Ah, summer in the Upper Peninsula, I love it. Visitors from all over the country people the downtown, the food trucks are a lot easier to find (thanks, Dia De Los Tacos), and the days seem to last forever. Neighborhood kids come home during the summer when the street lights start to glow and that … Read more
Today is International Women’s Day, which is always a good opportunity to thank your mom (love you, Mom!), but, as she and many others have taught me, women do more than mother – and we should all be grateful to the scientists, athletes, writers, and all around-game changers who haven’t been given … Read more
We recently posted to Facebook that someone needs to rewrite Bryan Adams’ “Summer of ‘69” as “Winter of ‘19”. Our good pal Scott Reddinger (of Y is for Yooper and Chat It U.P. Podcast fame) really pulled though. Why the winter of 2019? To date it has been … Read more
Twice a year brings the opportunty to watch the sunrise directly through the center of the historic Lower Harbor Ore Dock in Marquette. Of course, for the spectacular colors we hope to see, we’ll need to cross our fingers for a day free of overcast. At minimum, just a sliver of open sky … Read more
Hardly one year ago we opened the doors to the U.P. Supply Co. storefront for the first time, that was December 11th of 2018. In our first year of the brick and mortar world we couldn’t be more pleased. We’ve met countless folks who we found common connections with, shared Upper … Read more
There is a new show on Adult Swim titled, Joe Pera Talks With You. It came to my attention that the show is set in the Upper Peninsula. In the first episode, Joe Pera Shows Your Iron, Joe dutifully talks the viewers through the history of iron mining in the Upper Peninsula and shows the impact it … Read more
On June 17th, a historic weather event caused extensive damage in areas of Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. Several roads, businesses, and homes were lost or damaged.
To all of those in the Keweenaw whose lives have been affected by this devastating storm - we may be strangers to you but we want you … Read more
Many of you have read my previous post of the old post regarding the “Legend of the Big Boy Graveyard”. Since, it has been one of our most popular journal entries, resulting in a lot of search traffic and people trying to find the statues. But we wont’ be giving out any locations here.
First … Read more
C_ulture of Cult_ kicks off for the seventh time this Thursday, May 3rd. As with every edition of the show, this is the happening event of the week in the heart of Marquette. The pop-up art exhibit kicks off at 7PM at Ore Dock Brewing Company.
Are you new to Culture of Cult? Here’s the … Read more
The Upper Peninsula is full of unique roadways offering scenic views. Some sections are straight as an arrow (lookin’ at you Seney Stretch), one is the longest state highway in Michigan, another is the only state highway in the United States not to allow cars (I’m sure you can guess which). It’s … Read more