Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M
Poet and retired lecturer Keith Taylor delivers a new book that celebrates Ann Arbor and all its charms. In Taylor’s world, the skateboarder is angel, the hickory is holy woman, and the park bench? Nirvana.
What defines a beloved tavern, dive, or watering hole? New York-based artist/author John Tebeau, BS ’86, has a pretty good idea. In fact, he left his heart at Dominick’s and the Del Rio.
U-M partners with Destination Ann Arbor, Downtown Development Authority to commission interactive mural at Maynard and William streets to ask, “What lifts you?”
A woebegone corner of campus once attracted trysts, trash and, a magnificent plan for an amphitheater. And then we paved paradise and put up a parking lot.
The Michigan Theater Foundation’s Lee Berry, BA ’78/MBA ’99, previews the new-and-improved State Theatre, currently under renovation.
Gail Offen, BGS ’78, takes foodies on a tasty trip through A2 past and present, from the Del Rio to Pizza Bob’s, from Drake’s to Le Dog.
Frank Beaver embraces a lust for life in new Iggy doc by Jim Jarmush.
Restaurateurs are cooking up plans to resurrect the much-revered gathering spot, enjoyed by locals from 1934-85.
Annual celebration of art in public spaces brings whimsy, color, and “3-d kinetic sculpture” to the streets of Ann Arbor.