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Yarn Bombing… expert level

Pay phones and phone booths have been yarn bombed in other parts of the world, but I believe this may be a first for Ypsilanti. Isn’t it beautiful? Now if we could just get some feet for our mailboxes and monster heads for our parking meters. [note: I love the idea of reclaiming these little, […]

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Ypsilanti on Labor Day

I’d wanted to write an epic post about the meaning of Labor Day, but then I read Paul Krugman’s piece in today’s New York Times, realized that he’d done a better job of it than I could ever hope to, and decided to spend my time instead wondering around Ypsilanti with my camera. What follows […]

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Summer 2010 Shadow Art Fair live blog

9:37 PM There are still some tickets for the 10:00 PM show of Dreamland Tonight, so come on out to Dreamland. 9:20 PM Paper Mice from Chicago will be on stage, along with Suicide by Cop and the Blood Mambas, at the Dreamland for just $5. The show starts at midnight. 8:50 PM A discussion […]

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OK, so I guess it’s called yarn bombing

In the past three days, I’ve seen two local examples of what I think are knitted graffiti, or, to use the terminology of the vandals, “yarn bombing.” One was on the back deck of Ypsi’s Cafe Luwak. The other, featured in the following video clip, was on a fence along the Ypsi/Arbor corridor of Washtenaw […]

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