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Planning a 308-Acre Park for Raleigh

J. Michael Welton | Posted 01.28.2017 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Breathtaking seems the best adjective for the 308-acre Dix property Raleigh recently acquired from the state of North Carolina for $52 million. The only aspect more breathtaking than its size, scope and beauty is how far-reaching a challenge this rolling, wooded landscape presents the city.

Michigan Needs More Original Theatrical Productions

Lisa Diggs | Posted 09.09.2016 | Detroit
Lisa Diggs

Many moons ago, Thomas Logan "paid it forward" by investing time and effort into a couple of very young emerging artists at Rising Stars. Now two of them intend to do the same by combining their passion for theater with their love of Michigan.

The Most Annoying Things Tourists Do In New Cities

SmarterTravel | Posted 05.21.2016 | Travel

We envy the people that live in the dream destinations we visit. But we understand it can be hard for locals to deal with crowds of tourists day after day. So we asked our readers, "What are the most annoying things tourists do in your city?"

This Chocolate Stout Pie Is Worth A Trip To Michigan

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.27.2014 | Taste

Every once in a while we taste something that makes us want to travel, or move, to a different state. Okay, it happens more than every once in a while...

Winter Is Magic! Go Outside!

Liz Olson | Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Liz Olson

So I made a pact with myself: to live in this winter, not just through it. To play more and complain less. And to appreciate each white winter day for how peacefully alive it can make you feel if you get outside long enough to really feel it.

Homeless Man Runs For Mayor

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.04.2013 | Impact

A homeless man in Michigan is asking people for a different kind of change. George Golubovskis is hoping his fellow residents of Traverse City will gi...

Barefoot Freedom: Summertime in Northern Michigan

Liz Olson | Posted 09.08.2013 | Travel
Liz Olson

In a world caught up in invention, there's a refreshingly refined lack of inhibition that exists in Northern Michigan. It exudes a comfortable authenticity, a realness unmatched in other geographies. It's a place that knows who it is and doesn't try to be anything different.

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.

Take a Stand During 'Michigan Week'

Lisa Diggs | Posted 07.20.2013 | Detroit
Lisa Diggs

Together, we are revitalizing Michigan's economy one product, one purchase, one person at a time. Join in the fun and make a difference this Michigan Week.

Thanksgiving Destinations For Foodies

Home Away | Posted 01.15.2013 | Travel
Home Away

Why not skip the cooking and preparation part altogether? Why not skip town?

Mario Batali Loves Traverse City

Love Letters | Posted 10.22.2012 | Travel
Love Letters

Your summers boast a roster of festivals celebrating the bounty of your surroundings: cherries and filmmakers, local trout and whitefish, winemakers, craft ale brewers and even a couple of cider pubs.

'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, ...

Is Madonna's Brother Living Under A Bridge In Michigan? | Posted 12.22.2011 | Impact

Madonna's elder brother has been left living on the streets of Michigan after losing his job at the family's vineyard. The Material Girl's sibling ...