All posts by Jeff Glick

Ann Arbor Film Fest, Back To The Roots

Ann Arbor, in the mid-1960s, was home to a burgeoning art and cultural scene, and the Ann Arbor Film Festival was part of it. The University of Michigan, at that time, was about as exciting a place to go to college as you can imagine, with the Art School in the epicenter of campus life.

The Old Town Tavern

Simply, solid and everything you need For almost fifty years, The Old Town Tavern has been the quiet neighbor on West Liberty. Previously adjacent was Mr. Flood’s Party, which occupied the place next door before the West End Grill moved in, almost three decades ago. Before that, the storefronts on Liberty near Ashley were a

A Visit To Tunisia In SE Michigan

Tucked into a humble strip center on North Maple Road an understated yet functional interior defines El Harissa. With varied North African and Mediterranean goods in a commercial market space, including oils and food items from Tunisia, fabrics, pottery and other adornments, the market exudes an eclectic and comfortable feel. Energetic world music livens the

Dalat: A Capital Idea

Curious about how Southeast Asian natives opened a Vietnamese restaurant in Southeast Michigan, an answer that is intriguing and historically significant. Son Le and his parents, Lang Bui and Hoanh Le, were part of the ‘boat people’ who left Vietnam in the early 1980s. At the end of the Indo-China War, with America’s withdrawal from