Tag Archives: the dividing line between Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti Immigration Interview: Gillian Ream

Apparently, people keep moving to Ypsilanti… Today’s interview is with a young woman named Gilliam Ream. MARK: When did you move to Ypsilanti, and what brought you here? GILLIAN: We (my partner Adam and I) moved here in July 2011. Honestly, coming to Ypsi was just a happy accident. We were planning to stay in […]

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Where does the beauty of Ann Arbor stop, and the Ypsi Ugly begin?

When you’re traveling down Washtenaw Avenue, heading toward Ypsilanti from Ann Arbor, at what point do you feel overwhelmed by the ugliness? At what point does it become clear to you that you’re no longer among the sophisticated intellectuals of Ann Arbor? Is there perhaps a particular house, storefront or other landmark that, every time […]

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