Stories tagged: "2023"

Lee Thompson and his pack. Photo Credit: Mo Mountain Mutts via Instagram.
11 Michiganders Having an Awesome Year So Far

We may only be a few months into 2023, but these Michiganders are already having a truly great year.

Felix Moncla with a T-33 in 1953. Photo Credit: Gordheath/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY-SA 3.0.
Mysterious Object in the Soo: The 1953 UFO Called “One of the Strangest Cases on Record”

On a November night in 1953, Second Lieutenant Felix Moncla, Jr., on temporary assignment to the Kinross Air Force Base just south of Sault Ste. Marie, was sent to track down a mysterious object.

Leelanau State Park, Summer 2019.
Photo Credit: Tyler Leipprandt in cooperation with the MI DNR.  Credit goes to Tyler Leipprandt and Michigan Sky Media LLC.
Need to Get Outside? These 15 Michigan State Parks Are a Half-Hour Away or Less

Fun fact: Throughout most of Michigan, you’re almost never more than a half-hour away from a state park. With 101 state parks and recreation areas, as well as five national parks, a day trip is within reach of just about every Michigander.

This Dec. 5, 2014 photo shows a class learning about the Detroit Industry Murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts. The murals were done in the 1930s by Diego Rivera as a tribute to Detroit’s manufacturing industry, and  Rivera spent time studying the River Rouge Ford car factory. The museum’s collection was at one point threatened with a sale to help fund Detroit’s pension obligations, but finalization of the city’s bankruptcy last week included a deal that protects the art. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)
Do You Love the Work of Vincent Van Gogh? Thank the Detroit Institute of Arts.

The country's best art museum has given Michigan more than we might realize.

Photo credit The Whitney via Facebook
The 42 Best Restaurants in Michigan, According to OpenTable

Including the "most Instagrammed restaurant in the country."

Photo Source: Wendy Wei, Pexels
24 Highly Anticipated Music Festivals in Michigan in 2023

Ready for Michigan's music festival season? Here's the list you need. Hurry—the hottest passes are already selling out.

4 Things to Know About the Newest Group Bullying Michigan’s Public Schools 

The “Great Schools Initiative” is using one new trick—plus a few old standbys—in a bid to control your public schools. Here’s what you need to know.