Michigan Life


Michiganders have a lot to be thankful for after a turbulent year.
‘Ganders Give Thanks: Here’s What Michiganders Are Thankful For

Some are stuck away from home, while others see missing out on snow as good fortune. What are you thankful for this year?

Mayor Smith, Rep.-elect Aiyash, Rep. Pohutsky, and Justice-elect Welch.
What These Four Michigan Leaders Are Thankful for in This Very Weird Year

Finding something to be thankful for in 2020 isn't always easy, but these Michigan leaders have found the bright spots amid this tense, exhausting year.

12th & Viv candles
Small Business Saturday: This Black-Owned Business Is Dedicated to the Owner’s Grandmother. Check Out 12th and Viv.

The luxury boutique bears the family matriarch’s name and carries on her regal legacy with lush home goods.

Kaleb Crawford and family
All He Wants for His Birthday is a Parade: How to Join This Michigan Boy’s Unique Thanksgiving Celebration

Kaleb Crawford is turning 6 and celebrating Thanksgiving in quarantine—with a rare form of cancer. All he wants for his birthday is a parade.

Rebel in Grand Rapids is accepting customers in person and online for Small Business Saturday and beyond.
Small Business Saturday: Michigan’s Rebel Shop Has Gifts to Cheer and Celebrate Everyone in Your Life

This Grand Rapids boutique is ready to welcome shoppers in person and online this holiday season.

Wordsmiths and grammarians have until Nov. 30 to submit their words to Lake Superior State University's annual list of most-hated words and phrases.
This Michigan University Wants Your Help to Ban the Most Irritating, Annoying, Grating Words and Phrases

Do you always catch yourself rolling your eyes when people say that one thing? If so, submit it to this annual list of banned words.

Thousands of Harley rides are expected to arrive in the Upper Peninsula for the highly-anticipated summer 2021 bike rally.
Thousands of Harley Riders will Flock to Michigan’s UP for Summer 2021 Parade

Escanaba is excited to welcome riders, enthusiasts, and onlookers to its “best rally yet.”