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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 […]

Traveler Shares Her Journey to China at Berkley Library Aug. 14

August 3rd 2018

Traveler Shares Her Journey to China at Berkley Library Aug. 14 Berkley, MI- Welcome to Here: A Reluctant Traveler Goes to China Tuesday, August 14 at 6:30 p.m. Join author and reluctant traveler Nancy Solak when she gives a slide presentation about her three trips to China. Attend a Chinese wedding, see how people on […]

Explore: Blue Water River Walk in Port Huron

July 29th 2018

Explore: Blue Water River Walk in Port Huron (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 29, 2018) Port Huron, MI – I spent a drizzly Sunday morning in one of my favorite writing spots – Port Huron. This has all one needs for a beautiful day away, just an hour from SE Oakland County. The Great Lakes Maritime […]

Reporter Food: Toast ‘n Jams in Muskegon

July 12th 2018

Reporter Food: Toast ‘n Jams in Muskegon Muskegon, MI -One of the great things about traveling around Michigan is finding memorable dining experiences. Toast ‘n Jams in Muskegon is exactly the kind of place for an out of town writer to be inspired. Earlier this year I paid a visit and ordered their German Omelette, […]

Downtown Auburn Hills Hosting Sweepstakes through Summer

June 4th 2018

Downtown Auburn Hills Hosting Sweepstakes through Summer Auburn Hills, MI – The City of Auburn Hills, a dynamic community committed to innovation and growth, announces an incredible opportunity to win a dream vacation, hosted by the Tax Increment Finance Authority (TIFA). In an effort to increase foot traffic during construction, the TIFA Board launched a […]

Blue Ice Melting, Bridge Work, and Tourist Prep in Mackinaw/St. Ignace Area

May 2nd 2018

Blue Ice Melting, Bridge Work, and Tourist Prep in Mackinaw/St. Ignace Area (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 2, 2018) Mackinaw City, St. Ignace, MI – In the summertime the beaches of our peninsulas are filled with vacationers soaking up the sun and admiring the Great Lakes. But early springtime in St. Ignace and Mackinaw City is […]

Blair Library Presents a Resident Travelogue on India Jan 22

January 6th 2018

Blair Library Presents a Resident Travelogue on India Jan 22 Clawson, MI – Program Name: Incredible !ndia Description: On Monday evening, January 22nd, at 7:00PM, Clawson resident Jennifer Perkins will present a travelogue of her captivating trip to India. Please register for this free program in the library or by phone by calling 248-588-5500. Blair […]

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 […]

Two Lanes of WB I-696 to Remain Closed for Repair After Fire

June 13th 2017

Two Lanes of WB I-696 to Remain Closed for Repair After Fire (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 13, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – The Michigan Department of Transportation has issued a travel advisory impacting the Royal Oak area, stating: “WB 696 from 75 to Woodward, the left lane remains closed till end of the week for concrete repair […]

Fifth Grader Shares Story of Summer in China

October 1st 2016

Fifth Grader Shares Story of Summer in China (Isabelle Deng, Oct. 1, 2016) Note:  Isabelle Deng is a fifth grade student who is part of the Oakland County Connection Private Literacy Tutoring Program.  She attends Holden Elementary School in Sterling Heights. This is a travel story she wrote for oc115. KaiPing, China – I was […]