Category Archives: summer

It will be a fishin’ good time at the Bass, Brews & BBQ Festival

The Bass, Brews & BBQ Festival will take place at Lake St. Clair Metropark Aug. 25-27 to coincide with the 2017 Advance Auto Parts Bassmaster Elite Series fishing tournament. This festival offers something for everyone: craft beer Nash FM jock Dave Fuller … Continue reading

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Armada Fair gets ready to amaze for 145th consecutive year

As far back as I can remember, I’ve been a festival connoisseur. My years of extensive research have led me to conclude that every fair offers something unique. Some are home to nostalgic carnival rides. Others exhibit animals, everything from … Continue reading

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Having fun outdoors is a walk in the park

In the summer, it’s easy to fall into the habit of spending all day in front of a screen. You play a few games, binge all your favorite TV shows and scroll endlessly through social media pages. Before you know … Continue reading

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Jimmy John’s Field knocks it out of the park

Crack. The baseball whizzes over the field in a smooth arc, and the crowd hushes for a moment in breathless anticipation. The outfielders scramble to the warning track, but the ball whooshes past their outstretched mitts, over the fence. Homerun! … Continue reading

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Sail into summer with North Star Junior Sailing!

Summer vacation. It’s every kid’s favorite time of year, and for good reason. While the break from school provides some much-anticipated relaxation time for all youngsters, the season is also the perfect time to explore different hobbies, pick up new … Continue reading

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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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Can fishflies be a good sign?

Oh no, they are back, and they keep multiplying. Mayflies, better known as fishflies, are all over and landing on everything – the light posts, the sign at 7-11 and the sidewalks. But in reality, having all these fishflies around … Continue reading

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