Carlin’s Catch

6 06 2008
  • 1979 Aurelius Rd.Carlin's Catch
  • Holt, MI 48842
  • (517) 694-4020
  • No Known Website
  • Menu

I wasn’t planning on eating out, but an outbreak of severe weather late in the afternoon kept me glued to my scanner and Accuweather.  Being a former news photographer, I’m a weather junkie.  I’m still learning my way around Mid-Michigan, so it was hard trying to keep up with where the spotters were located, but that adrenaline that used to flow everytime the storm clouds built up started flowing again.  Because of that adrenaline, I wasn’t able to concentrate on cooking dinner.  My girlfriend called about the time she normally comes home and said she wasn’t going to be able to make it home for dinner so I figured, screw it, I’ll eat out.  I heard about Carlin’s Catch by reading about it on another blog.  It’s fairly close to my place so I jumped on Cedar St towards Holt. Read the rest of this entry »


Traveler’s Club Needs Help

6 06 2008

I was just reading the dead tree edition of Lansing City Pulse and came across this article.

(Traveler’s Club Owner Will) White has placed “for sale” signs on his property along Okemos and Hamilton roads in “downtown” Okemos — or, Meridian Township, if you’re dealing with the local government. He says that he needs to find a partner to help run his businesses — he says that his financier, Comerica Bank, has come to collect on its mortgages.

“They’re viable businesses,” White said, referring to the restaurant (and tuba museum) and music shop. “But the bank wants someone else to take on the mortgages. I can’t find another bank; I’ve been to 50 lenders.”

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Safer Milk for Michigan

6 06 2008

Governor Jennifer Granholm signed SB 1007 in to law today.  The bill amends Michigan’s dairy laws and get’sGovernor Granholm & Senator Birkholz them in line with the federal 2007 Pastuerized Milk Ordinance.  Following is a press release from the bill’s sponsor Senator Patty Birkholz (R-Saugatuck Township)

LANSING-The governor signed legislation Thursday sponsored by Sen. Patty Birkholz that updates Michigan’s dairy laws to improve food safety regulations.

“It’s important that we take every precaution to ensure that our food is safe,” said Birkholz, R-Saugatuck Township.  “Updating the milk law will help protect consumers who drink milk and use dairy
products and the dairy farmers who produce it.”  Read the rest of this entry »