March 20 2013

. March 20, 2013.

Kate Middleton's royal bun

Kate Middleton might be carrying the heir to the Enlgish royal throne, but she rides the subway (the Tube – as they say across the pond) just like everybody else. That's why we like her. She even bought a "baby on board" badge so she always has a seat on the train.  Read up

Ri-Ri smokin' doobies?

Rihanna got busted for pot at the border between Michigan and Canada! Inspectors smelled weed and then brought in the dogs. They found a "small amount" but Ri wasn't on the bus, so she's cool. Read up

UK says OK to test tube babies

Some interesting news out of London, the people have decided that it's OK for babies to be created with DNA from more than two people. I know what you're thinking, "who knew that was even possible???" Well – it is, and they're doing it. Apparently this technique prevents parents from passing potentially fatal genetic diseases to their kids. Isn't that nice? Read up

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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

Films on the A & B Sides

Since devising a makeshift screen out of a sheet while using a primitive light source to project a John Waters film, humans have gathered together at the temple of schlock to view outrageous movies. In furtherance of that practice, for the past year and a half, the Burnout Society Film Club has indulged in double

What’s in a word

YpsiWrites for all Whether it’s a quick email, a snarky tweet, or that research paper you’re dreading, writing is a part of our everyday lives. ‘We are all writers’ is the message of the YpsiWrites program, which recently began at all Ypsilanti District Library branches. YpsiWrites theme, “Everyone’s a Writer,” is a motto prompted by

Judy Banker’s Buffalo Motel

New album captures the permanence of memories When I talk to Judy Banker about her new album, Buffalo Motel, I can’t avoid my first question being about one particular song, “Haggerty.” I can’t wait for you to hear it in a live setting at The Ark on January 9. Even with headphones, a potent poignancy