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Leelanau Wine Trail


Mar 9 2011in Leelanau by Sue Napier No Comments »

Blessed with sandy soils and tempered by the Great Lake, Michigan has its own wine country. It is home to more than 60 wineries. One of the most productive areas is in the northwestern part of Michigan outside of Traverse City, the Leelanau peninsula. It has its own wine trail which includes at least 18 [...]

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Wilderness State Park, Michigan


Mar 9 2011in Wilderness SP by murph.monkey No Comments »

10,000 acres of lonely forest and isolated Great Lakes coastline make up Michigan’s Wilderness State Park, at the northern tip of the Lower Peninsula, about 10 miles west of Mackinac City.  A campground and ranger station are located near the entrance, but the appeal of the park lies further in. A single narrow, pitted dirt [...]

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Mackinac Island


Mar 8 2011in Mackinac by Greg Napier No Comments »

The native Ojibwa called it Michilimackinac (mish-il-ee-mac-in-aw), Land of the Great Turtle. French fur traders and Jesuit missionaries were the first Europeans to arrive in the 1670’s. The British built a fort in 1780 on the highest bluff to safeguard their shipping routes from the rebellious Americans that commands a view of the entire strait [...]

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Best Sushi, Authentic and Daring


Mar 7 2011in Detroit by Anthony Mutua No Comments »

From the outside, Noble Fish (located in the northwest suburbs of Detroit – 45 E 14 Mile Rd, Clawson, MI 48017-2132 – 248-585-2314 ), might strike a first time visitor as extremely odd…after all, the restaurant’s facade is an actual small Japanese grocery store! And a good one at that, carrying an ample variety of [...]

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