Monthly Archives: September 2015

Brown Iron Brewhouse: Discover beer here!

A passion for the craft beer industry, freshly prepared food and a desire to share with the community are what Brown Iron Brewhouse is all about. Brown Iron Brewhouse, located at 57695 Van Dyke in Washington Township (just across the … Continue reading

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Take a Hike: Or Maybe You Would Prefer to Ride Your Bike

Greetings friends it’s your old pal JP.  It’s fall in Macomb County, which means back-to-school football, orchards and cider mills, hoodies and pumpkin spice lattes.  (Just a quick editorial note I do not understand the whole phenomenon surrounding the pumpkin … Continue reading

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Blake’s Hard Cider flows beyond Macomb County

Blake’s Hard Cider Co. will be expanding its distribution reach this fall with launches into Indiana, North Carolina and Las Vegas. The long-standing family business has been taking advantage of the growing cider market and the unique (grower, presses, producer) … Continue reading

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Richmond Good Old Days Festival wraps up summer of fun in Macomb County

The annual Richmond Area Good Old Days Festival is the highlight of summer for many people. Our festival is known for offering a wide variety of events throughout each of the four days. It was voted Michigan’s Best Small Town … Continue reading

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Eastside Bagel opens second Macomb County location

This past weekend, I went to Baffin Brewing Company to meet up with Shannon Parent of Eastside Bagel to drink some micro-brewed beer and talk about bagels. A St. Clair Shores institution for the past 21 years, Eastside Bagel has … Continue reading

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Peachy Keen, Jellybean! —Romeo Peach Festival Returns for its 84th Year

 “You’re a peach!” If anyone has ever told you this, you know it’s a compliment. To be a peach is to be sweet, adorable, and special. So a festival that’s chock-full of actual peaches is bound to be something truly … Continue reading

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Fall brings in start of Macomb County high school sports season

The start of a new season has begun in Macomb County and in the world of athletics that means all the hard work from off-season conditioning, weight-training, summer leagues etc. has cultivated and transitioned to the grid iron, courts, fields, … Continue reading

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