Tag Archives: Ann Arbor

Getting ready for Valentine’s Day by talking butt plugs and hot anal lube with Ann Arbor’s Safety Girl

MARK: Let’s start at the beginning… Back in the mid to late ‘90s, you had a show on Ann Arbor’s Community Television Network (CTN) where you’d talk about sex, answer viewer questions, demonstrate various toys, and the like. How’d that show come about? TANYA: The show was called Get Curious with Safety Girl, and it […]

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Ypsilanti Immigration Interview: Erika Nelson

Earlier this winter, on one of our small Occupy Ypsi marches around the city, I met a woman by the name of Erika. She’d apparently been living here in Ypsi for a few years, but, somehow, our paths had never crossed, even though we had several friends in common. Well, over the course of the […]

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Pot and Box, and tons of food

Last night, I went to a cool little foodie event in Ann Arbor put on by the folks at Tracklements. The event, which brought together a number of budding local food businesses, like Farrell Fruit, EAT, The Brinery, and the new Zingerman’s endeavor San Street, was held at the Pot and Box flower shop. As […]

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Ignite Ann Arbor

In 2006, in Seattle, as the story goes, two technology geeks – Brady Forrest and Bre Pettis – got the idea to take the Japanese phenomena known as Pecha Kucha and repackage it for technologists and DIYers. They called the event, sponsored by O’Reilly Media and Make magazine, Ignite, and, since then, it’s been growing […]

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Sex and Riots in Ann Arbor

The Ann Arbor Chronicle has an interesting historical piece today on the June 1969 youth riots that took place in Ann Arbor. The incredibly detailed article, which includes some great photos as well, was written by a fellow named Alan Glenn, who is currently at work on a documentary about Ann Arbor in the ’60s. […]

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