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.
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.
All products from Mirror Lake Organics are certified cruelty free and do not contain pesticides, commercial fertilizers, GMOs, soy, or added chemicals.
Little did the Valents know that this was the Charles W. Howard Santa Claus School, which the dean of students had moved from New York to Bay City after Howard died in 1966. Tom was a natural Santa, and Holly the perfect Mrs. Claus. They became very involved with the school, and, in 1987, Tom became its third dean of students. Tom and Holly moved the school to Midland, and the rest is history.
Live Oak Coffeehouse in Midland is the newest addition to a collection of community-based businesses in the Ashman Plaza. The 16,000-square-foot building is home to a wide-ranging collection of small local businesses that rely on each other and work together to cultivate their businesses.
Half Mile Handmade in Bay City sounds like my kind of place. Representing over 150 artisans -- 80% of them from Michigan...
The Jerky Joint, located in the Frankenmuth Riverplace Shops, is the home of what is likely Michigan’s largest selection of jerky. With over 300 varieties of meats and flavors, I challenge you to...
Port Austin has long been a town that prides itself on supporting artists, drawing them in for more than 30 years.