Meet one of our Makers Trail brewmasters
- Peter Crowley
- Related Member: Haymarket Taproom
The craft brewery scene is blazing in Southwest Michigan. New breweries are opening along our Makers Trail each year. One of the newest is Haymarket Taproom, 9301 Red Arrow Highway, Bridgman. It is the Michigan location for the much-acclaimed Haymarket Pub & Brewery, arguably the best brewpub in Chicago. We talked with award-winning Brewmaster Peter Crowley while he was on this side of the lake. Here’s what he shared:
Everything’s peachy in Southwest Michigan
- “Big Dan” Klug
- Related Member: Big Dan's U-Pick 'em & Farm Market
It’s one of the sweetest times in summer — peach season in Southwest Michigan! Now ‘til mid-September you can pick sun-ripened, juicy peaches right from the tree. These aren’t those hard, must-wait-until-they-ripen fruits they bring to your grocery store from southern states. They are ready to eat, bake, freeze and preserve right now.
Get a gull’s-eye view of Lake Michigan when you take a St. Joseph Lighthouse Tour
- Related Member: The Heritage Museum and Cultural Center
Southwest Michigan residents and visitors have an incredible opportunity to discover firsthand the importance of Lake Michigan to our local heritage through St. Joseph Lighthouse Tours (which includes an optional walk to the top of the tower)!
CREATING A NIGHTLIFE IN THREE OAKS
- SANDRA THOMPSON
- Related Member: The Acorn, Journeyman Distillery
Housed in the historic Featherbone Factory, 107 Generations Dr. in Three Oaks, Michigan, is a funky-industrial-chic performance venue called the Acorn Theater. Founded in 2001, the 260-seat destination presents diverse, high quality performances by known and up-and-coming artists.