The City of Ann Arbor is taking a step towards the future by leaving automobiles behind. They’ve launched a new blog aimed at highlighting the city’s non-motorized transportation options. Ann Arbor was recently named the 14th most bike-friendly city in America by Bicycling Magazine, and is ranked as a Gold level Walk Friendly Community. The Ann Arbor Non-Motorized Transportation Blog, features fun and easy ways to navigate the city by foot, bicycle or otherwise, (horses, skateboards, unicycles perhaps?) as well as providing cool ideas for pedestrian adventures that make you active and keep your expensive car parked at home. They’re looking for your feedback, too! Check out the blog at a2nonmoto.tumblr.com, and email email@example.com —JG
Nevertheless Film Festival opens in mid July in Ann Arbor, and Current sat down with festival founder Meredith Finch to talk about what makes this film festival unique. The festival’s name is inspired by the phrase “Nevertheless, she persisted,” spoken by Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell when justifying his move to silence Sen. Elizabeth Warren
“A vision of Now” is part of a line from the Go-Go’s song “Vision of Nowness”, featured in their new jukebox musical, Head Over Heels.
Ann Arbor Restaurant Week, a semiannual event starting Sunday, June 9, is the perfect time to try something new (or settle into your stand-by favorites with deep discounts).
Master printmaker and experimental artist Takeshi Takahara is a restless spirit. Rather than working comfortably within established print traditions, he prefers to skate near the edge of the unknown.