Downtown Ann Arbor http://wemu.org en A Fire in Downtown Ann Arbor Closes a Portion of Main Street http://wemu.org/post/fire-downtown-ann-arbor-closes-portion-main-street <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13.333333969116211px;"><strong>Update 12:05 pm:</strong>&nbsp; 10 hours and counting. That's how long firefighters have been combating the downtown blaze at Happy's Pizza, starting shortly before 2 am this morning. The fire is still burning at this hour. As a result, </span><strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13.333333969116211px;">Main Street from Packard to Hoover in Ann Arbor is closed due to the fire</span></strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13.333333969116211px;">.&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13.333333969116211px; line-height: 1.5;">The building is said to be a a total loss. So far, no injuries have been reported.</span></p><p><font color="#333333" face="Helvetica Neue, Arial, sans-serif" size="2"><span style="line-height: 22.22222328186035px;">An eye witness view of the scene is available here:</span></font></p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><font color="#333333" face="Helvetica Neue, Arial, sans-serif" size="2">Happys Pizza burns down on a frosty morning in Ann Arbor <a href="http://t.co/iPGBiHeRei">pic.twitter.com/iPGBiHeRei</a></font></p><font color="#333333" face="Helvetica Neue, Arial, sans-serif" size="2">— RoosRoast Coffee (@roosroast) <a href="https://twitter.com/roosroast/statuses/420556102565380096">January 7, 2014</a></font></blockquote><p><font color="#333333" face="Helvetica Neue, Arial, sans-serif" size="2"><script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 13:15:11 +0000 editor 39905 at http://wemu.org A Fire in Downtown Ann Arbor Closes a Portion of Main Street More Public Input Sought For Downtown Ann Arbor Developments http://wemu.org/post/more-public-input-sought-downtown-ann-arbor-developments <p>A consulting firm is looking for feedback on options for possible zoning changes for three downtown Ann Arbor properties.</p><p>As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, &nbsp;focus group sessions will take place tonight at 5pm at Bill's Beer Garden and tomorrow at 8am at the Downtown Development Authority.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 12:15:07 +0000 Andrew Cluley 34827 at http://wemu.org South University Area Association in Ann Arbor Look to Main Street for Improvements http://wemu.org/post/south-university-area-association-ann-arbor-look-main-street-improvements <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Officials with Ann Arbor's&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.a2southu.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">South University Area Association</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;hope a successful program in the Main Street area can be replicated in their part of town.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WEMU's</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Andrew&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cluley</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;provides the details.</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 10:27:11 +0000 Andrew Cluley 31742 at http://wemu.org South University Area Association in Ann Arbor Look to Main Street for Improvements 13th Annual Mayors Green Fair in Ann Arbor http://wemu.org/post/13th-annual-mayors-green-fair-ann-arbor <p>The latest innovations in "green" products will take over Ann Arbor's Main Street tonight. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the 13th annual event runs from six to nine tonight.</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:36:41 +0000 Andrew Cluley 30852 at http://wemu.org