Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor's city council has approved a zoning change and site plan for the expansion of Knight's Market on the northwest edge of downtown Ann Arbor.   Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Central Campus
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Student move-in begins at 6 a.m. Aug 29 and ends at 10 p.m. Aug 31. During that time, the following roads will be affected:

AAFF Looking for New Director

Aug 24, 2012

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is in the process of finding a new Director.  Donald Harrison has resigned after four years of guiding the festival's successful expansion.

Checking in on Ann Arbor's Greenbelt program as it nears the

ten year mark.

Ann Arbor voters will decide proposed new arts millage in November.

The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority becomes the last to approve a four-party agreement that will serve as a framework for a county-wide transit authority. The AATA Board last night joined, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Washtenaw County in approving an amended Articles of Incorporation. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.

Dreiseith Sculpture
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Ann Arbor's Public Art Commission has unanimously passed a resolution in support of placing a millage issue on the November ballot specifically designed to raise money for Public Art. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more.

A2 Art Millage

Aug 13, 2012
Dreiseith Sculpture
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Ann Arbor's " Percent for Art" program may soon be replaced by a dedicated tax for funding public art.  WEMU's  Andrew Cluley has the details.

Ann Arbor City Council tonight will hold a rare Thursday meeting. The primary elections on Tuesday forced council to shift its meeting this week.  It's a full agenda tonight and WEMU's Andrew Cluley has a preview.

Ann Arbor City Council will have three new faces, after Tuesday's Democratic primary elections. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.

ANN ARBOR CITY COUNCIL WILL BE GETTING THREE NEW FACES AS A RESULT OF YESTERDAY'S PRIMARY ELECTIONS. 

IN ANN ARBOR'S FIRST WARD SUMI KAILASAPATHY  DEFEATED ERIC STURGIS WITH 58 PERCENT OF THE VOTE.

SECOND WARD INCUMBENT TONY DEREZINSKI FELL TO SALLY HART PETERSEN, 55 PERCENT TO 45 PERCENT.

THE FIFTH WARD SAW CHUCK WARPEHOSKI CLAIM 56 PERCENT OF THE VOTE OVER VIVIENNE ARMENTROUT.  WARPEHOSKI WILL FACE  REPUBLICAN STUART BERRY IN THE NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION.

Voters are at the polls today, and in Ann Arbor there are primary races in four of the city's five wards. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.

In Ann Arbor's 5th  ward, Current councilman Carston Hohnke is not seeking re-election. Voters will choose from a pair of familiar faces seeking to fill that seat. WEMU's Andrew Cluley provides a preview.

WEMU's Andrew Cluley looks at the race for the City Council seat, reprresenting Ann Arbor's 4th Ward.

A statewide coalition is seeking public comment on Michigan should best spend its transportation dollars. "Transportation for Michigan" held a community forum in Ann Arbor Thursday night. WEMU's Andrew Cluley was there.

WEMU's David Fair  talks with Will Hathaway about the ongoing discussions of how best to use the land above Ann Arbor's new, underground parking structure. Hathaway is a member of the "Library Green Conservancy"

Comment Anonymity

Aug 2, 2012

A newspaper in the State of Washington is fighting a right to privacy battle. It's an effort to preserve the anonymity of a person who posted a disparaging comment on the paper's website.  Does that happen here at home? WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, the policy at Ann Arbor-dot-com does allow for anonymous posts, and it is a frequent topic of conversation in the newsroom.

Primary election day is less than a week away. In Ann Arbor's 2nd Ward, voters will choose between Incumbent Tony Derezinksi  and his challenger, Sally Hart Peterson. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has a look at the Democratic candidates.

Voters in Ann Arbor's First Ward will decide next week who will replace Sandi Smith on City Council. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.

A2 2nd Ward Forum

Aug 1, 2012

Voters in Ann Arbor's  Second Ward got another chance to see the two candidates on next week's primary ballot discuss the issues. WEMU's Andrew Cluley was there.

A long vacant house near downtown Ann Arbor is finally getting torn down, and city officials hope a rain garden on the site will help reduce some of the flooding issues in the area. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.

Ann Arbor middle school students who participate in

after-school programs will still have busing options in

the fall.  

Ann Arbor officials hold public hearing to detail myriad options for improving the South State Street corridor.

For the third week in a row, the local all-star Latin jazz band, Tumbao Bravo has topped WEMU's airplay list with "Casa Versailles".  Their CD release concert will be this Saturday at Kerrytown Concert House.  We have details about the show in the "events" and "datebook" section of this website.  This group is just one example of the outstanding musicians who live and work in Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor and the Detroit area.  It is an honor to play their music on WEMU and support our fantastic music community.

Special kids section at the original Ann Arbor street art fair

lets children make their own artwork.

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