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New Effort Aims to Boost Michigan's Theatrical Community

Every once in a while an experience comes along that changes the course of your life, and sometimes even introduces you to people who want to take a similar journey. Such is the case with two Michigan girls who met...

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Detroit Kids Deserve Outdoor Adventures

When you grow up in a city, it’s easy to become somewhat immune to the charms of the surrounding landscape. Skyline structures have often replaced towering trees. Parks are limited to small spaces between city blocks. Transportation to nearby wilderness...

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How to Win the Money to Open a Michigan Business

Some people dream of coming up with the “Big idea" in order to open a business. Others want to be their own boss so badly that entrepreneurship is about starting “Any” viable business. The approaches may be different, but inevitably...

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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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How Much Does Beer Mean to Michigan?

It’s Craft Beer Month here in Michigan, and it’s pretty easy to figure out what to do to celebrate. Arguably the hardest part of the decision is which pint to hoist! Lest you think the only thing to celebrate is the...

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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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Carhartt Invests More in Michigan

First Moosejaw made the move, then it was world-renown designer and Michigan native, John Varvatos. Now, the latest company to join a growing list of unique, and well-known brands with a retail location in Detroit is Carhartt. Established in 1889,...

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12 Things To Do During September in Michigan

September is such a glorious time in Michigan. The harvest brings an abundance of fresh flavors that are well complimented by the many new brews and wines that come to life at this time. Plus, we get to enjoy it...

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12 Things to Do During July in Michigan

Festivals really take main stage around the state this month. Live music, amazing food, incredible attractions, here are a dozen fun ideas worth taking in.   July 4-11 National Cherry Festival – Traverse City If you haven’t been yet, be sure to...

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15 Activities To Enjoy with Dad

Right about now we start to get inundated with ads for clothes, wallets, ties, and gadgets suitable as gifts for dad, but in most cases, what he’d probably prefer is to spend some quality time with his kid. It doesn’t...

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12 Things To Do During June in Michigan

Summertime and the living is easy…except for narrowing down which events to attend across our glorious state. We’ve highlighted a collection of options.   June 4-6 Jackson Blues Fest – Jackson Imagine gathering together with a bunch of your friends at an...

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