Good Eats (because when I like food, I tell people)
Zingerman's (Ann Arbor, MI)
Cacao Tree Cafe (Royal Oak, MI)
Inn Season Cafe (Royal Oak, MI)
Poppycock's (Traverse City, MI)
Trattoria Stella (Traverse City, MI)
Mykha's (Glen Ellyn, IL)
Great Flint-based author of many dark things, author of The Meep Sheep, organizer of many a very cool event (Punk Rock n Rummage Sale, Flint Horror Con), and all-around good person.
Great stand-up comedian/mountain-person based out of Colorado.
Talented musician, songwriter, and very funny funny person.
Screaming Frog Productions
Award-winning short films, talent, humor, drama, wonderfulness from Jonathan Browning, Leslie McManus, and many others.
Talented Musicians I Don't Know, But I've Heard and/or Seen Live and Liked
(To be added to later. For now, it's three shows I saw during a weekend trip to Traverse City)
Culture and such
Planet Ant Theater (Hamtramck, MI)
Go Comedy Theater (Ferndale, MI)
Abreact Theater (Detroit, MI)
Music House Museum (Traverse City, MI)