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Since 1976

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.



Christmas Tree Town

“The Christmas tree season gets earlier every year,” says Duke Wagatha of Flatsnoots Christmas Trees. (“I got the name when my nose was flattened in a touch football game.”) 





Earl Lee

The A2SO’s rising star

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Ann Arbor Observer City Guides

Guide to Ann Arbor shopping, dining, senior services, health care, and schools. Mailed free to Ann Arbor residents, with a bonus circulation of 500 for retail, real estate offices, and U-M.