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Legendary Ice Caves on Lake Michigan!

via Leelanau.com... mLive called out this incredible video by Tom Auch and George Meredith of the massive ice caves off the western shore of Leelanau County. Getting to the formations is no easy task, he (Meredith) warned. Observers…
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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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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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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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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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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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Pure Michigan Statewide Sing-along premiers

Rob Bliss & Jeff Barrett, creators of the fantastic Grand Rapids lip dub video premiered their Pure Michigan Statewide Sing-along at halftime of the Lions game on Sunday. It was filmed in 50 Michigan cities in 7 days. It's a pretty cool travelogue…
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A Song to Cinema from the Traverse City Film Festival

Michael Moore & Wim Wenders by John Russell Earlier this month at the 2012 Traverse City Film Festival, Absolute Michigan had the good fortune to work with The Treefort Collective on an amazing project that explored how filmmakers fell…
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A great weekend for beer in the Great Lakes State!

We got an email from the Traverse City Microbrew & Music Festival asking us to remind folks about this weekend's festivities. A quick check revealed several opportunities to raise a glass to the Great Beer State on tap. This Friday &…
Poetry of Nature by Mark Lindsey
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Releasing a River: Boardman River Dam Removal Begins

Brown Bridge Dam by Happyhiker4 The Boardman River watershed encompasses 291 square miles and flows 179 miles from its origin in Kalkaska County to West Grand Traverse Bay in Traverse City. Last Wednesday, the process of removing three…
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TEDx Michigan: Author Jerry Dennis on Creativity

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, and TEDx was created to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate relevant dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level. These events are…