Archive for the 'AnnArbor' Category

Oct 31 2012

Our New Downtown Library

Published by under AnnArbor,books,education,elections

I’m really excited about the plans to build a new downtown library, and I wanted to share some of my personal thoughts about this. The Library has developed a concrete plan for how a new library will benefit this community, arrived at through 5 years of analysis and public comment. Among the items on the capability side that […]

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Mar 29 2010

Ann Arbor Third Places

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Ann Arbor is sprouting some great dedicated third places which have got off the ground recently or are in the works in the near future, that you may not be aware of. just did a story on the Blue House, across from the stadium. It’s a handmade studio that recently opened and is a […]

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Jun 23 2009

Ignite one week away

Published by under AnnArbor,ignite

I’ve been pretty busy organizing Ignite Ann Arbor 1, which is shaping up to be a fantastic event. Ignite talks are 5 minutes long, with 20 slides advancing automatically every 15 seconds. We’ve got a dozen speakers on a wide range of topics, and looking to have a great evening. Go ahead and RSVP if […]

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Dec 20 2008


Published by under AnnArbor,science,technology

ArbCamp08 was great, thanks to all the organizers, who had to scramble at the last minute to handle a huge turnout by changing the venue.  With more than 160 attendees, there was a wide variety of interesting breakout sessions and impromptu discussions. I enjoyed the parallel programming session led by Jon Cohen – I hadn’t […]

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