Take a tour of this town that’s full of history
If you are a history buff, or would like to know more about your hometown, this is right up your alley. Maybe you’ve seen those green plaques in front of a home or a building, well they are historical markers that highlight people and locations that have made an impact in our state.
One year on, Real Irish in Ann Arbor stands its ground despite pandemic
ANN ARBOR – For many small businesses, the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic was a recipe for disaster. After three months, Real Irish opened its doors again in June to customers. Woolen sweaters, caps and jackets are just some of the specialty items sold at Real Irish. (Meredith Bruckner)“Because of everything that happened, we were able to really grow our online business,” said Marley. The last two months of the year were a major success for Real Irish, with customers seeking out authentic Irish gifts for family members and friends for the holidays.
Virus again slashes French Open crowd sizes; now only 1,000
Damir Dzumhur's coach called Roland Garros organizers "inhuman on Tuesday, Sept. 22 for excluding the Bosnian player from the tournament, because the coach failed a coronavirus test. Whereas the three-week Tour reached Paris last Sunday having pulled off the coup of getting through the country's worsening epidemic without any virus positives among its 176 riders, the French Open isn't proving so lucky with its timing. Nobody likes to play with these conditions, no?” 12-time French Open champion Nadal said Friday about having so few spectators. Forget congratulated him for the cycling roadshow that drew smaller but still sizable and enthusiastic crowds, and looked forward to welcoming 5,000 spectators per day at Roland Garros. Vehicles that are disinfected after each trip ferry players to Roland Garros.