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49 Fun Must-do Adventures for Families in your Sanctuary of the Great Lakes!

Posted on March 30th, 2017
Shin-ga-ba Shores Playground There are plenty of things to keep your family busy while you visit Alpena: Sanctuary of the Great Lakes. From Exploring the great outdoors, to experiencing interactive indoor activities, you won’t have time to be bored. Here’s our list of the top 49 fami…

Mich-E-Ke-Wis Park  – The Story of an American Dream

Posted on March 14th, 2017
The late July sun warmed the sand around my feet. While my kids splashed in the shallow shoreline waves near the small sandy beach, I watched a bird intently for nearly 30 minutes. It flittered back and forth through the scrub grass in erratic spurts. The bird’s shrill tweets; a signal that I was…

In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb: Surviving the Beginning of March in Alpena

Posted on March 2nd, 2017
The winter white aftermath of our March lion at Norway Ridge. (Photo courtesy of Laura Wolosiewicz) The famous proverb of March, “comes in like a lion, goes out like a lamb”. Have you heard of it? The saying comes forth from several ideas. Some say it is due to March being such a chan…