Tag Archives: little people

PBS in Ypsi, the New York Times in Detroit, and a state in transition

For those of you who haven’t seen it yet on PBS, Ypsi was featured on the most recent episode of Under the Radar Michigan. The crew, as you may recall, was here in town this past October, shooting footage of people lined up down Michigan Avenue, waiting to partake of the 40¢ chicken dinners that […]

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Only you can save Heritage Fest

A letter went out yesterday from the organizers of Ypsilanti’s Heritage Fest, encouraging new people to get involved with the planning of the annual event. According to an article on AnnArbor.com, Barry Marshall, the chairman of the festival’s Board of Trustees, has said that without the influx of new people and energy, the event, which […]

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Panty-centric family photos

In digging through the MM.com archives the other night, looking for things to mention on the site’s new “About” page, I happened across this old newspaper article, which contains what’s probably still my favorite family photo ever. It was taken by an Ann Arbor News photographer in 2006 to illustrate a story about our fledgling […]

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Stuffing a little person in a bag

I’m tempted to have my daughter do it. It is, after all, about time she started pulling her own weight around here. Seriously, though, would you ever consent to being stuffed into a bag by a stranger? As for little people, I’m not sure what kind of local population we have these days, but legend […]

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