2021 March

Record Run

Seventeen-year-old Skyline High School senior Hobbs Kessler broke the national high school record...

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AAPS Still Shoveling Sidewalks?

Q: Why are we all paying for somebody to shovel AAPS school sidewalks when nobody is using them? The U.S. flag flies every day for whom? I’ve only seen weekly potluck suppers using the ‘building/heat once per week!A:...

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Bird House

Last year, the Bird Center of Washtenaw County moved an assortment of birds, their food, their...

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Learning Express Departs

Learning Express Toys & Gifts in Westgate closed on Jan. 26. Educational games creator Jan Barney Newman opened the store in 1997, and sold it to Gary and Molly Fitzpatrick in 2003. The closing announcement said that the...

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Flu Free

“Every year we expect an epidemic of flu,” says Laraine Washer, medical director of...

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Great Dame

Sylvia Nolasco-Rivers immigrated with her family to the United States from her native El Salvidor when she was nine years old. She lived in Oregon growing up but spent summers with her aunt Pilar Celaya in Ann Arbor, and moved...

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The Jab

Last week, we asked a2view readers to share their experiences with the Covid-19 vaccines. Forty-one people responded with accounts of how they got vaccinated, and three said they were still waiting. By far the largest group was...

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More departures in and around Briarwood

As rumored before Christmas, Williams Sonoma closed in mid-January. The upscale kitchen outfitter had been at Briarwood for three decades. Calls to the Briarwood location were forwarded to its Rochester Hills store, one of three...

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In The Works, March 2021

Last summer, it looked like Lewis Jewelers was on the verge of moving into its new location next to Westgate, where the Quarter Bistro long stood. In February 2020, it began what it thought would be a relatively simple...

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Frita Batidos Is Back

Last June, the Ann Arbor restaurant scene lost Logan, which had been in business on W. Washington for sixteen years. Logan’s next-door neighbor, Frita Batidos, soon claimed the space. Owner Eve Aronoff Fernandez originally...

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