2014 June

Porcupine Mountain Sports

We received 177 entries correctly identifying the Fake Ad for Porcupine Mountain Sports on page 90 of the May Observer. The ad copy contained the last name of the previous month’s winner, “Reichert,” in the...

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Transit Triumphant

“I was shocked by the margin of victory,” says Ecology Center director Mike Garfield. “I thought it was going to be close,” says Garfield of the May vote on a 0.7-mill tax to expand bus service in Ann...

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Baseball Dreams

On a cool weekday afternoon in April, the U-M baseball team is about to play Bowling Green at Ray Fisher Stadium. And, as usual, Debbie Bourque, Don Eaton, and Ted Maezes are in the stands. These Ann Arbor parents have been...

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Le Dog Consolidates

For decades, the opening of Le Dog has been a rite of spring on East Liberty. So when the tiny, red-painted hot dog stand instead posted a sign sending customers to its Main Street branch, word traveled fast.”Don’t...

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