Eric is a native Michigander with an interest in geogrpahy and history - but the reads won't be as snoozy as you might remember from school. In a previous life he was lead explorer of Season 1 of the Haunts and Legends of New York video series (http://bit.ly/HauntsAndLegendsNYS) and host of Foodamazoo (http://bit.ly/Foodamazoo).
Arizona Gets Dusting of Snow, Newspaper Whines ‘We Might as Well Be Michigan’
We get it, southern Arizona, you have heat and deserts and snow is a complete rarity. So perhaps it shouldn't come as a surprise that the front page of Saturday's (2/23) Arizona Daily Star from Tuscon shouted out the headline, "We Might As Well be Michigan."
This Obscure Michigan Location is the Westernmost Point in the Eastern Time Zone
Michigan's time zone boundary gives us a geographic oddity - the westernmost point of the Eastern Time Zone in the United States.
This Guy Took the ‘Bridge to Canada’ Exit in Detroit by Accident And Got ‘Deported’
Call this Detroit's point of no return - the Bridge to Canada exits in the city don't allow any return to the United States.
If You Eat Lay’s Chips, Your Potatoes Likely Came from This Southern Michigan Farm
There's a large farm in southern Michigan that grows potatoes for Lay's potato chips. Tear open that next bag knowing there's a good chance your chips were home grown.
No, You Don’t Add an ‘s’ to Make Paczki Plural – the Grammar of Paczki
Paczki, the fried Polish donut treat served on Fat Tuesday are a pleasure to eat. But if you want to get your vernacular correct, here are the rules you need to know.
Michigan Avenue Once Aspired to be The ‘Longest Street in the World’
A connected set of Michigan Avenues from Detroit to Chicago was envisioned to be the "longest street in the world."
Matt Patricia: Keep Those HBO Hard Knocks Cameras Away from Detroit Lions Training Camp
The Lions are one of five teams that are eligible to appear on Hard Knocks. Head Coach Matt Patricia got in front of the issue by all but begging the show's producers to select the Raiders.
Whoa, Watch Your Head When Boating this Southern Michigan Lake
There is an incredibly low bridge that carries Warren Road over a channel that joins Coldwater Lake with East Long Lake.
This is Lansing’s New Logo Incorporating the City’s Iconic Smokestacks – You See it, Right…
At the 2019 State of the City Address, Lansing's mayor Andy Schor unveiled a new look and logo for Michigan's capital city.
This Michigan Bridge Will Never Be Rehabbed Because No One Agrees Who Owns It
There's a narrow old bridge south of Battle Creek with little to no chance it will ever see traffic again because no one can agree who actually own the bridge.