Michigan Life


A Tour for the Tastebuds: 24 Uniquely Michigan Foods Spicing Up Our 2021

Craving a bite? From Cosmik Fries to Ghost Pizza to Hippie Hash, Michigan has amazing dining experiences waiting for your summer travel.

Sights of Michigan
Here Are 9 Adventures to Get the Best Views of Pure Michigan

From exploring tree tops to rowing, horse-drawn buggies, to touring on a pirate ship—these are our favorite ways to explore Michigan in 2021.

A 2021 Michigan Beer Lovers Bucket List: Must-Try Beers, Breweries, and Locales

Michigan is a beer lover’s dream. Here are the must-visit destinations for 2021, from Detroit all the way to the Upper Peninsula.

Photo courtesy of Jacki Jameson / Graphic by Gander Staff
‘It’s Just a Hard-to-Imagine World’: Rural Michiganders Open up About Living Without Broadband

Some 400,000 rural households lack broadband internet in Michigan, creating a digital divide that harms their educational, economic, and interpersonal lives. Here is the plan to fix that.

A gray wolf pictured during his first day in his enclosure. The gray wolf or grey wolf, also known as the timber wolf or western wolf, is a canine native to the wilderness and remote areas of Eurasia and North America.
Michigan’s Gray Wolves Have Long Been Protected and Studied. Now They’re at the Center of a Political Battle.

The gray wolf culling in Wisconsin was less a hunt and more of a "killing spree," according to a Fish and Wildlife Services expert. Would Michigan's hunt go the same way?

The Arcadia Creek Festival Place, a park in downtown Kalamazoo.
It’s Parks and Rec Month, and Michigan’s Here to Help Communities Restore Their Local Beauty

Local parks that took a beating during the pandemic, but using spare COVID relief funds, Michigan is coming to the rescue of parks departments statewide.

In this Sept. 26, 2018, file photo, provided by the National Park Service, a 4-year-old female gray wolf emerges from her cage as it is released at Isle Royale National Park in Michigan. Wolf pups have been spotted again on Isle Royale, a hopeful sign in the effort to rebuild the predator species' population at the Lake Superior national park, scientists said Monday, July 12, 2021.
Wolf Populations Rebounding on Michigan’s Isle Royale

Two litters of wolf pups likely raised Isle Royale's population to over a dozen. That's great news for the national park's strained ecosystem.