Eric Meier is Founding Editor of Ultimate Unexplained (http://UltimateUnexplained.com) and lead explorer of the Haunts and Legends of New York video series (http://bit.ly/HauntsAndLegendsNYS) He is a native Michigander with an interest in geography and history - but will try to keep the reads not as snoozy as you might remember from school.
Careful: Snowmelt Leads to ‘Quicksand Like’ Conditions on Lake Michigan Beach
With a mild winter to start January 2023, if you live in the Great Lakes region, you may be tempted to take a walk along the beach. You may need to be careful you don't come upon a section of beach that is essentially quicksand.
25-Foot Sea Creature Once Prowled the St Joseph River Near Union City, Michigan
Turn-of-the-century newspaper reports share an eye-opening tale of a 'sea serpent' said to be lurking in the waters of the St Joseph River near Union City in south-central Michigan.
Every Lighthouse on Michigan’s Western Lakeshore Iced Over Following Blizzard
Drone photographers and videographers braved the weather to showcase the winter wonderlands of Michigan's western lakehouse following the Blizzard of '22.
Imagine Maximum Seasickness on this Wild Harsens Island Ferry Ride During Blizzard of 2022
A wild video shows an extremely choppy crossing of the Harsens Island Ferry during the Christmas Week Blizzard of 2022.
Walloping 52 Inches of Snow Forecast for Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula in Christmas Week Blizzard
Weather forecasters across the upper tier of the country are warning anyone who will be traveling for the Christmas holiday in 2022 to prepare for potentially impassable conditions.
The First Main Road Across Michigan Was Known as the Wolverine Pavedway
When the first pavement was laid in the mid 1910s, the route that today is Grand River Avenue was called the Wolverine Pavedway.
Kalamazoo Police Chase Down Escaped Emus near Stadium Drive
It wasn't an ordinary call when the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Department was asked to respond to emus on the loose west of the city.
Beloved Northern Michigan Little Blue House May be the Most Perfect Home on All the Great Lakes
There's a home on Michigan's Lake Superior coast that may just give the most cozy feeling of anywhere on the Great Lakes.
First True Intense Snowstorm of 2022 Winter Set to Hit Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan
The western counties of Michigan's Upper Peninsula are bracing for the most extreme snow of the new season.
This Abandoned Lake Michigan Bathhouse Looks Positively Post-Apocalyptic
After a relaxing day of sunbathing or swimming in Lake Michigan, almost no one would find comfort in a quick change or shower in this abandoned bathhouse just steps from the shore.
Northern Indiana Taco Bell Abandoned for Decades is in Pristine Condition
Somewhere along the highways of Northern Indiana, hidden a bit from the road by overgrowth is a long abandoned Taco Bell. The restaurant, discovered by a YouTuber who explores 'dead malls,' is in remarkably good condition after being seemingly forgotten for decades.
Chicago’s Street Grid System Was Dreamed Up by a Vacationer in Paw Paw, Michigan
A nearly forgotten figure in the history of Chicago is the man who dreamed up the city's street grid. He did it while on vacation across the lake in Paw Paw, Michigan.