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Thunder Bay Winery Weighs in on Vineyard Sustainability and Sheep

Posted on September 17th, 2020
What do wine and sheep have in common? No, this is not a pun, it’s sustainable harvesting practices of course! We caught up with Thunder Bay Winery owner/operators Jeremy and Janis Sahr to find out more about these gentle, wooly creatures and how they help around the vineyard. Vineyard golden…

Historic Presque Isle Lighthouses Reach Milestone Anniversaries

Posted on September 16th, 2020
The Old and New Presque Isle Lighthouses, located in Presque Isle Township (roughly 30 miles north of Alpena), have been guiding beacons for sailors traveling across the Great Lakes. This year, the Old Presque Isle Lighthouse turns 180 years old, while the New Presque Isle Lighthouse turned 150 ye…
Churchill Point Inn roadside exterior

Churchill Pointe Inn, Your Gateway to Summer on Hubbard Lake

Posted on September 1st, 2020
Looking for the perfect lake getaway with all the comforts of home plus the amenities of a full-service inn? Churchill Pointe Inn is your gateway to summertime fun on Hubbard Lake! Overlooking pristine Hubbard Lake, Churchill Pointe Inn has been serving high quality, fresh cuisine and offering co…

Dinosaur Gardens: America’s Last Great Roadside Attraction

Posted on August 27th, 2020
Dinosaur Gardens: Over 80 Years as One of America’s Favorite Roadside Attractions What is considered one of America’s last great roadside attractions, Dinosaur Gardens offers a prehistoric walk through time. A T-Rex stomps through the pine trees, a family attempts to secure a wooly mammoth…
Chef Eric Peterson at The Fresh Palate

From West Coast to Fresh Coast, Evolution of the Fresh Palate

Posted on August 20th, 2020
From the west coast to the fresh coast, how one man’s culinary journey took him from small-town Alpena, Michigan to the west side of the country, and back again.  Meet Eric Peterson. Father, brother, friend, community supporter, and Chef-owner of one of Alpena’s most popular dini…
Presque Isle Lodge exterior

The Presque Isle Lodge – Defining the Destination Since 1920

Posted on August 3rd, 2020
Nestled on the coast of beautiful Grand Lake halfway between Alpena and Rogers City, Presque Isle Lodge provides a peaceful escape from the stressors and hustle of big city living. The History… The Lodge was built in 1920 by Newell A. Eddy Jr., when the construction of what would become US-23 o…

Alpena CVB Fresh Takes Video Contest

Posted on July 31st, 2020
Submit your Alpena adventure footage and possibly win some cash! Open call for entries into the Third Annual Fresh Takes Video Contest sponsored by the Alpena Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. Put all your Alpena area adventure video footage from 2019 together and submit a 30 second to 2-minu…

Remembering the Legends of “The Lau”

Posted on July 23rd, 2020
Our community is absolutely devastated by the tragic fire that occurred at John A. Lau’s Saloon on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. The 134-year-old building was rich in history and memories.  John A. Lau Saloon, (also known as “The Lau”) was one of the oldest buildings of historic downtown Alpena. K…
North Bay Trail at New Presque Isle Lighthouse.

How to Make the Most Out of a Day Trip to Presque Isle County

Posted on July 14th, 2020
Looking for a day trip idea? Take an adventure north of Alpena to Presque Isle County, where lakes and trails await you. Sometimes you need to get away from all the hustle and bustle of city life and escape to a place that is surrounded by nature. Rejuvenate by taking a stroll through the woods, inhaling
Two fisherman posing with their catch of the day

Bass Fish Like a Pro with Alpena Bass Outfitters

Posted on July 13th, 2020
Alpena, Michigan has a reputation for being one of the best bass fishing hotspots in the nation. Do you want to learn all of the ins of outs of bass fishing Alpena like the pros?  Alpena Bass Outfitters has got you covered! Your northern Michigan smallmouth guide, Connor Gagnon, has been fishing the w
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