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July, 2015

  • 29 July

    Things to do this weekend (July 29-Aug. 2)

    The 3rd-year festival is Aug. 1, 2015.

    Every week for MLive.com I compile a list of Things to do in Michigan. This week I thought I would share my slide show, which incorporates photos and details from each event, such as the 3rd Annual Mission Point Resort Beer Festival (Aug. 1). Take a look at my list ...

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  • 27 July

    Recap: ‘Behind the Mitten’ show July 25, 2015

    Amy Sherman with Ben Darcie at Mitten Brewing Company.

    LANSING, MI — On this weekend’s “Behind the Mitten,” John Gonzalez and Amy Sherman had a fun show on July 25, 2015, where they got a behind-the-scenes look at the new Lansing Brewing Company, which will open this fall. Check out Amy’s blog post for a few more details. John ...

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  • 26 July

    Beer of the Week July 25

    Amy and Wob at Mitten Brewing

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI — This week we taped our show at The Mitten Brewing Company, one of our favorite places to hang out at here in Grand Rapids. I love the friendly atmosphere, the great pizza, of course the beer, and the fact that I always run into friends when ...

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  • 26 July

    Beer of the Week July 18

      In honor of Coast Guard Festival starting in Grand Haven, we went with a local favorite from Odd Side Ales.  Their flagship beer, the Citra Pale Ale, is full of huge grapefruit and tropical notes, drinks very easy on a hot day, and can be found easily all over ...

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  • 26 July

    Beer of the Week July 11

    The week of July 11 I was on vacation, so John asked our friend Paul Starr from Im a Beer Hound to pick our beer of the week.  Heres what Paul came up with!   The Sapient Triple from Dark Horse Brewing in Marshall! From the Dark Horse web page: ...

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  • 26 July

    Preview of Lansing Brewing Company

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    LANSING, MI — John and I were lucky enough to get to go tour the brand new Lansing Brewing Company this week. A great addition to downtown Lansing, this soon to open spot is located right around the corner from Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Lansing Lugnuts. It ...

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  • 17 July

    Things to do July 17-19, 2015

    Farm2Fork at Treetops Resort is July 19, 2015.

    What are you doing this sweltering, humid weekend? Here are events taking place throughout the state. As always, John Gonzalez of MLive has a link on his blog: READ HERE: 15 Things to do this weekend (July 17-19) EVENTS Blue Water Fest, July 16-19; Port Huron; (Blue Water Area CVB) ...

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  • 9 July

    22nd Annual Kalamazoo Blues Festival is July 9-11

    Shemekia Copeland will perform at this weekend 's  Kalamazoo Blues Festival at Arcadia Place. It runs July 9-11. She performs July 10.

    KALAMAZOO, MI – The 22nd Annual Kalamazoo Blues Festival will feature three days of local, regional and national blues bands. It is taking place at Arcadia Creek Festival Place, located in downtown Kalamazoo. Dates are July 9-11, 2015. It is presented by the Kalamazoo Valley Blues Association. More details at ...

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  • 8 July

    Thank You Sponsors! Shout out to West Michigan Farmlink

    Some tasty cherries offered through Farmlink.

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI — We have several sponsors who support “Behind the Mitten.” We thank them in assisting us to spread the word about all the cool things happening in Michigan. Today, we would like to recognize West Michigan Farmlink, a cool service that links farms/farmers with restaurants/chefs. Farmlink is ...

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  • 8 July

    Gonzo’s List of 19 Things to do in Michigan (July 8-12, 2015)

    Joshua Davis performed July 7, 2015, at the Common Ground Music Festival. He also July 10 at Fountain Street Church in Grand Rapids.

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Every week I compile a list of things to do in Michigan. The list appears in newspapers across the state every Tuesday, and online on MLive. A “Behind the Mitten” segment of events also airs at 5 p.m. Thursdays and 7 a.m. Saturdays on WZZM-TV13. My ...

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