Things to do in Michigan

The Best Ice Cream In The U.S. Is located in Traverse City

Navigation: Homemade Taste Unique & Custom Flavors A Total Dairy Farm Experience Ice cream is that rich, cool treat that reminds us of summer, childhood and the thrill of teasing our taste buds with wondrous flavors. Basic Neapolitan or vanilla from the corner store can satisfy, but for true connoisseurs, only premium ice creams will…

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Best Places To Go For A Mom’s Night Out In Traverse City

Navigation: Hotel Indigo H & L Social Poppcocks North Peak Brewing Company Left Foot Charley We can all admit that when it comes to keeping the family together, it is the moms that do all the “heavy lifting.” They are usually the ones who are coordinating everyone’s schedule, planning the meals, shopping for the meals…

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Traverse City Has An Indoor Sports Complex Now?

The state of Michigan often feels as though it is being held in a tight grip by wintry weather throughout much of the year. However, the opening of a new sports facility is hoping to change the way you enjoy baseball, softball, or a range of other sporting activities in Traverse City. The brainchild of…

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Motown’s 5 Best R&B Singers or Groups

Navigation: History Behind Motown Records Motown’s Top 5 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Marvin Gaye The Temptations The Jackson 5 Diana Ross & The Supremes When discussing timeless music there are countless bands and artist that one could mention. James Brown, Little Richard, Marvin Gaye, and the list goes on. There is, however, one name…

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15 Famous Athletes from the University of Michigan

Navigation: Tom Brady Chris Webber Michael Phelps Derek Jeter Desmond Howard Jim Harbaugh Jalen Rose Charles Woodson Juwan Howard Dan Dierdorf Glen Rice Barry Larkin Mike Matheny Rudy Tomjanovich Anthony Carter The pride and tradition of Michigan Wolverine sports will be etched in sports history forever. Some of the greatest athletes in the world wore…

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MSU vs UMich

The Wolverines are back! Wait for a second, have they even left? The University of Michigan Wolverines has picked up where they left off last March and remain undefeated throughout this first half of the season. Michigan’s defense is absolutely stellar again this year. They especially excel at creating points off turnovers and spreading the…

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Michigan Wolverines basketball starting lineup background

The Michigan Wolverines basketball program ranks among the top teams in the country today thanks to a powerful and balanced lineup. That includes five starters with varying backgrounds and strong points. These players managed to gel and go undefeated after more than a dozen games early in their season. That has plenty of analysts and…

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Best NBA players from MSU’s Tom Izzo vs. Michigan’s John Beilein

The debate continues every season in the National Basketball Association (NBA) over which schools produce the top talents in the league. Generally, fans will mention top programs like Kansas, Kentucky, Duke, and North Carolina. However, the Michigan Wolverines and Michigan State Spartans have produced a good number of star players in the league. Here’s a…

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Can Michigan Beat Penn State?

Navigation: Hold the Home-Court Advantage Slow Down the Penn State Offense Win the Time of Possession Battle Make no Mistakes on Offense On November 3, the Penn State Nittany Lions will travel to the Big House in Ann Arbor to take on the Michigan Wolverines. Penn State has turned their program around under James Franklin…

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Wyandotte

Navigation: The Many Treaties of Wyandot The House of George P. MacNichol Uniroyal Giant Tire The Lincoln Park in Michigan Pottery Creations Diamond Jack’s River Tours   Around 1732, the Wyandot Indians or Native Americans followed Antoine de Lamothe Cadillac and his French troops to Detroit, Michigan. Their tribes settled down and made their homes…

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City Westland

Navigation: Westland history Activities and Attractions 3 and UP Board Game Lounge Holliday Nature Preserve Sportway of Westland Westland Historic Village Park   Approximately 16 miles west of Detroit City, there sit Westland and its diverse cultural community. Westland is home to some of the most upscale residences. But one can also find lower-priced houses…

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Places to Visit While in Troy

Detroit Zoo Troy Museum and Historic Village Troy Family Aquatic Center Cranbrook House & Gardens Troy is another city in the suburb of Detroit, Michigan. First settled in the early 19th century, its name was derived from Troy in New York where the first settlers previously resided. In 1955, Troy Township was incorporated and its…

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What animals and Plants Live in Lake Superior?

Native Fish Plantlife Other Creatures Invasive Species  Lake Superior is not just a lake by name; it is the largest freshwater lake in the world. The lake’s volume is so humongous that it can cover both North and South America in at least one foot of water. With an average depth if 147 meters or…

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Let’s Take a Look at Clawson City

Early Beginnings Early 1900s Clawson Continues to Grow   The “Little City with a Big Heart”, Clawson City is part of the Oakland County in Michigan which part of the Detroit metropolitan area. The city is best described as a neighborhood that has a super friendly environment where amenities are within a walking distance of…

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Where is Lake Superior State University?

History Courses Offered A Unique Location   Lake Superior State University also referred to as the Lake State, Lake Superior State, Soo Tech or LSSU is a public university located in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. The university is the smallest public university in Michigan with a total of 3,000 students. Its campus radio station is…

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How to identify Lake Superior Agate

What is Agate? Where to Hunt Agate A Waxy Luster Banding Hardness and Weight Conchoidal Fractures  Pitted Surface   What is an agate? Agates are semiprecious stones that can be found all across the globe but commonly found along the shorelines of Lake Superior. Under a trained eye, one can easily find agates within the…

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What You Always Wanted to Know About Lake Superior

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Crystal-Clear Water Weather Early Settlers Life in the Lake Tourism   Lake Superior is the largest of all the Great Lakes in North America and also considered the biggest freshwater lake by surface area in the world.  It borders the US states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Canada. Just raising…

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What Kinds of Fish Can I Catch in Lake Superior?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Lake Trout Salmon  Smallmouth Bass  Walleye  Huge Catches Fishing Facts and Tips  Lake Superior isn’t some arbitrary name, it is actually the largest freshwater lake in the world. It holds approximately 3,000 cubic miles of water –a total of all the other Great Lakes of America including another three Lake…

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The History of Houghton Lake

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Michigan’s largest inland lake has shared many memories among the residents and tourists who paid it a visit. It is a popular destination for people who want to go fishing, swimming, enjoy watersports, among others. But before it became a popular tourist destination, Houghton Lake served a different purpose to…

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