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Celebrating the Fourth of July as the Founding Fathers intended

Happy Fourth of July everyone! Today we recognize America declaring its independence from Great Britain by hosting backyard parties, attending parades, watching fireworks and eating large quantities of grilled foods and various “salad” dishes. And while this may seem a … Continue reading

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Anton Art Center to host grant celebration

In 2018, the Anton Art Center awarded more than $44,000 in mini-grants to 19 organizations and individuals in Macomb and Oakland County. The grants, which are made possible through the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, support arts and … Continue reading

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Macomb County communities to honor Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials, as well as attend events and parades hosted by local communities and organizations. This Memorial … Continue reading

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Kick off the warm weather season with the 5th Annual Sprint and Splash Festival of Races

The 5th Annual Sprint and Splash Festival of Races will be held on Sunday, June 5 at Lake St. Clair Metropark in Harrison Township. Sprint and Splash is a great way to kick off your summer; it includes a variety … Continue reading

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Gus’ Coney Island offers gift of giving

It’s a markedly simple sign, but perfect for the important task it serves: offering promise and comfort to those who engage with its message. It’s a whiteboard, hung inconspicuously in the back of Gus’ Coney Island restaurant, a downtown Mount … Continue reading

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Michigan By The Bottle Tasting Room serves up local wine, snacks and fun

Almost seven years ago, my husband, Shannon, and I started a blog about Michigan wine. Little did we know that, within just a few years, our hobby would become our business. The blog,, promotes the entire Michigan wine industry … Continue reading

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Taste of Macomb adds to State of County celebration

Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel delivered his fifth annual State of the County speech to a crowd of more than 1,200 business and community leaders, county employees and regional partners. It was a celebration of the hard work and another … Continue reading

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Outstanding Teen Looks to Impact the Community Through Service

My name is Vanessa Chambe and I am the current Miss Michigan’s Outstanding Teen. About four years ago I started competing in pageants within the Miss America Organization. By no means was I a typical pageant girl; I was very … 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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