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Canning lets you preserve summer flavors all year long

At the convergence of the local food movement, do-it-yourself, and environmentalism, is a practice that many might find a little old-school: canning. “With the accessibility of fresh fruits and vegetables, I think it’s definitely making a comeback,” said Jolon Hull,…

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Running tattoo is permanent reminder to pursue health for one Michigan man

The tattoo on Wyoming resident Tom Popma’s left calf is officially the Fifth Third Riverbank Run logo. For Popma, it’s much more than that. It’s become an almost talismanic reminder for the 32-year-old to never return to unhealthy habits he’s…

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Experience the Eastern Market this weekend

If you’re looking for a way to get great food, support a thriving community, and have a great time shopping, the Eastern Market does it best. Farmer’s markets are important community anchors. There are farmers markets all across the state….

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Experience the beauty of Southeast Michigan with a trip to Belle Isle

When is the last time you visited Belle Isle? If the answer is more than six months ago, you are due for a trip! The fountain is functional, the attractions are open and the park is buzzing with summer activity….

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Four blueberry festivals you won’t want to miss

Summer is in full swing, and that means blueberry season is too (yes, Michigan is about more than just cherries). July is even National Blueberry Month! The sweet, sometimes tart berries are a favorite summertime treat that can be incorporated…

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Tour de TART lets you explore beautiful Michigan trails

Do Michigan summers get any better than this? If you’re going to be close to Traverse City this weekend, take advantage of Friday’s gorgeous evening forecast and hit the TART and Leelanau trails for the 14th annual Tour de TART….

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Let the games begin!

Downtown Detroit is alive and bubbling over with excitement for the third annual Live Downtown Games. The games kicked off Monday, July 21, at Campus Martius Park with executives from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Compuware, DTE Energy, Marketing…

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Bicycle, bicycle, bicycle

I want to ride my bicycle I want to ride my bike I want to ride my bicycle I want to ride it where I like OK, that wasn’t one of Queen’s better songs, but the lyrics say it all….

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Americans with Disability Act anniversary, a chance to celebrate ability

A celebration of ability is set to take place on Tuesday, July 22 from 3-6 p.m. at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids. Ability in Action celebrates the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The act…

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