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Top 5 for the weekend of September 13

Get a new perspective at the Japan Festival Formed out of a sense of respect between Saginaw and its sister city, Shiga Prefecture in Japan, the Japanese Cultural Center and Tea House has always been a beautiful part of the city. On Sunday, Sept. 15, the center is hosting a festival dedicated to a wide variety of cultural performances and […]

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Take a hike in the Tri Cities

Take a hike in the Tri Cities

By Crystal Gwizdala, Science & Health editor. Whether you’re feeling stir-crazy or a stir for nature, these casual hiking trails are the perfect blend of wildlife and convenience. Sure, treadmills are controlled and sidewalks are flat (-ish), but occasionally we need something different from our walk: the sound of wind tickling the leaves, the crunch of a twig under your […]

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Retail Roundup: Top 5 local redevelopments of the 2010s

Retail Roundup: Top 5 local redevelopments of the 2010s

  By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. Just because a building closes down or gets demolished, doesn’t mean that the facility – or what’s left of it – will never be used again. Right here in the tri-city area, redevelopments have been happening all over the place. Old buildings, abandoned factories and shopping malls on life support are fair game for something […]

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Delta plants seed for new Midland campus

Delta plants seed for new Midland campus

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. First it was the Saginaw Center, which broke ground March 26, 2018 on East Genesee Avenue in the downtown area. This year, Delta College has kickstarted the construction of another brand new satellite campus, located in downtown Midland. Delta College president Jean Goodnow stated in a press release that students, educators and employers have been […]

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Retail Roundup: Former car dealer site repurposed for new food truck festival

Retail Roundup: Former car dealer site repurposed for new food truck festival

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. Midland Ford was once located at 1303 South Saginaw Rd. Nowadays, you won’t find any Mustangs or Explorers parked at the now-empty lot, as the car dealer moved to a bigger facility on Joe Mann Blvd in 2015, the old one having since been demolished. However, the empty parcel of land will soon be brimming […]

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Record Store Day 2019: Things to do in the Tri-Cities

Record Store Day 2019: Things to do in the Tri-Cities

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. With thousands of independently owned record stores across the country and many music lovers who prefer stacks of wax over mp3 files, one thing is for certain: vinyl records are here to stay. Since 2008, Record Store Day has celebrated and given recognition to these record stores. Each year, they offer exclusive album releases in […]

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Top 5 for the weekend of April 5, 2019

Top 5 for the weekend of April 5, 2019

By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor.    Enjoy the “dog days” this weekend Are you looking to avoid the boredom that comes with the dog days of the weekend? If so, the Saginaw Valley Kennel Club is hosting a dog show from Friday, April 5 to Sunday, April 7. This event will be held at the Frankenmuth Credit Union Event […]

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Enjoy the lights, luxury and beer at Midland Cinemas

Enjoy the lights, luxury and beer at Midland Cinemas

By Kevin Lazzaro, multimedia journalist. MIDLAND — Midland Cinemas had a glow up. It has shed its ‘90s movie theater skin, and stepped into a new era of the movie-going experience. On Jan. 7 of this year, Midland Cinemas started a hefty $1 million renovation project. The grand reopening occured on Friday, Feb. 22 and the results of this renovation […]

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Retail Roundup: Local food truck expands to restaurant chain

Retail Roundup: Local food truck expands to restaurant chain

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. Imagine a locally owned and operated food truck that you might find at, say, a farmer’s market or county fair, that serves delicious and unique menu items you can’t get anywhere else. Now imagine that food truck expanding to a downtown location as a full-service restaurant, to another location in a mall’s food court, and […]

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Here’s the tea on Midland’s newest hot spot

Here’s the tea on Midland’s newest hot spot

By Maddison Godi, reporter. If you are looking for a new, modern hangout, the Grove Tea Lounge located in Midland is now open for business. On February 7, 2019, Grove Tea opened its doors to the public, blessing the Midland community with their own twist. This quick stop eatery could be described as a mix between Live Oak Coffeehouse and […]

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