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Celebrating Black History Month in Michigan

February is Black History Month, making this a great time to pause and remember some of the many significant people and events that helped shape Michigan and the nation. Black people have been living in Michigan for nearly 250 years, arriving...

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12 Things to Do in Michigan in February

February may be a short month, but there’s no shortage of ways for Michiganders to experience winter fun. These are just a dozen of the many awesome entertainment options from which to choose throughout the state. Jan 30-Feb 1 Ice Breakers...

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12 Things to Do in Michigan in December

The holiday season is in full swing, bringing with it some delightful events to warm up your December. Dec 1-Jan 4 Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around The World – Grand Rapids A visit to Meijer Gardens is always a treat, but at...

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12 Things to Do in Michigan in November

Naturally November makes our mouths water with anticipation of a Thanksgiving feast, but there are many other events that can be equally tantalizing throughout the month.   Nov 1-2 & Nov 8-9 Toast the Season– Leelanau Peninsula The wineries of Leelanau continue to...

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Enter Our Up and Coming Entrepreneur Contest

For the fourth consecutive year, in conjunction with the Buy Michigan Now Festival, we are giving one new business-owner a chance to win free marketing exposure worth more than $1,000 via our Up & Coming Entrepreneur Contest.    Last year’s winner was Jonathan Ramer. His Grand...

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New Micro-Creamery Puts Emphasis on Michigan Products

What do you get when you cross beer and ice cream? If you’re two creative Michigan-based businesses like Browndog Creamery & Dessert Bar and New Holland Brewing, you get a small-batch ice cream flavor called Dragon Bite. The unique concoction...

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Michigan Distilleries Win 16 National Awards

Five Michigan distilleries were honored with 16 individual awards last week at the 2nd Annual American Spirits Competition, presented by the American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA)—a not- for-profit trade association dedicated to protecting and promoting American craft spirits.   According to the...

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Avanti Press – A Card for All Seasons

In this age of convenient electronic messaging it seems increasingly common to only find bills, political circulars, and advertisements in our mailboxes. That’s exactly why getting a good old fashioned greeting card can really make someone’s day. The concept of sending...

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12 Things to Do in Michigan in March

They say March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. Here’s hoping the lamb portion of the month comes very soon. In the meantime, these fun events are worth checking out.   March 1-April 30 Butterflies Are Blooming...

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Put Your Feet on the Street in Detroit's Eastern Market

Trained as a social worker by profession, Linda Yellin accidentally stumbled across her new direction as operator of a tour company in Detroit. A longtime supporter of the city, and passionate lover of food, Linda volunteered to be a tour...

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How to Add More Local Flavor to Your Thanksgiving Table

Few holidays place as much emphasis on food as Thanksgiving. Perhaps it’s because the very first gathering upon which the holiday is based was celebrated by people with vast differences sharing in a single feast to acknowledge a good harvest. Today,...

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Railroad Ties Iconic Michigan Brands Together

With such a deep automotive heritage in Michigan, it’s sometimes hard to remember how reliant the nation once was on locomotives. In fact that rich rail history ties two strong Michigan companies together: Carhartt and Stormy Kromer. Hamilton Carhartt was born...

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