Podcast: Preserving and Teaching Michigan’s Rich History with Matt VanAcker, Michigan State Capitol Tours
Matt VanAcker and his team at Michigan state Capitol Tours somehow balance not only preserving history but also presenting it to millions of people every single year. In this episode, Matt shares with us: Links: Michigan State Capitol Tours Transcript: Matt VanAcker: we really leave live and breathe on our nonpartisan status here. It’s important […]
I admit every time I hear about Flint, the news is never good. But it’s easy to have bad news overshadow all of the great things that are happening in this city. What started as a project to save one building turned into a massive rebuilding effort to revitalize downtown Flint and turn it into […]
The Farm Restaurant is in the middle of nowhere. And yet this hidden gem thrives when so many others fail. In this episode, co-owner Chris Roth walks us through how they engineer the perfect customer experience in both good times and bad times.
Mike Laing is back! Today he walks us through two wonderful wines, one from his own bigLITTLE wines and a wonderful bubbly from Mawby Sparkling. We talk about how bigLittle wines developed a signature white pinot noir; Mawby’s partnership with Cherry Republic, and how Michigan wines fit into the world stage of wines.
Keweenaw Mountain Lodge is located in one of the most northern tips of Michigan. And it can’t wait to go! This place boasts cabins and open space to appeal to anyone who really wants to “get away”. Mariah Summers shares with us the history and the goodness that awaits visitors to this great place. Enjoy!
Snowmobiling is a favorite sport to many. In some parts of Michigan, it’s the only way to get around! John Newman, President of the Michigan Snowmobile and ORV Association, shares with us the history behind this great organization and what they are doing to bring more awareness to this great sport! Show Notes: Michigan Snowmobile […]
Sleeping Bear Dunes is one of those Michigan “right of passages”. Every parent takes their kid there to have them run the dunes to simply wear them out. I know. I experienced this first hand. But that doesn’t detract from the beauty of this wonderful park. In the winter and the summer. Join us as […]
Zehnders Snowfest for 2021 is on! John Shelton, VP of Sales and Marketing for Zehnders, shares with us the history of this great Michigan tradition, the impact it has had on the community, and what Frankenmuth’s Snowfest will look like in 2021.
The Detroit Public Library. One of the beautiful crown jewels in Detroit. This building is so much more than a collection of books. It also contains exhibits, collections of some of the most prolific writers in history. Joanne Mondowney takes us through the history of this gorgeous building. And how this institution is staying relevant […]
It takes a special kind of racer to brave frigid cold temperatures, exposed to the elements for hours. The Midwest International Racing Association (MIRA) brings this awesome sport all over Michigan and into Wisconsin. Ken Schwartz walks us through the history and the new 2021 schedule. Let the races begin! Resources MIRA Website MIRA Facebook […]