The 1980 film classic, filmed on Michigan’s Mackinac Island, is playing on the big screen at the Redford Theater on Friday and Saturday.
As the state’s preeminent public policy event, the Conference offers the opportunity for business, government, community and philanthropic leaders to come together on Michigan’s Center Stage.
The latest bid for the Round Island Passage Lighthouse was $20,000, as of Tuesday.
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.”
Hundreds of Michigan’s top business and government leaders will meet for three days at the Grand Hotel this week.
“There are some efforts today to get some ice cutters in that area so that the ferries can start running.”
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.
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.
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.
Michigan’s future fiscal stability depends on remembering the bitter lessons the state learned in the last downturn.