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They’re Tearing Down The Great Lakes Shipping Company
They’re Tearing Down The Great Lakes Shipping Company
Change is always difficult in life, and when a favorite spot of yours, shop, theater, restaurant, bar, closes, you feel a loss. It had been a part of your life, and you hate to see it end. I get a sad, nostalgic feeling when I drive by Breton Village, by way of Burton, now. The long running, classic watering hole/restaurant, Great Lakes Shipping Company is coming down. It closed in May, but they h
Michigan Confirms First Case of Chronic Wasting Disease in Free-Ranging Deer
Michigan Confirms First Case of Chronic Wasting Disease in Free-Ranging Deer
The Michigan DNR and Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development today confirmed that a free-ranging deer in Meridian Township near Lansing has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). CWD is a fatal neurological disease that affects white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk and moose. This is the first time the disease has been found in Michigan’s free-ranging deer population. Read
New Farmers Market Grocer may Open in Grand Rapids
New Farmers Market Grocer may Open in Grand Rapids
The site of the former Michigan Athletic Club (MAC) at 2500 Burton SE in Grand Rapids is getting a new, healthy business that will provide “healthy food at healthy values.” Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, which offers an abundant produce department, hormone free meats, freshly baked goods, fresh seafood, organic foods, gluten and dairy free options, plus much more, will anchor the proposed 85,000-squa