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Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame calls for 2021 nominees

Almost forty years ago, in an effort to inspire future generations of female leaders, the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame was established. The initial group of inductees included such noteworthy subjects as Elizabeth Chandler, Martha Griffiths, Helen Milliken, Rosa Parks, Anna Howard Shaw, and Sojourner Truth. Each year since, a group of women are nominated by an

Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame calls for 2021 nominees2021-02-06T11:52:59-05:00

February 2021

What’s not to love about the shortest month of the winter? It brings us the Super Bowl, a day dedicated entirely to love, and these dozen opportunities to soak in some much needed fun and culture. Due to the changing nature of the pandemic, be sure to consult each event’s website for safety protocols and to confirm

February 20212021-03-02T15:31:19-05:00

Michigan’s best paczki destinations

In some places Fat Tuesday is also known as Mardi Gras, but here in Michigan, it is more widely nicknamed Paczki Day. Once common only in the Detroit area, particularly in Hamtramck, the tradition has caught on around the state, and this year will be celebrated on February 16. Place orders in advance, or risk standing in

Michigan’s best paczki destinations2021-02-06T11:00:11-05:00

Michigan’s Super Bowl specialties

Finally, an American "holiday" is coming along during the pandemic that is literally built around watching TV and eating. Super Bowl Sunday should not only prove to be entertaining with the battle of the rising superstar quarterback VS the greatest of all time, but it also affords us an excellent opportunity to support local businesses while chowing

Michigan’s Super Bowl specialties2021-02-06T11:07:56-05:00

The turbulent triumphant life of the Queen of Soul

Aretha Franklin is one of the greatest American artists of all time. Her singing career covered six decades and reached millions of Americans. Nicknamed the Queen of Soul, she earned just about every award a singer-songwriter can win, and on January 21, 1987, she became the first female vocalist to be inducted into the Rock-and-Roll Hall of

The turbulent triumphant life of the Queen of Soul2021-01-14T16:55:32-05:00

January 2021

Jan 1-May 1 100 Years of Women’s Rights Exhibit – Midland As the nation celebrates a century of women’s right to vote, the Midland Center for the Arts invites you to take a look back at the struggle and the triumphs. Women have always been central to historical change. They have shaped ideas, constructed movements, leveraged their

January 20212021-03-01T16:11:27-05:00

December 2020

This will undoubtedly be an unusual holiday season with many event cancellations due to the pandemic, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of cool ways to celebrate. This is a particularly good year for drive-thru events. Be sure to check with event organizers to make sure times and availability has not changed. Mask up and head

December 20202020-12-10T18:47:50-05:00

Artist Mary Abdoo adds a little magic to Christmas

At first blush it seems unlikely that painter, Mary Abdoo, would choose winter scenes as the primary inspiration for her work. She was born in the tropical nation of the Dominican Republic, which is on the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean. In 1960  Mary met and fell in love with Peter who traveled to Dominican Republic

Artist Mary Abdoo adds a little magic to Christmas2020-12-10T19:16:51-05:00

Did the Civil War have a little drummer boy from Michigan?

Winters are not usually known for great battles, as historically, armies used the time to rest and regroup. That is not to say the cold and snowy weather hasn’t had a drastic effect on warfare. Who can deny the importance of Washington crossing the Delaware on December 25, 1776, when the ragged Continental Army defeated highly trained

Did the Civil War have a little drummer boy from Michigan?2020-12-30T20:16:26-05:00

The Great Lakes Natural Soap Company

OFFER: Save 20% on orders from The Great Lakes Natural Soap Company. Order online at www.MichiganSoap.com, or make an appointment to visit the studio in Canton. DISCOUNT CODE: HOLIDAY2020 DATES: Now – Dec 31, 2020 CONTACT: (734) 340-9026 or customerservice@michigansoap.com Any questions regarding this deal and products or services offered by this company should be addressed directly

The Great Lakes Natural Soap Company2020-11-23T15:26:16-05:00

Belledines BBQ Sauce and Seasonings

OFFER: 10% off on orders of $25 or more at www.belledines.com. DISCOUNT CODE: 10-off4you DATES: Now – Dec 15, 2020 CONTACT: (586) 859-3831 or belledines@yahoo.com Any questions regarding this deal and products or services offered by this company should be addressed directly to the company using the contact information provided above. All profits from sales go directly

Belledines BBQ Sauce and Seasonings2020-11-23T15:06:01-05:00

Bleaf Natural Chutneys

OFFER: Save 10% on all bleaf natural chutney purchases from www.bleafnatural.com. DISCOUNT CODE: BMN10 DATES: Now thru December 31, 2020 EXCLUSIONS: Discount applies only to bleaf products CONTACT: 248-408-1188 or info@mnrventures.com Any questions regarding this deal and products or services offered by this company should be addressed directly to the company using the contact information provided above.

