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Food for Thought

Day 170: Food for Thought

Hidden in the woods outside of Honor, Michigan is a company doing good and making good.  Food for Thought uses “local ingredients first” to produce high quality preserves, jams, sauces,

Traverse Area District Library

Day 167: Traverse Area District Library

The Traverse Area District Library is championing the burgeoning concerns about the written word, and almost any other kind of media out there.  There are three branch public libraries: Woodmere,

Ashley Abaloz

Day 165: Ashley Abaloz

Ashley Abaloz is an independent consultant for Creative Memories, and at the young age of 18 she has started two businesses. One of the businesses is in custom scrap-booking and

Right Brain Brewery

Day 163: Right Brain Brewery

If you’re having a rough day, love the Michigan brewery scene, or just want to try something new, check out Right Brain Brewery.  The taps are always rotating, but there

Hopewell Ranch

Day 159: Hopewell Ranch

HopeWell Ranch, an equine therapy ranch located near Weidman, Michigan, is appropriately named.  Those who participate in their programs are shown, mostly through their horse “counselors”, love, acceptance, and, of

Cheboygan Brewing Company

Day 154: Cheboygan Brewing Company

It is said you learn something new everyday. Well did you know that Michigan is ranked sixth in the nation for having the most microbreweries, breweries, and brewpubs? It’s true!


Day 152: ArtUP

Do you make art?  Entry to Britten, Inc.’s artUP is open to all artists of any skill, level or disposition.  The contest is looking for submissions of fine art, photographs,

Slingshot Bicycle Company

Day 151: Slingshot Bicycle Company

Slingshot Bicycle Company was established in Grand Rapids in 1982.  The company will be celebrating 30 years of successful business and innovative design in September of 2012.  P.J. McDonald, the

The Legend of Dogman

Day 148: The Legend of Dogman

The Legend “A cool summer evening in early June is where the legend began…” Actually, The Legend began as an April Fool’s joke that was played on WTCM in the

Pinckney State Recreation Area

Day 147: Good Running Spots

Picture this: cool air with the sun pouring on you, leaves crunching under your feet and not a soul around.  There could be mud, rain, wind or snow, but none

National Writer's Series

Day 145: National Writer's Series

Surrounded by water and picturesque views, the movers and shakers of the literary community see Traverse City as a real “end of the road” kind of place, muses Doug Stanton

Critchlow Alligator Sanctuary

Day 143: Critchlow Alligator Sanctuary

There are alligators in Michigan! Run for the hills! Stay out of the sewers and ponds! Call the authorities! Oh wait…the gators are already in a safe place. It’s known

Abrams Planetarium

Day 140: Abrams Planetarium

In 1963, the Abrams Planetarium was founded on the campus of Michigan State University. The planetarium was named after Talbert ‘Ted’ Abrams, a pilot during WWI, who became intrigued by