Eric is a native Michigander with an interest in geogrpahy and history - but the reads won't be as snoozy as you might remember from school. In a previous life he was lead explorer of Season 1 of the Haunts and Legends of New York video series (http://bit.ly/HauntsAndLegendsNYS) and host of Foodamazoo (http://bit.ly/Foodamazoo).
A Foot of Hail in Vicksburg Turns a Michigan August to Winter
A narrow but intense severe thunderstorm in southern Kalamazoo County brought so much hail that you could easily confuse August for the dead of winter.
It’s the End of July and This Patch of Snow Still Exists in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
It hasn't snowed anywhere in Michigan for months. Yet, inconceivably, there is a patch of snow still to be found in Northern Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula.
Bruh, You Can’t Just Jet Ski to Isle Royale Like This Guy Tried to Do
There's almost nothing leisurely about heading out into the open waters of Lake Superior as this man who attempted to Jet Ski to Isle Royale found out the hard way.
5 Bucket List Items For Your Family When Visiting Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
You're set to take a special summer trip up north but these are the things your family must experience to feel like you've had a complete UP experience.
That’s Not Snow, That’s a Million Fish Flies on one Metro Detroit Street
Sure it happens every summer, but it's striking when you see a countless number of insects that like to swarm near the Straits of Detroit.
Can You Spot this Lake Michigan Pier? We Can’t Either as Big Waves Crash On Shore at South…
Several times every year a storm system brings huge waves to Lake Michigan. But there are few storms that make the piers disappear. That's what happened today (6/13) at South Haven.
This Yooper Just Freaked Out an Entire Peninsula by Putting Mayonnaise on a Pasty
Gravy on a pasty, yes. Ketchup on as pasty, for sure. Mayo, through? That's certainly cause for an intense debate.
We Hate to Break it To You, But the ‘Michigan Accent’ Just Isn’t Unique
Spend any amount of time on social media and you'll see someone who has posted something 'funny' about the Michigan Accent - you know like "we say pop!" Sorry to pop your bubble, but the Michigan Accent' isn't unique. It's not even an accent.
What is the Most Iconic Location in Michigan You’ve Never Visited?
Sure you can rattle them off easily - the most iconic Michigan locations like Mackinac Island, Tahquamenon Falls, Tiger Stadium or the Big House. We are curious, what's the Michigan location you've always heard about but never visited?
The Legends of Detroit’s Hippie Underground in the 1960s – Plum Street
In the 1960s, Plum Street in Detroit was every bit a Hippie Haven as the more famous Haight-Ashbury in San Francisco.