In Michigan, “up north” is more of a state of mind than a physical orientation. It’s a cultural phenomenon we cherish in the Great Lakes State. Current State’s Kevin Lavery takes us to what might actually be the “Gateway to the North.”
Could insects be the next food craze in America? Advocates say insects are high in protein and nutritious. Current State talks with Dr. Jeff Swada, an assistant professor of food science at Michigan State University.
How do you feel about Lansing's restaurant options? Is Lansing keeping up with current food trends? Current State speaks with City Pulse contributor Mark Nixon about the changing dining scene in Lansing.
Detroit Zoo officials say their sprawling new penguin exhibit is the largest in the world, enabling visitors to view the birds from 25 feet underwater. Current State talks with Detroit Zoological Society CEO Ron Kagan.
For an hour this weekend, the streets of Ann Arbor will be flooded with giant papier mache puppets for the 10th annual FestiFools. We talk to the organizers of the event and get a sneak peek at preparations for the foolishness.
Do you know how to attract a Monarch butterfly? Not just any flower will do. To find out how to attract wildlife by growing flowers, grasses and other plants native to Michigan, we hear from Vern Stephens, an expert in the field.