Ages

Sault Ste Marie's Blog

Freighter at the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie MI

5 Things You Might Not Know about the Soo Locks

Posted on March 28th, 2017
The 2017 Shipping Season is now underway and with the freighters running again we thought we would fill your head with some great facts about the Soo Locks.   1. The Soo Locks make their own electricity and sell the excess to the local power utility (they only use about 5% of what they make). There h… read more..
Kaye Barker Becky Barclay

Boat Girl Freighter Chaser in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Posted on March 23rd, 2017
Several years ago our Facebook page “I Love Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan” stumbled across some great freighter photos taken by a young lady calling herself Boat Girl Freighter Chaser (Becky Barclay). We featured her Facebook page and we’ve been hungry for more of her photos ever… read more..

When do the Soo Locks Open?

Posted on March 16th, 2017
The calendar tells us that spring is ready to be sprung, but if you live in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula you know it’s still very much winter here. In the coming week, an annual rite of passage (literally!) will take place and Sault Ste. Marie is offering ringside seats. Come watch as the first freig… read more..

Top 4 Places to Enjoy a Pizza when Visiting Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Posted on March 8th, 2017
Our audience is way more passionate about Pasties than they are pizza, but we still had  183 comments on Facebook when we asked where’s the best place in the Soo to get a pizza. The responses spanned from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario to Chicago, Illinois with over 16 Eastern Upper Peninsula p… read more..

Ketchup or Gravy: A Pasty Story

Posted on March 2nd, 2017
Few things are debated more in the Upper Peninsula (UP)  than what to eat on your Pasty, but we should talk about what a Pasty is before we get to the all-important question. Chopped meat, potatoes and/or rutabaga, carrots, and onions are the essentials of a Pasty. The ingredients are mix… read more..