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Mt. Evergreen Cemetery Tour A Walk through Jackson’s Past

Oct 29, 2018

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While spending an afternoon in a cemetery might not sound like the best way to spend your day it is probably one of the best ways to learn about Jackson’s past and those they helped build this town.

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The Best Locations to Experience Fall Colors in Jackson, MI

Oct 24, 2018

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Michigan’s lush foliage makes it one of the best places to experience the changing colors of fall. From vivid reds to burnt oranges and purple hues, Jackson is a great Michigan destination to see the evolution of fall

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Experience Jackson during the cooler months

Oct 22, 2018

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Now that the weather is cooling down, and it actually feels like autumn… here are some of our favorite places to take the whole family – and stay warm! Make it through the colder months by getting off the

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Experience Meckley’s Flavor Fruit Farm

Oct 15, 2018

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Scott made his way over to Meckley’s Flavor Fruit Farms to see just how the donuts are made on this family-owned farm, now in its 62nd year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5MmulVbEOM

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Dude’s Weekend In Jackson

Sep 21, 2018

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A few months back I decided to do a search online looking for Big Lebowski events near me. The Big Lebowski is a cult classic directed by the Coen brothers. During my search I found a Big Lebowski

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Reenactments and Living History: Jackson Civil War Muster

Aug 21, 2018

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For the past thirty-four years, the Jackson Civil War Muster has grown to become one of the largest and most popular Civil War Musters in our countries Midwest. Everywhere I travel, and have conversations with people in Michigan, I discover

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“Jackson & the Great War” Exhibit at Ella Sharp Museum

May 31, 2018

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"Jackson & the Great War", an exhibit at Ella Sharp Museum, is open now through August 24, 2018. The exhibit commemorates the Centennial Anniversary of the US involvement in WWI. The exhibit features letters, uniforms, a Sparton gas alarm, helmets, and

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Vito’s Espresso

May 30, 2018

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I tasted my first coffee when I was six years old. My dad made the mistake of leaving his creamed and sugared brew sitting where I could reach it. It was delicious. I would've never thought that  I

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Explore Disc Golf in Jackson

May 30, 2018

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Disc golf is one of the fastest growing recreation sports in America. Michigan is blessed to have more than 300 public courses throughout the state.    Jackson’s disc golf scene has really grown over the

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Five Years of Cheers

May 30, 2018

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Cheers! A word that so often punctuates the end of a toast. To family, to friends, to the happy couple, to the accomplished graduate, to the retiring colleague, wishing them many good things in  one little word.   This

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