Eric is a native Michigander with an interest in geogrpahy and history - but the reads won't be as snoozy as you might remember from school. In a previous life he was lead explorer of Season 1 of the Haunts and Legends of New York video series (http://bit.ly/HauntsAndLegendsNYS) and host of Foodamazoo (http://bit.ly/Foodamazoo).
That’s Not Snow, That’s a Million Fish Flies on one Metro Detroit Street
Sure it happens every summer, but it's striking when you see a countless number of insects that like to swarm near the Straits of Detroit.
There are So Many Bugs in the Upper Peninsula This Year, It’s Like Driving Through a Hails…
It's been a particularly rough summer for bugs across Michigan's Upper Peninsula. This video captured recently south of Munising really gives you a feel for how the critters are impacting the Yooper summer.
Can You Spot this Lake Michigan Pier? We Can’t Either as Big Waves Crash On Shore at South…
Several times every year a storm system brings huge waves to Lake Michigan. But there are few storms that make the piers disappear. That's what happened today (6/13) at South Haven.
Did Level Park in Battle Creek Get Its Name Because all the Land was Dynamited?
On the northwest side of Battle Creek is the Level Park neighborhood. A kind of funny name, but is this urban legend about its name true?
This Yooper Just Freaked Out an Entire Peninsula by Putting Mayonnaise on a Pasty
Gravy on a pasty, yes. Ketchup on as pasty, for sure. Mayo, through? That's certainly cause for an intense debate.
This Map of Michigan is Based on the Most ‘Wikipedia-ed’ Person in Every City
This is a little different way to look at Michigan - what if each city was represented by the most searched-for person on Wikipedia?
This is the One Point Where Michigan, Indiana and Ohio All Meet
A lonely dirt road brings you to the one point where Michigan, Indiana and Ohio all meet. Take a look at the Great Lakes states only tri-point.
We Hate to Break it To You, But the ‘Michigan Accent’ Just Isn’t Unique
Spend any amount of time on social media and you'll see someone who has posted something 'funny' about the Michigan Accent - you know like "we say pop!" Sorry to pop your bubble, but the Michigan Accent' isn't unique. It's not even an accent.
What is the Most Iconic Location in Michigan You’ve Never Visited?
Sure you can rattle them off easily - the most iconic Michigan locations like Mackinac Island, Tahquamenon Falls, Tiger Stadium or the Big House. We are curious, what's the Michigan location you've always heard about but never visited?
The Legends of Detroit’s Hippie Underground in the 1960s – Plum Street
In the 1960s, Plum Street in Detroit was every bit a Hippie Haven as the more famous Haight-Ashbury in San Francisco.