Tag Archives: Yelp

Pay your graphic designers, folks… or suffer the consequences

Earlier today, the website of a relatively new Ann Arbor brewery was taken down and replaced with the above message. And, since then, their Yelp reviews have gone into a tailspin. At last count, they had eight new one-star reviews, all calling for people to boycott the business on account of what one person called […]

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Bonnie Bucqueroux on the Lansing Online News

As I think I’ve demonstrated here in the past, I’m intrigued by what’s going on around the United States in the emerging field of citizen journalism. I like the idea of regular people rising up, motivated by the ever-decreasing quality of local reportage, and launching their own online news communities. As some of you may […]

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Eating lobster at George’s Huron Inn

A few days ago, as I was walking aimlessly around town, I ended up in front of Powell’s Pub, and it occurred to me to check on Yelp and see what people had to say about the place. I didn’t find anything scandalous (I’m always hoping for stories of bandaids being found in burgers), but […]

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7 days, 10 states, 2,0000 miles… Yee Haw!

I’d like to tell you all about this summer’s big road trip with Linette and Clementine, but right now I just need to sleep. Check back tomorrow for details on Pittsburgh, Savannah and Knoxville… In the meantime, leave a comment and let me know if I missed anything interesting. (I seem to recall having heard […]

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