Tag Archives: 2020 Task Force

The day the Mark went dark

Last night, as we set out to relocate this site at its new home in the upper atmosphere, I told you that you could take 48 hours off. I had been told, by our technical team, that the migration would likely take that long, and, during that time, the site would be completely dead. As […]

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The other side of the Ypsitucky debate

I told you a few days ago why I felt it was fine to use the suffix “tucky” to promote a Bluegrass music festival here in Ypsilanti this summer. Now, in the spirit of open mindedness, I give you the other side of the debate. The following letter comes from my fellow Ypsi 2020 Task […]

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A kiosk in downtown Ypsi

All this impassioned talk about street art and vandalism got me thinking about about what channels we give our citizens – especially our younger citizens – to express themselves. As posting flyers in town is illegal, there aren’t many options… at least legal ones. There’s no place to post a flyer about an upcoming show. […]

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