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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 Ann Arbor people, politics, education, shopping, dining, and entertainment, our newsprint magazine has a monthly circulation of 53,000, reaching all single-family homes in greater Ann Arbor, apartment residents by request, and all Washtenaw County Chamber of Commerce members.
2390 Winewood Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103
Office hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00AM-5:00PM
Phone: (734) 769-3175 Fax: (734) 769-3375

Publisher Patricia M. Garcia Editor John Hilton Online Editor John Hilton a2view Editor Dayton Hare Calendar Editor Jen Taylor Editorial Staff Michael Bright John Hinchey Sarah Royalty Pinkelman  Amy Sumerton Advertising & Sales Director Courtney Sidor Media Director Danielle Robilard Jones Senior Advertising Representative Julie Cole Website Boxcar Studio Creative Director Caron Valentine-Marsh Senior Designers LR Nuñez Tabitha Walters Business Manager Amber Lamkin Administrative Assistant Stephanie Lee


The Ann Arbor Observer (ISSN #0192-5717) is published thirteen times a year, once each month plus a special issue in August (the City Guide), by the Ann Arbor Observer Company, P.O. Box 1187, Ann Arbor, MI 48106. Telephone: (734) 769-3175. USPS #454-470. Member Circulation Verification Council. Periodicals postage paid at Ann Arbor, MI. Subscriptions: $30 for one year, $45 for two years, $60 for three years (all paid subscriptions include Priority Web Access). E-mail subscribe@aaobserver.com Manuscripts: The Observer welcomes freelance material. E-mail editor@aaobserver.com