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Check Out Jackson’s Newest Brewery: Poison Frog

Have you had a chance to enjoyed a beer from Jackson, Michigan’s newest brewery, Poison Frog?

The frog themed brewery opened earlier this fall by nationally ranked beer judge, Phil Wilcox and his partner Kris Lange. 

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Splash Pad Aquatic Park Construction begins at the Cascades

Construction recently began on a long-anticipated Splash Pad Aquatic Park at the Cascades, located in Sparks Foundation County Park. Scheduled to be completed and open for use next summer, the finished product will include above-ground water spray features and a zero-depth surface that will be suitable for children of all ages.

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The 10 Best Jackson Foods to Bring for the Holidays

Need to bring a dish to pass that’s sure to impress even the pickiest mother-in-law or new boss? Here’s a list of the 10 best Jackson ­­­foods to bring to any holiday gathering.

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Sportsmen, Retailers, and Business Leaders Join Forces to Promote Hunting

Hunting’s impact on Michigan most apparent during the Deer Opener...

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Meet Your Founder: John Burtka

Meet the Man Behind Grand River Brewery!

Brewing style: “It’s a Michigan Thing”

Everything John does at Grand River Brewery is local - they get their hops locally; they use Midwest grains, and many other Michigan products go into every sip of their brews.

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Thanksgiving Craft Beer Pairing

Wash down that turkey dinner you have been dreaming about all year with the perfect craft beer brewed in Jackson, Michigan.

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Sniff Test Results

Jackson, Mich. – Experience Jackson is excited to announce Holiday Inn NW won the informal lotion sniff test which took place at the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce’s JAXPO Business to Business Expo on October 20, 2016 at the All Skate Fun Center.

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Arts in Jackson Day

By: Melanie Hilliard

The Arts & Cultural Alliance of Jackson County (ACAJC) invites you to celebrate the artists, performers and creatives on Arts in Jackson Day – Tuesday, October 25, 2016. Arts in Jackson Day is in conjunction with International Artists Day.

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Fall Trails

By: Toni Lee

Autumn is upon us. Put away your flip-flops and pull out your favorite sweater. Tis the season for hot apple cider, pumpkin patches, and corn mazes. And of course, time to wonder in the beauty of the Fall color change. You can drive down any back road and see the red, orange, and gold leaves lighting up their branches, but the best way to experience Autumn is on the trail.

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Jackson’s Top Three Places for Birthdays for Grownups

By Del Belcher
I’ve had some pretty great birthday parties throughout my life; especially as a kid. Backyard baseball at age 10. All night video games at age 14. The list goes on. But now I’m an adult and the birthday scene is a bit different. While the stakes are different then when you are a kid, it is still very acceptable to throw a birthday party for yourself or a friend. I’ve lived in Jackson for most of my adult life so I’ve been a part of some amazing birthday parties. If you are looking to celebrate a birthday in a style that is distinctly Jackson, I’ve come up with some recommendations based off of personal experience.

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