Saturday, February 18, 2012

Map Shiawassee River Heritage Water Trail

 Map Shiawassee River Heritage Water Trail

A lot of hard work by many great volunteers went into creating this Heritage Water Trail
along the Shiawassee River for paddlesport aficionados both in canoes and kayaks.
HeadWatersTrails Inc. in Oakland County and Keepers of the Shiawassee in Genesee County
have cleared a lot of woody debris opening up the safe navigability of the river.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

2012 Paddling Phones

Phones are evolving to match paddlesports needs, wants and desires.
In order to get a handle on what might work well for you in your kayak/canoe :


Saturday, February 04, 2012

Fenton gets new Brewery

What could be better than paddling 7 miles from Holly to Fenton ?
Getting a great meal and a cold beer at the ol' firehouse in Fenton after the gear is stowed.

Construction should be getting underway very soon on a new brewery in Fenton.
Michigan Brewing Company is leasing the old fire hall building at South Leroy and Ellen Streets from the city.
The city has worked out a seven-year lease agreement with the owners in which they pay $1 per year,
plus property taxes on the 73-year-old building.

The Fenton Downtown Development Authority is supplying up to 33 percent of the project costs, not to exceed $400,000.
Deputy City Manager and DDA Director Michael Burns tells WHMI that the company is in the process
of getting construction estimates and can pick up their building permit.
Once they get estimates, Burns says he thinks they’ll be ready to begin construction
so hopefully pretty soon and be operational by the end of the year.

The Fenton brewery and restaurant will sell beer, wine and whiskey that will be produced on site.

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