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8 Sure Signs Spring Has Arrived in Michigan

Sure you can look at a calendar, and knowing that the Vernal Equinox has passed, determine that it’s spring, but what if it’s bitterly cold, or snow still blankets the ground? If you’re in Michigan, here are 8 easy ways...

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One Michigan Museum You Really Need to Visit

I’d driven by Michigan’s Military and Space Heroes Museum many times on visits to Frankenmuth, but never stopped in, and now that I have, I realize it’s a very special place that many more people need to discover. Having seen the...

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2016 Up & Coming Entrepreneur Contest

The Buy Michigan Now campaign is dedicated to helping businesses succeed in Michigan, and creating awareness of products made here.  For the fifth straight year, in conjunction with our events, we’re giving one new business-owner a chance to win free...

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It's Been a Very Good Decade for Michigan Wine

Gubernatorial proclamations have made it an annual tradition for April to be celebrated as Michigan Wine Month. The designation kick-starts a season that attracts more than 2 million visitors. It’s also a good time to take a closer look at...

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Michigan's Super Bowl Super Foods

They say that Super Bowl Sunday is second only to Thanksgiving when it comes to food consumption in a single day in America. That means a lot of dollars being spent, and whether placing an order, or relying on grocery...

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5 Questions with Dry My Gloves, Inc.

COMPANY: Dry My Gloves, Inc. CITY: Portage WEBSITE:   BACKGROUND:Launched in Portage in 2014 by Karen Smoots, Dry My Gloves Inc., created Thegreenglovedryer®, a handy device designed to dry wet apparel during the snowy winter. BMN: How did the idea for your product come about? KAREN:...

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5 Questions with Scotty O'Hotty

COMPANY: Owens Family Foods, LLC (a.k.a. Scotty O’Hotty) CITY: Dearborn WEBSITE: BACKGROUND: Launched in Dearborn Heights in 2013 by Dearborn natives Scott and Suzi Owens, Scotty O’Hotty hot sauces come in five varieties: Roasted Pepper (Mild), Beer Bacon Chipotle (Mild), Premium Habanero...

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12 Things to Do in Michigan in April

Spring’s arrival is a special time in Michigan, full of warmth and memories waiting to be made. April 3 FestiFools – Ann Arbor Just after April Fools Day, it’s time for fools of a different ilk to take to the streets of...

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12 Things to Do in a Michigan March

We’re all ready to march into spring. Here are a dozen delightful ways to get started. March 1-April 30 Butterflies Are Blooming – Grand Rapids For over twenty years this glorious, interactive experience has charmed kids and adults alike. The annual...

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12 Things to Do in February in Michigan

This has been such a mild winter that February may be the last chance to dive into some winter fun. These are a sample of the many exciting options from which to choose throughout the state. Feb 3-6 Michigan Tech Winter...

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12 Things to Do in January in Michigan

It’s a new year and filled with places and events to explore. These are just a sample of the many exciting options from which to choose throughout the state in January. Jan 2 Saturday Sips – Grand Rapids  Visiting the Downtown...

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A Dozen Ways to Celebrate the Holiday Season in Michigan

The holiday season is in full swing, bringing with it some delightful events to warm up your December.   Nov 20 Silver Bells in the City – Lansing Kick off your holiday season in our capitol city. The entire town will glow with...

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