Considering a move to Detroit? Just five years ago this was an unthinkable notion. After all, the city had just entered the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history and was in the midst of a half century of decline. However, to many the city’s financial woes proved just the right concoction of opportunity and reinvention. […]
A recent report in Popular Science suggests that Michigan will become the most desirable location in the United States by the turn of the next century. Although this may seem far fetched, let’s look at some of the factors responsible for such a ringing endorsement of the Great Lake state. Much of the survey focuses […]
Detroit Photographer Shares Photography Secrets One thing which is not a secret is that photography is exciting, fun and rewarding. However, to create a career in photography takes a lot of work. What is the secret to success? Detroit is not known as the first place to start a career. Yet, if you can […]
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Michigan SEO Ideas For people who wish to rank well in Michigan, or any state for that matter, it’s important to understand the search engine optimization of today. The past had to do more with tricks, games and out smarting the search engines. I assure you, today and in the future, you are not going […]
Detroiters smile at the mere mention of the word Sanders Chocolates. The first Sanders Chocolate store was opened by Fred Sanders on June 17, 1875. Eventually, there were more than 57 stores throughout the Great Lakes Region alone, selling their trademark recipes of candy, fudge toppings, and baked goods, as well as light lunches and […]
At a total of 97,990 square miles, Michigan is the largest state east of the Mississippi River inclusive of its territorial waters. Michigan has a total area of 96,716.11 square miles, making it the eleventh largest state overall.
–– Image from Google Maps The highest elevated point in the State of Michigan is Mount Arvon, which is 1,979 square feet above sea level. The lowest point is found at the shores of Lake Erie, near Luna Pier at 571 sq. ft. above sea level. To drive from one point to the […]
In our era of satellite photos and GPS units, we often take for granted the challenging work of the cartographer who was tasked with figuring out the length and width of two unknown land masses. The following is what was considered the are known as Michigan, as highlighted in Guillaume de L’Isle’s 1718 map. Doesn’t […]
Michigan is the only place in the world with a floating post office. The J.W. Westcott II is the only boat in the world that delivers mail to freighters while they are still underway. They have been operating this service for 125 years. Michigan ranks first in the nation for pleasure boat registrations. Although Michigan […]