Wright at Home in Grand Rapids

Perched on the northeast corner of Madison and Logan streets in the Heritage Hill District – behind a well-manicured bordering hedge – sits one of Grand Rapids’ most unique homes. This gem is known as the Meyer May House, after clothier Meyer May who in 1908 commissioned acclaimed Chicago architect Frank Lloyd Wright to design and build this 3,600-square-foot “Prairie Style” family dwelling.

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Dinner with a View

With a fresh coat of snow on the ground, a carriage drawn by a team of Belgian draft horses treks 2.5 miles through the wooded countryside toward the cozy Elk Antler Cabin. There, a roaring fire and a mouth-watering dinner await. Along the way, guests of Thunder Bay Resort in Hillman are given a rare opportunity to view one of the Midwest’s private elk herds – 35 head – on the resort’s 160-acre enclosed preserve along the eastern edge of the Pigeon River Country State Forest.

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Same Vines, New Vibe

A lot has changed at 185 Mount Tabor Road in Buchanan since the first grapevines were planted there in 1968. Incorporated as Tabor Hill Winery in 1972 and housing an award-winning restaurant since 1982, one of Michigan’s oldest wineries has now begun its next phase of life under new ownership, while celebrating a direct line to its historic past.

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