Biking is not only eco-friendly, but it’s often the best way to get around Ann Arbor. Thanks to a partnership between My City Bikes and bike shops, Midwest Bike & Tandems and Transition Rack, ditching the car has never been easier. A new app, My City Bikes Ann Arbor, can be downloaded for free on Apple or Android devices with the best cycling routes organized into categories like quickest commute, best sightseeing, fitness rides, or just plain old fun. The app will also provide information on basic bike maintenance and advice from local biking experts, from shopping tips to up-to-date trail news. For more information about the app, or to download, visit mycitybikes.org/michigan.
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.