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Lee Azus on how urban renewal remade Ypsilanti’s Southside

Almost five years ago now, I interviewed a new transplant to Ypsi by the name of Lee Azus as part of our ongoing Ypsilanti Immigration series. Azus, a former San Francisco bookstore owner, as you might recall, was anxious to hit the ground running and really get to know this community which he had chosen […]

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The President calls for Victory Gardens

My friend Steve just posted this to Facebook, and I thought that I’d steal it. At the moment that I happened across it, I was debating between posting a photo of a headdress made of mice or a literal version of Billy Idol’s video for the song White Wedding. As cool as a cowl made […]

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