Eating large cinnamon buns, snowshoeing in Narnia and drinking beer in an honest to goodness saloon are just a few highlights from our 2017 UP Winter Vacation. Plus we drove 1,300 miles, experienced a white-out on M-41 outside of Marquette and explored an ice cave.
A bounty of delicious beers and fantastic food awaits you at the Fillmore 13 Brewery in downtown Pontiac, Michigan. A relaxed space to enjoy good beer with good company.
Dark Horse’s 2017 Annual 4 Elf Party was Sat, Dec 9. Hundreds of elves arrived to enjoy live music, exotic food, beer tappings, and the bottle releases.
Billy Strings threw a barn burning hootenanny full of blazing bluegrass at the Intersection in Grand Rapids with special guest Mark Lavengood.
Our friends at Behind the Mitten with Amy Sherman and John Gonzalez invited us to join them on their radio show, which you can hear on various radio stations around the state. If you missed it, you can listen to our nerdy voices on the show’s podcast.
The house was packed to hear an outstanding set of music from Katelynn Corll at 20 Front Street in Lake Orion with a few special friends.
The time traveling machine in Whitehall, Michigan is a smoking deal at only $10 a person. You can experience 10,000 years in just a few hours at the Michigan Heritage Park. The interpreters are hands down the best.
The Detroit Fall Beer Festival 2017 was an awesome blend of deliciously dark and decadent beer, adult dress-up and Detroit Rock and Roll.
A musical spookatcular was hosted by the Lucid Furs at W.Cross Street Bar and Grill in Ypsilanti on the Friday-eve of Halloween.
For 50 years, the Waterloo Area Historical Society has celebrated “Michigan Farm Life” on Pioneer Day at the Waterloo Farm Museum. It is a slice of 19th century farm Americana. Think an intimate Henry Ford Museum, but way better.
In early October we were lucky enough to snag tickets for Bailey’s Haunted Detroit Tour. I promised her I wouldn’t give away the tour route, but I had to share a few highlights from the tour. Not the haunted stories, you’ll need to sign-up for a tour. Read on for the highlights of Bailey’s history lesson.
Fetch Brewing in Whitehall hosts a vault of fantastic beers within an intriguing setting making this a must see destination.
We raised a glass for a good cause at the Boat House Beer Fest, a restoration fundraiser for the Friends of Detroit Rowing at the Belle Isle Boat House.
The sun was shining, people were smiling, and the hearses were ready for business. It’s just another day in Hell, Michigan.
The 9th Annual UP Fall Beer Festival in Marquette, Michigan on Sept 9, 2017, was a sweet taste of summer with a touch of plaid, hops headgear, and a dinosaur or two. I know, right?
Our visit to Isle Royale in early August was postcard perfect – Moose, Thimbleberries, Sunsets, Ranger Stories, and tired feet from long hikes.