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).
The Legends of Detroit’s Hippie Underground in the 1960s – Plum Street
In the 1960s, Plum Street in Detroit was every bit a Hippie Haven as the more famous Haight-Ashbury in San Francisco.
Battle Creek Once Fed America Their Girl Scout Cookies
Battle Creek is the breakfast capitol of America. You know that. But did you know that our factories once fed America its Girl Scout cookies?
If You Eat Lay’s Chips, Your Potatoes Likely Came from This Southern Michigan Farm
There's a large farm in southern Michigan that grows potatoes for Lay's potato chips. Tear open that next bag knowing there's a good chance your chips were home grown.
Michigan Will See a Super Wolf Blood Moon Eclipse in January 2019
January 2019 will open with quite a show thanks to a rare lunar occurrence on the night of the 20th when, ready for this, we'll see a Super Blood Moon Eclipse.
These Are the Most Rare License Plates in Michigan
You may have never seen these extremely rare Michigan Native American tribe licence plates.
There are Two ‘Spartan and Wolverine’ Intersections in Michigan
Given the popularity of Michigan's two largest universities, you might think there would be lots of streets named Spartan and Wolverine in the state, but there are just two places where Spartan meets Wolverine
The Lions Went to Play the Giants and the Best Action Happened in the Stands at the Meadow…
The Lions and Giants played the Week 2 Monday night game at the Meadowlands and perhaps the best action in the game came in the upper decks when two fans got into it over puke.
The First Signs of Fall Colors Have Hit Michigan + When To See Peak Fall Foliage in 2017
The change of the season is here as fall colors have begun to appear in Michigan. Here's when to expect fall colors at their peak.
Part of Michigan Will See Totality in the Next American Solar Eclipse Coming April 8, 2024
When the next total solar eclipse passes over North America in April of 2024, Michigan will get to experience something that didn't happen in 2017, totality of the eclipse.
US Mint Unveils Drawing of the 2018 ‘America the Beautiful’ Quarter Featuring Michigan’s P…
In 2018 the America the Beautiful series of quarters will feature Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Out of a series of design finalists, this image has been selected as the one that will appear on the quarter.
Congressional Resolution to Celebrate Magic Neglects Michigan’s Magic Connections
Who says Congress can't get important laws passed? There is a bill up for consideration in the House of Representatives to recognize the importance of magic in American culture. The problem? It completely neglects Michigan's very important role in the history and prominence of magic.
David Bowie’s 5 Most Iconic Michigan Moments
As the world remembers David Bowie, here is a look back at his 5 most memorable Michigan moments.