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Five Things You Need to Know: Go Dogs Go plus Ice & Snow

Deep Freeze to Bring Cold & Snow mLive is reporting that severe & sustained cold is coming to Michigan this week. It sounds as if the Lake Michigan shore will receive the brunt of the snow (6+") but: No area will escape the deep…
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Five Things You Need to Know: Historic Districts, New Sales Models and Fleeing Youth

Michigan Republicans Seek to Dissolve Historic Districts At Electablog, architectural historian Nancy Kotting writes about a new House bill that is threatening Michigan's ability to preserve our architectural heritage: Michigan is home to…
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Ford's Model T

This article was published in Michigan History Magazine in 2005 and shared by the Archives of Michigan. This Tuesday, July 30th, is the 150th birthday of Michigan's most influential figure, Henry Ford. The photo with the article seems to have…
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NAIAS 2013

via Michigan in Pictures... Snapshots from the 2013 North American International Auto Show aka NAIAS 2013 aka the Detroit Auto Show started yesterday for media & industry. The public show runs Saturday, January 19 through Saturday,…
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Have you been to Winter Driving School?

“The single biggest thing I can tell anybody is to slow down.” ~Instructor Mark Osborne I-96 Westbound Closed by p912s (Scot) Wintertime driving can be challenging, and even deadly. It makes a lot  of sense for Michiganders to spend…
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Michigan International Auto Show in Grand Rapids - January 26-29, 2012

Michigan turns 175 Thursday and Absolute Michigan is giving away a whole bunch of prizes to people on our email list to celebrate! One of the items is 2 tickets to the Auto Show - you can sign up for our list at the bottom of this article. Smile…
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2012 North American International Auto Show

The 2012 North American International Auto Show aka the Detroit Auto Show runs January 14-22, 2012 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. 2013 Dodge Dart by ChriKett Photography The first Detroit Area Dealer Association (DADA)-managed…
A family with a Rickenbacker car
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Seeking Michigan: Eddie Rickenbacker and the Rickenbacker Motor Company

Steve Ostrander, Michigan Historical Museum 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…
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Blogs We Dig: 365 Days of A

Through the TC Ticker, we learned about a cool project by Jonathan Klinger, PR Manager of Michigan based Hagerty Insurance. They begin: For the past eight months, the 29 year old has been driving a 1930 Model A as his everyday car. His project,…
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5x5 Night in Grand Rapids

5 ideas, 5 minutes each, 5 slides each, 5 judges, 5,000 dollars 5x5 Night is a monthly event in Grand Rapids that allows 5 people to pitch their ideas to a panel of judges who decide how to award $5,000 on the last Tuesday night of every…
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Jeff Daniels to star in Chrysler Emigrated from Escanaba commercials

Fresh on the heels of the runaway success of their "Imported from Detroit" campaign starring rapper Eminem, Michigan-based Chrysler announced their new U-series heavy trucks will be promoted by Michigan actor Jeff Daniels in the "Emigrated from…