The Saline Summerfest is not your average backyard barbecue. In addition to the food, games and live music, the fest will feature a 5k run, bike tours, trolley tours and an electric car show, highlighting Saline’s industrial past and looking forward to an eco-friendly future. Historical trolley tours will circle the town, stopping at the Saline Railroad Depot Museum where visitors can learn about 19th century technology and travel, and how the Saline railroad integrated the small town with neighboring cities and helped to boost the economy. At the electric car show, view, test-drive and talk to owners of the latest electric vehicles and celebrate the family-friendly, forward-thinking town of Saline.
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.