Tag Archives: Oliva

The collapse of Cross Street Station

A reader of the site just sent this photo to me. I’d heard a while ago, from the former manager of the bar, that the roof had fallen in, but it’s amazing to actually see it. I think I’ve mentioned it here before, but this is where, about 17 years ago, I met Linette. I’d […]

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The great Ypsilanti Tea Party

When I got home from work tonight, I found a disk in my mailbox containing photos of today’s Tea Party protest in Ypsilanti. What you see here are a few highlights from the event. The photos were taken by Oliva, who I’d like to thank for taking the time and going to the effort. I […]

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Ypsilanti Shovelgate

Apparently a lot my friends and neighbors here in Ypsilanti awoke this Saturday to find something special in their mailboxes – hefty bills from the City for snow removal. The following note was left on the site by Oliva this morning, in an open thread: Did anyone else receive a bill from the Ypsi Building […]

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