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Pure Michigan Photo Contest

Nov 04, 2016

Jackson is full of unique places and Pure Michigan wants to know which ones are your favorite!  Submit a photo of your favorite Jackson Michigan hidden gem and an explanation of why you love it for a chance

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Meet Your Founder: John Burtka

Nov 03, 2016

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

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Thanksgiving Craft Beer Pairing

Nov 01, 2016

Wash down that turkey dinner you have been dreaming about all year with the perfect craft beer brewed in Jackson, Michigan. Thanks to ‘The Serious Eats Guide to Thanksgiving Beer Pairing,’ we have found some great craft beers

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JAXPO 2016

Oct 28, 2016

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

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Arts in Jackson Day

Oct 21, 2016

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

Oct 05, 2016

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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.

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Jackson’s Top Three Places for Birthdays for Grownups

Sep 09, 2016

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

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Jackson Coney Dogs: A Taste Test

Aug 25, 2016

By Sarah Jane Scott As long as I can remember, my family has had a love affair with coney dogs. Several Friday nights a year, many of us would gather at Aunt Rita and Uncle Fred's to catch up

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An Insider’s Guide to The Civil War Muster

Aug 12, 2016

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Jackson’s Civil War Muster draws people in from all around Michigan and beyond! If you have never been or if you are like the hundreds of people who show up just before 2 pm to watch the battle, you

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Top 3 Jackson’s Best Ice Cream Shops

Aug 10, 2016

By Val Herr, Community Engagement Specialist,  Jackson District Library How can it possibly be August?  How is it kids are getting ready to go back to school?  Where did my summer go?  I’m

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