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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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Megatron, Megastar, Madden NFL 13: Detroit Lions Superstar picked for video game cover

ESPN (and every other sports outlet in the country) reports that Calvin "Megatron" Johnson has landed the coveted cover of "Madden NFL 13.": The Detroit Lions wideout beat out second-year Panthers quarterback Cam Newton for the honor. The vote…
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Michigan 175: Yooper Steez Skateboard Deck

One of the items in our Michigan's 175th Birthday Bash giveaway (#mich175) is a skateboard deck from Absolute Michigan sponsor Yooper Steez. Yooper Steez isn’t a skateboard company, but has always drawn inspiration from the skateboarding…
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Seeking Michigan: The Magic of Lionel Trains

By 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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Seeking Michigan: "Boy, That’s a Daisy!"

Seeking Michigan was established to connect you to the stories of our great state. The name is derived from the state motto: Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam circumspice "If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you." Visit them regularly for…
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Seeking Michigan: Michigan Toy Story

Seeking Michigan was established to connect you to the stories of our great state. The name is derived from the state motto: Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam circumspice "If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you." Visit them regularly for…
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East Lansing Art Festival & MSU Arts and Crafts Show, May 22 & 23

Established in 1964, the East Lansing Art Festival is held every spring during the weekend prior to the Memorial Holiday weekend. Known for featuring the highest caliber fine art and fine craft, this highly anticipated Festival attracts 70,000-80,000…
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Cyber Monday and Holiday Deals in Michigan

Screen Head by Chancellor Monnette AnnArbor.com has a look at Cyber Monday that notes that online sales are expected to increase slightly in 2009, but that an overall dip in holiday spending may make it a wash. Price remains the driving…
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2009 Absolute Michigan Holiday Gift Guide

Photo by Cherie S. Think Globally, Shop Locally with our Michigan Holiday Gift Guide, designed to help you find the perfect Michigan gifts online or off. Feel free to add your Michigan based gift suggestions in the comments section below! The…
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National cribbage competition coming to Grand Rapids

Cribbage Pegs by the photoshoparama The American Cribbage Congress will be holding the Grand National 28 in Grand Rapids on September 25–27, 2009. In addition, the Grass Roots Tournament of Champions will be held on Friday, September…
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Takin it to the streets Thursday

As noted - with 50% more stuffed animals - this morning on Michigan in Pictures, the Big Three are returning to DC today to make their pitch. You can follow along live on C-SPAN beginning at 10 AM. We'll feature up another holiday gift idea…