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Day 276: Stone Hut Studio

Since he was about eight years old, Aaron Dennis has been filming.  Stone Hut Studios is the culmination of life experiences, travel, study, and creative choices.  It is the mission

Day 275: Valley Camp

Great Lakes freighters are a mysterious thing to many of us. The Museum Ship VALLEY CAMP  in Sault Ste. Marie gives visitors a glimpse into the world of Great Lakes

Day 271: Xylo Bistro Cafe

A not so well kept secret can be found nestled in Traverse City’s Warehouse District.  Xylo Bistro Café is coming up on its one-year anniversary in its current form. Matthew

Endurance Evolution

Day 269: Endurance Evolution

If you’re going to make yourself suffer, struggle and push through hours of pain, you really might as well have something pretty to look at while you do. Or so

The Cooks' House

Day 262: The Cooks' House

There are no tangible pretensions at The Cooks’ House; it is cozy and welcoming as soon as the guest enters the small restaurant in downtown Traverse City.  To describe The

Detroit Historical Museum

Day 261: Detroit Historical Museum

The Detroit Historical Museum located just off Woodward Avenue brings the entire history of the city under one roof.  Even though Detroit is just over 300 years old, the museum

The Barn Theater

Day 259: The Barn Theater

I remember the first time I set foot in the Barn Theatre. I was there for work (local TV news crew), and we were going to interview Gary Cherone as

MSU Museum Chocolate Party Benefit

Day 257: MSU Museum Chocolate Party Benefit

Chocolate, Competition, and Charity: What more could one want in an event? The Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, located on Harrison Road at Michigan Avenue in East Lansing, will be

Cherry Republic

Day 256: Cherry Republic

In true Mitten fashion, Cherry Republic is a staple in the Northern Michigan region.  There are four stores in this local enterprise, each unique in its own right.  Currently, the

Tandem Ciders

Day 254: Tandem Ciders

On northern Michigan’s famous Leelanau Wine Trail, there is one place in particular that is exceptionally unique. Tandem Ciders is located just north of Suttons Bay, down some extremely twisty,

Einstein Bicycles

Day 250: Einstein Bicycles

Michigan is a cycling destination. From the open roads, the lung busting hills and winding trails all over the state, the Mitten is a paradise to cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts

7 Monks

Day 247: 7 Monks

Relatively new to downtown Traverse City is the unique experience of Taproom, a beer bar that boasts tons of beer on tap, rotating selections of bottles, awesome food, and a