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2014 Traverse Microbrew & Music Festival

Feature via eatdrinkTC - Traverse City's Culinary Almanac... What would winter in northern Michigan be like without the Winter Microbrew & Music Festival? It’s an annual event that plays tribute to some of the things that make Northern…
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The Legend of the Michigan Dogman

Michigan has some strange tales, but few are stranger than that of the Dogman. Some say the story began with a 1987 radio prank by Northern Michigan radio personality Steve Cook. Following the broadcast, Cook was surprised when listeners began…
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Sunset on Mackinac

Stephanie of Stephanie Stevens Photography recently added a few timelapses from Mackinac Island to the Absolute Michigan pool on Flickr. About her incredible timelapse of Mackinac Island harbor at sunset, she writes: Hour & a halfish time…
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Absolute Michigan Background Photos

Here are the photos we've used as Absolute Michigan backgrounds. If you'd like to share yours, add them to the Michigan Cover Photos Group on Flickr ... and while you're at it, share it in the Absolute Michigan pool. Autumn Colors by AcrylicArtist To…
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Michigan History: Jammin' in Jackson

Also see Michigan’s Woodstock: The Goose Lake Festival on Michigan in Pictures. Goose Lake Rock Festival by edwards_sa The headlines of the local newspaper read, "125,000 and Still Coming." The reporter of the story wrote, "Goose Lake…
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North Country Dreamland: Northern Lights and the skies of Northern Michigan

I am going to guess that the video below is the most incredible thing you will see today, and quite likely for many days. There's lots more about photographer Shawn Stockman Malone of Lake Superior Photo and this project below, but first please…
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April is Michigan Wine Month!

Future wine.. by Daylily18 Governor Rick Snyder has declared April as "Michigan Wine Month" to honor Michigan's wide selection of quality wines and the wine industry's significant contribution to the economy. Sales of Michigan wine in the…
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Cold enough for ya?

A friend & Michigan expatriate sent me the Michigan Temperature Conversion Chart. I thought it might be nice to pair with some photos, and also that you might enjoy COLD, as performed by the Absolute Michigan Pool. I'm told that sculptor…
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Seeking Michigan: From Signage to Santa

By Mary Zimmeth, Archives of Michigan and courtesy Seeking Michigan and the Archives of Michigan. The goal of Seeking Michigan is simple: to connect you to the stories of this great state. Visit them regularly for a dynamic & evolving look…
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A Very Michigan Thanksgiving

Turkey by Vaughan Thanksgiving is just around the corner and over a million Michiganians will soon be hitting the road to attend family get-togethers and enjoying annual traditions. To help get ready for the upcoming holiday we have compiled…
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Michigan Wine Grape Acreage Growth and the Grand Rapids Wine Festival!

Pour-Over by TerryJohnston Our winner is Kimberly W. who writes she's excited to check out Six-One-Six restaurant. Their festival menu looks delicious: Braised Devries Pork Shoulder with Butternut-Chipotle Crema, Salsa Verde, Micro Cilantro…
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Celebrate October in Traverse City w/ Greensky Bluegrass

Our winners have been drawn!! Char B from Ohio wrote "We love the views, wine, cherries, and hopefully beautiful fall leaves. We are planning on climbing Sleeping Bear Dunes. Can't wait to get there!" and Cindy P of Traverse City said simply…