Stories tagged: "local business"


Christine Roperti, 77, helps out along the line at Roperti's Turkey Farm, which expects to sell 4,400 turkeys for this Thanksgiving.
This 74-Year-Old Family Turkey Farm Has Locals Flocking to Southeast Michigan

Step back into the good old days here at Roperti’s, a turkey farm where the family eats crab legs for Thanksgiving.

6 Cool Michigan Towns With Great Shopping Districts

Shopping doesn’t have to be stressful—especially in Michigan, where there are many locally made treasures waiting to be found across several cities with great local shopping districts.

12 Michigan-Inspired Books to Add to Your Winter Reading List

Whether you prefer a Michigan-inspired tale of fiction or the gritty details of a real-life historical event, here's a list of timely Michigan literature to keep you occupied all winter long.

BAY VIEW, MI - JUNE 26, 2014: A quaint old home serves as a bed and breakfast in this one-time Methodist retreat center lying on the shores of Lake Michigan next door to the resort town of Petoskey.
Choose Old-School Bed and Breakfasts for a Trip to Remember

An old-school bed offered the type of idyllic experience that so many short-term rental apps promise and so few deliver on.

20 Independently Owned Michigan Craft Stores to Explore This Summer

Michigan is the land of fur traders, lumberjacks, and miners. We’ve always been known for creating with skilled hands. So it’s not surprising that arts and crafts — and the stores that provide them — play an important role in our state’s culture.

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Faced With Economic Uncertainty, Michiganders Started Their Own Businesses in Record Numbers.

With economic uncertainty high, more people started new businesses. If that ain’t Michigan. 

Michigan Tattoo Shops: 23 Eclectic Shops to Get Your Ink On

Whether you’re waiting for your upcoming ink therapy appointment or looking for your first one, get inspired by these Michigan-made tattoo artists.