Publisher: Ann Arbor Observer Company

Date: April 2016


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

  • Spotlight on Ann Arbor [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Sexual Abuse
    • Films
    • Catholic Church
    • St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church
    • Lawsuits
    • Journalists & Journalism
    • Ann Arbor News

    People:

    • Timothy Crowley
    • Kenneth Povish
    • James Rapp


  • What Firefighters Do [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Fires & Firefighting
    • Ann Arbor Fire Department
    • Statistics
    • Huron Valley Ambulance
    • Ann Arbor City Council

    People:

    • Larry Collins
    • John Hieftje


  • Local Voices [UpFront], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Television Programs
    • Contests
    • Singers
    • University of Michigan - Students
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus

    People:

    • Laith Al-Saadu
    • Daniel Passino
    • Jonathon Bach


  • ACLU vs. Snyder [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13
  • Keywords:

    • American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
    • Lawsuits
    • Water Contamination
    • Public Health
    • Michigan - Governor
    • Michigan - Government Departments & Agencies
    • Detroit Metro Times
    • Journalists & Journalism
    • Michigan Public Radio
    • Awards Honors Prizes

    People:

    • Kary Moss
    • Kurt Guyette
    • Mike Steinberg


  • For Rent [Inside Ann Arbor], page 13 - 14
  • Keywords:

    • Real Estate Development - Ann Arbor
    • Apartments
    • McKinley Associates
    • First Martin Corp.
    • Georgetown Mall


  • Fish Out of Water [Inside Ann Arbor], page 14 - 16
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Public Schools
    • Huron High School - Staff
    • Publishing
    • Fish Out Of Water Books
    • Memoirs
    • Literati Bookstore
    • Nicola's Books

    People:

    • R. J. Fox
    • Jon Wilson
    • Laurie Wilson
    • Kyle Wilson
    • Gary B. France
    • Zachary Storey


  • Spoon O'Prune [Inside Ann Arbor], page 16 - 18
  • Keywords:

    • Pfizer Inc.
    • Pharmaceuticals - Research & Development
    • Entrepreneurs
    • Jiva Now LLC
    • Whole Foods

    People:

    • Om Goel


  • Fire Trucks and Fire Engines: A Spotter's Guide [Outside], by Bob Felman, Jorja Feldman, page 21
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Fire Departments
    • Fires & Firefighting

    People:

    • Amy Brow
    • Mike Reddmann

    Places:

    • 111 N 5th Ave


  • Crime Map, page 23
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Fire Department
    • Crime & Criminals
    • Statistics


  • Carol Boyd: Understanding Addiction [Ann Arborites], by Eve Silberman, page 25
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • University of Michigan - Research
    • Drug Abuse
    • Demonstrations & Protests
    • Nursing
    • Free People's Clinic

    People:

    • Carol Boyd
    • Quyen Epstein-Ngo
    • Robben Fleming
    • Conrad Stack
    • Tonda Hughes


  • Rite of Spring: Watching the Koi at the Botanical Gardens [My Town], by Madeline Strong Diehl, page 26
  • Keywords:

    • Matthaei Botanical Gardens
    • Recreation

    People:

    • Mike Palmer

    Places:

    • 1800 N Dixboro Rd


  • Time Capsule on E. Liberty: Visit To the Christian Science Reading Room [My Town], by Jeff Mortimer, page 26
  • Keywords:

    • Local History
    • Christian Science Reading Room

    People:

    • Douglas Jackson
    • Melinda Powers
    • Herb David

    Places:

    • 306 E Liberty St


  • My Town No More: Reflections of a Departing U-M-Grad [My Town], by Rivan Stinson, page 26 - 27
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • University of Michigan - Campus
    • Downtown Ann Arbor


  • I Love The Deer, by James Leonard, page 29 - 31
  • Keywords:

    • Animal Control
    • Animal Welfare
    • Wildlife
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Friends of Ann Arbor Wildlife in Nature (FAAWN)
    • Parks - Ann Arbor
    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Humane Society of Huron Valley
    • Matthaei Botanical Gardens
    • Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
    • Lawsuits
    • Public Health

    People:

    • David Silkworth
    • Tanya Ridella-Mehlos
    • Christopher Taylor
    • Tanya Hilgendorf
    • Lisa Wondrash
    • Dave Borneman
    • Chad Stewart
    • Sabra Sanzotta
    • Chuck Warpehoski
    • Kirk Westphal
    • Sabra Briere
    • Zack Ackerman
    • Chip Smith
    • Bob McGee
    • Sally Hart Petersen
    • Jane Lumm


  • A Legal Slapdown, by James Leonard, page 31/li>
    Keywords:

    • Animal Control
    • Animal Welfare
    • Wildlife
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Friends of Ann Arbor Wildlife in Nature (FAAWN)
    • Parks - Ann Arbor
    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Humane Society of Huron Valley
    • Matthaei Botanical Gardens
    • Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
    • Lawsuits
    • Courts - Federal
    • Public Health

