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Top Spots to Travel Back in Time in the Tawases

Lisa Carpenter | Posted 11.19.2015 | Travel
Lisa Carpenter

Tawas City and East Tawas -- "the Tawases" -- are picturesque sister communities on the east coast of Michigan. The quaint area on the shores of Lake Huron's Tawas Bay offers fun and sea and sand to both the residents and year-round visitors.

Bringing Made In Michigan to Your Bathroom - City Girls Soap

Nick Norton | Posted 08.04.2014 | Detroit
Nick Norton

Who says made in Michigan can't be brought to your bathroom? I have to admit - it feels good to support a small business and smell nice at the same time.

Engineering Is 'Pure Michigan'

Sarah A. Webster | Posted 02.03.2014 | Detroit
Sarah A. Webster

When it comes to engineering, in particular, few places outrank Michigan, which is heavily bolstered by the automotive industry.

'Seriously Guys, IOWA?!'

Posted 07.16.2013 | Detroit

Michiganders were none too happy to discover that a Pure Michigan travel guide touting the state's natural and homegrown wonders is put together by an...

Ted Nugent Turns His Rage On Odd Michigan Subject

Posted 04.26.2013 | Detroit

Ted Nugent can always be counted on to say something controversial, whether he's bragging about machine-gunning hundreds of wild pigs, advocating hang...

WATCH: Dems Use Pure Michigan To Slam GOP Governor

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.15.2013 | Detroit

So much for Pure Michigan. After the Michigan Economic Development Corp. released an ad last week using the tourism slogan to promote controversial...

'Perfect Storm': State Tourism Campaign Promotes Right To Work

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.10.2013 | Detroit

It might be a "perfect storm" for Michigan's tourism arm. An ad promoting the state's recent passage of controversial right-to-work legislation with t...

Michigan Is The Fairest Of Them All (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.20.2012 | Detroit

Pure Michigan is at it again. The state's tourism arm is back to bragging about the Mitten's natural wonders once more. They've announced the winner...

LISTEN: Kid Rock Debuts New Detroit Song

Posted 11.05.2012 | Detroit

It seems Michigan's tourism office isn't satisfied with one anthem -- just a few months after the statewide singalong to "Good Time," which some might...

LOOK: Michigan's Spectacular Fall Colors

Posted 10.12.2012 | Detroit

If there's one season when the Mitten State really shows off, it's autumn. This year's Michigan fall colors certainly don't disappoint. A silver l...

WATCH: Pure Michigan Video Spoofs Carly Rae Jepsen To Show State Is A 'Good Time'

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 09.10.2012 | Detroit

One week, 50 stops, 3,000 miles and a lot of granola bars later, Jeff Barrett can assure you there's a good time to be found in Michigan. The impet...

Pure Michigan Is Pure Dough

Posted 03.27.2012 | Detroit

After launching its newest ads for the Pure Michigan tourism campaign earlier this month, the state tourism group Travel Michigan and the Michigan Eco...

$5 Billion For Michigan Small Businesses, Consumers

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.18.2011 | Detroit

Fifth Third Bank has pledged to make $5 billion in loans available in Michigan in 2012. That includes $2.5 billion for the Pure Michigan Business C...

If Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm Had Resigned Instead of Sarah Palin

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Susan J. Demas

Sarah Palin is wading back into the warm bowels of victimhood, whining that everyone's pilin' on about her steppin' down.