Monthly Archives: February 2015

New Brewery Makes Macomb Their Home

Did you know that Michigan is home to 131 craft breweries and it ranks fifth in the United States? The craft beer industry has a just over $1 million economic impact and the state produces 582,909 barrels of craft beer … Continue reading

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The Unique Square Mile

Since the beginning of American history, each generation has grappled with questions about the significance of communities of color, and in particular, African American communities. What are the characteristics of such communities, how and why are they so different? I … Continue reading

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It’s all about the boats

With temperatures dropping below zero over the last few days, it can be difficult to imagine or remember a warm sunny day spent on Lake St. Clair.  Thankfully, there is plenty of summer fun at the 57th Annual Detroit Boat … Continue reading

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Romancing Roberta

I want to begin this blog with a few disclaimers.  First, in no way shape or form do I see myself as an expert on the culinary arts.  Second, I have no formal training in any fields related to hospitality … Continue reading

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Champagne Chocolates: A decadent delight

Before you find yourself in the drug store on your lunch break on Feb. 14 frantically searching for your Valentine’s Day gifts (we’ve all been there), do yourself and your loved ones a favor and make a stop at Champagne … Continue reading

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From Romeo with Love

Buying a Valentine’s Day card can be tedious. How can you find the right one that will say everything you feel all year long for your special valentine? Whether it be for a friend or significant other, cards often seem … Continue reading

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Parks offer unique way to explore Macomb County

I grew up in the UP where snow was plentiful, hills were high and houses were few and far between. I’ve found a place to remind me of home, where everyone can come and get that immersed-in-nature feel. Stony Creek … Continue reading

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