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July 11, 2016

Masha Archer Trunk Show at Grand Hotel – #MashaAtGrand

#MashaAtGrand You will not want to miss this great opportunity to visit the Masha Archer Trunk Show! Presented by Lynn Walters  Wednesday, July 13th -  Thursday, July 28th, 2016  Guest blog written by Larissa Archer: Masha Archer (aka Maria Muchin-Archer) was born in Kiev, Ukraine to Sophia and Mykola Muchin, both artists and teachers of painting and sculpture at the Kiev and Kharkov ....Read more
July 5, 2016

Why Does Paul W. Smith from WJR like Grand Hotel?

"Grand Hotel is the summer destination for many family vacations. Wonderful summer memories are made at America's Summer Place!" - Paul W. Smith - WJR-AM Paul W. Smith is an all American radio talk show host on WJR-AM in Detroit. Recently inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame and named a “Michiganian of the Year” by the Detroit News- who knew Paul W. Smith didn't like waking up at 4:....Read more
June 21, 2016

Trunk Show at Grand Hotel: July, 1-8 2016

Trunk Show at the Colony Shop and Mackinac Market July 1 - July 8, 2016 Stop by the Colony Shop and the Mackinac Market in Grand Hotel to see a Grand trunk show! July 1st through the 8th there will be a trunk show for Meanwhile Back on the Farm at the Colony Shop and The ABC's of Mackinac Island at Mackinac Market.  For all those shoppers out there this one is for you! Peruse through beautiful wa....Read more
June 14, 2016

Grand Hotel Celebrates 100, GRAND Facebook Fans!

  THANK YOU 100, GRAND Facebook Fans! We are excited to reach the 100,GRAND mark on Facebook! This is a historic day for Grand Hotel and we are so excited to share this fun video celebrating some of our favorite things....things you may recognize while staying at Grand Hotel! We hope you enjoy it. Click on the video below - Grand Hotel Celebrates 100,000 Facebook Fans! Music compliments of Al....Read more
June 2, 2016

The Allure of Mackinac by Dean Christopher Long – MSU College of Arts & Letters

  Today’s guest blogger is Christopher P. Long, Dean of the College of Arts & Letters at Michigan State University. Dean Long will be hosting the 22nd annual Arts Weekend at Grand Hotel the weekend of June 24-26. The first time I heard of a place called “Mackinac” was in college. Growing up in Philadelphia, northern Michigan was not part of the narrative that informed my life. But whe....Read more