Category Archive for "Spring"

Pure Michigan Maple Syrup: the Inside Scoop on a Backyard Production

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Michigan is blessed with an abundance of maple trees, and maple syrup is the first farm crop to be harvested in Michigan each year. The process of making maple syrup didn’t begin with pancakes, though. North American Indians

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Catch Major League Fishing in Alpena on Saturday Afternoons

Mark your calendars! The new season of the Outdoor Channel‚Äč’s Major League Fishing

Two Alpena viewing locations to suit you!

(the top rated fishing show!) airs Saturdays, April 1st through May 6. Why is this show so special? Because

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The Brush Strokes of Alpena

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Painting the fish for the “Make a Splash” mural; photo courtesy of Art in the Loft

As the fine arts capital of Northeastern Michigan, immersing yourself in local art culture across the community is plentiful and fun in any season. … Read the rest


7 Ideas for a Rainy Day in Alpena

The arrival of spring and summer brings us warmer weather, greener foliage, and bluer skies. We often credit rainy days for spoiling our plans, somber days inside, and that all around feeling of doom and gloom. Kick those rainy day … Read the rest


Hop On! Alpena’s Trolleys Are Here

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Trolley stops here! Photo courtesy of Alpena DDA

Something new gives rides our way…the trolleys are here!

Operation started on May 31st by the Thunder Bay Transportation Authority and will continue to run through the month of November. At only … Read the rest


5 Ways to Tell Spring Has Sprung in the Sanctuary of the Great Lakes

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Backyard robin eggs ready to hatch soon; photo courtesy of Nikki Geno

Spring may have been “official” on March 20th, but a well-seasoned Michigander knows that spring is not really¬†here until mother nature tells us so! Here are 5 … Read the rest


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