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Former Ann Arbor Gas Station To Be Converted To Medical Marijuana Dispensary

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The Planning Commission of Ann Arbor voted on Sept. 5 to approve the conversion of an abandoned BP gas station into a medical marijuana dispensary. The vote involved a special-exception use permit in order to convert the 833 square foot gas station. The lot is located next to the Victory Inn and Suites, a hotel the city […]

These Newborn Michigan Pups Are Reminders of Canine Heroism on 9/11

These Newborn Michigan Pups Are Reminders of Canine Heroism on 9/11

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Unbelievably, the seventeenth anniversary of September 11, 2011, just passed. Anyone alive on that fateful day in American history can probably tell you exactly where they were when they saw the footage of the World Trade Center’s twin towers collapsing. Every anniversary brings back grief, remembrance, and somber stories. But there’s always a silver lining, […]

Former Ann Arbor Gas Station To Be Converted To Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Study Finds Midwestern Region Ripe For Clean Energy, With Michigan Leading the Way

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Although the United States government may be rolling back on certain environmental protections, it’s clear that Americans are still passionate about energy conservation. That’s particularly true in the Midwest where, as one recent study showed, an overwhelming number of residents work in the clean energy sector — giving many hope for the future. In an […]

Former Ann Arbor Gas Station To Be Converted To Medical Marijuana Dispensary

University of Michigan Opens $800,000 Drone Testing Facility

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The University of Michigan has recently celebrated the grand opening of their “M-Air fly lab” which is essentially a high tech playground for students to use unmanned autonomous vehicles. The outdoor drone-testing area has been in the works since last year and is now open to university students. The drone facility consists of 50-foot high […]

Former Ann Arbor Gas Station To Be Converted To Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Michigan Department of Education Gives $300,000 Grant to Improve Welding Programs

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The Michigan Department of Education gave out a $300,000 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Innovation and Equipment Grant to purchase virtual welding equipment. This equipment will allow all welding students to virtually experience welding scenarios. This grant was one of 14 awards, totaling $5 million, that were given to local and intermediate school districts. This […]

Former Ann Arbor Gas Station To Be Converted To Medical Marijuana Dispensary

U.S. School Districts Offering Early Retirement Incentives for Faculty Members

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The average age of retirement is about 63 years old. For teachers and those working in the education field, the average age of retirement in the U.S. is approximately 59 years old. And across the country, more and more schools and universities are offering retirement incentives for various reasons: some good and some more unfortunate. […]

Former Ann Arbor Gas Station To Be Converted To Medical Marijuana Dispensary

How Two University of Michigan Alumni Are Battling Unwanted Public Music

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It finally happened. People got fed up with the inescapable din projected upon them in public places. Collectively, the human race is reasonably aware of the permanent damage caused by noise above 85 decibels. What we’re less inclined to notice is everyday background noise that’s not as offensive, but certainly constant. Well, two alumni of […]

Former Ann Arbor Gas Station To Be Converted To Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Michigan Makers Promote Their Wares For The Holiday Season

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Every year, the interior design industry generates around $10 billion in revenue. This holiday, you can make really make your money count by snagging yourself some unique furnishings for your (or a loved one’s) home and support a local artisan or craftsperson in the process. Detroit, in particular, is a hub for vendors looking for […]

Former Ann Arbor Gas Station To Be Converted To Medical Marijuana Dispensary