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Kalamazoo Craft Beer Festival

Kalamazoo Craft Beer Festival

This year, mitten state craft beer fans have a new beer-sampling event to add to their repertoire. This November 1st, Wings Stadium Events Center will be hosting the first Kalamazoo

Tailwind

Clinton River Medical Tailwind

Based in Auburn Hills (along the Clinton River), Clinton River Medical is an innovative company transforming mobility for the physically challenged. The Tailwind is a pioneering wheelchair, not completely manual,

BRU Fest 2014

BRU Fest is back again this year and better than ever. Now in its fourth year, BRU Fest is a favorite of metro-Detroiters, including us here at the Awesome Mitten

Riverside Kayak Connection

Legacy Writers: Hayley’s Favorites

When I was first tasked with selecting and summarizing my three favorite posts that I’ve written in my time with the Awesome Mitten, I was daunted (to say the least).

Made in the Mitten

Made in the Mitten

If you’re here on the Awesome Mitten, you undoubtedly know that Michigan has an enormous, yet oft-overlooked base of talented artisans. Like those here at the Awesome Mitten, Tonya Blust

Pure Michigan DREAMJOB

Pure Michigan DREAMJOB

After attempting the record for hosting the largest single indoor yoga class in February, Ford Field will once again be a part of history this summer. On June 13th, the

Lit in the Mitt

Lit in the Mitt

Happy May, awesome-Awesome Mitten readers! As the old adage goes, this month will (hopefully) bring a break from the April rain and blooming blossoms a-plenty. But for those near Detroit,

Detroit Restaurant Week

Detroit Restaurant Week

Here at the Awesome Mitten, we love Detroit Restaurant Week. We’ve featured the event before (last fall and last spring) and have also featured several of the restaurants that have

The Bird & The Bread

The Bird & The Bread

In February, the much anticipated (by me and many others) The Bird & The Bread officially opened on South Old Woodward in Downtown Birmingham. The fledgling restaurant is a concept

Kuhnhenn Brewing Co.

Kuhnhenn Brewing Co.

From the moment my coworker first mentioned Kuhnhenn Brewing Co. while we were at lunch one day, I knew I would love it. First, he remarked that the Warren based

Craft & Mason

Craft & Mason Roasting Co.

With coffee that comes from farmers who pay special attention to each bean, goes through a labor intensive roasting process, and is constantly adapted in selection based on the season

Yoga Rocks Ford Field

Yoga Rocks Ford Field

While the Detroit Lions may not have been setting any records this season, Ford Field may be listed in the record books for an entirely different reason. On Saturday February