Category Archive for "Christmas"

Shop Local in Alpena This Holiday Season!

Downtown Alpena shoppers; captured by Leslie Male

‘Tis the season! It’s that time of year when many are out and about, searching for the perfect gift to give friends and family members as a token of love and appreciation. Did … Read the rest


Supercharge Your Holiday with these Spectacular Christmas Light Displays in Alpena

Do you remember Christmas light cruising around with your parents as a kid? Slowly driving through the subdivisions, checking out the beautiful light displays adorning the houses and fixtures, all while comparing your favorites with your siblings? 

 

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Truckey Rd. display, save this one for last!

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Alpena’s Off-Beat Shopping Guide

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Bob’s Bullpen offers the largest collection of comic books and memorabilia in Northeast Michigan!

Looking for that special, unusual Christmas gift or stocking stuffer? Don’t get lost in online conglomerates and big box stores! Here’s a list of Alpena’s hidden treasures … Read the rest


Besser Museum Brings Alpena “Season of Light”

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This unique tree full of skates and hockey pucks is brought to you by Northern Lights Arena.

Once again, Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan has brought us the beauty of world traditions relating to Christmas. Each year during their “Season … Read the rest


A Dream, a Bridge, and a Sanctuary

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Our beautifully finished, hand-hewn covered bridge reflects in the still waters of the Thunder Bay; matching water tower sits in the picturesque background. Photo courtesy of Stacy VanOrman

Over this past summer, the citizens of Alpena were able to be … Read the rest


The Alpena Holiday Survival Guide

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Casual downtown shoppers on a peaceful December night; photo courtesy of Leslie Male

It’s a fact, we become the most stressed during the holiday season. During the times of giving, sharing, and spending time with the family, the stress can … Read the rest


The Alpena Christmas Tree Shoppers Guide: Artificial vs. Real?

The long standing debate we go through every Christmas season, to get a real tree this year or an artificial one? There is no right or wrong answer, it is as simple as getting what is right for your wants … Read the rest


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