Click for Ann Arbor, Michigan Forecast
Monday April 27, 2015
Follow us: facebook twitter RSS feed
Print Comment E-mail

Ellie Serras, Main Street pro

 

continued

taking the position in 1993, she's tripled the number of events in the area and infused the street with her own sprightly character, deploying fire-hydrant and banner art, the Rolling Sculpture car show, Taste of Ann Arbor, and lots of other doings intended, she says, to make sure that "things always change and there's always something different to see. That's what makes downtown visible."

Serras says her assistant of three years, Maura Thompson, is ready to take over the job-and she herself will still be on the scene. "There are worries I have about downtown," Serras says. "In my present job, I didn't have time to work on them. I love downtown and want to help assure its viability, sustainability, and visibility. I want to leave something behind. I can't say just how I'll go about it-but I'll keep you posted."    (end of article)

[Originally published in October, 2008.]

 

Bookmark and Share
previous  ·  1 l 2
all on one page
read more stories here -> Marketplace  l  Culture  l  Community  l  News
5 bed, 2 full bath, 2688 sqft, Single Family in UNADILLA TWP, MI 48137. $249,000
Click to Find Ann Arbor Area Summer Camps
Holiday Inn Ann Arbor. Comfortable Hotel, a home away from home.
Ann Arbor Observer 2015 media guide
NARI Home Tour April 25 & 26 2015
A Visitors Guide to Ann Arbor