Dark Alley Cycle Shop Open House
On May 13, The Dark Alley Cycle Shop in Marshall, Michigan threw an open house to show off the revamped shop with great beer, food, and music. We stopped by and interviewed Cabe and Lance. They shared a bit more about their vision for the shop, what sets them apart from other cycle shops, and if they anticipate partnering with a dealership. (That got them a bit sidetracked!)
The Lighthouse Keeper Giveaway
We’ve partnered with Cynthia Ellingsen the author of “The Lighthouse Keeper” to give one lucky winner a copy of this sweet summer romance set in an idyllic town on the shores of Lake Michigan.
A Chat with Chris and Aubrey from the Chelsea Alehouse
We sat down with Chris and Aubrey Martinson, the owners of the Chelsea Alehouse, to talk about beer, music, and life in Michigan.
White Horse Inn in Metamora
For great food in a beautiful and historic former stage coach stop, take a drive to the White Horse Inn the oldest restaurant in Michigan.
Christmas on the Farm – Waterloo Area Farm Museum
Christmas on the Farm is a fun and intriguing snapshot of the holiday season on an 1880’s Michigan farm at the Waterloo Area Farm Museum.
Chicken and Christmas in Frankenmuth, Michigan
Can you imagine Life In Michigan without Frankenmuth, Michigan? We can’t, so when Jennifer Ring contacted us about writing a guest post about Frankenmuth we said, “Yes!” Thanks to our first guest blogger, we now have a taste of it. Thank you Jennifer for your lovely post. We hope you’ll be back.
Dark Horse Brewery 4 Elf Party 2016
The 2016 Dark Horse Brewery 4 Elf Party did not disappoint. Like their Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout, their party just gets finer and finer. This year the elves were thick as thieves and drinking beer like it was 1999. Add to that a pink bunny, Jesus, exotic food and 5 excellent Michigan Bands and you’ve got yourself a bash.
Kickstand Brewing Company in Commerce Township
Kickstand Brewing in Commerce Township offers up delectable beers and top notch food in a warm and friendly space.
Michigan Military Heritage Museum
The Michigan Military Heritage Museum in Grass Lake, Michigan is telling our veterans’ stories. They’ve got a megaphone and their stories are powerful, so listen up!
Thunderwüde at Bill and Robin’s House
Thunderwüde are a blazing bluegrass band born in Chelsea, Michigan. We witnessed their musical magic at a house concert in Manchester.
Capturing the Spirit of Fall at Dexter Cider Mill
Michigan’s Dexter Cider Mill is the quintessential fall experience! Cider, ginger snaps and a tranquil spot on the beautiful Huron River to enjoy fall color. Afterward, we added a dash more color with a hike in Stinchfield Woods.
2016 Detroit Fall Beer Festival
The 8th Annual Detroit Fall Beer Festival on Oct 21 & 22, 2016 in Eastern Market. There were over 800 beers, perfect weather, and thousands of smiling happy people. The old saying, “beer makes me happy” was certainly true this past weekend in Detroit’s Eastern Market.
Legs Inn: A Polish Delight
Legs Inn is a Historic site and for nearly 90 years has served delicious authentic Polish cuisine. It has been described as one of Michigan’s “most unusual architectural marvels” and is quietly perched on Lake Michigan’s upper coast in Cross Village.
POP-X Ann Arbor Community Art Initiative
POP-X may sound like some crazy new energy drink, but it is actually a brilliant exhibit that pops up each year at Liberty Plaza in Ann Arbor.
Kitch-iti-kipi (The Big Spring)
Kitch-iti-kipi what? No, it is not a kinky itch you might have contracted in the 70’s but the name of an emerald green pool near Manistique in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
2016 U.P. Fall Beer Festival
On Saturday, September 10, 2016, was the Eighth Annual U.P. Fall Beer Festival in Marquette and it rained but it didn’t matter because there were more than 80 Michigan Breweries and over 600 different beers to sample.