2020 May

The Island Park Building?

Q. How old is the building with columns at Island Park?A. This Greek Revival structure, proudly standing on the prow of a small island, provides a popular backdrop for wedding pictures; a nice fate for a structure built in 1914...

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By the second week of the Covid-19 pandemic in Michigan, car manufacturing stopped, bars closed,...

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Vaccine Venture

In April’s article “The Vindication of Roger Newton,” we quoted a colleague as saying that Newton, whose credits include the blockbuster drug Lipitor, had retired to northern Michigan. After the article came...

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Puzzles in the Time of Coronavirus

Forget toilet paper shortages. One of the earliest items to sell out during this siege was jigsaw puzzles. Finally, I am ahead of the trend! I didn’t need to worry about procuring any, because I try to keep a few...

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