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Explore: A Place to Feed Baby Bears in Michigan

September 16th 2017

Explore: A Place to Feed Baby Bears in Michigan (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 16, 2017) Newberry, MI – Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is home to many interesting tourist places, including Oswald’s Bear Ranch in Newberry where people can have their picture taken feeding a baby bear. There are over 40 bears in the ranch, many of […]

Music, Fire, & Flirtatious Dancing Amidst Michigan Renaissance Festival Fun

September 14th 2017

Music, Fire, & Flirtatious Dancing Amidst Michigan Renaissance Festival Fun (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 14, 2017) Holly, MI – A circle of Lords and Ladies of the Michigan Renaissance Festival listened eagerly as Queen Elizabeth shared her wisdom of medieval dancing. “First I am going to show you the boring way to dance,” she said […]

Nature Abounds at Lyon Township Library

August 25th 2017

Nature Abounds at Lyon Township Library (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 24, 2017) Lyon Township, MI – Walking along the edge of the Lyon Township Library property where the fresh cut grass meets the wildflower filled green space sends the most delightful chain reaction of grasshoppers jumping back to flee. Plop. Plop. Plop.  The sound is […]

Hazel Park Celebrates 75th Birthday with Opening of Museum

February 2nd 2017

Hazel Park Celebrates 75th Birthday with Opening of Museum (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2017) Hazel Park, MI – The Hazel Park Museum opened Thursday in what was once of the community’s libraries.  Now the corner building at 45 E. Pearl displays artifacts and photographs that tell the city’s story. The building is owned by […]

15 Things to See at Cranbrook Art Museum

January 15th 2017

15 Things to See at Cranbrook Art Museum (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2017) Bloomfield Hills, MI – The Cranbrook Art Museum is home to modern and contemporary art, with some permanent collections and some that are only temporary.  Among the hundreds of paintings, sculptures, and other pieces of art we found 15 things to […]

Largest “O” Scale Railroad Wows Visitors in Holly

December 17th 2016

Largest “O” Scale Railroad Wows Visitors in Holly (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 17, 2016) Holly, MI – The boys from Cub Scout Pack 18 at Holly Family Catholic School in Grand Blanc needed to learn about a hobby to earn a merit badge, so they decided to check out The Detroit Model Railroad Club.   And […]

Musket Fire on Main Street Part of Civil War Muster

May 29th 2016

Musket Fire on Main Street Part of Civil War Muster (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 29, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Men in the Union uniform stood on the lawn of the historic Orson Starr House at 3123 N. Main Street firing muskets into the air. For the day the historic home site was transformed into […]

Pontiac’s Pine Grove Museum Shares Civil War History (video)

July 27th 2014

Pontiac’s Pine Grove Museum Shares Civil War History (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 27, 2014) NOTE: The first video is quick and has the highlights, while the second video has good educational stories of the Underground Railroad in Michigan, in particular Oakland County…. History came to life Saturday for those who attended the Civil War […]