Category Archives: outdoor

Democracy and hamburgers: more alike than you think

When I was a kid, celebrating the Fourth of July was simple. In the morning, my family would drive to our cabin and spend hours grilling hamburgers while blasting country music on our ancient stereo. Grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins … Continue reading

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Get away at On the Bay Customs

On the Bay Customs feels like a boutique you’d find on a boardwalk in Florida. It’s full of hand-carved anchors, souvenir mugs and nautical T-shirts. But instead of “Sunshine State,” you’ll find “New Baltimore” stamped all over these items. Owner … 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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Building community through gardening

Gardens can be as diverse and creative as you are. Some people plant rain gardens to help filter stormwater runoff. Other gardens are planted to benefit specific wildlife, such as butterflies or bees. Many gardens are simply pretty to look … Continue reading

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Celebrate Lake St. Clair Appreciation Day today

This week, we turn to the scenic, heart-shaped shoreline of Lake St. Clair to celebrate Lake St. Clair Appreciation Day. Looking to this part of the vibrant coastline along the corridor from Huron to Erie gives our communities a chance … 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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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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