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Pioneering aviator Michigan’s Harriet Quimby breaks barriers

All lives are molded, more or less, by our first teachings. True courtesy, sympathy, and sincerity are the most powerful factors for good in either home or public life.~Harriet Quimby March is Women’s History Month, so while researching a topic for this month, I began looking at notable women from the Mitten State. There are many illustrious

Pioneering aviator Michigan’s Harriet Quimby breaks barriers2020-03-05T17:43:27-05:00

GM announces 1200 new jobs in Lansing

General Motors announcing they sent out a press release saying that more than 1200 jobs will be added to its Lansing manufacturing operations. The announcement will create 900 new jobs at the Lansing Delta Township Assembly plant to meet production demand and 370 new jobs at the Lansing Grand River Assembly plant. The personnel increase it to meet customer

GM announces 1200 new jobs in Lansing2020-03-11T13:52:52-04:00

12 Michigan honorees are among 2020 James Beard semifinalists

There is perhaps no more prestigious honor in the restaurant world than to be acknowledged by the James Beard Foundation. Today, there are a dozen chefs and eateries in Michigan with reason to celebrate. The foundation has announced its list of Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists, and Michigan, particularly Detroit, is well-represented. Best New Restaurant: Saffron De

12 Michigan honorees are among 2020 James Beard semifinalists2020-03-04T17:28:53-05:00

NMU gets $400,000 grant for business incubator

Northern Michigan University’s business incubator will receive another $400,000 in state funding to support students and regional entrepreneurs as they develop and launch their ideas. Since its inception in 2014, Invent@NMU has provided services to 25 tech companies and helped establish seven new ones through professionally mentored student teams.

NMU gets $400,000 grant for business incubator2020-03-11T13:48:18-04:00

125 reasons to visit Mackinac in 2020

While there’s hardly ever a reason not to visit Mackinac Island and the beautiful area that surrounds it, 2020 presents a particularly magical opportunity. Mackinac State Historic Parks is turning 125 this year and, as such, its team has created 125 days of events throughout the 2020 season, spread across its family of sites and parks. Many

125 reasons to visit Mackinac in 20202020-03-04T13:35:35-05:00

Michigan’s best St. Patty’s Day wardrobe options

There’s an old adage that everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. Of course, that’s not really true, but it is true that you can get in the Irish spirit by donning something green. That said, not everyone has that color in regular rotation in their wardrobe. Fear not lads and lasses, there are some Michigan companies

Michigan’s best St. Patty’s Day wardrobe options2020-03-04T13:39:40-05:00

March 2020

Butterflies emerging, crocuses popping out, NCAA basketball madness, what’s not to love about March? Here are a dozen events that will make your month even better. March 1-8 Downtown Marquette Restaurant Week – Marquette Celebrate the local flavors of Downtown Marquette’s dining scene during the seventh annual Downtown Marquette Restaurant Week, March 1 – 8, 2020. Participating

March 20202020-03-04T17:24:03-05:00

Shinola Hotel makes Travel + Leisure’s “It List”

Travel + Leisure magazine has recognized Detroit's Shinola Hotel on its 15th annual “It List”, which is a selection of the top new and renovated hotels in the entire world. The magazine’s March issue, on newsstands on Feb. 21, puts the Shinola Hotel on its list of North American properties alongside 23 other hotels.

Shinola Hotel makes Travel + Leisure’s “It List”2020-03-11T12:49:25-04:00

Is Michigan on its way to its first spaceport?

There’s no question that the Lake Huron shore is an incredible place to gaze at the stars, but could it also soon be reaching for them? That’s the plan, according to the Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association (MAMA), who has named the Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport as its top candidate for a potential horizontal space launch site in Michigan. The

Is Michigan on its way to its first spaceport?2020-03-04T13:38:11-05:00

Plum Market Kitchen opens at Henry Ford Museum

What was once a small chain of Plum Market grocery shops has gradually expanded into several go-to destinations around Metro Detroit. The latest of these Plum Market Kitchens has now opened in the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. Plum Market Kitchen is a small-format spin-off of the full organics-focused grocery stores with which the company started.

Plum Market Kitchen opens at Henry Ford Museum2020-03-04T13:38:23-05:00
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