Bleaf Natural Chutneys2020-11-22T14:34:35-05:00

Child Be Safe Outlet Protectors

OFFER: Buy 5 child safety units get 1 FREE from www.childbesafe.com. For 5 purchased 1 is free up to 25 unites (e.g. buy 10 get 2 free, 15 get 3 free, etc.) Plus free shipping on orders of $50 0r more/ DISCOUNT CODE: None needed - offer automatically applied at time of purchase DATES: Now - December

Child Be Safe Outlet Protectors2020-11-17T17:09:41-05:00

Michigan Mittens

OFFER: Save 20% on all purchases at www.michiganmittens.com. DISCOUNT CODE: BUYMI20 DATES: Now thru December 31, 2020 CONTACT: 248-639-4688 or info@michiganmittens.com EXCLUSIONS: Cannot be combined with other offers. Any questions regarding this deal and products or services offered by this company should be addressed directly to the company using the contact information provided above. All profits from

Michigan Mittens2020-11-16T19:46:21-05:00

Mystic Kettle Popcorn

OFFER: 10% off all online purchases at https://mystickettle.com DISCOUNT CODE: SAVE10BUYMINOW ADDITIONAL DELIVERY OFFER: Free Metro Detroit contactless delivery with minimum $30 order. Order via text: 248-797-4669. Prepay with Venmo to @Randy-Lipman; or PayPal to mystickettle@earthlink.net; Cashapp to $mystickettle; or ApplePay to 248-797-4669. Use code FREELOCAL30 DATES: Now - December 31, 2020 CONTACT: 248-797-4669 or mystickettle@earthlink.net EXCLUSIONS:

Mystic Kettle Popcorn2020-11-16T19:33:05-05:00

Orin Jewelers

OFFERS: $100 off a purchase of $600 or more; $250 off a purchase of $1500 or more; $500 off a purchase of $3,000 or more. REDEMPTION: Visit Orin Jewelers Showroom at 101 E. Main Street in Northville to request Buy Michigan Now discount. DATES: Now - December 31, 2020 CONTACT: 248-349-6940 or sales@orinjewelers.com EXCLUSIONS: Limit one per

Orin Jewelers2020-11-16T19:16:33-05:00

The Product Shop in Livonia

OFFER: Save 10% on Betty Boop and Souvenir items. Save 15% on all other merchandise. TO REDEEM: Use discount code BMN10 for Betty Boop and Souvenir items or BMN15 for all other items online at www.theproductshoponline.com or  in person, mention "Buy Michigan Now" in the store at 28465 Five Mile Road in Livonia. DATES: November 10 -

The Product Shop in Livonia2020-11-16T12:07:19-05:00

Northville adds sizzle to heat up winter dining scene

Since the pandemic hit, a number of cities and towns across the state identified specific areas to provide additional outdoor dining space for their restaurants. Some utilized the sidewalk in front of each eatery, while others did full street closures either for the entire period, or at designated times and days each week. Now, with COVID-numbers rising

Northville adds sizzle to heat up winter dining scene2020-11-15T20:48:52-05:00

Buy Michigan Now releases gift guide and deals for holiday season

Livonia, November 12, 2020) – Billions of dollars are spent during the holiday season each year. With an economy struggling to recover from the effects of COVID-19, Buy Michigan Now, a campaign designed to promoting and rejuvenating Michigan businesses, is urging residents to think carefully about how and where they do their holiday shopping.  The initiative has

Buy Michigan Now releases gift guide and deals for holiday season2021-01-05T14:19:02-05:00

Valganics Handcrafted Soaps

OFFER: Receive one FREE ITEM with any purchase at www.valganics.com. Plus free shipping on orders of over $35. NO DISCOUNT CODE NEEDED DATES: November 10 - December 31, 2020 CONTACT: creatival@comcast.net Any questions regarding this deal and products or services offered by this company should be addressed directly to the company using the contact information provided above.

Valganics Handcrafted Soaps2020-11-16T11:47:44-05:00

Ray’s Red Hots in Ann Arbor

OFFER: Free one-flavor shake or small waffle fries with purchase of $10 or more or $2 off order of $20 or more. TO REDEEM: Display this post on a mobile device when ordering or when picking up order. DATES: November 10 - December 31, 2020 ADDRESS: 629 E University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 PHONE: 734-998-3647 or

Ray’s Red Hots in Ann Arbor2020-11-16T11:29:51-05:00

Healthy Body Investment Skin Care

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Healthy Body Investment Skin Care2020-11-16T11:01:49-05:00

Color Pet Products

OFFER: Save 25% off entire order at www.colorpet.com. DISCOUNT CODE: BMN20 DATES: November 10 - December 31, 2020 CONTACT: 734-744-8228 0r info@colorpet.com Any questions regarding this deal and products or services offered by this company should be addressed directly to the company using the contact information provided above. All profits from sales go directly to the seller.

Color Pet Products2020-11-16T10:48:08-05:00

B’ Bites Healthy Snacks

OFFER: Save 20% off entire order at www.bbitesnacks.com. DISCOUNT CODE: BMN20OFF DATES: November 10 - December 31, 2020 CONTACT: info@bbitesnacks.com EXCLUSIONS: Does not apply to Autoship orders Any questions regarding this deal and products or services offered by this company should be addressed directly to the company using the contact information provided above. All profits from sales

B’ Bites Healthy Snacks2020-11-11T20:02:36-05:00
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