    People:

    • Barry Powers
    • Sabra Sanzotta
    • Arthur Tarnow
    • Stephen Postema


  • Backstage Drama: The Life and Death of the Performance Network, by Davi Nopoleon, page 33 - 35
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Theater
    • Performance Network
    • Chenille Sisters (Musical Group)
    • Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA)
    • Actors Equity Association
    • Fundraisers
    • Volunteers & Volunteering

    People:

    • Jim Moran
    • David Bernstein
    • Sandra Birch
    • John Seibert
    • Sarab Kamoo
    • David Wolber
    • Carla Milarch
    • David Wolber
    • Jay Stielstra
    • Cheryl Dawdy
    • Connie Huber
    • Johanna Broughton
    • Linda Keller-Knox
    • Becky Zarna Fox
    • Kaysie Dannemiller
    • Daniel Walker
    • Barbara Bach
    • Joseph Zettelmaier
    • Malcolm Tulip
    • Naz Edwards
    • Jessica Litman
    • Erin Sabo
    • Tom Dezure
    • Mary Avrakotos
    • Ron Maurer
    • K Edmonds
    • Darrian Ford
    • Ryan MacKenzie Lewis
    • Jennifer Cole
    • Tim Rhoze
    • Suzi Regan
    • John Manfredi
    • Heather Bell
    • Gene Dickirson

    Places:

    • 120 E Huron St


  • From Ann Arbor to Macau, by Nancy Clay, page 36 - 37
  • Keywords:

    • Pioneer High School
    • Magicians
    • Eastern Michigan University
    • University of Michigan Marching Band

    People:

    • Franz Harary
    • Raymond Harary
    • Sigrid Harary
    • Akiko Harary
    • Erich Becher
    • Michael Jackson


  • No Guts, No Glory: A New Generation Discovers Offal, by Julia Paige, page 38
  • Keywords:

    • Farms & Farming
    • Livestock
    • Grange Kitchen
    • Zingerman's
    • Sustainable Food Trust
    • Vinology Restaurant
    • Sparrow Market

    People:

    • Hollis Wyatt
    • Megan Perry
    • David Flaugher
    • Brandon Johns
    • Adam Galloway
    • Margot Finn
    • Bob Sparrow


  • Spencer: Simple and Imaginative [Restaurant Reviews], by Lee Lawrence, page 49 - 51
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Spencer Restaurant

    People:

    • Abby Olitzky
    • Steven Hall

    Places:

    • 113 E Liberty St


  • Common Grill [Quick Bite], by M. B. Lewis, page 51
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Common Grill Restaurant
    • Anniversaries

    People:

    • Craig Common

    Places:

    • 112 S Main St Chelsea


  • An Era Ends Downtown: Elmo Morales [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Elmo's Main Street T-Shirts
    • University of Michigan - Athletics
    • Track & Field
    • Downtown Ann Arbor
    • Commercial Real Estate
    • A2 Curtis
    • Bodies In Balance

    People:

    • Elmo Morales
    • Don Canham
    • Reza Rahmani

    Places:

    • 220 S Main St
    • 404 E Liberty St


  • An Era Ends Downtown: McCabe Ash [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Graphic Art Wholesalers
    • Downtown Ann Arbor
    • Picture Framing
    • Art Spot
    • Business - Closings
    • Commercial Real Estate

    People:

    • McCabe Ash
    • Robert Janis

    Places:

    • 224 S Main St


  • An Era Ends Downtown: A2 Curtis, by Sally Mitani, page 53 - 55
  • Keywords:

    • Downtown Ann Arbor
    • Business - Closings
    • A2 Curtis
    • Curtis Commercial Realty
    • Commercial Real Estate

    People:

    • Andy Curtis
    • Ben Curtis
    • John Curtis
    • Jim Curtis


  • . . . As John Roos Arrives [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 55 - 58
  • Keywords:

    • RoosRoast Cafe
    • Coffee Houses
    • Art's Barber Shop

    People:

    • John Roos
    • Kath Roos
    • Jozo Roos
    • Dick Roos
    • Danny Roos
    • Elmo Morales
    • Bill Zirinsky

    Places:

    • 117 E Liberty St


  • Good Spirits on Felch [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 58 - 60
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Distilling Company
    • Distilleries
    • Liquor
    • Historic Buildings

    People:

    • Ari Sussman
    • Rob Cleveland

    Places:

    • 220 Felch St


  • Scrap Box [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 60
  • Keywords:

    • Scrap Box
    • Recycling
    • Arts & Crafts
    • Ann Arbor Public Schools
    • Volunteers & Volunteering

    People:

    • Karen Ensminger
    • Charlie Willard

    Places:

    • 518 State Circle


  • Ann Arbor Thrift Shop [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 60
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Thrift Shop
    • Washtenaw Commons
    • Casual Male XL
    • DXL
    • Life Uniform
    • Scrubs and Beyond
    • Frame Factory
    • Business - Closings


  • Closings [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 60
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Tim Hortons
    • Dick Tyler's Tavern
    • World of Beer
    • Godiva Chocolates
    • Kroger Co.

