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Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interview: Johnny Lupinacci

A few weeks ago, shortly after earning earning his PhD from Eastern Michigan University, local Ypsilanti activist John Lupinacci packed up all his belongings and headed west to begin his new life as a academic. Fortunately, though, I was able to track him down and force him to submit to an exit interview… Here are […]

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Julia Collins, the owner of Ypsi Studio, on growing up in Ypsi, taking risks, and being successful when people thought you’d fail

Almost ten years ago now, local entrepreneur Julia Collins decided to disregard the advice of many and open a small fitness studio in Downtown Ypsilanti, right next door to our local strip club. Well, it turns out that she was right. Her business, Ypsi Studio, has continued to grow since its initial launch, and, right […]

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Ypsilanti Immigration Interview: Adam Gainsley

A few weeks ago, as a part of our ongoing Ypsilanti Immigration Interview project, I spoke with a young woman named Gillian Ream, who had just recently moved to Ypsilanti from Ann Arbor with her software-developer boyfriend. Well, today’s interview is with said boyfriend, Adam Gainsley. Please join me in welcoming him to Ypsilanti. MARK: […]

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Doing Business in Ypsi…. February 12 on Dreamland Tonight

The next episode of Dreamland Tonight, assuming we can get the script written, the guests lined up, and the video segments edited by then, is schedule for Saturday, February 12. The theme of the show, to the extent that there really are themes to these things, is Doing Business in Ypsilanti. My friend Chris and […]

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Bank places Dave Curtis’s entertainment district up for sale

It’s being reported tonight that the Washington Street buildings owned by Dave Curtis – the ones housing his bars, the Savoy and Pub 13 – are up for sale. The following clip comes from AnnArbor.com: The recent closings of two downtown Ypsilanti bars took a permanent turn this week after the lender listed both the […]

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