Category Archives: Shop Local

Local artists’ work for sale at Starkweather Holiday Shop

Starkweather Arts Center in Romeo is one of Macomb County’s cultural anchors. Named after its benefactor, Helen Starkweather, it opened in 1999 and continues to grow and evolve. In addition to the gallery and gift shop, it offers art classes, … Continue reading

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Macomb County’s Weekly Top 5

The annual Mount Clemens Art Fair is a free outdoor fine art and craft fair located in downtown Mount Clemens. Featured are fine artists and crafters, pottery wheel, food vendors, a kids’ art zone and music and entertainment. 11 a.m. … Continue reading

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Farmers market season is in full bloom in Macomb County

When you think of summer, what comes to mind? For me, it’s all about sipping lemonade on the beach, having picnics with friends and, of course, strolling through farmers markets. Something about seeing all those fresh, locally-grown fruits and veggies … Continue reading

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Melodies & Memories: A Macomb County must for Record Store Day

Melodies & Memories is an independent record store that opened on Gratiot in Eastpointe in 1988. It is a sprawling labyrinth of records, CDs and memorabilia with a plethora of iconic items on display. “Music-lovers look low and collectors look … Continue reading

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Shop small this holiday season

With Thanksgiving a few short days away, many of us are dashing to the local grocery store and bakery, digging out favorite family recipes and maybe donating to the local food pantry. But after that slow-paced, tryptophan-filled day spent with … Continue reading

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Bring summer fun to Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner! If you still need to purchase gifts for family and friends, a local shop in St. Clair Shores is the perfect stop for the nautical enthusiast on your list. Located on the Nautical Mile, … Continue reading

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A pampering experience at Terme Day Spa

Once I entered Terme Day Spa, I was immediately ensconced in a serene, calming environment filled with soothing scents and music. After the front desk staff cordially welcomed me, I had an opportunity to take a tour with Jane Miller, … Continue reading

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