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).
It’s the End of July and This Patch of Snow Still Exists in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
It hasn't snowed anywhere in Michigan for months. Yet, inconceivably, there is a patch of snow still to be found in Northern Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula.
Lansing Area Fireworks Guide 2019
It's almost Independence Day and if you're looking for a place to see a great fireworks display in the Lansing area, check out these attractions.
Dear Internet, Chicken with Ranch Dressing is not ‘Crack Chicken’ Sincerely, Lansing
If there's one thing Lansing knows it's the unique and rigorously guarded secret that is the city's signature "Crack Chicken." So imagine our surprise when we saw a very pedestrian chicken wrap recipe promoted as "Crack Chicken." Excuse me?
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.
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?
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?
This 1838 Michigan Map Will Leave You With So Many Questions
This map of Michigan from decades before the Civil War will leave you with so many questions.
Two Wicked Lake Michigan Storms Block Access to Popular Upper Peninsula Lighthouse
Don't expect to take a leisurely stroll out to the lighthouse in Menominee on the southern tip of Michigan's Upper Peninsula anytime soon.