“Back in the Winter of Ooone Nine”

“Back in the Winter of Ooone Nine”

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

2018 UPSCo. Year in Review

2018 UPSCo. Year in Review

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

An Interview with Joe Pera

An Interview with Joe Pera

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

Sisu Strong: A Campaign for Copper Country 2018 Flood Relief

Sisu Strong: A Campaign for Copper Country 2018 Flood Relief

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

The Big Boy Graveyard: Rediscovered 7 Years Later

The Big Boy Graveyard: Rediscovered 7 Years Later

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

The Culture of Cult Art Series: An Interview with Mike Forester

The Culture of Cult Art Series: An Interview with Mike Forester

Culture 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

Know your Upper Peninsula Highways

Know your Upper Peninsula Highways

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

Yoopers who Played Major League Baseball

Yoopers who Played Major League Baseball

Throughout the history of Major League Baseball, there haven’t been many players who grew up in the Upper Peninsula. However, there have been fourteen MLB players born or raised in the Upper Peninsula, and that’s pretty impressive! Especially considering how short summers can be. As you can see … Read more