Ann Arbor chefs sharpened their knifes and their skills for the annual Mainstreet Ventures Top Knife competition on January 5. The live cook-off was a head to head challenge between 15 MSV restaurants who were judged on taste, plating and presentation. This year's dual winners were Chef Jason Self of Real Seafood Company for his beef filet with a chipotle hollandaise sauce with crispy fried Brussels sprouts and Sous Chef Matt Barnes of Carson's American Bistro for his pan seared scallops with a fresh corn cream sauce.
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.