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Thursday, February 15, 2018

What began as a one-man mobile operation in 1979 has grown to a 35,000 sq. ft. facility with several divisions and one hundred employees. Owner John Bowen began in a men’s clothing store constructing leather products along with the clothing in the tailoring department. His knowledge led him to launch Dockside Canvas and he

tags: Canvas & Upholstery, Flooring, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Everyone in Michigan is invited to fish for free Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17 and 18, for the 2018 Winter Free Fishing Weekend. A license is not required to fish those two days, but all other fishing regulations still apply. These two days make up #MiFreeFishingWeekend – an annual effort to promote Michigan’s world-class

tags: Fishing, Lake Michigan, Lake St. Clair, Dept of Natural Resources

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The 2018 Real Racine Activities Guide is better than ever! This 70-page, full-color magazine is loaded with photos and stories about year-round family fun all over Racine County. New features include "Meet Me There," a look a favorite casual meeting spots, and "Racine County Makers," a set of short profiles on products hand-crafted

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan, Company Expansions

Monday, February 12, 2018

Stillwater, Minnesota, is located 30 minutes east of the Twin Cities, Minneapolis and St.Paul, on the border of Wisconsin and Minnesota along the National Scenic Riverway and Byway of the St. Croix River. The St. Croix River connects to the Mississippi River 25 miles south in Hastings, Minnesota… so, technically, you can travel

tags: Lake Superior, Destination

Thursday, February 8, 2018

The Detroit Boat Show will cruise into Cobo Center February 17-25, celebrating the 60th “Diamond” anniversary of the event. The show, like the boating industry, is growing again this year, covering 420,000 square feet with everything boating. After another successful boating season in Michigan, exhibitors vie for the few

tags: Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, Boat Show

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

February 15-19, 2018 marks the 51st Anniversary of the DULUTH BOAT, SPORTS, TRAVEL & RV SHOW at the DECC in Duluth, Minn. As always, the show will be held in conjunction with the Northland Outdoors Duluth Deer Classic. One ticket gains you admission to both of these great shows making this event the best entertainment value in

tags: Lake Superior, Boat Show

Monday, February 5, 2018

Looking to explore some of the bluest crystal water this side of the equator? You’ve come to the right coast. Located two and a half hours southwest of Toronto and one hour north of Detroit, find out what has thousands of boaters setting their sails for Sarnia-Lambton. Home to the largest Canadian city on Lake Huron, here

tags: Lake Huron, Destination

Friday, February 2, 2018

Port Whitby Marina is an award winning 420 slip facility. Located within Whitby Harbour, the marina can handle vessels small and large, up to 70 feet in length. The marina has been in existence since 1978 and has undergone major improvements in recent years, including a modern 6100 sqft clubhouse, new floating piers, and new barbecue

tags: Lake Ontario, Destination

Friday, January 26, 2018

Wave Pointe Marina & Resort is nestled in a quiet, hidden area of southern Door County, Wis. Established in 2000, Wave Pointe has become a favorite destination location for locals and visitors alike. The weather-safe harbor contains a 124 slip marina and a full-service fuel island. Additionally, Wave Pointe offers boaters a

tags: Marina, Lake Michigan

Thursday, January 25, 2018

If you’re looking for a great place to stay on Lake Michigan, look no further than Waukegan Harbor & Marina - “Your Home on the Lake!” We are conveniently located between Chicago and Milwaukee, and offer a multitude of options for boaters’ needs. Whether mooring for the season or staying for the weekend,

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan