DTE compiles list of 180 reasons to love Michigan in honor of state's birthday

It's Michigan's birthday. Happy birthday, Michigan.

On Jan. 26, 1837 —180 years ago — Michigan became the 26th state in the Union and while that info is inherently boring, what is not boring is this list of 180 reasons to love Michigan, which was compiled by DTE.

Some of the best reasons include that Michigan is home to the only international wild life refuge in North America, that it's the only place in the world where one can go fowling, the DIA, Paczki Day, the Woodward Dream Cruise, Detroit's Eastern Market, the metro Detroit area's large Arab American population, Vernor's Ginger Ale, and more.

You can read the whole this here.

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Alysa Zavala-Offman

Alysa Zavala-Offman is the managing editor of Detroit Metro Times. She lives in the downriver city of Wyandotte with her husband, toddler, mutt, and two orange cats.
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