AADL Talks to Cynthia Shevel
Mon, 04/29/2013 - 2:15pm
In this episode AADL talks to Cynthia Shevel, owner of [http://shop.middleearthgifts.com/|Middle Earth Gift Shop] on South University. [http://oldnews.aadl.org/taxonomy/term/22620|Middle Earth] came on the scene in 1967 as the first “head shop” in Ann Arbor. The store began as a one-room, 2nd-floor walk-up on Liberty Street. The motto of Middle Earth is “harming only the humorless.” Long-time TreeTowners will remember the great [http://oldnews.aadl.org/node/199770|ads] Middle Earth ran in [http://oldnews.aadl.org/papers/aa_sun|The Sun], our contribution to the underground newspaper movement. We talked to Cynthia about the move to South U and the changes over time to the merchandise, the customers and the crew at Middle Earth.