    People:

    • Celecia Jones
    • Chad Wilson
    • Steve Rossi
    • Ken McClure


  • Ingrid Racine: Making Her Own Music [Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 70
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • Gandy Dancer Restaurant
    • Ravens Club
    • Rush Street

    People:

    • Ingrid Racine
    • Heather Black
    • Chuck Nesome
    • Ben Rolston
    • Rob Avsharian
    • Ian Finkelstein
    • Raymond Chandler


  • The Jerusalem Quartet: A Sixteen-Stringed Instrument [Chamber Music], by Arwulf Arwulf, page 83
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • University Musical Society
    • Rackham Auditorium

    Places:

    • 915 E Washington St


  • The Last Mentsch: A Question of Identity [Films], by Sandor Slomovits, page 85
  • Keywords:

    • Movies - Reviews
    • Ann Arbor Jewish Film Festival
    • Michigan Theater

    Places:

    • 603 E Liberty St


  • Robbie Fulks: Swinging for the Fences [Alt-Country], by James M. Manheim, page 87
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • The Ark

    People:

    • Robbie Fulks

    Places:

    • 316 S Main St


  • Albert Kahn: Under Construction [Gallery Review], by Patrick Dunn, page 88
  • Keywords:

    • Architects
    • Architecture
    • Photography
    • Art - Reviews
    • University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA)
    • University of Michigan - Buildings
    • Angell Hall
    • Edward Henry Kraus Building
    • Willow Run Bomber Plant

    People:

    • Albert Kahn

    Places:

    • 525 S State St


  • Grazyna Auguscik & Jaroslaw Bester: Beyond Category [Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 93
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Kerrytown Concert House

    People:

    • Grazyna Auguscik
    • Jaroslaw Bester

    Places:

    • 415 N 4th Ave


  • Jennifer Burd & Laszlo Slomovits: A Community Project [Word & Music], by Keith Taylor, page 95
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Poetry
    • Nicola's Books

    People:

    • Jennifer Burd
    • Laszlo Slomovits

    Places:

    • 2513 Jackson Ave


  • Midwest Literary Walk: Candid, Intimate Moments [Festivals], by Stephanie L. Douglass, page 98
  • Keywords:

    • Midwest Literary Walk
    • Fairs & Festivals
    • Books & Reading
    • Chelsea District Library
    • Authors

    People:

    • Josh Malerman
    • Patty Roberts
    • Paula McLain
    • Christopher Sorrentino
    • Claire Vaye Watkins
    • Jamaal May
    • Robin Coste Lewis


  • February 2016 Home Sales, by James M. Manheim, page 108
  • Keywords:

    • Real Estate
    • Houses - Cost of
    • Statistics


  • I Spy [Back Page], by Sally Bjork, page 111
  • Keywords:

    • Contests
    • Stone Chalet Bed and Breakfast
    • Historic Buildings
    • Unitarian Universalist Church of Ann Arbor
    • Hobbs & Black
    • Spun

    People:

    • Linda Bankauskas
    • Susan Wineberg
    • Robert Kerr
    • Dave Bicknell
    • Sara Kitzsteiner

    Places:

    • 1917 Washtenaw Ave


Ann Arbor Observer, March 2016

Published In:
Ann Arbor Observer,
1976-current

Publisher: Ann Arbor Observer Company

Date: March 2016


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

  • Bernietown [UpFront], page 15
  • Keywords:

    • Elections - Federal
    • Democratic Party
    • Volunteers & Volunteering
    • University of Michigan - Students

    People:

    • Alexander Deatrick
    • Bernie Sanders
    • Hillary Clinton
    • Jason Morgan


  • Filling the Vacuum [UpFront], page 15
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Ann Arbor Police Department

    People:

    • Zach Ackerman
    • Julie Grand
    • James White
    • Jim Baird
    • Derek Delacourt
    • Robyn Wilkerson
    • Christopher Taylor


  • Beating the Curve [UpFront], page 15
  • Keywords:

    • Washtenaw County Community College
    • Statistics
    • Employment

    People:

    • Evan Montague
    • Susan Ferraro

    Places:

    • 4800 E Huron River Dr


  • Mission Accomplished [UpFront], page 15
  • Keywords:

    • Huron Valley Community Network
    • Internet Services
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus

    People:

    • Steve Weiss
    • Valerie Mates


  • The Ann Arbor News Is Shrinking. Again. [Inside Ann Arbor], page 17
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor News
    • Newspapers
    • MLive
    • Ann Arbor District Library
    • Pulp
    • Detroit Free Press
    • Ann Arbor Chronicle
    • Ann Arbor Board of Education
    • Advance Publications

