Great Lakes Bay Businesses

Family-friendly businesses located in the Great Lakes Bay Region.

COPOCO CCU Annual Kids Club Safety Day in Bay City

COPOCO Community Credit Union has hosted the Annual Kids Club Safety Day for 25 years. COPOCO CCU Annual Kids Club Safety Day FREE Event Open to the public Event Focus: Youth up to 12 years old Bring your Family & your Friends! Event Details: WHEN – 1st Saturday in June each Year WHERE – Wilder […]

FREE Comic Book Day – May 4th

FREE Comic Book Day – May 4th It is almost here, MAY 4TH, the day that we all get to celebrate COMIC BOOKS!  Gather up the kids and head out to one of the many participating comic book stores and libraries across the Great Lakes Bay Region.  Be sure to check out each business’s  individual […]

Chowdown Kids Crew Review – The Playground Midland

Angela Hayes is a co-founder of Chowdown Great Lakes and the mom of two young children. Chowdown Kids Crew Review – The Playground Midland   Have you ever wondered who serves up the best Mexican, Middle Eastern or American food in town? Or what about family events and the places to host a party for […]

FAMILY WINTER FUN FEST at the Bay City Town Center

FAMILY WINTER FUN FEST at the Bay City Town Center Mark your calendar for a day of fun at the FAMILY WINTER FUN FEST.  This FREE event designed for kids of all ages (0-17 years old) will be held at the Bay City Town Center on February 23 from 10 am to 2 pm.  Be […]

Why Everyone Should Know About 2-1-1

2-1-1 is a free, easy-to-remember telephone number that connects people in need with people who can help.  2-1-1 Northeast Michigan call center is available to connect community members with health and human service resources 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Often, it can be difficult to navigate the complicated web of health and […]

COLORFUL CHARACTERS…AND TASTY TIDBITS – Fantasy Carriage Company, Inc.

By: Bridget Gross   Discover something you might not know…about a local place or face you might just love! Colorful Character: Fantasy Carriage Company, Inc. (The White Carriages) Location:  Frankenmuth, in front of Zehnders Restaurant 989-777-4757 or 989-245-1891, https://www.facebook.com/FantasyCarriageCompany/timeline If you’ve ever traveled to Frankenmuth, you’ve quite likely seen the Fantasy Carriage Company, Inc. or […]

COLORFUL CHARACTERS…AND TASTY TIDBITS – Tummy Ache Candy Store

By: Jen Wainwright Discover something you might not know…about a local place or face you might just love! Colorful Character: Tummy Ache Candy Store Location: 1116 N. Johnson St., Bay City, 989.891.7669, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tummy-Ache-Candy-Store/1507935166096276?sk=photos_stream Magical and fantastical meet with tasty and nostalgia inside the colorful Tummy Ache Candy Store, located in the Historic Johnson Business District […]

Parentpreneurs: How Do They Do It? – Accurate Accounting Solutions, Inc.

Entrepreneur: the owner or manager of a business enterprise who, by risk and initiative, attempts to make profit. Parentpreneur: See above, and also juggles the day-to-day demands of parenting, provides income for one’s family and attempts to live out one’s dreams. Parentpreneurs: How Do They Do It? by: Jen Wainwright The call to entrepreneurism seems […]

Parentpreneurs: How Do They Do It? – Extreme Dance Arts Studio

Entrepreneur: the owner or manager of a business enterprise who, by risk and initiative, attempts to make profit. Parentpreneur: See above, and also juggles the day-to-day demands of parenting, provides income for one’s family and attempts to live out one’s dreams. Parentpreneurs: How Do They Do It? by: Jen Wainwright A single mom of six […]

COLORFUL CHARACTERS…AND TASTY TIDBITS – Henna Art By Becca

By: Jen Wainwright Discover something you might not know…about a local place or face you might just love! Colorful Character: Becca Watz, Henna Art By Becca Location: www.soulsisterstudio.com You may recognize Bay City resident and local artist Becca Watz by the intricate henna tattoos she has offered at Painterly Pottery locations and shops/restaurants around our […]