Monthly Archives: June 2016

Macomb County Weekly Top 5

  1 – Come to Freedom Hill to celebrate the 10th annual Stars and Stripes Festival from Thursday, June 30 through Sunday, July 3. The festival is free and features several national and local bands. The national headliners include Styx, Uncle Kracker and … Continue reading

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Armada Board and Bike project starting to skate to completion

Nonprofit continues to raise money for park For those who do not know, there are a lot of big things happening in northern Macomb County. I would like to bring you into the backstory about Armada, Michigan as well as … Continue reading

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Macomb County businesses offer tourist amusement

With 32 miles of Lake St. Clair coastline and the Clinton River running through it, Macomb County boasts numerous waterfront parks, paddle parks, boat launches, marinas and water-related businesses. You may not have thought of Macomb County as a tourist … Continue reading

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Macomb County Weekly Top 5

1 – Fishflies have returned to the Anchor Bay area just in time for this year’s Bay-Rama Fishfly Festival. The 2016 festival kicks off its five-day run in downtown New Baltimore on June 22. Organizers have packed even more entertainment into the … Continue reading

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Macomb County native to play on Big Brother reality show

Macomb County may have a new celebrity on its hands. Michelle Meyer, a 23-year-old nutritionist from Washington Township, has just been announced as one of the houseguests set to appear on this season of Big Brother, a reality game show … Continue reading

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OneMacomb celebrates National Immigrant Heritage Month

“Anyone—from anywhere—can write the next chapter of our story.” That’s the powerful message President Obama gave the world when, in 2014, he declared June to be National Immigrant Heritage Month. It’s a relatively new celebration, but now it’s starting to … Continue reading

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Youth soccer tournament to honor World Refugee Day

Nothing brings children together like a little friendly competition. Which is why, in honor of World Refugee Day (June 20), a group of local organizations have come together to sponsor the Friendship Games, a one-day youth soccer tournament on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Macomb County’s Weekly Top 5

1 – This Thursday, June 16, join Westview Orchards Winery for a wine and food pairing inspired by backyard barbecue favorites prepared by Crank’s Catering and the start of strawberry season! The event costs $27 per person (does not include tax and gratuity) and … Continue reading

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New running club takes stride in Mount Clemens

With summer just around the corner, I make any excuse to get outside and soak up the sunshine.  Tuesday evenings just became a whole lot more exciting for me and the greater Mount Clemens community. Recently, the Macomb Family YMCA, … Continue reading

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Fireworks to light up Macomb County sky beginning tomorrow

Fireworks have captivated people ever since they were invented in China over 2,000 years ago. At first, fireworks were simple orange and white bursts that were believed to ward off evil spirits, but, over the centuries, they have expanded to … Continue reading

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