The fifth-annual Chowder & Chili Cook-off is only a few weeks away– and like last year’s event, the cook-off will be completely zero-waste with the help of a local group of students. What does it mean to be zero-waste? Zero-waste events … Continue reading Alpena Chowder & Chili Cook-off to be zero-waste event
Attention all chefs: registration for the fourth annual Chowder & Chili Cook-off is live! The event this year is planned for Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 12-5 pm. Based on feedback the DDA Promotions Committee has received, there are going to … Continue reading Registration is live for Chowder & Chili Cook-off 2017
After a year and a half, the blog now has a second writer! Molly Stricker recently moved to Alpena, Michigan to work for Thunder Bay Theatre– and is getting ready to bring some great new content to the blog. Before … Continue reading The blog welcomes new writer Molly Stricker!
Wondering where the blog has been in the last few months? This past May, the idea for a blog came out of an Alpena DDA committee I was part of and excitement about all things Alpena. This August, however, I moved to … Continue reading Blog Downtown… Australia?
Spring has finally arrived in downtown Alpena. The last of snow piles, gone; the strands of Christmas lights, taken down; the river, unfrozen. Spring has arrived— as poet ee cummings says, with its hands “carefully to and fro moving … Continue reading Blog Downtown Alpena is live!