Ann Arbor Weather:
Follow us: facebook twitter RSS feed
DDA communications director Maura Thomson (right, with director Susan Pollay

Downtown in Winter

Small businesses give the city its character. Can they survive until spring?
"It was like a bad horror movie," recalls DDA communications manager Maura Thomson on driving into town after the Covid-19 shutdown began in March. "Nobody was downtown."

Six months later, "it feels a lot
>> more    
Bookmark and Share
photos of children learning in a virtual classroom

Home. School.

It's hard on kids and parents alike. But with the pandemic getting worse, no relief is in sight.
In March, my second grader and I cleared out his cubby at Dexter's Beacon Elementary.

I knew in my heart as we waved goodbye that we'd be out for the rest of the school year. But I never imagined that we
>> more    
Bookmark and Share
Charles Baird (right) with athletic trainer Keene Fitzpatrick and football coach Fielding Yost in th

Charles Baird: Visionary for Town and Gown

He "put football on a paying basis" - and inspired iconic campus scenes.
Jeffrey Welch
Charles Baird transformed the University of Michigan in two distinct ways, first through athletics (1890-1908) and then through art (1935-1941). Because he seldom sought public credit, his name is less well known
>> more    
Bookmark and Share
 

You might also like:

Tipping Point
SEAS dean Jonathan Overpeck says green energy is coming soon-and barely in time.
James Leonard
Nightspots: Oz's Music Environment
Restaurants with Gluten-free Options Available
A clickable zoomable map
Asian Restaurants in Saline
Inside My Journey To Get A Covid Vaccine, by Micheline Maynard
Breakfast And Lunch Spots in Saline
Pandemic Parenting
The juggling act
Cynthia Furlong Reynolds
A New Valhalla?
A subdivision that time forgot is the latest battlefield over the city's growth.
Julie Halpert
Special Education
Photo: Snow on Broadway
semi-e-news
arbor dog daycare
A guide to ann Arbor area summer camps and activities