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Ypsilanti Immigration Interview: Alice Jo Gannon Boss

The following interview with Alice Jo Gannon Boss was conducted several months ago, but, for some reason, I’m just now getting around to posting it. Hopefully that fact won’t diminish your excitement over the fact that she’s now one of us… Please join me in welcoming her to the neighborhood, even if it is a […]

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Local man tires of early morning cock

I just received the following note from an angry reader in Ypsi, and, as we haven’t discussed the subject of city chickens in a while, I thought that I’d repost here… His note, as you will soon see, is primarily about roosters, but I’d be curious to know, now that we’ve had the urban chicken […]

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Ypsi Heritage Fest parade

Ypsi’s Heritage Festival is this weekend, and this morning was the big parade. I love parades in Ypsi. They’re insane and beautiful. They’re a little pieces of Libertarian paradise. Anyone who wants in, can get in. Or, at least that’s how it seems to me. One minute, John and Debbie Dingell roll by, and, the […]

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Urban chickens, local trains, and young people on the DDA

I skipped last night’s Ypsi City Council meeting. I should have gone, but other things got in the way. From what I hear, it was dominated by talk of urban chickens, with significant numbers of both proponents and opponents coming out to let their opinions be known. In the end, it looks like the pro-chicken […]

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An evening in Detroit with the Rhizome Collective’s Scott Kellogg

On Saturday, April 18, between 6:00 and 9:30 PM, there’s an event taking place at the Spirit of Hope church in Detroit that I wish I could attend. It’s a potluck/workshop run by Austin’s Scott Kellogg, an author of “Toolbox for Sustainable City Living: A do-it-Ourselves Guide.” Here’s the event notice: We will start the […]

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