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Let's Spread More Michigan Positivity

Since the inception of the Buy Michigan Now campaign back in 2007, there have been a few ongoing observations that have gnawed at me, and I suspect many of you are aware of them too. First is the way our...

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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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Motor City Bait Wins Entrepreneur Contest

We’re delighted to announce that Gordon Cepnick, owner of Motor City Bait  in West Bloomfield is the Grand Prize winner of our 2015 Up & Coming Entrepreneur Contest. The competition is designed to promote awareness of new products being made in...

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Hudsonville Ice Cream Is Bringing Simple Back

For those of us who partake, ice cream is truly one of life’s simple pleasures. In recent years, while the flavors have grown increasingly varied, many of the formulas have grown complex. Questions have arisen about ingredients, and in particular...

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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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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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12 Things To Do During May in Michigan

The merry month of May always makes us feel like summer will finally arrive, yet it brings plenty of opportunities for fun all on its own.   May 1-8 Restaurant Week – Petoskey Petoskey and Bay Harbor restaurants have teamed up to...

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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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