If you’ve not visited our Mackinaw Crossings store in Mackinaw City or our St. Ignace fudge shop, you may want to do just that this fall color season. These cities are hubbubs of fun and a great way to cap your Pure Michigan fall travel experiences or your adventures before and after the region's many festivals and events. Eleven-year fudge veteran and Crossings store manager Kelly … [Read more...] about Our Mackinaw City And St. Ignace Fudge Shops Gear Up For Busy Fall Color Tour Season
When folks think of Mackinac Island, the first thing that always comes to mind is fudge. And then, of course, memories of horses, forts and bikes when contemplating this lovely slice of Pure Michigan paradise. But there are many other sites and activities to behold on this island jewel. This week, we put two lovely golf courses in the spotlight, including Wawashkamo Golf Club and the two nines … [Read more...] about Tee Up At Two Of Michigan’s Most Intriguing Golf Courses Located Right Here On Mackinac Island
Out & About On Mackinac Island Tim Hygh, executive director of the Mackinac Island Convention and Visitors Bureau, loves to dance around those big, open grassy spaces on Mackinac Island with his grandkids when they visit our Pure Michigan slice of paradise. It's this effervescent spirit that helps Tim so easily promote Mackinac Island to the world. Tim’s the face of all things … [Read more...] about Mackinac Island Preview: What’s New and Cool For The 2016 Sweet Summer Season!
Our Pink Pony Bar & Grill in the Chippewa Hotel rules as the island’s best entertainment hotspot. Hands down! And now the website Thrillist, which often recognizes all types of “best spots” around the country, puts the Pink Pony right up there as the “Most Iconic Bar in Michigan.” General Manager Brian Bailey and his Chippewa crew can take a bow for the vitality they create inside this … [Read more...] about Thrillist Website Names Mackinac Island’s Pink Pony The ‘Most Iconic Bar in Michigan’
The holiday season is in full tilt here at Original Murdick's Fudge. Today, our "elves" are preparing a “basket” for the “Get & Give Holiday Basket” Women’s Holiday Mixer at The Community House in Birmingham, Mich., and a Sampler Gift Box for Cranbrook's Holiday Tables event in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. With regard to the "Get & Give" program, while we’re reminded of how thankful we are … [Read more...] about We’re Preparing Delish Giveaways For Cranbrook House Holiday Tables & The Community House’s Special Get & Give Event
By MLive.com reporter John Gonzalez, Sept. 14, 2014. It’s our wonder, and it’s hard to explain to those who have never been to Mackinac Island. But reader Philo Beddoe summed it up best when he said Mackinac Island is: "One of, if not the grandest of all of Michigan’s hidden treasures. A trip back into time with a bevy of historical artifacts, monuments and relics of early America. Enjoy … [Read more...] about MLive.com Reporter Calls Mackinac Island The “Grandest” Of His Michigan Travel Experiences
Guest fudge maker Mary Pat Rosen had one sweet time recently, beginning with tying on an Original Murdick’s Fudge white apron, to shadowing sweet-shop fudge maker Carnel, to trying her hand (or did she use two?) at shaping the just-poured fudge concoction into a ready-to-slice richly delicious loaf. “We were on the island with other Cranbrook Schools (Bloomfield Hills, MI) moms (who are friends … [Read more...] about Guest Fudge Maker Mary Pat Says That Creating The Perfect Loaf ‘Is Not As Easy As It Looks!’
Check out TV 9&10 Reporter Kalin Franks' interview with Phil Porter, director of the Mackinac State Historic Parks, here. The Mackinac Island battle from the War of 1812 happened on August 4, 1814. On Monday, August 4 at 3 p.m., actors will recreate the battle using authentic weapons, formations, uniforms and positioning on the exact spot the battle happened. Hundreds of reenactors and … [Read more...] about TV 9&10 Previews The War of 1812 History And Battle Reenactment This Weekend On Mackinac Island
Bobby live! Fox 2 Detroit's The Nine morning TV show personality Kam Carman interviewed Bobby Benser today about our Sweet Summer treats and the upcoming Mackinac Island Fudge Festival on Aug. 22-23. Click HERE to watch his tasty TV2 morning show segment. "It's our 127th birthday on July 27 so we're giving away a free slice of Michigan Honey Butter fudge to the first 127 guests visiting our … [Read more...] about Bobby Talks Fudge on Fox 2 Detroit Morning TV Show
Around here, we love to find things to celebrate. With that, Happy Birthday to us! On Sunday, we turn 127 years old. Mackinac Island’s original fudge shop, which opened its doors in 1887, continues its longtime tradition handcrafting all-natural fudge the same way original Murdick's family members did more than a century ago. Today, we continue to serve up fresh, gluten-free fudge, … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday To Us! We Turn 127 On July 27 — So Come Unwrap Your Free Gift!