    People:

    • Laurel Champion
    • Paula Gardner
    • Sara Scott
    • Jen Eyer
    • Dan Gaydou
    • Jenn McKee
    • Cindy Heflin
    • Jessica Webster
    • Ryan Stanton
    • Monet Tiedemann


  • Gay Divorce [Inside Ann Arbor], page 17 - 18
  • Keywords:

    • Gay & Lesbian Community
    • Divorce
    • United States Supreme Court
    • Laws & Legislation
    • Courts - Washtenaw County

    People:

    • Angie Martell
    • Patrick J. Conlin


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

    • Among Friends
    • Bakeries & Confectioners
    • Food & Nutrition

    People:

    • Lizann Anderson
    • Suzie Miller
    • Darcy Zbinovec

    Places:

    • 3660 Plaza Dr


  • Scouts Rebooted [Inside Ann Arbor], page 20 - 21
  • Keywords:

    • Boy Scouts
    • Volunteers & Volunteering
    • Hands-On Museum
    • American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
    • United States Supreme Court
    • Laws & Legislation
    • Lawsuits
    • Gay & Lesbian Community
    • Ann Arbor Public Schools
    • Recreation

    People:

    • Rich Meints
    • Melissa Stricherz
    • Mike Steinberg
    • James Dale
    • Robert Gates
    • Matt Adams


  • Precious Prodigals [Inside Ann Arbor], page 21 - 23
  • Keywords:

    • Resale (Second-Hand Merchandise)- Retail
    • Ann Arbor Thrift Shop
    • Volunteers & Volunteering
    • Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor
    • Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop
    • Habitat for Humanity

    People:

    • Sarah Minor
    • Helen Hall
    • Meg Stephensen
    • Harry Cross
    • Paulette Brown
    • Mackenzie Farlie


  • Give Robins a Fair Hearing [Outside], by Bob Feldman, Jorja Feldman, page 27
  • Keywords:

    • Birds & Birding
    • Recreation


  • Crime Map, page 29
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Crime & Criminals
    • Statistics


  • Suzanne Smith: Zen and the Cello [Ann Arborites], by Josie Schneider, page 31
  • Keywords:

    • Musicians
    • Musical Instruction
    • Zen Buddhist Temple
    • CelloChan
    • Meditation

    People:

    • Suzanne Smith
    • Kepler Eberle
    • Char DeWolf


  • Diversity Deferred, by Eve Silberman, page 33 - 35
  • Keywords:

    • University of Michigan - Students
    • Racial Diversity
    • Demographics
    • Black Action Movement (BAM)
    • Laws & Legislation
    • United States Supreme Court
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Financial Aid
    • Black Student Union
    • Trotter Multicultural Center

    People:

    • Darren Gordon
    • Mary Sue Coleman
    • Ellen Berrey
    • Brittney Williams
    • Robert Sellers
    • Mark Schlissel
    • Martha Pollack
    • Kedra Ishop
    • Shaylin Yarrell
    • Lama Weir
    • Jackie Simpson
    • Capri'Nara Kendall
    • Robert Greenfield
    • Charvez Wesley
    • Rivan Stinson
  • Competing Visions On Platt Rd., by Patrick Dunn, page 37 - 39
  • Keywords:

    • Washtenaw County - Government
    • Parks - Washtenaw County
    • Washtenaw County Farm Park
    • Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners
    • Washtenaw County Juvenile Detention Center
    • Affordable Housing
    • Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA)
    • Citizens for Responsible Planning for Platt Road
    • Real Estate Development
    • Platt Road Community Advisory Committee(CAC)
    • Ann Arbor City Council

    People:

    • Trish Heusel
    • Andy LaBarre
    • Yousef Rabhi
    • Jeannine Palms
    • Christopher Taylor
    • Mary Jo Callan
    • Dan Himebaugh
    • Steve Kunselman
    • Bob Tetens
    • Brett Lenart
    • Ronnie Peterson

    Places:

    • 2260 Platt Rd
    • 2270 Platt Rd


  • Remembering World War II, by Cynthia Furlong Reynolds, page 41 - 43
  • Keywords:

    • World War II
    • Veterans
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff

    People:

    • George Bigelow
    • Don Boble
    • Bill Godwin
    • Arthur Brown
    • Robert Carpenter


  • Eve: Slow-Food Pageant [Restaurant Reviews], by M. B. Lewis, page 45 - 46
  • Keywords:

    • Eve Restaurant
    • Bell Tower Hotel

    People:

    • Eve Arnoff

    Places:

    • 300 S Thayer St


  • Table Talk, by Cynthia Furlong Reynolds, page 46
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Bill Knapp's Restaurant
    • Bankruptcy
    • Business- Closings
    • Bakeries & Confectioners
    • Awrey's Bakery

