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Here's How We Built a Movie Theater for the People -- and Why the MPAA Says It's #1 in the World

Michael Moore | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Moore

This past week, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) posted on their web site a list of what they believe are some of the best movie theaters in the world. And listed as #1 is the historic State Theatre of Traverse City, Michigan, an incredible movie palace.

I Built a Movie Theater -- and a Film Festival -- and I'd Like You to Come to It

Michael Moore | Posted 09.14.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Moore

I had this epiphany: what would a movie theater look like if it were designed, built and run by the people who actually make the movies?

Businesses That Change Lives

Jim Gibbons | Posted 02.26.2012 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

While the job market and small business climate may continue to look bleak, it is inspiring to hear stories about booming innovative social enterprises, even in the worst of times.

'Gay Apparel' Scandal: Michigan Music Teacher Slammed For 'Deck The Halls' Update

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A Michigan music teacher's decision to censor the word "gay" from a traditional Christmas carol is being met with a frosty response. The teacher, ...

Eating Traverse City: Part II

Anna Watson Carl | Posted 01.11.2012 | Travel
Anna Watson Carl

After breakfast, we hopped in the car to go explore Leelanau Peninsula, a sprawling area area northeast of Traverse City that stretches from Grand Traverse Bay to Lake Michigan.

Eating Traverse City: Part I

Anna Watson Carl | Posted 01.04.2012 | Travel
Anna Watson Carl

I'd always thought of Michigan as a place to visit people, a place for reunions, not a destination.

WATCH: Michigan Town Pulls Off City-Wide Lip Dub

Posted 10.01.2011 | Comedy

Many of us wish life was more like a movie, but the residents of Traverse City, Mich., made that wish a reality at least for a day. In an impressi...