“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.
The four leading candidates for Mayor of Detroit squared off Thursday night in another debate, this time on Mackinac Island as part of the annual Detroit Chamber of Commerce Policy Conference.
The state’s $8 billion Pure Michigan Business Connect program continues to grow, with Consumers Energy and DTE Energy committing to a total of $2 billion in spending with other Michigan-based companies.
The American auto industry is on a “slow and steady growth path up,” even though it now accounts for a mere 12 percent of global auto production, a panel said Wednesday at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference.
The conference runs through Wednesday through Friday, May 29-31.
Over 1600 attendees will converge on Mackinac Island starting Wednesday for the beginning of the annual Mackinac Policy Conference.