Spring is Here! Time to Remodel 

Spring, like home landscaping, may be the best time of year to consider remodeling or even an addition to your home.  People often believe, for good reason, that home remodeling or adding an addition provides a cost-effective and less painful alternative to moving when they get the itch for a larger living space. This can […]

Trending Detroit: City in Transition

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. […]

Michigan To Be the New Florida?

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

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 […]

Sanders Chocolates

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 […]

Your map of Michigan – Circa 1718

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 […]

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