Feb 5 2021

Where to discover one of Michigan’s ‘must visit’ all-season recreation parks.

February 5th, 2021|Blog Take Overs, Recreation|

By Nate Reens MLive/The Grand Rapids Press As a Central Michigan University graduate student, Amy C. Powell and her friends escaped the stress of school by getting off campus to relax at Deerfield Nature Park. Eighteen years after those 2003 excursions, Powell, the executive director of Art Reach of Mid Michigan, still finds solace

Jul 19 2019

Blog Takeover Presents: Dinner and a Show in the 989 by Aaron Wittbrodt

July 19th, 2019|Arts and Culture, Blog Take Overs|

If you’re looking for a show-stopping evening, meet here in Mt. Pleasant. Growing up in the theatre, a good show is always my go-to when looking for a night out. Plus, you can never go wrong with a good meal! When I started looking, I found that the Mt. Pleasant area offers some unbelievable food and

Jan 11 2019

Blog Takeover Presents: Man vs. Mountain 2019: Train to conquer! By Steve Hofer, Recreation Coordinator at the City of Mt. Pleasant

January 11th, 2019|Blog Take Overs, Events|

Train to conquer!  This is the motto for Man vs. Mountain in 2019, a winter obstacle course race, organized by the City of Mt. Pleasant and hosted at Mountain Town Station.  The event takes place the first weekend of February annually and puts a frigid twist on the traditional obstacle course races that take place during

Nov 5 2018

Blog Take Over Presents: What’s Happening in Downtown Mt. Pleasant by Halie Hardwick

November 5th, 2018|Blog Take Overs, Mt. Pleasant|

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN DOWNTOWN MT. PLEASANT As the fall season continues and people start to look for things to do with friends and family, it’s a good idea to start looking at what’s happening in Downtown Mt. Pleasant. There’s always a wide range of events going on and you may not know what the Downtown area

Aug 29 2018

Blog Take Over presents: Refresh, Re-balance and Revitalize at Pure Vitality Juice Bar & Spa by Mitch Perry

August 29th, 2018|Blog Take Overs, Food and Drink|

Refresh, Re-balance and Revitalize Feeling good has always been a top priority for my family. We believe life is too short to not feel your best. This mindset led us to explore many different avenues to achieving peak health—both physically and mentally. Traveling from city to city and using each of the services below was a

Aug 3 2018

Blog Take Over presents: Exploring Bundy Hill Preserve, the Tallest Point in Isabella County by Katelyn Maylee, CWC

August 3rd, 2018|Blog Take Overs, Recreation|

Exploring Bundy Hill Preserve, the Tallest Point in Isabella County Whether you’re a longtime Mt. Pleasant resident or a first time visitor, it may come as a surprise to learn that in addition to the city’s beautiful parks, there are also several unique nature preserves located just outside of the city center. These preserves, owned and

Jun 28 2018

Blog Take Over Presents: Summer Fun in Downtown Mt. Pleasant by Melinda Salchert

June 28th, 2018|Arts and Culture, Blog Take Overs, Events, Family Fun|

Summer is well under way in Downtown Mt. Pleasant and boy, do we have some fun events coming up! It’s our third year of Thrilling Thursdays and each year they get better and better! Every Thursday from now until August 16th, we have activities planned to take place at Town Center beginning at 6 p.m. until

May 15 2018

Blog Take Over Presents: The Ultimate Summer Bucket List by Natalie Campbell

May 15th, 2018|Blog Take Overs|

The Ultimate Summer Bucket List - Mt. Pleasant!  As a CMU senior, I’ve attended college here for the last four years, yet I have never experienced a summer in Mt. Pleasant. I have always heard about big community events, summer concerts and festivals downtown. Upon completion of my internship with the Mt. Pleasant Area CVB, I

Mar 23 2018

Blog Take Over Presents: Threads 2.0 by Emalie Mogielski

March 23rd, 2018|Blog Take Overs, CMU, Events|

#Threads2.0   For 20 years, the student-produced Threads Fashion Show has offered a platform for aspiring apparel designers, in addition to providing students essential real-world experience in numerous aspects of fashion production, ranging from public relations, photography, fundraising, video production and graphic design, to model management, choreography and more. Students put every aspect of the fashion

Feb 8 2018

Blog Take Over presents: Central Michigan International Film Festival 2018 by Darcy Orlik

February 8th, 2018|Blog Take Overs, CMU, Events|

CENTRAL MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL February 14-18, 2018 Although winter may usher in blowing snow and colder temps, a hot attraction in Mt. Pleasant is the Central Michigan International Film Festival.  Hosted by Central Michigan University’s School of Broadcast and Cinematic Arts and the Film Society, this popular festival spotlights features from multiple countries and genres

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