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Make sure this mid-winter break is, well, a break

It’s the middle of February; I know I’m not the only one going stir crazy. I can’t wait until things warm up (although this winter has been quite mild) so my 19 month old and I can play outside for … Continue reading

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Auto show’s Charity Preview brings big giving to annual event

For over a century, in one form or another, Detroit has hosted an auto show. In 1987, the show took on a more worldly view instead of focusing only on regional collaboration, and the event became what it is known … Continue reading

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Make Macomb Your Home’s best blogs of 2016

Part of the purpose of Make Macomb Your Home is to help promote all the positive things that happen in Macomb County throughout the year. Our blog helps to illustrate this goal by enlisting community members to help create the … Continue reading

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Library’s Christmas tree a real page-turner

As an avid reader, I love all things related to books. So when I saw a photo of Sterling Heights Public Library’s Christmas tree made of books while I was surfing Facebook one morning, I got super excited. I immediately … Continue reading

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Macomb County businesses can help deck your halls

For anyone who attends the county’s annual State of the County Address, you know the décor at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts is gorgeous. In particular, highlighted every year at this event are the hundreds of beautiful poinsettias … Continue reading

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Macomb County remembers its veterans

You may have passed it a million times and not noticed it, but it’s there, right at the southeast corner of Gratiot and Cass avenues outside of the County Administration Building at 1 S. Main Street. It’s called the Heart … Continue reading

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St. Clair Shores a hot spot for first-time homebuyers

If there’s anyone who knows just how well the housing market is doing in Macomb County, it’s Joe Iacopelli from Iacopelli Building Company. This is his craft – building homes – and he’s been doing it since 1982. And although … 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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New Baltimore teen shows she’s proud to make Macomb her home through artwork

When New Baltimore resident Alaina Kiehl, 13, thinks of the state of Michigan, many symbols come to mind: apple blossoms, the white-tailed deer, Petoskey stones, red robin, brook trout, painted turtle and the Scots pine tree. So when two of … Continue reading

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Macomb County has you covered for NYE 2015

No matter how 2015 was for you – either the year’s greatness or the fact that it’s over with – it’s time to celebrate. Staying local on this big holiday has its definite advantages and, luckily, Macomb County has a … Continue reading

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