Saving a Michigan Landmark: The Ypsilanti Freighthouse
Courtney Jones is a board member on the Friends of the Ypsilanti Freighthouse, will describe how they have used online resources to spearhead the campaign for restoring and preserving this landmark.The Ypsilanti Freighthouse was a key stop on the early railroads into Michigan’s interior in the early 1800’s and has become a symbol of Ypsilanti’s rebirth in the 21st Century.
Vince Chmelewski, is the owner of Visual Compass, a web design and multi-media company out of Ypsilanti that has helped the Friends of the Freighthouse promote, gather support and crowd source funds for the project. (Full disclosure, Visual Compass, is the power behind our homepage and its exciting renovation coming very soon.)
Nain Rouge,The Red Dwarf: Great Lakes ComicCon
Joe Bastian is a folkteller who has resurrected the legend of the Red Dwarf or Nain Rouge, a legendary character in the history of Detroit since its founding. He joined us twice last year (Podcast 1412 and Podcast 1429) as he launched a KickStarter campaign to raise $18,000 to produce the first novels in the Nain Rouge …