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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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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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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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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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5 Questions with Scotty O'Hotty

COMPANY: Owens Family Foods, LLC (a.k.a. Scotty O’Hotty) 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 (Hot), The...

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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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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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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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