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Honoring Michigan's First Female Conservation Officer

By all accounts, Huldah Neal was no one to fool with. That’s not to say she wasn’t liked or respected throughout Grand Traverse County, Michigan, which she called home for 70 years. In fact, her 1931 obituary mourned her loss, describing...

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Kalamazoo’s Can-Do Kitchen Creates New Scholarships

About twelve years ago, while working at a co-op in Kalamazoo, Lucy Dilley began to recognize a need in the community for a shared-use, commercial kitchen. It seemed like a good business opportunity, but research led her in a slightly...

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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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Top 6 Resources for Women Business Owners in Michigan

Often we see women portrayed in the media as being caddy or conniving with one another, especially when it comes to business. My personal experience could not be further from the truth. I have found that every time I have...

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Explore The Eyrie in Ypsilanti's Depot Town

Sometimes eclipsed by the notoriety of neighboring Ann Arbor, another college town awaits your visit. Ypsilanti has a history and charm all its own. Home to Eastern Michigan University, it is a quiet town enlivened by youthful energy and marked...

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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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Valentine Gifts for Her

Valentine’s Day has become the ultimate date night around America. Going out to dinner and/or catching a movie is commonplace, and a really great start. Yet everyone knows that adding a gift to the mix will almost always bring an...

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Valentine Gifts for Him

Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Most of the gift suggestions for this romantic holiday tend to be geared toward women, but men deserve to know how much they're loved too. Here are some fun ways to show your...

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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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Celebrating Pioneering Women of Michigan Wine

Would you be surprised to learn that the first American woman to earn the title Master Sommelier is from Michigan – or that the Winemaker of one of Michigan’s largest wineries is a woman? It’s Women’s History Month. Help us...

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12 Things To Do in March

She seems to be coming in like a lion, but we’re all looking forward to her going out like a lamb. Regardless of weather, March always brings some tremendous opportunities for revelry.     March 5-10 KBS Week – Grand Rapids AND...

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12 Things To Do in a Michigan February

The arrival of February makes us realize spring will eventually come, but not until we have some more winter fun. Feb 1-28 The Science Behind Pixar – Dearborn The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation takes guests behind the animated curtains of...

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Michigan Takes Gold at Wine Competitions

It's winter-time and Team USA is ready to go for Gold at the Olympics. Here in Michigan, our wineries have been going for glory all year long, making this a good time to reflect on recent wine competitions, and Michigan’s...

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12 Things To Do During January in Michigan

It may be chilly, but our state is also a winter wonderland come this time of year. Get out and explore, or at least eat and drink, depending on your style. Here are some cool, or downright cold ways to...

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8 Other Ways to Enjoy Detroit During the Auto Show

It’s time once again for the North American International Auto Show, which will take the Motor City by storm January 20th-28th. Cars are of course the stars of this annual extravaganza, but with the ever-changing cityscape of Detroit, it is also...

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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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