Tag Archives: Water Street

Shall we have a mayoral debate on Water Street?

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been approached by several people wanting to know if I had plans to host a mayoral debate prior to the Democratic primary. It would seem that, since I’ve helped to put a few together in the past, people kind of assume that I’ll be doing it again. The truth […]

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How is that I’ve never heard about Native American remains having been found on Water Street?

The following clipping was just sent to me by a fellow named Matt Siegfried. According to him, it’s from a local paper printed June 11, 1914. The area indicated in the article, he says, “is adjacent to the foot bridge across the Huron (River from) Water Works Park.” One wonders if the photos referenced in […]

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Water Street Flats good, says Councilman Murdock

Ypsilanti City Council member Peter Murdock took to Facebook earlier this evening with the following defense of Water Street Flats, the controversial affordable housing development being proposed for downtown. As I know that many of you abstain from Facebook, as it reminds you of the fact that your friends have more interesting lives than you […]

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Water Street Flats… What are your thoughts?

At tomorrow night’s Ypsi City Council meeting, our elected officials will be considering a proposal concerning the development of 3.14 acres at the intersection of South and River streets, on the 38-acre downtown parcel commonly referred to as Water Street. The proposal, which you can download on the City’s website, outlines the intention of Indiana-based […]

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Plantin’ in the Rain

I’m tempted to complain about yesterday’s massive storm, as it sent a few huge limbs crashing onto the fence in my backyard, and led to a considerable amount of screaming in my house, but it was awesome for the native seeds we’d just planted at Water Street, and I’m thankful for that. Here are a […]

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