    People:

    • Marty Carrier


  • Nagomi Sushi Expands Downtown [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 49
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Nagomi Sushi Downtown
    • What Crepe? Restaurant
    • Nagomi Sushi North
    • Golf
    • Miles of Golf

    People:

    • Nick Ma

    Places:

    • 241 E Liberty St


  • Goodwill Comes to Ann Arbor [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 49 - 51
  • Keywords:

    • Resale (Second-Hand Merchandise) - Retail
    • Goodwill Industries
    • Salvation Army
    • Donations
    • Employment Services

    People:

    • Jeff Ukrainec

    Places:

    • 3782 Carpenter Rd


  • An Environmentally Sensitive Gas Station [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 51 - 52
  • Keywords:

    • Gas Stations
    • Alternative Fuels
    • A2 State Gate
    • Motor Vehicle Emissions
    • Ann Arbor Clean Energy Coalition
    • Ann Arbor Planning Commission
    • Phoenician Thyme Restaurant

    People:

    • Joseph Kafi
    • Abraham Ajrouch
    • Bonnie Bona
    • Tia Saad

    Places:

    • 2991 S State St


  • Renaissance [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 52
  • Keywords:

    • Clothing - Retail
    • Renaissance Clothing

    People:

    • Roger Pothus

    Places:

    • 201 S Division St


  • Gro Blue [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 52
  • Keywords:

    • Gro Blue
    • Hydroponics
    • Gardens & Gardening
    • Medical Marijuana
    • Business - Closings

    People:

    • Gigi Bennett

    Places:

    • 4072 Packard


  • Closings: Town Cobbler [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 52 - 53
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Town Cobbler
    • Shoes - Retail & Repair
    • Briarwood Mall
    • Donations

    People:

    • Kyung Kim
    • Bob Gula

    Places:

    • 226 Briarwood Circle


  • Closings: Max and Erma's [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Max and Erma's Restaurant

    Places:

    • 445 E Eisenhower Pkwy


  • Closings: Gold Crown Jewelers [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Jewelry - Retail & Custom Design

    People:

    • Ricco DeCola
    • Paolo DeCola

    Places:

    • 2315 W Stadium Blvd


  • Closings: Biggby Coffee [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Biggby Coffee
    • Coffee Shops

    People:

    • Jeannine Mickeleit
    • Rick Wasser

    Places:

    • 709 Packard St


  • Closings: Yogi Grocery [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 53
  • Keywords:

    • Business - Closings
    • Grocery Stores
    • Ethnic Food
    • Arbor Square Plaza
    • Swisher Commercial

    People:

    • Mike Jurgenson
    • Yogesh Thoria

    Places:

    • 4015 Carpenter Rd


  • Chris Buhalis: Authentic Blue-Collar Roots [Singer-Songwriter], by Patrick Dunn, page 62
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • The Ark

    People:

    • Chris Buhalis

    Places:

    • 316 S Main St


  • The Everyone Orchestra: Joyous Improvisation On The Edge [Jam Bands], by James M. Manheim, page 66
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Everyone Orchestra (Musical Group)
    • The Ark

    People:

    • Erin Zindle
    • Randall Moore
    • Brennan Andes

    Places:

    • 316 S Main St


  • Mid-West Furniture Zoku: Real Art [Galleries], by Sally Wright Day, page 68
  • Keywords:

    • Exhibits
    • Ann Arbor Art Center
    • 117 Gallery
    • Art & Artists

    People:

    • Ray Wetzel
    • John DeHoog
    • Melissa Judd
    • Katie Hudnall
    • Maxwell Davis

    Places:

    • 117 W Liberty St


  • The Odd Couple: It's About The Apartment, Not The Closet [Theater], by Sally Mitani, page 72
  • Keywords:

    • Theater - Reviews
    • Purple Rose Theater

    People:

    • Guy Sanville
    • David Montee
    • Tom Whelan
    • Jim Porterfield
    • Michelle Mountain
    • Rhiannon Ragland

    Places:

    • 137 Park St Chelsea


  • Mozart and Schubert: Songs Of Love And Life [Classical Music], by Arwulf Arwulf, page 75
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • St. Andrews Episcopal Church

    People:

    • Martha Guth
    • Penelope Crawford

    Places:

    • 306 N Division St


  • Pointless Improv: Laughs For Everyone, Beer For Adults [Comedy], by Sandor Slomvits, page 77
  • Keywords:

    • Comedy
    • Theater - Reviews
    • Pointless Brewery & Theatre

    People:

    • Tori Tomalia
    • Jason Tomalia

    Places:

    • 3014 Packard Rd


  • Ross Gay: Odes To Joy [Poetry], by Keith Taylor, page 78
  • Keywords:

    • Poetry
    • Books - Reviews
    • Voices of the Midwest Conference

    People:

