Eric Meier is Founding Editor of Ultimate Unexplained (http://UltimateUnexplained.com) and lead explorer of the Haunts and Legends of New York video series (http://bit.ly/HauntsAndLegendsNYS) He is a native Michigander with an interest in geography and history - but will try to keep the reads not as snoozy as you might remember from school.
Chicago’s Street Grid System Was Dreamed Up by a Vacationer in Paw Paw, Michigan
A nearly forgotten figure in the history of Chicago is the man who dreamed up the city's street grid. He did it while on vacation across the lake in Paw Paw, Michigan.
The World’s Finest Spittoons Were Once Made in Detroit
Long before Detroit was the Motor City, manufacturers there were turning out spittoons the refined reciprocal for those who chew or dip tobacco.
Now We Know that ‘Stranger Things’ Eddie Munson Cornfield is Just Outside of South Bend, Indiana
The Stranger Things cornfield has now been revealed to be near South Bend, Indiana.
Desolate Michigan Flat, Texas Is Surprisingly Well Loved on Instagram
If you ever find yourself in Middle-of-Nowhere, West Texas about 150 miles from El Paso you'll encounter the remote, desolate exit on Interstate 10 for Michigan Flat.
No, Not a UFO, Just the Dome Roof Being Lifted Off from the Kalamazoo Nature Center
The massive domed roof of the Kalamazoo Nature Center was recently removed as part of a large renovation project. Watch as the dome is lifted from the building.
Nearly Every Piece of Mail in America Was Once Delivered by Vans Built in South Bend, Indiana
The fleet of US Postal Service Zip Vans was all built in South Bend, Indiana by Studebaker.
Horse Named for Dowagiac, Michigan Runs at Churchill Downs on Kentucky Derby Saturday 2022
Social media in the small southwest Michigan city of Dowagiac lit up Saturday afternoon May 7 during Kentucky Derby coverage when a horse named after the city raced.
This Northern Michigan Border Town Once Hosted Smelt Wrestling
The Michigan-Wisconsin border communities of Menominee and Marinette hold an annual smelt festival. Wresting in the fish was one part of the festivities.
When the End of April Looks like the Middle of January, You Must Be in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
Check out video of this late-season snowfall from Lakeshore Drive in Marquette in late April 2022.
This Lansing Factory Once Made ‘Sleeping Porches’ Used in Homes Around the World
A small factory in Lansing's Old Town once made 'sleeping porches' used around the world in the early 1900s.
Ancient Aliens Live Tour Brings TV Show to Select Cities in 2022
Ufology's most popular television series, Ancient Aliens, is touring with its main personalities and is hitting a few very select cities in 2022.
This 200 Square Foot ‘Shed’ on a Northern Michigan Island Is Absolutely, Totally Not Being Lived In
This shed is being listed for sale on Bois Blanc Island. Zoning says the structure is not to be used as a cabin so it has certainly not totally been lived in.