Interested in urban gardening, farms and sustainable, healthy food systems? Don’t miss the fifth annual Tour de Fresh on Tuesday, July 19, from 5-8:30pm throughout downtown Ypsilanti. Hosted by Growing Hope, Bike Ypsi and Transition Town Ypsi, the Tour begins at the Downtown Ypsilanti Farmers’ Market and ends at the Growing Hope Urban Farm. Different sites along the way include topics such as permaculture design and keeping urban bees and chickens. Tour participants may travel by bike or vehicle. Donations for entry are encouraged. For more info visit www.growinghope.net.
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.