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Northern Michigan’s Fairy Tale - The Awesome Mitten

Northern Michigan’s Fairy Tale

Originally published on September 8th, 2013 Like most Michiganders, I grew up thinking castles only existed in faraway countries and fairy tales until I saw a photo in a magazine my

5 Things To Do in West Michigan This Fall

Now that school is back in session, pumpkin spice is everywhere, and summer is unofficially over, it’s time to look ahead to one of Michigan’s most vibrant seasons, Fall! There

Fresh Thyme Opens in East Lansing

A fresh, new, organic market is planting roots in the Midwest with 27 locations cropping up in the past year throughout Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Minnesota, Missouri, and our favorite, Michigan!

A Whale with Wings

  In 2012, Quincy Gow, originally from Lansing, was living in New York and working on various films and television shows when he found out his childhood friend, Eddie Lahti,

Capital City Dragon Boat Racing

Last month Adado Riverfront Park was littered with a myriad of brilliant colors, spectators, chanting….and dragon boats? YES! The park played host to the second annual Capital City Dragon Boat Race

Must Have Fall Drinks in Lansing

On cold and rainy fall mornings there’s nothing I crave more than cuddling up with a  pair of wool socks, piles of blankets, and of course: COFFEE! Thankfully, Lansing has a

Fall in Grand Ledge

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times: I love, love LOVE (almost) everything about fall in Michigan. Thinking about spending the warm, Indian summer afternoons in

Oswald Bear Ranch - The Awesome Mitten

Oswald’s Bear Ranch

As another summer comes to a close, I’ve been thinking back on all that’s happened over the warmer months. There have been countless trips to my neighborhood ice cream shop,