Michigan in Pictures right now has the links to some amazing weather formations in Michigan, a tornado over Black Lake 15 miles southeast of Cheboygan and a waterspout from Oval Beach in Saugatuck. Waterspouts are those funnels over bodies of water that are sometimes tornadoes and sometimes not. In Michigan tornado is often […]
More from YouTube, this time its ads that are playing on TV and radio that are part of the Pure Michigan campaign. Not all of the ads are for Detroit but the following are. Have you heard or seen them? Do you think they are effective? You can watch the rest […]
September residential sales up in Detroit
Residential sales in the city of Detroit were up 10.2 percent for September compared with September 2006 figures from Farmington Hills-based Realcomp II Ltd.
The city also posted good numbers for the third quarter of 2007, showing an increase of 8.4 percent over the same period of 2006. Over the course […]
Detroit For All Ages
Ah, here comes the weekend. Not just any weekend, mind you. But one of those special cluster of days that begins early in the week and lasts until the following Monday.
In other words, a Detroit-style, packed-with-one-of-a-kind events and parties for kids of all ages kind of weekend. Yup, it’s Labor Day in […]
Detroit named No. 1 sports city
With three of its four major franchises advancing deep into the playoffs, Detroit has been named North America’s top sports city by the Sporting News.
The magazine named the Motor City No. 1 in its 2007 annual ranking, which was published in editions that hit newsstands Wednesday.
“Although it didn’t bring home […]
Michigan features a growing number of breweries
Michigan microbreweries and brewpubs are producing more beer than ever.
While out-of-state distribution is increasing annually, a large portion of the 6.6 million barrels produced last year ended up being poured into the mugs of Michigan residents and out-of-state residents who visit the Wolverine state’s 75 breweries.
This is Michigan’s […]
Detroit seizes the moment to rebuild
In a region riven by city-suburban feuds over such issues as Cobo Center, bus routes and water rates, the RiverWalk shows that competing interests can and do cooperate to achieve major goals.
Urban renewal didn’t work, centrally planned large projects (like shopping mall magnate Taubman’s Riverfront Towers, the RenCen) never turn […]
This item comes from the archives of disputed Michigan war history:
The Upper Peninsula War (1843-1844; also known as the Canadian - Michigan War) was the conflict between the State of Michigan and Canada over a disputed territorial line in the Upper Peninsula, which lead to a secession attempt by the governor of Michigan, Epaphroditus Ransom. […]