About nine miles northeast of Petoskey is a great bicycling destination for the whole family. A day trip to Oden State Fish Hatchery, 3377 U.S. 31, can be fun and educational for everyone. Though the hatchery’s official visitors center and replica fish transportation rail car are currently closed due to the pandemic, the grounds, ponds … Continue reading Great (Local) Destinations: Oden State Fish Hatchery a Fun, Educational Place
Month: April 2020
FRESH EYEZ: Winter/Early Spring 2020 Cycling & Hiking Photos
Snow fell early and often last winter. But, all in all, it was a much more manageable season than last year's winter, which seemed unending when the snow and ice lingered into late April. Our most recent winter saw a more regular freeze/thaw cycle that kept streets clearer and safer more frequently. … Continue reading FRESH EYEZ: Winter/Early Spring 2020 Cycling & Hiking Photos
FRESH EYEZ: Northern Michigan Nature Preserves Offer Cabin Fever Relief
"With social distancing in mind, we first aimed for the Agnes S. Andreae Nature Preserve east of Indian River in Cheboygan County."
The Little 500 Bicycle Race: ‘The World’s Greatest College Weekend’
Though it’s obviously not connected to anything Michigan, Indiana University’s celebrated Little 500 bicycle race is nevertheless an interesting story, especially for cycling enthusiasts. The event would’ve seen its 69th installment this weekend, had it not been for the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s race – for the first time in its history - … Continue reading The Little 500 Bicycle Race: ‘The World’s Greatest College Weekend’