    • Ross Gay


  • Films By The Dozen: Prison Nation and Sixty-Six [Ann Arbor Film Festival], by Patrick Dunn, page 82
  • Keywords:

    • Movies - Reviews
    • Ann Arbor Film Festival
    • Documentaries
    • Michigan Theater

    People:

    • Brett Story
    • Lewis Klahr

    Places:

    • 603 E Liberty St


  • Bite-Size Plays: Creative Fizz, For Free [Wall-to-Wall Theatre Festival], by Sally Mitani, page 89
  • Keywords:

    • Theater - Reviews
    • University of Michigan - Students
    • Walgreen Drama Center

    People:

    • Allyssa Powell
    • Karly Thomas

    Places:

    • 1226 Murfin Ave


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

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


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

    • Contests
    • Condominiums
    • One North Main
    • Residence Inn
    • Seva Restaurant

    People:

    • Thea Fish
    • David Fry
    • David Sweeton
    • David Shoup
    • David Karl
    • Louisa Griffes
    • Janine Hutchinson

    Places:

    • 101 N Main St


Ann Arbor Observer, February 2016

Published In:
Ann Arbor Observer,
1976-current

Publisher: Ann Arbor Observer Company

Date: February 2016


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

  • FBI Brushoff [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
    • Criminal Investigations
    • Sewers & Sewage
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • University of Michigan
    • Lawsuits
    • Courts - Washtenaw County

    People:

    • Irvin A. Meremlstein
    • Timothy P. Connors
    • Stephen Postema


  • Power Play [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Laws & Legislation
    • Elections - Michigan
    • Democratic Party
    • Republican Party
    • Michigan - Governor
    • Washtenaw County Clerk
    • Demographics

    People:

    • Rick Snyder
    • Lawrence Kestenbaum
    • Brad O'Furey


  • Buffett's IUD [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Berkshire Hathaway
    • University of Michigan - Student Housing
    • Donations
    • Medical Research
    • Birth Control
    • Planned Parenthood
    • Clinical Trials

    People:

    • Charlie Munger
    • Warren Buffett


  • Community Sing [UpFront], page 9
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Community Sing
    • Ann Arbor Senior Center
    • Ann Arbor Recreation Department
    • Musicians
    • WDET-FM

    People:

    • Pam Simmons
    • Dave Boutette
    • Matt Watroba

    Places:

    • 1320 Baldwin Ave


  • Disrupted [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11
  • Keywords:

    • Select Ride
    • Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority
    • Michigan Flyer
    • Yellow Cab
    • Green Cab
    • Blue Cab
    • Amazing Blue Taxi
    • Taxicab Companies
    • Mass Transit
    • Uber
    • Salaries & Wages
    • University of Michigan - Students

    People:

    • Dave Reid
    • John Etter


  • Doggy Day Car [Inside Ann Arbor], page 11 - 12
  • Keywords:

    • Arbor Dog Daycare & Boarding
    • Pets
    • Camp Bow Wow
    • Karnik Pet Lodge

    People:

    • Jon Svoboda
    • Margaret Svoboda
    • Ellen Macnee
    • Tori Davidson
    • Stephanie McCarty
    • Dei McCarty
    • Leslie Kamil


  • Green Gifts [Inside Ann Arbor], page 12
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Public Schools - Budget
    • Ann Arbor Public Schools - Curriculum
    • Environment
    • Wines School
    • University of Michigan - Students
    • Audubon Society
    • Donations
    • Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation

    People:

    • Bill Stapp
    • Eunice Hendrix
    • Bill Browning
    • Vera Levenosn
    • Kay Lane
    • Janet Kahan
    • Janet Szczygiel


  • Sensors Inc. [Inside Ann Arbor], page 14 - 17
  • Keywords:

    • Sensors Inc.
    • Automotive Manufacturing
    • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    • Standards & Testing
    • Air Pollution

    People:

    • Joe Morrill
    • Rob Wilson

    Places:

    • 6812 State Rd Saline


  • Groundhog Day [Outside], by Bob Feldman, Jorja Feldman, page 19
  • Keywords:

    • Wildlife
    • Weather
    • Help4Wildlife.com
    • Animal Welfare
    • Parks - Washtenaw County

    People:

    • Karen Oconnor
    • Shawn Severance


  • Crime Map, page 21
  • Keywords:

    • Crime & Criminals
    • Ann Arbor Police Department
    • Statistics


  • Charlie and Tanith White: Life After the Olympics [Ann Arborites], by Eve Silberman, page 23
  • Keywords:

    • Olympics
    • Ice Dancing
    • National Broadcasting Company (NBC)
    • United States Senior Figure Skating Championship

    People:

    • Charlie White
    • Tanith Belbin White
    • Meryl Davis


  • Wet Paint: Slippery Sidewalks at the Rock [My Town], by Nehama Glogower, page 25
  • Keywords:

