The City of Ann Arbor is taking a step towards the future by leaving automobiles behind. They’ve launched a new blog aimed at highlighting the city’s non-motorized transportation options. Ann Arbor was recently named the 14th most bike-friendly city in America by Bicycling Magazine, and is ranked as a Gold level Walk Friendly Community. The Ann Arbor Non-Motorized Transportation Blog, features fun and easy ways to navigate the city by foot, bicycle or otherwise, (horses, skateboards, unicycles perhaps?) as well as providing cool ideas for pedestrian adventures that make you active and keep your expensive car parked at home. They’re looking for your feedback, too! Check out the blog at a2nonmoto.tumblr.com, and email email@example.com —JG
I’ve been writing for The Current for almost 10 years now…, which is crazy to think about. But I’ve known musician Jeffrey Freer for longer than that, from previous bands as well as some of his solo material. He was an Ypsilanti and an Ann Arbor regular for years, but moved away for a spell.
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
“Heathers”, the 2014 musical based on the 1989 movie starring Winona Ryder, will be presented by Ann Arbor Civic Theatre from June 7th-10th at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.