There’s never been more interest in eating locally produced food, and Ann Arbor’s Lunasa Market is offering a convenient way to do it. Created by Jane Pacheco and Dawn Thompson, Lunasa describes itself as an “online farmers’ market.” It’s a unique service which, for a monthly fee of $40, allows members to order goods from dozens of local producers for convenient twice-monthly pickup. Lunasa has been serving the Ann Arbor area through its warehouse on Jackson Road, and now it’s ready to expand. The greater Detroit area will have access to Lunasa’s bounty through the Douglas Foods/Maxwell’s Arts & Treasures warehouse at 32416 Industrial Rd. in Garden City. The Ann Arbor location hosts pick-up days on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, and the Garden City location will use the first and third Mondays. 734-330-4497. www.lunasa.us.
Taking a hit looks like as much a part of the sport as skating is, and the players bounce back into play moments after hitting the ground. “Roller derby is the only place where I see people lay each other out, and then high-five,” Spareparts says.
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Terry Holbrook heads home from downtown Ann Arbor to Dexter after working his shift as a video editor. It’s a winter night. The highway is icy. The car ahead skids, then crashes. Terry, the everyman in author Mark Beyer’s new page-turner crime thriller, Hired Man, pulls over and rushes to the aid of the injured