Tag Archives: Linda French

After five years of promises, Ypsi’s downtown rec center pronounced dead

This past May 2nd, Bob Tetens, the director of the Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission, came to Ypsilanti at the behest of Washtenaw County Commissioner Ronnie Peterson, and explained to us why it was that, after five years, he and his team still hadn’t broken ground on the downtown recreation center that we’d all […]

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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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Hilary Swank channeling Betty Anne Waters behind the bar

Since we didn’t get any new Pencil Paparazzi drawings over the weekend, I thought that I’d post a few real photos of celebrities. The first one here is of the real life Betty Anne Waters (who is portrayed by Hilary Swank in the film), actress Minnie Driver, and Linda French, the owner of Ypsi’s Sidetrack […]

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