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Complete Summer Guide to Waterfront Dining in Alpena

Posted on June 14th, 2018
  Relaxing lakeside is a way of life here in Alpena, Sanctuary of the Great Lakes. As soon as summer shines upon us, we live, breathe, and hashtag that “lake life” like there is no tomorrow! Whether it be on the Great Lake Huron, one of our surrounding inland lake…

Hop On! Alpena’s Trolleys Are Here

Posted on June 2nd, 2016
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 .50 cents per ride, these trolleys offer 15 diff…

Swapping Cold for Crafts

Posted on January 20th, 2016
We LOVE Michigan! Painting at Cobbygoose Does the winter season have you feeling the full effects of cabin fever? Do you want to get out of the house but not into the cold? No need to brave the elements, use them instead by painting, sculpting, crafting, and sewing your way into spring! We have the cure f…

Gotta Check it Out Adventure: Wine, Hops, Pick Your Stops!

Posted on November 16th, 2015
Summer is over and the air is turning crisp, it’s time to switch up seasonal activities in northern Michigan and we’re excited! It’s the perfect time of year to put on cozy layers and go sample wine and hops; one of the many things we LOVE to do in Alpena: Sanctuary of the Great Lakes.…

From Road Trip to Local Brewery

Posted on March 5th, 2015
Brant and Blake turned their favorite vacation town into their dream hometown. The Austin family discovered Alpena about 10 years ago while on a month long family road trip in a motor home. Leaving their hometown just outside of San Diego, California, Dana and Julie Austin, along with their two sons