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Northern Lights predicted for Michigan tonight!

via leelanau.com... Aurora Borealis ... over 'the Narrows' by Ken Scott The NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center: CME on the way...Want to see the Northern Lights? We have completed initial analysis of the CME associated with today's…
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Michigan in Pictures 8 Year Anniversary

I remember 8 years ago... by MightyBoyBrian Every day except Sunday, the Absolute Michigan homepage features publisher Andrew McFarlane's personal photo blog, Michigan in Pictures. The daily blog started on December 30, 2005 and has featured 2,494…
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Harvesting Michigan Beechnuts

Absolute Michigan is excited to share this article about a tasty treat you can find in the woods right now courtesy of the new eatdrinkTC website from Traverse City, Michigan. The site is dedicated to Traverse City's exploding culinary scene…
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Seeking Michigan: The Dickens of Detroit

This article originally appeared on Absolute Michigan October 11, 2011. By Randy Riley, Library of Michigan and courtesy Seeking Michigan and the Archives of Michigan. The goal of Seeking Michigan is simple: to connect you to the stories…
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Walking on the Beach with Loreen Niewenhuis

"I'd rather do 20 miles on soft sand than 10 miles on the side of the road. There is something about being where water meets land. I feel very clicked-in there. I feel like I can go forever." ~Loreen Niewenhuis USA Today has a feature…
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Invasive Lobsters overrun Lake Michigan Coast

EMPIRE, MICHIGAN APRIL 1, 2013 - Residents of the sleepy Michigan shoreline villages of Empire, Glen Arbor and Leland were surprised as they awoke to see the Lake Michigan beach covered with the latest Great Lakes invasive species to threaten…
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The impact of record low Great Lakes levels

This post originally appeared on Michigan in Pictures. On Michigan in Pictures I usually blog beautiful things, but today I’m featuring an ugly thing that we in Michigan should all be concerned about. Traverse City based Circle of Blue…
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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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Michigan's Economy Hits 10 Year High

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) reports that Michigan’s economy has reached a 10-year high, according to Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index. The June index jumped 2.0 points in June, spiking to a level…
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Michigan is the 2nd fastest warming state

Old Barn by big_cat7575 The Great Lakes Echo reports that the first five months of 2012 were the warmest on record for many Great Lakes cities: Folks around the Great Lakes are around or within one of the most unusual temperature episodes…
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Absolute Michigan is chillin' this summer

Bullfrog by d charvat Since the beginning of 2004, Absolute Michigan has published more or less daily features, reporting on the crash of the auto industry, the birth of Pure Michigan and countless other topics, along the way publishing…
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Photos & Video from the Duck Lake Fire

We've collected some photos, video and reports from the Duck Lake Fire. Photos are all courtesy the Michigan DNR. "This fire is an eye-opener for a lot of people. In the 1930s and '40s, we had a lot of major fires go through this country…