Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Vol XVII – #049 A Visit Back in Time

(Report by Jim today) Mrs. Maro has been featured on this blog several times. But I don’t think these other gems were ever put up. Mrs. Maro was the wife of Walter T. Best, best known by his stage name “Maro the Magician”. She helped finance and run the Old Art Building. And, as you can see above from the… Read more »

Vol XVII – #037 – The Dredging Timelapse

(Report by Jim today) You know what they say about the weather in Michigan, whether you like it or not, wait ten minutes and it will change. We installed a timelapse camera on the green breakwall light for the duration of the dredging operation and caught a spectacular transformation in action! You will see the whole thing in a video… Read more »

Vol XVII – #036 – Top 10 Subs in Michigan

Link below to mlive.com http://www.mlive.com/dining/index.ssf/2017/05/10_of_michigans_best_sub_shops.html Village Cheese Shanty Located in the charming Fishtown area of Leland, right on the water, the Village Cheese Shanty is the place to stop from mid April through October. The bread here is what it’s all about, a delicious, house-made pretzel roll created by owner David Kareck.  It’s chewy, with a bit of caramelized flavor,… Read more »

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