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 Beautiful Temple Theater in Saginaw was minutes away from being crushed into oblivion. In this episode, Thor Rasmussen talks about the passion one man had to not only save this beautiful building but to restore it to it’s previous glory. And how does this small venue compete with much larger venues in the area? […]
How can a family owned hotel compete against the big chains? Simple. Play the game better! Jim Engel shares with us the history of this beloved and beautiful hotel and also the effort it takes to build a relationship with their loyal customers. Their affordable rewards program is simply second to none and has allowed […]
Hot Air Ballooning is very much alive in Michigan! And the West Michigan Balloon Association works hard to make sure that people of all ages can enjoy the thrill of this beautiful sport. Derrick Jones, Director of the West Michigan Balloon Association shares with us about the history of his organization, what their mission and […]
In this episode, Andy Jacobson, Tasting Room Manager for Mari Vineyards, shares with us not only some of their great wines but also how to do a proper tasting at a wine room. We talk about how to properly clean your pallet, what to focus on with aromas, and how to take the stress off of tasting wine.
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.
Board member and Magician Jeffrey Alan takes us through the history behind this great little gem as well as the amazing links between the history of Michigan and the history of magic. Links American Museum of Magic Website American Museum of Magic Facebook Page Transcript Cliff Duvernois: [00:00:00] hello, everyone. Welcome to the show. My […]
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!
Dog Sledding in Michigan is alive and well! At least while there’s snow on the ground. This bit of a “lost art” is kept alive by Liza Dietzen from Team Evergreen Kennel. Hear how she took over this kennel of energetic dogs and turned it into a fun event everyone can enjoy! Show Notes: Team […]
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 […]