Flint Institute of Arts

UTR-Webmaster Episode 204

(810) 234-1695 1120 E. Kearsley St., Flint, MI 48503 www.FlintArts.org Just east of downtown we discovered the Flint Cultural Center. In ten different institutions on one thirty-three-acre campus, Flint has everything you need to enrich your life and expand your horizons. From the Sloan Museum, which chronicles Flint’s automotive history, to the beautiful Whiting Auditorium where they have incredible shows, …

Durant Hotel, The

UTR-Webmaster Episode 204

(810) 900-4000 607 E. 2nd Ave., Flint, MI 48502 www.thedurant.com From 1920 until 1973, The Durant Hotel was one of Michigan’s premier hotels. Named after GM Founder and Flint Native William C. Durant, the hotel became a symbol of Flint’s prominence and success. People from around the world came to Flint to do business, vacation and just be seen there. …

Hoffman’s Deco Deli & Café

UTR-Webmaster Episode 204, Episode 312, Episode 603

(810) 238-0074 503 Garland St., Flint, MI 48503 www.hoffmansdecodeli.com You know, some things just naturally go together, like peanut butter and jelly and liver and onions. Oh, and those little fish shaped crackers with that yellow cheese that comes out of a can. Mmmmmm… But when we were in Flint, we found a place that blew our minds. How about …

Dockers Fish House

UTR-Webmaster Episode 204

(231) 755-0400 3505 Marina View Point, Muskegon, MI 49441 www.dockersfishhouse.com The day was a blast, and the entire crew got to reel in a fish, including my son Anthony. We caught three huge king salmon and two magnificent steelhead. The coolest surprise of the day was that Captain Drew has a special arrangement with a great restaurant right on the …

Margie J. Sport Fishing Charter

UTR-Webmaster Episode 204, Episode 406

(231) 799-2229 Great Lakes Marina, 1920 Lake Shore Dr., Slip B-2, Muskegon, MI 49441 www.fishmuskegon.com When we showed up at the dock in the dark, all I kept thinking was, “Is this something you have to be a real fisherman to enjoy? I don’t know the first, second or even the third thing about fishing.” Well, as soon as I …

USS Silversides

UTR-Webmaster Episode 204

(231) 755-1230 1346 Bluff St., Muskegon, MI 49441 www.silversidesmuseum.org Next, we visited something I had no idea was even in Michigan, let alone Muskegon. It’s the USS Silversides, an authentic World War II submarine that’s permanently docked at the Great Lakes Naval Memorial and Museum. It’s a great piece of history you can explore on your own, take a guided …

Mia & Grace

UTR-Webmaster Episode 204, Episode 309

(231) 725-9500 1133 3rd St., Muskegon, MI 49441 www.miaandgrace.com Mia & Grace is a restaurant that’s really turning culinary heads in western Michigan. It’s owned and operated by Jeremy and Jamie Paquin (along with help from their little daughter Mia) and when it comes to food, I promise you won’t find anyone more passionate than these two. It’s a relatively …