Hi. I'm the managing editor for the websites of Townsquare Media in Southwest Michigan and lead explorer of Season 1 of the Haunts and Legends of New York video series (http://bit.ly/HauntsAndLegendsNYS) and host of Foodamazoo (http://bit.ly/Foodamazoo).
Western Michigan University is the Largest ‘Western’ School in the Country
Hold your head high, Broncos, when you have made the choice to Head West and matriculate at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, you're attending the largest "Western" school the United States.
There Might Be a Pasty Emoji and Every Yooper Just Lost It
There's an emoji for everything. Hearts, and this thing: . And an eggplant which means...eggplant. But could there be an emoji for the Upper Peninsula's signature dish, the pasty?
There are Exotic Meats in These Pasties And Even Yoopers Kinda Freaked Out
Grab a pasty, the iconic dish of Michgian's Upper Peninsula, and you've got a pretty good idea what to expect - beef (maybe chicken) in a pastry with root vegetables like potato, rutabaga, carrots and onion. Expect something different at Joe's in Ironwood.
Oh That’s Just a Tree Growing Out of This House in Northern Michigan
Tucked away on a side street in Northern Michigan is a tree growing out of a front porch.
Remember When Michigan Welcome Signs Looked Like This?
Today you'll be welcomed to "Pure Michigan" at every major border crossing into the state. But do you remember when this sign greeted you entering Michigan?
Michigan Urban Legend – The Only McDonald’s in America to Close in the Winter Was in Macki…
There used to be a McDonald's in Mackinaw City and a popular urban legend was that it was the only restaurant in the chain that closed during the winter. So is it true?
St Joseph’s Legendary Lighthouse to be Featured on Vernors Cans This Summer
Vernors will be featuring 7 iconic lighthouses from across Michigan on cans of their pop during the summer of 2018 including the iconic North Pier light in St. Joseph.
This Northern Michigan Tourist Store Couldn’t Have Gotten It More Wrong
Take a trip to Northern Michigan and you're sure to come away with some souvenirs and fudge (plus a few more pounds than you left with). But this area tourist trap couldn't have gotten the Great Lakes more wrong.
Fireflies are Dying Across Michigan – And It’s Heartbreaking When You Learn Why
Have you noticed there are fewer fireflies now then there were when you were a child and used to catch them in a jar? They're slowly dying across Michigan and the nation.
All of Michigan Was Once on Central Time, And That Just Doesn’t Feel Right
Michigan, with the exception of the southwestern Upper Peninsula is on Eastern Time. It's all you've ever known. But it wasn't always this way.
Michigan Is Expecting Its Best Blueberry Crop in Years
Think you had enough of our Michigan winter of 2018? It might have been a bit too much for you, but it turns out it was perfect for blueberries. Growers in the South Haven area expect a great season.
This Radar Image of Alberto Looks like a Hurricane Set to Hit Michigan
Look out Michigan and batten down the hatches - at least that's what this radar image makes you think. That's the remnants of Alberto, the first named storm of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season over Indiana and churning for Michigan.