Compared to Michigan, Chicago offers bigger, better, and more of many (OK, most) things. But Michigan’s Harbor Country, as it’s known, has bigger, prettier, and more impressive beaches—unless it’s the Oak Street scene you’re going for. A mere 60 miles across the lake from Chicago and just west of the Paw Paw River, Benton Harbor’s […]
It’s about as far from the stereotypical backstreet juke as you can get: a breeze wafts off the lake, easing the scorch of the midsummer sun. There’s sand underfoot, barbecue smoke in the air, and several thousand people relaxing in lawn chairs or dancing to the funk-driven blues blasting from a stage at one end […]
High-priced golfing has arrived in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Now we’ll see if rising fortunes follow.