James Roth adheres to the techniques of a true blacksmith. If he needs a decorative leaf or an acorn, a bunch of grapes or a tree branch, or even nuts and bolts, he creates every piece from raw steel. He has even crafted most of his own tools.
Do-All, Inc. is a private nonprofit corporation founded in 1965 designed to help special-needs individuals in Bay County lead self-sufficient lives.
Nestled into a country setting in Midland but just around the corner from the conveniences of town, a right-sized house boasts much more than it seems. Built in a community aimed at offering an active and independent lifestyle to the aging population, this Craftsman-style home stands for independence, privacy, and worry-free living.
Project 111 (pronounced one eleven) was the dream of Midland police community relations officer Chad Schieber, who wisely observed that the most effective way to improve teenage driving records is through an incentive.
Can you imagine the rim of a bike tire paired with bike chains becoming a magnificent chandelier? Or the gears from a dismantled commercial printing press finding new life as a majestic table lamp that will become a treasured heirloom? What about a milk strainer, a commercial whisk, or an old copper turbine? Most people cannot, but Acosta can.
A great destination for family fun, the Sloan Museum’s mission -- along with sister organization Longway Planetarium -- is to create engaging experiences for the community that inspires a lifelong curiosity in history, science, and technology.
“Working with Moeller Builders was an amazing experience. The one-on-one customer service, stellar craftsmanship, and creative thinking from everyone involved are hard to find. Brett Moeller was on site almost every day. It truly made the entire project so much easier,” says Smith.
Renowned for its trademark of uniting science and art, the Alden B. Dow Museum in Midland is adding athletics to the line-up this fall, with the STEM Center Science of Sports exhibit September 14 through January 5, 2020.
All products from Mirror Lake Organics are certified cruelty free and do not contain pesticides, commercial fertilizers, GMOs, soy, or added chemicals.
Centrally located in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula is the village of Shepherd, where Mike and Annette Florian have owned Annette’s Construction and Seawalls since 1989. From contemporary to log, Florian and his team build custom homes of various designs throughout Michigan and beyond. One log home in particular -- his own -- reveals his limitless creativity and craftsmanship.