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High School Student Wins Up & Coming Entrepreneur Contest

The winner of this year’s Up & Coming Entrepreneur Contest, is Jackson Riegler, a 17-year old senior, football player, and honors student at Muskegon Catholic Central High School. Riegler started Oshki, an apparel company, in July of this year. He...

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10 Experiences to Make the Most of Fall in Michigan

After a long winter, spring is such a delight; and summer is obviously so much fun, but it is hard to beat autumn in Michigan. Crisp air, crunchy apples, and a cornucopia of color that changes daily…what’s not to love?...

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FEAST Opens to Elevate Michigan Food Companies to Next Level

A small business owner, who designed jewelry, once told me the greatest business decision she ever made was to turn down the opportunity to have a product included as one of “Oprah’s Favorite Things.” This shocked other people in the...

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Shop Worth a Stop: Yellow Door Art Market

Metro Detroit is filled with quaint and unique suburbs, but some get more attention than others. One such place, is Berkeley, which is often over-shadowed by elegant Birmingham, trendy Royal Oak, and Funky Ferndale. Yet Berkley, which Money Magazine named...

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Shop Worth a Stop: The Michigan Shoppe

While there’s never a bad time to go, it seems as though summer sends people flocking to Frankenmuth for fried chicken and family fun, making this a great time to recommend a retailer there that spotlights goods made in our...

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Motor City Paint Bringing Big Boost to Local Economy

After 47 years in business, Shelby Paint & Decorating, which has retail locations in Rochester Hills, Grosse Pointe Woods and Shelby Township, recently made a product shift that has the potential to add $1.5 million a year into the local...

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App Simplifies Garage Sale Management

This time of year there are almost as many garage and yard sale signs dotting the Michigan landscape as there are construction barrels. Families, friends, neighbors, come together with the belongings they no longer desire, in hopes that each item...

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12 Things to Do in a Michigan November

The holiday season seems to come earlier and earlier, doesn’t it? The good news is, there are a lot of fun events and shopping opportunities that now come in November, which previously would have been December. We’ve picked out some...

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12 Things To Do in a Michigan October

Fall really comes into all of its colorful glory during October. It brings with it a whole new set of tastes and experiences. Here are a dozen delightful ways to make the most of autumn this month.   Oct 1-8 ArtPrize –...

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12 Things to Do in a Michigan September

Crisp air, scrumptious cider, football tailgates, welcome to September in Michigan. Here are just a few special ways to enjoy this glorious month.   August 31-September 4 Michigan State Fair – Novi It’s been five years since the State Fair made its move...

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12 Things To Do in August in Michigan

August means it’s almost time to start thinking “back –to-school,” but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of summer fun still to be had. Here are our highlights for August.   August 2-6 Rendezvous in Mackinaw-18TH Century Trade Fair – Mackinaw City...

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What's In Season in a Michigan July?

There is so much fresh produce ripening in Michigan this month, that you can plan nearly every meal around it. Farmers markets continue to be your best source of locally-grown fruits and veggies, but many grocers also buy their produce...

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12 Things To Do in Michigan in July

Festivals really emerge as summer entertainment around the state this month. Live music, amazing food, incredible attractions, here are a dozen fun fests and celebrations worth taking in.   July 1-8 National Cherry Festival – Traverse City First held in 1926, this...

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What's In Season in a Michigan June?

Michigan is the second most agriculturally diverse state in the nation. We grow more varieties of crops than anywhere but California. Unlike the Golden State, our weather is much more seasonal, which means what fresh locally-grown food is available really...

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