Tag Archives: Golfside

Good work, Township! You now look like every other chain-glutted strip mall wasteland in America.

I try not to rant too much here. Believe it or not, I restrain myself for the most part. I try, as best as I can, to limit my posts to subjects where I believe I have positive, constructive things to add. That’s not so much the case tonight, though. There’s nothing positive left to […]

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Is it still possible to save the Ypsi-Arbor sign, and should we try?

As readers of this site know, the giant “Ypsi-Arbor” sign, that has been standing watch over the demilitarized zone between our two cities since 1964, is up for sale. [For the background, I’d suggest that you read our previous discussions on the matter: Part 1, Part 2.] The good news is, nothing’s been finalized yet. […]

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The street value of diabetic test strips

This sign appeared at the intersection of Clark and Golfside today, near Washtenaw Community College. My friend Kristin sent it to me and some other folks. Our mutual friend, Monica, then did some online detective work, finding the following about the woman likely responsible for the sign. Rachel Rounsifer, Ph.D., Behavioral Scientist, is a full-time […]

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Boundary issues

In yesterday’s discussion about the new Chinese restaurant on Washtenaw Avenue, the question of boundaries came up again. Specifically, someone suggested that the new restaurant might not be in Ypsi at all, but in Ann Arbor. (It’s not, by the way. It’s technically in the Charter Township of Ypsilanti.) Well, it reminded me that I’d […]

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