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).
Falling Mackinac Bridge Ice Just Destroyed This Truck’s Windshield
Crossing the Mackinac Bridge is perfect weather is harrowing enough for some people. Imagine a crossing in an intense winter storm - one with ice falling from the tall bridge superstructures. That's the scenario this driver faced today.
This Obscure Michigan Location is the Westernmost Point in the Eastern Time Zone
Michigan's time zone boundary gives us a geographic oddity - the westernmost point of the Eastern Time Zone in the United States.
This Guy Took the ‘Bridge to Canada’ Exit in Detroit by Accident And Got ‘Deported’
Call this Detroit's point of no return - the Bridge to Canada exits in the city don't allow any return to the United States.
If You Recognize This Complex Roadmap, You’ve Spent Time in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula
We would argue there isn't a more complicated intersection of roads anywhere than the Yooper Loop in Houghton/Hancock in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula.
If You Eat Lay’s Chips, Your Potatoes Likely Came from This Southern Michigan Farm
There's a large farm in southern Michigan that grows potatoes for Lay's potato chips. Tear open that next bag knowing there's a good chance your chips were home grown.
No, You Don’t Add an ‘s’ to Make Paczki Plural – the Grammar of Paczki
Paczki, the fried Polish donut treat served on Fat Tuesday are a pleasure to eat. But if you want to get your vernacular correct, here are the rules you need to know.
Matt Patricia: Keep Those HBO Hard Knocks Cameras Away from Detroit Lions Training Camp
The Lions are one of five teams that are eligible to appear on Hard Knocks. Head Coach Matt Patricia got in front of the issue by all but begging the show's producers to select the Raiders.
Whoa, Watch Your Head When Boating this Southern Michigan Lake
There is an incredibly low bridge that carries Warren Road over a channel that joins Coldwater Lake with East Long Lake.
This Wisconsin TV Station is Very Confused About Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
You'd think Wisconsinites would know a thing or two about Michigan's Upper Peninsula. After all we're Wisconsin's elegant, class-up-the-joint hat. But no, it seems they're a bit confused.
At 887 Feet, This is the Longest Tunnel in West Michigan
Ask someone what the longest tunnel in Michigan is, they'll probably say the Detroit-Windsor tunnel. But we share that tunnel with Canada. This tunnel is the longest one in West Michigan.