Kentwood, MI : Small Town Charm

Kentwood, MI (originally called Paris Township) has roots that stretch back to the first half of the 19th century.  Barney Burton was the first to pitch a tent and to construct a house in Paris Township.  Around this time, government land in Michigan Territory was available for $1.25/acre.  Its location, so close to the much […]

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Grand Rapids, MI Fun Facts

In 2014, Grand Rapids was named the top U.S. travel destination by Lonely Planet.  Located along the beautiful Grand River and with easy access to Lake Michigan’s Gold Coast, Grand Rapids is a natural destination for anyone with a love of fishing, boating, or water sports.  Here are a few interesting facts that might put […]

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Lansing, MI Fun Facts

Lansing is the capital of Michigan today, but it wasn’t always this way. Before 1847, Michigan’s state capital was Detroit. Detroit’s location near British-controlled Canada made legislators uneasy, so a heated multi-day session to choose the new capital city was held. At the time, Lansing was a very small settlement, so many were shocked when […]

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Ann Arbor, MI Fun Facts

Ann Arbor, MI is a beautiful place to live and work.  Home to the prestigious University of Michigan, 70.4% of Ann Arbor residents hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher.  Michigan Stadium, nicknamed “The Big House”, is the largest football stadium in America with 109,901 seats.    There’s lots more to this college down than meets the […]

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Detroit Fun Facts

Detroit, MI is an American city with a rich history and a bright future.   Many people already know that Detroit is home to the American automotive industry.  (It holds the headquarters for Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors.)  Did you also know that Detroit was the first city to pave a concrete road? Here are more […]

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Lower Your Gas Bill with these Money-saving Tips.

Would you like to stay warm without breaking the bank this winter? Don’t worry – There are lots of small things you can do to lower your energy consumption. Let us show you how! This blog post will walk you through the main rooms in your home and list a few easy heat-saving tips for […]

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Hello world!

With low winter temperatures comes the annual fight against dry skin. Keep your largest organ hydrated this season by following these 5 easy tips: 1. Drink more water: Drinking more water throughout the day is a simple but surefire way to keep your skin hydrated. We also can’t forget that it boosts energy, flushes toxins, […]

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