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Explore: Dow Gardens Whiting Forest Canopy Walk in Midland

October 2nd 2018

Explore: Dow Gardens Whiting Forest Canopy Walk in Midland (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 2, 2018) Midland, MI- “There is a perceived sense of danger. Perceived is the key,” said Mike Whiting, President of the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation of the new canopy walk at Whiting Forest in Dow Gardens. “There’s an adrenaline […]

Explore: Wintertime in Ludington

December 12th 2017

Explore: Wintertime in Ludington (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 12, 2017) Ludington, MI- Wintertime does not mean an end to road trips and adventure.  In fact, Michigan is beautiful when covered in the white sparkly crystals of snow.  I was lucky this weekend to have a chance to stay overnight in Ludington, on  Lake Michigan north […]

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 […]

Art Fair Shows Ferndale’s Funky Side

September 25th 2016

Art Fair Shows Ferndale’s Funky Side (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 25, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Downtown Ferndale was full of art this weekend for the Funky Ferndale Art Fair.  This juried art fair featured artists from all around the country, with diverse styles, techniques and types of art. Along with the professional artists on hand, […]

Reporter Food: Pesto Chicken & Kettle Chips at Northern Oak Brewery in Holly

September 3rd 2016

Reporter Food: Pesto Chicken & Kettle Chips at Northern Oak Brewery in Holly (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 3, 2016) Holly, MI – By now it is no secret that Holly is my place to get away from the city and escape to.  What a pleasant surprise it was to learn that a fellow business owner […]

Royal Oak Nature Society’s 11th Annual Fundraiser April 22

March 23rd 2016

Royal Oak Nature Society’s 11th Annual Fundraiser April 22 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Nature Society’s 11th Annual Fundraiser Event – Date & Time: Friday, April 22, 2016 – 7:00pm – 10:00pm Join the Royal Oak Nature Society at its 11th Annual Fundraiser. WHEN:  Friday, April 22, 2016 WHERE: Royal Oak Elks […]

Local Org Love: Huron Valley Council for the Arts

December 15th 2015

Local Org Love: Huron Valley Council for Arts (Erin McCann-Sabo, Dec. 15, 2015) Highland, MI -The word hero is much like art. It can mean a thousand different things to a thousand different people. To HVCA, our heroes are you: members of our community who care about art and seeing art in our corner of […]

Great Lake State Features Michigan and Ferndale Favorites

November 29th 2012

Sean Robertson loves Michigan. And he loves acting. And writing. And producing. That’s why when filming stopped on the show Detroit 187, the ambitious actor who played a Detroit police officer, made plans for a show of his own.

Great Lake State is the result.