    • Sidewalks
    • Public Safety
    • University of Michigan - Students
    • University of Michigan - Fraternities & Sororities
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Ann Arbor - City Ordinances


  • Poetic Advice: Allen Ginsberg Messed Me Up [My Town], by Bert Stratton, page 25
  • Keywords:

    • Poetry
    • Laws & Legislation
    • University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff
    • Yiddishe Cup (Musical Group)
    • The Ark

    People:

    • Allen Ginsberg
    • Ted Berrigan
    • Donald Hall


  • Cleansing the Waters: The New Sewage Plant Goes Online, by James Leonard, page 27 - 29
  • Keywords:

    • Sewers & Sewage
    • Ann Arbor Wastewater Treatment Plant
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Works Progress Administration (WPA)
    • Water Pollution
    • Huron River
    • Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

    People:

    • Mike Amicangelo


  • What's Next , by James Leonard, page 28 - 29
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor Wastewater Treatment Plant
    • Sewers & Sewage
    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments

    People:

    • Brian Steglitz


  • The Purple Rose At Twenty-Five, by Cynthia Furlong Reynolds, page 31 -33
  • Keywords:

    • Purple Rose Theatre
    • Anniversaries
    • Actors
    • Circle Repertory Theatre Company
    • Chelsea Chamber of Commerce
    • Chelsea State Bank
    • Chelsea Milling Company
    • Common Grill
    • Chelsea House Inn

    People:

    • Jeff Daniels
    • Guy Sanville
    • DiAnn L'Roy
    • Kathleen Treado
    • Ben Daniels
    • Lucas Daniels
    • Nellie Daniels
    • Ann Feeney
    • Bart Bauer
    • Doug Beaumont
    • Dewell Kring
    • John Mann
    • Bill Holmes
    • Lanford Wilson
    • Lisa Wing
    • Judy Gallagher
    • Katie Doral
    • Daphne Hodder
    • Jason Lindauer
    • Craig Common
    • Bob Daniels
    • Michelle Williams
    • Paul Martinez

    Places:

    • 137 Park St Chelsea


  • A2 Fix It, by James Leonard, page 35
  • Keywords:

    • Ann Arbor - City Government Departments
    • Ann Arbor City Council
    • Forestry
    • Streets & Roads
    • Sewers & Sewage
    • Scio Township
    • DTE Energy Technologies

    People:

    • Robert Kellar
    • Sally Mitani
    • Chuck Warpehoski
    • Steve Powers
    • Molly Maciejewski
    • Scott Martin


  • Yee Siang Dumplings: Simplification [Restaurant Reviews], by Lee Lawrence, page 37
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • Yee Siang Dumplings Restaurant

    People:

    • Weiguo Tie
    • Hua Bai

    Places:

    • 4837 Washtenaw


  • VKitchen: Sprinting Freshly Into Town [Restaurant Reviews], by M. B. Lewis, page 38 - 39
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants - Reviews
    • VKitchen Restaurant
    • The Colonnade

    Places:

    • 883 W Eisenhower Pkwy


  • Quick Bite, by Lee Lawrence, page 39
  • Keywords:

    • Antonio's Coney Island
    • Restaurants - Reviews

    People:

    • Irene Serrano
    • Miguel Martinez

    Places:

    • 2896 Washtenaw Ave


  • More Treats For Northside Foodies: Plum Market [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 41
  • Keywords:

    • Plum Market
    • Grocery Stores
    • Merchant of Vino
    • Cleary University
    • Maple Village Shopping Center
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus

    People:

    • Marc Jonna
    • Matt Jonna
    • Ed Jonna
    • Juliette Jonna
    • Todd Belden
    • Madeline Triffon

    Places:

    • 3601 Plymouth Rd


  • More Treats For Northside Foodies: Busch's Fresh Food Market, by Sally Mitani, page 41
  • Keywords:

    • Grocery Stores
    • Busch's Fresh Food Market

    People:

    • John Hunter
    • John Busch
    • Joseph Busch
    • Charlie Mattis
    • Tim Busch
    • Dough Busch

    Places:

    • 2020 Green Rd


  • Pointless Brewery and Theatre: Cancer Fast-Tracked a Young Couple's Bucket List [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 41 - 42
  • Keywords:

    • Pointless Brewery and Theatre
    • Theater
    • Breweries
    • Comedy
    • Cancer

    People:

    • Tori Tomalia
    • Jason Tomalia
    • Zander Tomalia
    • Autumn Tomalia
    • Mikaela Tomalia

    Places:

    • 3014 Packard


  • Fjallraven Opens On Main St. [Marketplace Changes], by Sally Mitani, page 42 - 43
  • Keywords:

    • Fjallraven
    • Outdoor Equipment & Supplies
    • Clothing - Retail
    • Environment

    People:

    • Matthew Landry
    • Reza Rahmani

    Places:

    • 213 S Main St


  • Fraser Bicycle [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 43
  • Keywords:

