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The state of hip hop, the eating of 20-foot-long sausages, and the erotic drawings of fictional amphibians… on episode 7 of The Saturday Six Pack

If you missed the last episode of The Saturday Six Pack on Ypsilanti’s AM 1700, you missed one hell of a good time. I don’t want to give too much away, as I think you should listen for yourself, but here are a few of the highlights. [If you’d like to listen to the episode […]

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Commemorating the life of Tom Dodd by reintroducing smeet to Riverside Park

When Tom Dodd, beloved local teacher and editor of Ypsilanti’s Depot Town Rag, passed away earlier this month at the age of 78, his friends gathered at Frenchie’s to share memories and remember his influential life over beers… And, judging from the words on this plaque which just recently showed up in Ypsilanti’s Riverside Park, […]

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On finding a small community library hidden on Ypsilanti’s Frog Island Park

I was stumbling around the park this evening with my family, when one of us noticed, just a little off the trail, there was a large wooden box that said “free library” across its front. We’re not generally in the habit of opening strange boxes left unattended in the park, but, as beauty kind of […]

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Killing the golden smeet

It’s being reported that the city of Montreal, though its tourism board, has paid the advertising company Sid Lee $6 million to oversee a multimedia tourist attraction campaign featuring a menagerie of fanciful hybrid creatures such as the “deerus” (half deer, half walrus) and the “squirrog” (half squirrel, half frog). The idea, we’re told, is […]

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