Tag Archives: Economy

Say ‘goodbye’ to another newspaper

The Ann Arbor News will cease operations in July. The daily paper has been around for 174 years serving the greater Ann Arbor area. A new online venture will take its place.  The paper reports community forums about the new website are scheduled for April 2nd and 3rd. [via Mlive]

Legendary Detroit jazz club may be forced to close

The owner of a legendary Detroit jazz club says the downturn in the economy and a growing stack of bills could lead to the end of a nearly 75 year run. Baker’s Keyboard Lounge has entertained at the corner of 8 Mile and Livernois since 1934. But owner John Colbert says a number of factors are putting the club’s future in jeopardy, and he may be forced to sell. Baker’s has hosted a number of jazz greats over the years, including John Coltrane, Ella Fitzgerald and Dave Brubeck, among many others.