Eric Meier is Founding Editor of Ultimate Unexplained (http://UltimateUnexplained.com) and lead explorer of the Haunts and Legends of New York video series (http://bit.ly/HauntsAndLegendsNYS) He is a native Michigander with an interest in geography and history - but will try to keep the reads not as snoozy as you might remember from school.
Beloved Northern Michigan Little Blue House May be the Most Perfect Home on All the Great Lakes
There's a home on Michigan's Lake Superior coast that may just give the most cozy feeling of anywhere on the Great Lakes.
First True Intense Snowstorm of 2022 Winter Set to Hit Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan
The western counties of Michigan's Upper Peninsula are bracing for the most extreme snow of the new season.
New Glass Blocks in Pier at Marquette’s Lower Harbor Gives Amazing View Into Lake Superior
A pier at Marquette's Lower Harbor now features glass blocks so you can walk over and look down into the waters of Lake Superior.
Central Michigan vs Western Michigan Played in Complete Blizzard in Mount Pleasant
Fat snowflakes were falling in Mount Pleasant when fierce MAC rivals Western Michigan and Central Michigan kicked off in a nationally televised game on ESPNU.
This Long Abandoned Bridge is Secretly One of the Best Fishing Spots in Northern Indiana
There's a bridge well hidden along the Indiana and Illinois state line that has not seen any vehicular traffic in decades. Today it's a secret location best known only to fishermen.
This Abandoned Lake Michigan Bathhouse Looks Positively Post-Apocalyptic
After a relaxing day of sunbathing or swimming in Lake Michigan, almost no one would find comfort in a quick change or shower in this abandoned bathhouse just steps from the shore.
Northern Indiana Taco Bell Abandoned for Decades is in Pristine Condition
Somewhere along the highways of Northern Indiana, hidden a bit from the road by overgrowth is a long abandoned Taco Bell. The restaurant, discovered by a YouTuber who explores 'dead malls,' is in remarkably good condition after being seemingly forgotten for decades.
Chicago’s Street Grid System Was Dreamed Up by a Vacationer in Paw Paw, Michigan
A nearly forgotten figure in the history of Chicago is the man who dreamed up the city's street grid. He did it while on vacation across the lake in Paw Paw, Michigan.
Eye-Opening Map Proves Great Lakes are Windiest Place in the United States East of the Mississippi River
Winds blow across the Great Lakes at a high intensity than anywhere else east of the Mississippi River, proving again how the lakes truly are inland seas.
No, Not a UFO, Just the Dome Roof Being Lifted Off from the Kalamazoo Nature Center
The massive domed roof of the Kalamazoo Nature Center was recently removed as part of a large renovation project. Watch as the dome is lifted from the building.
This Northern Michigan Border Town Once Hosted Smelt Wrestling
The Michigan-Wisconsin border communities of Menominee and Marinette hold an annual smelt festival. Wresting in the fish was one part of the festivities.
When the End of April Looks like the Middle of January, You Must Be in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
Check out video of this late-season snowfall from Lakeshore Drive in Marquette in late April 2022.