Category Archives: summer

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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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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Summer sport camps bring skills, sweat to Macomb County

This blog is the second in a series exploring local day camps available in Macomb County this summer. For a complete listing, visit our newest resource: Day Camp Fun in Macomb. Leave the video games behind and jump into summer … 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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Great ways to stay cool in Macomb County this summer

This week, Miami Florida’s top temperature is 87 degrees. Macomb County’s top temperature, meanwhile, is a scorching 97 degrees. So, if you find yourself unable to fly down to Miami to enjoy the cooler weather, never fear—there are plenty of … Continue reading

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