Riders hoping for a faster way to travel between Ann Arbor and Detroit may be in luck. The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) and the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (also known as ‘TheRide’) have announced plans for a new pilot bus service between the two cities, with hourly trips between 6am and 10pm on weekdays, plus additional limited weekend service. Proposed fares are $12 one-way for adults ($10 for advanced booking) and $6 for seniors and those with disabilities. While no official launch date is set, representatives of the RTA and TheRide say they hope the buses can start rolling in 2020.
Casablanca, on Washtenaw, close to Downtown Ypsilanti, has a comfortable, down-to-earth atmosphere, hiding it’s 35-year-ago provenance as a Taco Bell. The manager/owner, Mohammad Mohammad, is hands-on, ensuring satisfaction for each customer, assuring that each dish placed on the table is properly presented. The abundant natural light from ample windows gives the dining area a warm,
In Ancient Greece, the agora was a central public space, meaning “gathering place” or “assembly.” The agora served as a political, commercial and social hub and was also where Socrates found himself in trouble because of his philosophical inquisitions. In The Public Square, an exhibit on view at the University of Michigan Museum of Art
Jeff Robinson can hear the music of the brew. After working as an audio engineer for nearly 30 years, the owner of South Lyon’s Third Monk Brewing doesn’t see that career as dissimilar: “…malt is the bass,” he says, “and hops are the treble, and the yeast is the mastering. I can take components of
We human beings are a storytelling species. Our social institutions— religious, legal and cultural— are based on narratives that may be fanciful or fact-based or influenced by precedent. But they are also ever-evolving. Throughout the winter and spring of 2020, Courtney McClellan, this year’s Roman J. Witt Artist in Residence at the University of Michigan