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“After we punched some holes in the barn, I said, ‘Stop, stop, stop, stop. I can’t do this!’”

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The Ann Arbor Observer has been putting readers in touch with our town. Packed with concise and insightful news of  people, politics, education, shopping, dining, and entertainment, our newsprint magazine has a monthly circulation of 53,000.



Franchise Player

Alex Roberts thinks coaching and consulting share a lot of the same DNA.

  • Healthy Vending

    Walking into Michigan Medicine’s West Ann Arbor Health Center, one of the first things patients see is a big, boxy vending machine.





Diva Royale 

Jeff Daniels’s farce returns to the Purple Rose.

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