All posts by Trilby Becker

VegMichigan Summer Fest—Go Greens!

The VegFest is a delicious party for the planet. With loads of vegetarian and vegan food options, come enjoy live music, animals, an artisan market, and games. Watch cooking demos, listen to speakers, and meet some of the amazing organizations sheltering animals and defending animal rights in Michigan. But please don’t bring your pets. Free

Huron River Contaminated with PFAS Chemical

Dispute on safe levels for drinking water The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a comprehensive review of the health damages caused by a family of chemicals known as perfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. The Study, released on June 20th 2018 after being suppressed for six months by the Trump Administration, concludes that PFAS

New Mural By Teenaged Artist Celebrates Ann Arbor

A mural featuring 25 Ann Arbor-themed references has been installed on the back of the Ann Arbor Art Center (facing the Republic Parking lot). Seventeen year old artist and Art Center intern Olivia Maldonado designed and painted the vibrant mural. The theme of the mural is “people in transit,” and includes local celebrities like Wallace

Proposal: Ann Arbor Central Park

Deciding best use for the Library Lot The Ann Arbor Central Park Proposal is headed to November ballot. After years of trying, a citizens group known as Ann Arbor Committee for the Community Commons has garnered the 5,000 signatures required to bypass City Council and allow Ann Arbor residents to decide if the city-owned Library