The Kenyan Promise enhances the lives of children through promoting educational opportunities in rural Kenya. Currently, the organization focuses on five schools around the village of Kanjuku in Kenya. On Saturday,September 24, The Kenyan Promises hosts Miracle Berry Tasting: An Evening of Taste Tripping at The Corner Brewery. Miracle berries are magical fruits which after consumption make other foods sampled taste differently– for example beer might taste like chocolate or lemons like candy. Guests will enjoy fresh foods, a “miracle berry tablet” and a silent auction as a DJ spins Motown sound from 6:30-9pm. 720 Norris St., Ypsilanti. To purchase tickets visit www.thekenyanpromise.org
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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