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2010-09-21 07:10:00

LIVONIA, Mich., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The 1st Annual Boating & Outdoor Recreation Festival is scheduled for September 22 - 26, at Metro Beach Metropark in Harrison Twp. This "all new" in-water boat show will have new and used boats for sale on shore and in the water, as well as other outdoor recreation products like ATVs, kayaks, motorcycles and snowmobiles. Destinations, equipment, supplies and services will also be on display and for sale. In addition to viewing and...

2010-08-16 12:05:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- A new $2.7 million bathhouse/food-service complex, designed by Angelini & Associates Architects, opened at Kensington Metropark's Martindale Beach in Milford, Michigan this summer. The new bathhouse and food concession buildings are the second of two projects by the Huron-Clinton Metroparks to upgrade the facilities at Martindale Beach. The first project was the construction of the adjacent Splash 'n' Blast...

2008-07-27 12:00:28

By Tammy Stables Battaglia, Detroit Free Press Jul. 27--Macomb County residents may not think of themselves as coastal residents in the traditional sense. But a series of boat tours leaving the Metro Beach Metropark docks in the next couple of weeks is designed to change that. Michigan Sea Grant, a federally funded marine research and education program with a local office in Clinton Township, organizes the cruises. "Here in Michigan, you've got more shoreline than any state other than...

2008-06-21 00:00:10

By GET OUT KEN MCCALL GERMANTOWN METROPARK -- Miami Valley backpackers have long been resigned to driving -- or flying -- hours to get out on the trail. Not anymore. The new Twin Valley Trail, to open Saturday, June 21, offers a pleasant backpacking experience for those itching to get out but unwilling or unable to drive hundreds of miles to do so. I walked about half the trail this week in two half-days with Tom Helbig, special events coordinator for Five Rivers...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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