Tag Archives: food and drink

Pondering the death of retail as Urban Outfitters leaves Ann Arbor

Earlier this evening, having just read that Gap was planning to close approximately 200 stores over the next three years, I heard from my friend Jean that Urban Outfitters had decided not to renew the downtown Ann Arbor space that they’ve held for the past several decades. While I don’t suppose it’s that terribly surprising, […]

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Chubby Mary, and other drinks involving animal flesh

Yesterday morning, the family and I drove up to Leland, Michigan, where, among other things, we sat around watching otters frolicking in the crystal clear water as we sipped big, cold drinks. The photo above is of one such drink. It’s called a Chubby Mary, and it’s the specialty of the house at a place […]

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Shadow Brew

Every year, during the Shadow Art Fair, we unveil a special beer, brewed in honor of the event. This summer’s beer, which is being called the Penumbra Blackberry White Ale, will be unveiled at 6:00 PM this Saturday, at the Corner Brewery. Here’s the official writeup: Brewed with chamomile, lavender, strawberry rose petal white tea, […]

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