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Mackinac Island

No cars allowed on this old-time isle off Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

The biggest draw of Northern Michigan is Mackinac Island. Home to only 450 permanent residents, the island hosts over 1,000,000 visitors each season. Besides its natural beauty and history, Mackinac Island is well known for ...

Young Frankenstein at Moonlight Stage

No comedian gets to his inner child faster, or stays longer, than Mel Brooks. “There are no rules,” says the self-annointed psychiatrist in Brooks’s 2000-Year-old Man album. “A hundred years from now, they’ll decide what ...

Progressive trumps retrogressive

As the Battle of Britain begins, Tallis takes on Walton.

Thomas Tallis versus William Walton. Thomas Tallis could be considered the beginning of British music. As I mentioned previously Tallis was able to keep his head on his shoulders during the reigns of Henry VIII, ...

El Cajon blackout goes on past schedule

In a letter dated August 16, 2013, San Diego Gas and Electric advised residents of a planned power outage scheduled to commence on August 24, 2013 at 10pm, and last until August 25, 2013 at ...

Red light camera enforcement arrested

City discontinues red light enforcement program

After a presentation by Escondido city staff last Wednesday, city council voted to let the city’s contract with Redflex expire in December 2013 and terminate police enforcement of photo-recorded red light violations. In 2003, the ...

Nickel and diming to debut of Nickel Beer Co.

An update on a highly anticipated WIP brewery in Julian

Earlier this year, I named some of the upcoming brewery operations I was most excited about. That included big businesses like Pizza Port Bressi Ranch, Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station, Hess ...

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