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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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La Marche du Nain Rouge

2011 March Du Nain Rouge, Detroit, MI by vanessamiller On Sunday, March 25th of 2012 along the Cass Corridor the citizenry will once again gather for the annual La Marche du Nain Rouge. Their historical background page begins: La Marche…
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Carnival Weekend at Boyne

Mardi Gras meets Boyne Mountain this weekend (March 16-18) for their annual Carnival Weekend. The weekend is a Boyne tradition that allows you to kick off spring fever in costume with an on-hill cookout and party featuring live music and crazy…
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Riding out a hard winter in Michigan with snow bikes!

The snow bike ... by Dr. Farnsworth In Crain's Detroit Business, Howard Lovy writes that although overall hotel occupancy rates across Michigan were up slightly for December and January, in northern Michigan where the wintertime color of…
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Get ready for the UP 200 Sled Dog Races!

The annual U.P. 200 sled dog race along with two other races, the Midnight Run and the Jackpine 30 take place February 16-20, 2012. These three UP sled dog races draw 15,000 fans to the Upper Peninsula and provide a variety of challenges for…
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Fly High at the Pine Mountain Ski Jumping Tournament

Every year the Kiwanis Ski Club in Iron Mountain holds the Pine Mountain Continental Cup Ski Jumping Competition, one of the best tournaments in the United world. The first competition was held in 1939, making 2012 is the 73rd annual. The…
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February Michigan Event Calendar

Iron Works #2 - Cranbrook by MikeRyu Our Michigan February Event Calendar shows that the more the weather tries to keep us holed up, the more ways we find to get out and have fun!! Of course, there's still many, many more and we invite you…
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Northern Lights a strong possibility in Michigan!

NASA's Space Weather site is the place to go for Aurora Borealis forecasting as they help make sense of the data the space agency receives about solar flares and their impact on earth's atmosphere. Yesterday they gave Northern Lights watchers…
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11/11/11: MSU Spartans vs North Carolina on US Navy aircraft carrier

"I can’t think of a better way to start my senior season" ~MSU Center Draymond Green Do you suppose that Tom Izzo uses lines like "I can't offer you beaches and palm trees, but chances are you'll be playing on aircraft carriers and…
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Weird Wednesday: Michigan Sea Monsters

The last Wednesday of every month is a "Weird Wednesday" on Absolute Michigan. Usually we get a feature from Linda S. Godfrey, the author that fascinating tome of Michigan mysteries: Weird Michigan. Linda is hard at work on her latest book…
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Northern Lights likely over the next few days!

Here's a very popular post from yesterday's Michigan in Pictures! The photo was taken by Shawn Malone of Lake Superior Photo at Little Presque Isle. While this is a little technical, it basically says "We might well see some northern lights…
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Paddle around the Marquette Ore Dock

Here's a sweet video of a paddle around the Lower Harbor Ore Dock in Marquette on a Stand-up Paddleboard. It's Andy & Matt Jones of the surf/skate/snow shop Casualties and the S.U.P featured is the Bark/Surftech Tuflite Construction 14' Expedition…