    • Fraser Bicycle
    • Bicycles - Sales & Service
    • Two Wheel Tango
    • Bicycles & Bicycling

    People:

    • Ron Schmid

    Places:

    • 3162 Packard


  • Mini of Ann Arbor [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 43
  • Keywords:

    • Automobile Dealers
    • Mini of Ann Arbor
    • Germain Honda
    • Germain Automotive Group

    People:

    • Jim Farkas
    • Mack Johnson

    Places:

    • 3500 Jackson Rd


  • Pittsfield Place [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 43
  • Keywords:

    • Starbucks
    • Verizon
    • Bob Evans Restaurant
    • Texas Roadhouse


  • Advance Auto Parts, AutoZone [Briefly Noted], by Sally Mitani, page 43 -45
  • Keywords:

    • Automobiles - Parts & Supplies
    • Advance Auto Parts
    • AutoZone

    People:

    • Ann Gurney

    Places:

    • 2105 W Stadium Blvd
    • 5740 Jackson Rd


  • South University [In The Works], by Sally Mitani, page 45
  • Keywords:

    • South University Area Association
    • Merit
    • Fred's
    • Village Apothecary
    • Business - Closings
    • Commercial Real Estate

    People:

    • Maggie Ladd
    • David Merritt
    • Sava Lelcaj
    • Jim Chaconas


  • Habana / Pretzel Bell [In The Works], by Sally Mitani, page 45
  • Keywords:

    • Restaurants
    • Business - Closings
    • Lena Restaurant
    • Habana Bar
    • Pretzel Bell Restaurant
    • University of Michigan - Alumnus
    • 2Mission Design and Development

    People:

    • Jon Carlson
    • Clint Castor Jr.
    • Todd Castor
    • Shelley Castor
    • Megan Uphoff

    Places:

    • 226 S Main St


  • Glasshouse Brewery [In The Works], by Sally Mitani, page 45
  • Keywords:

    • Breweries
    • Glasshouse Brewery
    • Diamond Glass

    People:

    • Brent Payeur
    • Brad Payeur


  • On The Tracks: With Billy Brandt and Billy King [Singer-Songwrtier], by Sandor Slomovits, page 46
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Chelsea Depot

    People:

    • Annie Capps
    • Billy Brandt
    • Billy King
    • Kenny King
    • Emily Slomovits


  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengence [Film Review], by Patrick Dunn, page 52
  • Keywords:

    • Movies - Reviews
    • State Theatre

    Places:

    • 233 S State St


  • Igor Levit: High Evolved [Classical Piano], by Arwulf Arwulf, page 55
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • University Musical Society
    • Hill Auditorium

    People:

    • Igor Levit

    Places:

    • 825 N University Ave


  • NoViolet Bulawayo: From Zimbabwe to Kalamazoo [Fiction], by Keith Taylor, page 59
  • Keywords:

    • Books - Reviews
    • Authors
    • University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA)

    People:

    • NoViolet Bulawayo

    Places:

    • 525 S State St


  • Camille A. Brown & Dancers: Black Girl: Linguistic Play [Dance], by Susan Isaacs Nisbett, page 63
  • Keywords:

    • Dance
    • University Musical Society
    • Power Center

    People:

    • Camille Brown

    Places:

    • 121 Fletcher St


  • Comic Opera Guild: The Barber of Seville [Opera], by Leah O'Donnell, page 63
  • Keywords:

    • Opera
    • Comic Opera Guild
    • Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre

    People:

    • Nada Radakovich

    Places:

    • 911 N University Ave


  • George Benson & Glenn Tucker: Detroit Jazz Across the Generations [Jazz], by Piotr Michalowski, page 75
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • Kerrytown Concert House

    People:

    • George Benson
    • Glenn Tucker
    • Geri Allen

    Places:

    • 415 N Fourth Ave


  • Mipso: Traditional Ideas, New Experiences [Newgrass], by James M. Manheim, page 76
  • Keywords:

    • Music - Reviews
    • The Ark

    People:

    • Jacob Sharp
    • Wood Robinson

    Places:

    • 316 S Main St


  • December 2015 Home Sales, by James M. Manheim, page 84
  • Keywords:

    • Real Estate
    • Houses - Cost of
    • Statistics


  • I Spy [Back Page], by Sally Bjork, page 87
  • Keywords:

    • Contests
    • Ann Arbor Distilling Company
    • Local History
    • Cardamom Restaurant

    People:

    • Vinal Desai Burbeck
    • Ginny Winegate
    • Judi Taylor
    • Joel Henry Fisher
    • Jordan Adema
    • Cathy Strachan
    • Eric Sobocinski
    • Dave Bicknell
    • Brani Gih
    • Alpheus Felch

    Places:

    • 220 Felch St


Ann Arbor Observer, January 2016

Published In:
Ann Arbor Observer,
1976-current

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


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