The Awesome Mitten Attends Mo Pop Festival at Detroit Riverfront

Michigan is the Great Lakes State, but we’ve also got a lovely gem of a riverfront in downtown Detroit. The stages were set with the scenic bridge and Canadian coast in the view. Mo Pop Festival celebrates Michigan businesses, and internationally-known musicians. The Awesome Mitten contributor Sarah Spohn attended the festival, which took place the […]

Michigan Musician Stef Chura Plays The Mitten

Michigan Musician Stef Chura plays the Mitten - The Awesome Miten

Alpena native Stef Chura just got off of a West Coast tour, stopped at SXSW and played a show as part of the Capital City Film Festival in Lansing, Michigan. Now, she’s preparing for a solo set at the Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids on Saturday, April 22. The 28-year-old Detroit indie rocker spoke about […]

Let There be Light: Grand Rapids’ Lamp Light Music Festival

East Grand Rapids Lamp Light Music Festival - The Awesome Mitten

Then, there was light! Grand Rapids will continue to shine this year with its fifth annual Lamp Light Music Festival, an event that started out as a complete experiment. This year’s festival takes place Friday through Sunday, November 4-6, 2016, spread out between a few next-door-neighbor venues within the neighborhood. The festival director, John Hanson, spoke […]

Shop Michigan Made Gifts in The Awesome Mitten’s Online Holiday Popup Shop

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  It’s the most wonderful time of the year – the time where we get to team up with some of our favorite Michigan brands to bring their products directly to you, Awesome Mitten reader! #TeamAwesome is excited to launch {{The Awesome Mitten Online Holiday Popup Shop}}, a curated marketplace that will help you spread your #MittenLove […]

Hit the Trails During the 2014 Michigander

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It’s no secret that Michigan boasts the crème de la crème of summers. “America’s High Five” is spoiled with an abundance of beautiful sunsets, sparkling waters, sandy beaches, and 2,444 miles of walking and biking trails. If you’re longing to explore magnificent Michigan summers, the 23rd Annual Michigander Bicycle Tour is your ticket to the […]