Eric is a native Michigander with an interest in geogrpahy and history - but the reads won't be as snoozy as you might remember from school. In a previous life he was lead explorer of Season 1 of the Haunts and Legends of New York video series (http://bit.ly/HauntsAndLegendsNYS) and host of Foodamazoo (http://bit.ly/Foodamazoo).
Oh Ohio, Even Your Highway Signs Embarrass You
At first glance whizzing by this Big Green Sign over Interstate 75 in Toledo for Jeep Parkway you may not give it a second thought, but look at little closer and you'll see that something is just off.
Battle Creek’s Field House Looks Just Like the Hall of Justice – And That Makes Us all Sup…
We recently took at look at the history of the Battle Creek Central High School Field House. On social media, someone commented how much the iconic downtown building looked like the Hall of Justice from the Superfriends cartoon series. And lo and behold - it sure does.
Here’s Why Political ‘Watch Parties’ May Have Taken Over Your Facebook Feed
By any chance did the 2020 State of the Union or a video from a political rally appear randomly in a group to which you belong? You're not alone.
These People are Walking Inside One of Michigan’s Most Iconic Bridges
Imagine being a Michigan Department of Transportation worker and having tons of vehicle traffic just over your head as you work. That's the experience for these MDOT crews who perform maintenance inside the Zilwaukee Bridge.
Your Michigan Thanksgiving Celebration Will Never Be Complete Without These Items
At tables around America, families will be gathering to celebrate Thanksgiving. If you're celebrating in Michigan, be sure you've got these items and you'll really feel complete.
Notre Dame’s 273 Game Home Sell Out Streak Ends – Yes, Blame the Schedule, But Not This Ye…
Much has been made in the breathless blogosphere that surrounds the Notre Dame Fighting Football Irish about November 11, 2019, the date "the Streak" ended. After 273 consecutive home games, dating back to 1973, there will not be a sell-out crowd in South Bend.
Is there Really Just One Restaurant in Michigan that Serves Chicago’s Iconic ‘Jim Shoe San…
The Jim Shoe sandwich is as much a part of the southside of Chicago as the White Sox. But why has their popularity not spread across the lake to Michigan?
Small Michigan Town Has No Answers About 2 Girls Who Went Missing 50 Halloweens Ago
The small eastern Michigan community of Oscoda has no answers in two disappearances that happened on Halloween 1969.
A Foot of Hail in Vicksburg Turns a Michigan August to Winter
A narrow but intense severe thunderstorm in southern Kalamazoo County brought so much hail that you could easily confuse August for the dead of winter.
It’s the End of July and This Patch of Snow Still Exists in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
It hasn't snowed anywhere in Michigan for months. Yet, inconceivably, there is a patch of snow still to be found in Northern Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula.