A new ice cream shop at the Grand Hotel is as good a reason as any to return to Mackinac Island this summer. Sadie’s Ice Cream Parlor dishes up 24 flavors made by Holland-based Hudsonville Ice Cream.
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Milwaukee’s new Brewhouse Inn &Suites is a boutique hotel in the historic former Pabst Brewery Brewhouse, a downtown fixture for more than 150 years.
For a sudsy taste of Pure Michigan, seek a pint of Founders Vanilla Stout. That’s the favorite among the 1,200 fans who voted in a contest to choose a beer style that best represents Pure Michigan. The choices were Vanilla Stout, Apple Ale and Wheat IPA. It was a close race between Vanilla Stout and Apple Ale, according … Continue Reading →
Cedar Point opens this weekend, and my friend Will is already planning several trips to the Ohio amusement park throughout the summer and fall. He not only wants to ride Cedar Point’s new rollercoaster, the Gatekeeper, located near the entrance of the park, but he plans on returning to enjoy the water park and HalloWeekends. Will could save $10 each time … Continue Reading →
April turned out to be a sorry month to celebrate Michigan’s flourishing wine industry. And if the endless snow, rain and frigid temps kept you from raising a glass to Michigan Wine Month, all is not lost. Spring is as near as the weekend, and at least one wine promotion group is making it … Continue Reading →
So much snow remains on the slopes at Boyne Mountain that the resort plans to keep them open for spring skiing and snowboarding this Saturday and Sunday. It’s been 16 years since Boyne has been able to offer skiing this late into spring — the last weekend in April,
If Pure Michigan were a beer, what would it be? Vanilla Stout? Apple Ale? Wheat IPA? It’s a question beer aficionados can help decide. Founders Brewing Co. and Pure Michigan, the state’s award-winning tourism brand, are asking beer fans to select a brew that best represents Pure Michigan. Through May 3, beer fans may choose from … Continue Reading →