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Mike Hardy

Joined 4 years ago from Caseville, Michigan

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    5 Islands to Explore on the Great Lakes

    7 months ago

    The Great Lakes contain over 35,000 islands, many of which are uninhabited. However, a select few draw sailors and visitors from all over North America during the brief summer tourist season. Here are five of our favorite islands on the Great Lakes.

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    Storing a Catalina 27 for Great Lakes Winters

    19 months ago

    Storing a Catalina 27 sailboat for a long winter on the Great Lakes can be an expensive proposition. We found an inexpensive solution that every practical sailor can appreciate.

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    Worst Restaurant Food Poisonings of the Past 40 Years

    15 months ago

    Food poisoning from food contaminated at a restaurant can be a nightmare for public health officials and result in the end of business for even a large restaurant chain. Here are some of the most noteworthy cases of restaurant food poisoning over the last 40 years.

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    Long Gone Restaurants We Would Love to See Again

    8 months ago

    If you're a Baby Boomer some of your most cherished memories growing up was getting out of the house for an ice cream or hamburger. We take a look at some of our most favorite, but bankrupt, restaurant chains that are no longer around and remember what made them special.

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    Haunted and Spooky Sites in Michigan’s Thumb

    7 months ago

    Check out the most active paranormal sites in Michigan's Upper Thumb—an area full of colorful history.

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    Tour Detroit in a Day

    2 years ago

    If you find yourself in the Motor City and want to catch the highlights without blowing a lot of time or money, then this little tour will have you feeling like a Detroit insider in short order.

  • First Time Sailors on the Great Lakes

    First Time Sailors on the Great Lakes

    3 years ago

    After a couple buys an old sailboat to explore the Great Lakes they tell the tale of their first short cruise across Michigan's Saginaw Bay with four young kids.

  • Largest Protest Marches in the United States

    Largest Protest Marches in the United States

    2 years ago

    The protest March For Our Lives on the streets of Washington DC was to demand that lives and safety become a priority and end gun violence. Protests have resulted in gatherings at our nation’s capital that have been attended by millions of people. Here are the most notable and largest among them.

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    Pack Like a Pro for Your Next Cruise

    2 years ago

    From region-specific recommendations to tips that apply to any cruise, this article will have you packing like a pro.

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    Tasty & Unique Michigan Food

    10 months ago

    There is nothing like the familiar foods of home. Michiganders have their own unique and delicious variety from the Upper Peninsula to the Ohio and Indiana border. We hit upon some of the top delicacies that the Great Lakes State loves to enjoy.

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    Isle Royale National Park: Fun for All Ages

    7 months ago

    Isle Royale National Park is one of the most remote areas of the country. Accessible only by seaplane or ferry, it's considered a hiking and kayaking paradise. Yet folks of all ages can have a comfortable, safe, and adventurous wilderness experience without needing a tent and sleeping bag.


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