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Posted on Mon, Jan 30, 2012 : 3 p.m.

Zingerman's founder: 'Ann Arbor, other than the weather, is a great place'

By Jessica Webster

Micheline Maynard has an interview with Zingerman's founder Ari Weinzweig on The Atlantic site as part of the "Why I Love My City" series.

Weinzweig came to Ann Arbor from Chicago to attend the University of Michigan in the mid 1970s and decided to stick around. With the success of the Zingerman's Community of Businesses, he and co-founder Paul Saginaw are approached regularly to move or expand their concept to larger cities, but they're not interested.

"People are always, saying, 'You could' and I say, 'I don’t wanna.' "

You can read the full article on the Atlantic site.



Mon, Jan 30, 2012 : 9:51 p.m.

The natural selection that comes with our weather is definitely a plus. Hard winters are great for weeding out the weak and feeble members of the herd. I would also add that Spring, Summer and Fall are all great compliments to one another around here,

Linda Peck

Mon, Jan 30, 2012 : 8:08 p.m.

Ari, do you consider Chicago's weather better? In my opinion, we have it all here including weather, which is rather entertaining, don't you think? Thank you for bringing us Z's by the way!