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).
Arizona Gets Dusting of Snow, Newspaper Whines ‘We Might as Well Be Michigan’
We get it, southern Arizona, you have heat and deserts and snow is a complete rarity. So perhaps it shouldn't come as a surprise that the front page of Saturday's (2/23) Arizona Daily Star from Tuscon shouted out the headline, "We Might As Well be Michigan."
Falling Mackinac Bridge Ice Just Destroyed This Truck’s Windshield
Crossing the Mackinac Bridge is perfect weather is harrowing enough for some people. Imagine a crossing in an intense winter storm - one with ice falling from the tall bridge superstructures. That's the scenario this driver faced today.
Win an Ultimate Girlfriends Getaway Weekend With this App Work Perk from K1025
K1025 is teaming with the Downtown Kalamazoo Retail and Restaurant Association and the upcoming Girlfriends Getaway Weekend on March 9. You can win great prizes from over a dozen Downtown Kalamazoo entertainment and shopping destinations - but only if you've got the K1025 app.
This Obscure Michigan Location is the Westernmost Point in the Eastern Time Zone
Michigan's time zone boundary gives us a geographic oddity - the westernmost point of the Eastern Time Zone in the United States.
This Michigan Street is Almost As Twisty and Steep as San Francisco’s Legendary Lombard St…
There's a street in the Upper Peninsula that comes about as close as you can get to the twistiness of Lombard in Michigan.
This Guy Took the ‘Bridge to Canada’ Exit in Detroit by Accident And Got ‘Deported’
Call this Detroit's point of no return - the Bridge to Canada exits in the city don't allow any return to the United States.
If You Recognize This Complex Roadmap, You’ve Spent Time in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula
We would argue there isn't a more complicated intersection of roads anywhere than the Yooper Loop in Houghton/Hancock in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula.
Jackson, Michigan Was Once Known as Jacksonopolis Then Jacksonburg
Greeting from Jacksonopolis? That was the original name for Jackson, Michigan.
If You Eat Lay’s Chips, Your Potatoes Likely Came from This Southern Michigan Farm
There's a large farm in southern Michigan that grows potatoes for Lay's potato chips. Tear open that next bag knowing there's a good chance your chips were home grown.
No, You Don’t Add an ‘s’ to Make Paczki Plural – the Grammar of Paczki
Paczki, the fried Polish donut treat served on Fat Tuesday are a pleasure to eat. But if you want to get your vernacular correct, here are the rules you need to know.