Mackinac Island

(Just one of the many historic boats docked in Bay City to explore on Memorial Day. Photo Credit: Michael Ferro)

Best Memorial Day Getaways Near Detroit

Memorial day is a beautiful time to relax with family and friends for a short getaway in Michigan.

05/16/2015

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Redford Theatre Screens ‘Somewhere In Time’ Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

The 1980 film classic, filmed on Michigan’s Mackinac Island, is playing on the big screen at the Redford Theater on Friday and Saturday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2015

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Lighthouse Near Mackinac Island Up For Auction

The latest bid for the Round Island Passage Lighthouse was $20,000, as of Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2014

Three sailboats cross the starting line of the 250 mile Port Huron-to-Mackinac Island Sailboat Race July 13, 2002 in Port Huron, Michigan. About 250 sailboats in 18 classes are competing in the 78th annual event, following two courses from Port Huron to Mackinac Island on Lake Huron.  (credit: John F. Martin/Getty Images)

Port Huron To Mackinac Sailboat Race Begins

Race chairman Art LeVasseur says wind at the start was coming from the south-southwest, ideal for the racers. He describes it as “picture perfect.”

CBS Detroit–07/12/2014

Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island (WWJ Photo. File)

34th Annual Mackinac Policy Conference Begins Wednesday

Hundreds of Michigan’s top business and government leaders will meet for three days at the Grand Hotel this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/26/2014

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Ice 3 Feet Deep Keeps Ferries From Mackinac As Grand Hotel Readies To Open

“There are some efforts today to get some ice cutters in that area so that the ferries can start running.”

CBS Detroit–04/24/2014

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Mackinac Island Named One Of World’s Best Island Destinations

Stepping on the shores of the island is like taking a step back in time, with no cars and no high-rises. Surrounded by clear, blue Great Lakes waters, the island is a tranquil escape from a fast-paced, harried world.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2014

A tour boat speeds past the Grand Hotel (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Mackinac Island: Victorian Charm In Modern Era

It’s free to walk along the streets on Mackiniac Island, where you’ll find shops, churches, museums and other buildings. You’ll also see lots of horses and carriages in lieu of cars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2013

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GalaxE Debuts Love Letter From Detroit To The World At Mackinac Conference

GalaxE.Solutions, an IT developer based in New Jersey but with growing operations in Detroit, has a new wrinkle on its Detroit-centric marketing — a short video called “Love, Detroit,” released at the Detroit Regoinal Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2013

Robert Ficano with WWJ's Vickie Thomas

Mackinac Panel: Think Long Term About Government Finances

Michigan’s future fiscal stability depends on remembering the bitter lessons the state learned in the last downturn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013

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